Thunderhead is an excellent roller coaster in Timber Canyon and one of the best attractions at Dollywood. The minimum height to ride is 48 inches.

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A Great Coasters International woodie reaches a maximum speed of 55 miles per hour and offers a 100-foot drop with a high-speed S-curve at the base of the first drop. It also features the world's first "fly-through" station.

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Fast and intense with just enough rickety action to remind you it's a woodie without frying your brain. A very fun woodie that I would appreciate at my closest regional park. After the relentless runaway Lightning Rod, however, the ride doesn't pack as much of a wallop or showcase as cool surroundings as some of the other coasters in the park. Still a solid ride and well worth doing, especially for woodie fans.

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