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Crush the Rush – RiverRush Ride

Published April 17, 2014 / Last Updated October 17, 2015

Dolly welcomes families to Dollywood’s Splash Country for year two of RiverRush ride, Tennessee’s first and only water coaster

Dollywood’s Splash Country waterpark opened for a summer of thrills and chills as Dolly kicked off a second year of excitement for RiverRush, Tennessee’s first and only water coaster. RiverRush combines all the powerful climbs, plunging drops, thrilling twists, and tight turns of a traditional land coaster with the park’s calling card—water—for a family experience like none other!

The Dollywood CompanyCrush the Rush – RiverRush Ride

Dolly rides on RiverRush float

Published May 10, 2013 / Last Updated October 17, 2015

Dolly is grand marshal riding atop the RiverRush float for her 2013 Homecoming Parade

Prior to the opening of Dollywood’s Splash Country’s RiverRush, Tennessee’s first and only water coaster, Dolly appeared as grand marshal of the 2013 Dolly Homecoming Parade on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Standing atop the RiverRush float on a lifeguard stand, Dolly waved to thousands of people lining the streets during this annual event which serves as a welcome home to everyone’s favorite local girl.


The Dollywood CompanyDolly rides on RiverRush float