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Dollywood Height Requirements & Other Ride Information

There are so many amazing rides at Dollywood, and we know you want to try them all. For those of you planning a trip with a handful of kids, it can be helpful to understand the Dollywood height requirements for certain rides in the park ahead of time. Check out the information below for some of the most popular rides at Dollywood and their associated height requirement.

Ride Name

Min Height

Ride Type

Other Requirements

Barnstormer

Owens Farm

48" (4')

Roller Coaster

Big Bear Mountain

Wildwood Grove

39" (3'3")

Roller Coaster

Black Bear Trail

Wildwood Grove

36" (3')

Pre-K Ride

Under 42" (3'5") must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Blazing Fury

Craftsman's Valley

42" (3'5")

Roller Coaster

Busy Bees

Country Fair

None

Pre-K Ride

Daredevil Falls

Craftsman's Valley

42" (3'5")

Ride

Demolition Derby

Country Fair

42" (3'5")

Ride

Driver must be at least 48" (4')

Dizzy Disk

Country Fair

48" (4')

Ride

Dollywood Express

The Village

None

Ride

Dragonflier

Wildwood Grove

39" (3'3")

Roller Coaster

Max height 81" (6'8"); Under 48" (4') must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Drop Line

Timber Canyon

55" (4'6")

Ride

Max weight 287 lbs

FireChaser Express

Wilderness Pass

39" (3'3")

Roller Coaster

Under 48" (4') must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Firehouse Fun Yard

Wilderness Pass

None

Ride

Recommended for guests under 48" (4') with assistence from someone 16 or older; children under 12 must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Frogs & Fireflies

Wildwood Grove

None

Pre-K Ride

Under 36" (3') must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Granny's Garden

Owens Farm

None

Ride

Great Tree Swing

Wildwood Grove

36" (3')

Ride

Under 48" (4') must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Hidden Hollow

Wildwood Grove

N/A

Pre-K Ride

Lemon Twist

Country Fair

None

Ride

Under 48" (4') must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Lightning Rod

Jukebox Junction

48" (4')

Roller Coaster

Lil' Pilots Playground

Owens Farm

None

Ride

Lucky Ducky

Country Fair

None

Ride

Lumberjack Lifts

Timber Canyon

40" (3'4")

Ride

Under 48" (4') must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Mystery Mine

Timber Canyon

48" (4')

Roller Coaster

Pig Pen

Owens Farm

None

Ride

Piggy Parade

Country Fair

None

Ride

Rockin' Roadway

Jukebox Junction

None

Ride

Under 42" (3'5") must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Shooting Star

Country Fair

36" (3')

Ride

Under 42" (3'5") must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Sky Rider

Country Fair

42" (3'5")

Ride

Under 48" (4') must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Smoky Mountain River Rampage

Rivertown Junction

36" (3')

Ride

Under 48" (4') must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Tennessee Tornado

Craftsman's Valley

48" (4')

Roller Coaster

The Amazing Flying Elephants

Country Fair

None

Pre-K Ride

Under 48" (4') must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

The Mad Mockingbird

Wildwood Grove

36" (3')

Ride

Under 48" (4') must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

The Scrambler

Country Fair

36" (3')

Ride

Under 48" (4') must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

The Waltzing Swinger

Country Fair

42" (3'5")

Ride

Under 48" (4') must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Thunderhead

Timber Canyon

48" (4')

Roller Coaster

Treetop Tower

Wildwood Grove

None

Ride

Under 42" (3'5") must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Village Carousel

The Village

None

Ride

Under 42" (3'5") must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Whistle Punk Chaser

Timber Canyon

36" (3')

Ride

Under 42" must be accompanied by someone 16 or older

Wild Eagle

Wilderness Pass

50" (4'2")

Roller Coaster

Max height 78" (6'5")

Wildwood Creek

Wildwood Grove

N/A

Ride

The timer symbol () displayed on some of the rides above indicates rides that are eligible for the Dollywood TimeSaver Pass.

Dollywood Height Requirements

There is a measuring station across from the Southern Gospel Museum and Hall of Fame Showstreet where you can bring your child to be measured by a host, so stop by if you're not sure how tall your child is. The shortest height requirement for some rides at Dollywood is 3 feet, with the tallest height requirement being 4 feet 6 inches (Drop Line). For more information about all things Dollywood, click below.

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