Wildwood Grove Construction Tour

Dollywood Photos Taken: 02/19/2019 Posted: 02/19/2019

Dollywood invited us to visit and check out the construction of Wildwood Grove. The new area, set to open May 2019, contains 11 new experiences including 6 new attractions as well as new retail and dining locations.

Wildwood Grove is a 37 million dollar investment by the park which is its largest capital project ever.


Black Bear Trail at Dollywood
Black Bear Trail - Dollywood
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In the distance is Black Bear Trail. We'll get closer later.
Wildwood Grove at Dollywood
Wildwood Grove - Dollywood
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There will be a waterfall built into the hillside there.
Thunderhead at Dollywood
Thunderhead - Dollywood
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A look at the first drop of Thunderhead which is getting retracked.
Wildwood Grove at Dollywood
Wildwood Grove - Dollywood
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I have a feeling the landscaping will be added really quickly.
Hidden Hollow at Dollywood
Hidden Hollow - Dollywood
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That building in the background is Hidden Hollow, a children's indoor play structure.
Wildwood Grove at Dollywood
Wildwood Grove - Dollywood
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This central area will feature many shade structures.
The Dragonflier at Dollywood
The Dragonflier - Dollywood
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The centerpiece of the land is the Dragonfilier rollercoaster.
The Dragonflier at Dollywood
The Dragonflier - Dollywood
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Dragonflier is an off the shelf Vekoma 453m suspended coaster.
The Dragonflier at Dollywood
The Dragonflier - Dollywood
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The Dragonflier will feature one train. The park emphasized the fact there will be no mid-course or block brakes.
The Dragonflier at Dollywood
The Dragonflier - Dollywood
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It was hard to tell if this will be the queue entrance or just a photo spot.