Dollywood to Announce Major New Attraction Next Week

July 26, 2022, 3:31 PM · Dollywood next week will announce its "largest single attraction investment" in the park's history, park officials said today.

The reveal will come on August 5, and Dolly Parton will join park officials at Dollywood for the announcement. The new attraction will represent the next step in Dollywood's $500 million expansion that the park announced last year.

The attraction is expected to be a new coaster in the park's Wildwood Grove area.

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July 26, 2022 at 3:53 PM

Dollywood likes to go against the grain when it comes to their rides (sometimes for the better, occasionally for the worse), so it will be interesting to see what they are adding. The rumors for this have been all over the place, but the layout appears to be quite vast based on footers that have already been installed and areas that have been cleared/surveyed. The teasers and hints they have been dropping suggest something bear themed.

July 26, 2022 at 6:05 PM

Is it a bar? Please let it be a bar.

July 26, 2022 at 11:02 PM

With all the rumors flying around, there are only two things I'm confident in regarding this project: It will be some type of multi-launch coaster, and it will be located on the hill behind Wildwood Grove. Very curious to see what they've got coming and see if it makes a return visit to Dollywood a priority for 2023.

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