Dollywood opens newest thrill ride

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- Not only is it the start to a brand new season at Dollywood but they opened the newest thrill ride, The Barnstormer.

"Welcome to Dollywood! Can you believe this is the 26th year? We are so excited to be here at the Owens Farm and the Barnstormer." said Dolly Parton as she kicked off the brand new season at the park.

The newest ride is called The Barnstormer which is a high flying swing ride. She describes it, "Those of you that don't know what a Barnstormer is. Well, back in the 1920's and 1930's they used to bring these old planes into old barns and take folks in the town for a ride."

It was an exciting day for many including Landen Greene who can ride the Barnstormer with ease thanks to the latest in handicap accessible equipment.

"I think it's awesome because it's handicap accessible and all my buddies from high school can ride it." said Landen.

A ride that isn't only thrilling but fun for everyone!


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