#16 of 30 Dollywood Rides

Sky Rider

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Sky Rider
Local Expert's Rating:
4 / 5
The Bottom Line:

Dollywood's high-flying Sky Rider lets you pilot a plane 70 feet above the Country Fair area of the theme park. Children will love controlling the ascent and descent with the flight joystick located between the two seats.

- The SmokyMountains.com Local Expert Team

You’re the pilot on this high flying ride! Take off into the sky as you and a copilot fly your way around the Country Fair. Get a bird’s-eye view of your surroundings as you soar through the clouds!

Take a seat in your personal plane complete with wings and all! Pull down your shoulder restraints; you’ll want those there when you’re flying 70 feet in the air! There’s a lever that you’ll find in the middle of you and your copilot’s seats; you or your copilot can use this lever to change the position of your plane’s wings. Since you’re an expert in the art of flying on this ride, you’ll know just how to maneuver your wings for the perfect flight!

As you’re lifted into the sky, you’ll also be spinning around. You’ll be able to feel the change in your plane as you adjust your wings! Who knows, you may be inspired to pursue a career in flying after this exciting plane ride!

Inside Tip:
This ride does spin around; it’s not suggested for those who get motion sick.