Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Dollywood's Splash Country Attractions


Dollywood's Splash Country Opens May 19, 2012

Its time to enjoy all the fun and exciting rides and food that Splash Country offers.  You will find below a list of the rides and attractions a brief description of each and a list of food vendors that your mouth will be tantalizing for.  What will you ride first this year and what tasty treat is calling your name, find out below!   


Rides and Attractions



Non-Height Requirement Attractions
These rides have no height requirement, although not always gentle.

Bear Mountain Fire Tower – This is an outdoor multi-level children’s attraction that consist of seven slides and a large wooden bucket timed to dump approximately 300 gallons every few minutes.
The Cascades – This is a 8,000 sq ft (740 m2) area which contains a cascading waterfall, an active 20 ft (6.1 m) geyser, a swift body slide, a gangplank shaped shallow water slide, contoured seating, a zero-depth children’s play area with 25 interactive theming elements, and 24,000 sq ft (2,200 m2) of tiered deck space.
Down Bound Float Trip – This is an outdoor attraction is a 1,000 ft (300 m) lazy river.
Little Creek Falls – This outdoor attraction is strictly for children 48″ and under and contains a pool, slides, and activity structure.
Mountain Waves – This is an outdoor attraction consisting of a 25,000 sq ft (2,300 m2) wave pool.
[edit] Height-Requirement AttractionsBig Bear Plunge – This outdoor attraction allows Guests in groups of 3 or 4 to raft on a white water themed water slide.
The Butterfly – This is a double waterslide where Guests slide down 55 ft (17 m) and take a plunge in a butterfly-shaped pool and is the second fastest ride on the park.
Fire Tower Falls – This outdoor attraction consist of twin water slides which rise 70 feet (21 m) in the air and is the fastest ride on the property.
Mountain Scream – This outdoor attraction consists of three separate slides. Two of the slides are tunnel slides, and one is an open slide.
Mountain Twist – This is an outdoor attraction consisting of a 42 ft (13 m) long open slide where a single person slides down on a mat.
Raging River Rapids – This is an outdoor attraction where groups of 3 to 5 Guests can raft down a 700 ft (210 m) slide.
Slick Rock Racer – This multi-lane mat racer consists of 300 ft (91 m) long channels where single riders race up to 3 other riders in a race to the finish.
Swift Water Run – This outdoor attraction send riders around a cork screw funnel before sending them out through a tunnel into a 1.5 ft (0.46 m) deep run out.
Wild River Falls – This outdoor attraction consists of four slides where single or double riders zip down a fully or partially enclosed flume into a splash pool.


Food and beverage 


Brush Fire Grill – Located in front of Bear Mountain Fire Tower, this food establishment serves chicken cheese steak and grilled chicken sandwiches.
Depot Grill – Located beside Brush Fire Grill, this food establishment serves a selection of barbecue chicken and pork cooked in a unique steam locomotive-shaped barbecue.
Cascades Lemonade – Located in the Cascades, this beverage establishment serves frozen lemonade and a variety of other frozen drinks.
High Country Provisions – Located on the deck of Mountain Waves, this food establishment serves drinks and a variety of snacks and new for 2009 “philly cheese steaks”.
Low Country Snacks – Located in front of Riverside Trading Post, this food establishment serves bottled drinks, ice cream bars, and other snacks.
Campsite Grill – Located in front of Down Bound Float Trip, this food establishment has ample seating and offers a selection of hamburgers, garden burgers, chicken sandwiches and chicken tenders, specialty desserts such as strawberry shortcake and triple chocolate cake, and beverages.
Miss Mamie’s – Located behind Campsite Grill, this food establishment serves a selection of personal-pan pizzas and drinks.
Outpost Snacks – Located in front of Mountain Waves, this establishment offers a variety of hot dogs and chili along with nachos and drinks.
Uncle Elmer’s – Located behind Campsite Grill, this food establishment offers a selection of flatbread wraps filled with grilled or fried chicken and nachos and drinks.



Amenities


Shaded Rentals, Dollywood’s Splash Country offers sixteen Riverside / Waterside Retreats measuring approximately 14 ft (4.3 m) by 21 ft (6.4 m) that offer 200 sq ft (19 m2) of shaded space and an additional 100 sq ft (9.3 m2) of sun deck. Net drapes provide seclusion as Guests enjoy a 27 in (69 cm) satellite television (select programming), two ceiling fans, and a dining table with six dining chairs and four lounge chairs. A hospitality staff provides room service to each retreat, included in rental fee. Daily rental fees apply for up to twelve people (linens, food, beverages, and park admission are not included with rental fee). Smaller private shade structures, Canopies, are also available

Big River Pavilion is a groups facility with seating for up to 96 Guests. Open on three sides and having food service, drink stations, and restrooms, Big River Pavilion offers large groups a catered venue for company or family outings. Catering fees not included in park admission.

Riverside Trading Post sells souvenirs and most swimming supplies including towels, bathing suits, sunblock, swim diapers, etc.

Dollywood’s Splash Country has a First Aid Station located near Big Bear Plunge with licensed medical personnel on duty at all times during operating hours.

Life jackets are provided free of charge to all Guests at convenient areas near Little Creek Falls, Mountain Waves and adjacent locker area, and the entrance of Down Bound Float Trip.

Tubes are provided at no additional charge for the wave pool, lazy river, and tube slides.

Showers, changing areas, restrooms, family restrooms, and baby care centers are readily available.

A limited number of strollers and wheelchairs are available for daily rental.

Daily locker rentals are available.

The park is staffed by an award-winning Jeff Ellis and Associates certified lifeguard team.


Dollywood’s Splash Country

Location2700 Dollywood Lane Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
Phone
(800) 365-5996
Websitehttp://www.dollywood.com/waterpark.aspx
Operating seasonMay 19 – September 3, 2012′ (operating dates & hours Vary. Visit Official Website for more information.)
Size35 Acres


For more information on Dollywood or Splash Country, visit the company website or wikipedia!

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