Ripley's Mountain Coaster Gatlinburg

Great place for kids and adults. Didn't have to wait long and was super fun.

- Heather Macias

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Make Mountain Memories

Zoom through the fresh mountain air as you operate your very own gravity-propelled cart through the beautiful twists and turns of the Smoky Mountains!

Need for Speed

Looking for an adrenaline rush? Take the adventure into your own hands! Embrace daring speed and zoom through thrilling turns in your very own self-operated gravity-propelled cart!

What's New

There is always something new to discover at Ripley’s. With rotating exhibits, exciting events, and unique experiences, you can always expect the unexpected!

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Vote Us Best Aquarium!

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is up for North America’s Best Aquarium by USA TODAY 10Best. We were voted #1 in 2019 and with your help, we can redeem the title for 2024.

You can vote once per day until Monday, May 13 to help us sail our way to victory!

Enhance Your Amazing Experience

Explore the world of Ripley's with a combo ticket and save! Experience the excitement of ten unbelievable family attractions in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

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Get ready to make memories and experience the excitement of Ripley’s Mountain Coaster Gatlinburg, your one-stop destination for family fun!

Need to Know 

These big thrills come with a few requirements:

  • Check in at the ticket booth to grab your wristband and sign a waiver before riding.

  • Guests must be at least 10 years old and 54" tall to ride solo.

  • Kids aged three to nine must be at least 38" tall, and accompanied by someone who is at least 16 years old and 54" tall.

  • Weight limits per coaster cart: 375 pounds per cart if track is dry (330 pounds per cart if track is wet).

Wonders You Have to See to Believe

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Ripley's Cartoon of the Day

April 22, 2024

Cartoon of the Day

The United States tax code is four times longer than Shakespeare's complete works.

Ripley's Cartoon of the Day

Robert Ripley began the Believe It or Not! cartoon in 1918. Today, Kieran Castaño is the eighth artist to continue the legacy of illustrating the world's longest-running syndicated cartoon!