Moonshine Mountain Coaster in Gatlinburg, TN
306 Parkway • Gatlinburg, TN 37739
Enjoy a thrilling and quick ride on this Moonshine Mountain Coaster as it races you down the hill and through the trees! You'll be zipping around the rails on this terrific, family-friendly thrill ride while taking in the stunning views of the Smoky Mountains on your way down.
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The Moonshine Mountain Coaster is located at 306 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738.
Yes. Guests' safety is Moonshine Mountain Coaster's main priority, even if it means sometimes, they have to turn away customers who do not meet the safety guidelines of height, age or weight restrictions. They keep a close relationship with the TN Department of Labor & Workforce Development and official amusement inspectors. Their mechanical department performs weekly, and monthly inspections and an annual inspection is performed by the manufacturer. Their staff performs a daily inspection of all safety devices along the track before opening. Moonshine Mountain Coaster is equipped with the manufacturer’s latest (2022) safety technology.
The ride lasts about 5 minutes with 3 minutes going uphill, and 2 minutes going downhill.
Free parking is provided on site. Paid parking is available nearby.
The minimum height requirement is 38" tall (and 3 years old) to ride as a passenger with someone at least 16 years of age. Drivers must be at least 56" tall to drive the sled.
To be able to ride the coaster as a passenger, you have to be at least 3 years old (and 38” tall). The person driving the cart has to be at least 16 years old to ride with a passenger (or 56” tall to ride alone. There is no age requirement to ride alone as long as the height requirement is met.)
Maximum weight cannot exceed 375 pounds in dry conditions, and 330 pounds in wet conditions.
Yes, 2 people can ride together as long as the driver is at least 16 years of age to be responsible for a passenger. The passenger has to be at least 3 years old and 38 inches tall. The maximum weight limit can not exceed 375 pounds in dry conditions and 330 pounds in wet conditions.
Yes, the sleds can be equipped with rain shields which will keep you dry while riding in the rain.
The maximum speed is about 30mph.
Yes, each sled is individually controlled by the rider. A motor is pulling each sled all the way to the top of our mountain. When you reach the top, the rider is in control of the speed going down the mountain. Rider’s are not allowed to come to a complete stop or go too slow. Maximum speed is about 30 MPH. If someone is going too slow in front of you, please follow the sled at a safe distance and do not bump them.
If someone is going slow in front of you, please follow the sled at a safe distance and do not bump. We will ask each rider if you enjoyed your ride when you come to the exit. If your experience was compromised due to the slow rider in front of you, please speak to our manager. (This may only apply if the person in front of you was not a family member.)
Unfortunately, pregnant women aren’t allowed to ride the Moonshine Mountain Coaster.
We recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes. Dresses and skirts are not recommended.
Comfortable clothing is recommended. Glasses and sunglasses can be worn. It's not advisable to bring purses, packs, and camera slings. Unsecured items like water bottles, phones, etc. are not allowed on the ride as they can fall out while riding.