The Branson Sawmill in Branson, MO

FACE Amusement2115 W Hwy 76Branson, MO 65616
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Overview

Using the natural Ozarks landscape as a backdrop, the Branson Coaster zips you through natural elevation changes for an exhilarating experience with drops and turns. Not one for speed? Control the speed of your ride with the patented braking system. Whether you want the thrill of a lifetime or a leisurely ride through the Ozarks, the Branson Coaster is the perfect addition to your vacation.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Branson Travel Experts
  • Riders may not exceed in dry conditions 375 lbs or 330 lbs in wet conditions.
  • Passengers must be at least 3 years old and between 36″ - 53" tall.
  • Solo Drivers must be at least 54″ tall and up.
  • To ride double, drivers must be at least 16 years old.
  • Follow all safety information provided at the attraction.

Description

from The Branson Sawmill
Sawmill Sam and Sally are pioneers who ain’t afraid to get their hands a little dirty! Together with their lumberjack pal Bucksaw Bob, they decided to create a fun experience for all at The Branson Sawmill!

Take a swing on the Buzzsaw, slide thru the Ozarks on the Coaster, or toss a few axes over near the Heartwood, where you’ll find even the hungriest logger getting his fill! Keep your eyes peeled for Reuben the Raccoon and Henry the Hound – this pair always seems to cause a little mischief, but we love them anyway!

Hours:
Sunday - Saturday: 10 AM - 9 PM
*Hours subject to change.

The Branson Buzzsaw Requirements:
Weight: 340 lbs per 2-person seat
Height: minimum of 48”

The Branson Coaster Height Requirements:
Minimum Rider Height: 38”
Minimum Driver Height: 54”

The Branson Coaster Weight Restrictions:
Dry Weather Weight Limit: 375lbs
Wet Weather Weight Limit: 350 lbs

Ride Requirements:
• A driver must be at least 54" tall.
• A rider must be at least 3 years old and 38" - 58" tall to ride with a driver that is at least 16 years old.
• Weight cannot exceed 375 pounds per cart in dry conditions and 330 pounds per cart in wet conditions.
• Drivers must be able to operate both brake levers and agree to follow all safety rules.

Tripster Customer Reviews

5 Reviews
Ashley Ritchie
Nocona, TX
7 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Fun"
August 2018
My 8 year old son LOVED this. Re rides are only $8.
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Cody Willey
Enid, OK
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"A Must do!"
July 2018
It has 2 tracks for 1 price! You can go as fast or slow as you want, and it'sreally smooth, no neck jerking or spine jarring ride! 1 or 2 riders. Will definitely do again on next visit.
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Jennifer Clark
Hillsboro, KS
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Short but fun."
May 2018
Everyone in our family, including kids aged 6-14, had a great time on the coaster. Even those of us that are not fond of coasters enjoyed this since we could control the speed. I wish the pictures taken during the ride weren't so pricey ($10 each adds up for a big family), but people can take their own pictures when you are leaving the beginning of the ride. The person selling tickets wasn't sure how to use our Reserve Branson voucher, but he figured it out after consulting with others. My only real complaint is that the ride is short, maybe a few minutes. The ride should be longer or the price should be more affordable, in my opinion. Rerides are cheaper, about $8 per person, and can be purchased the entire day after the initial ride.
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Tip: You can go as fast or slow as you wish!

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Crystal Ellis
Garland, TX
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"EXCELLENT"
April 2018
The weather was quite chilly the day we arrived to ride the Coaster. However, after you board the Coaster car and your adrenaline starts pumping, the weather is the last thing on your mind. It is a GREAT ride with a lot of turns. Since you control the brakes, you can go as fast or as slow as you want. But don't go slow - brakes are for wimps! :) The only negative (but worth it), is due to the speed and quick direction changes, your shoulder blades may not like you the next day. Both my mother and I were very sore, but again worth every minute of it.
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Tip: Can be chilly; take a light jacket just in case. Leave everything in the car; don't risk losing items like sunglasses, hats, CELL PHONE.

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Shirley F.
Nixa, MO
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Very smooth!"
March 2018
The Branson Coaster is incredibly smooth and suitable for children and persons who may not care much for typical roller coasters as you are in control of when you stop and go. The "sleds" are comfortable and safe without any jarring or shaking. I just wish the basic ticket price allowed you to go twice because it's a ride I would want to do again and again.
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TripAdvisor Reviews
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jhott87
Jacksonville, Florida
"Pretty Fun Coaster"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed September 08, 2019 NEW
We saw this on the main strip and thought we would give it a shot as we had never done this type of coaster before...it's a little short and kind of expensive but it's a fun ride ride down the hill slope. You can control how fast you want to go and some neat twists and turns on 2 sections of track.
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Michael B
"Fun ride!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 04, 2019 NEW
Very fun coaster to ride. Price was decent and the ride was fun. Good for anyone tall enough to ride!
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414TRAVELREVIEW
"Short wait time!"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed August 16, 2019
There were short lines and a nice patio for parents to wait while the kids rode the coaster. The short wait time made all the difference. I purchase a groupon and they upgrades when we redeemed the groupon, worth the money for a day of rides!
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bestdayeva
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
"Fun time!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 11, 2019
I brought my boys ages 10 &12 years old here and we had a great time! We got the unlimited pass for $30. It’s a great way to pass 2 hours.
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cjon07
Branson, Missouri
"My 4 year old loved it!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 06, 2019
Fun self propelled coaster. The first time down we took it slow/med and the last time we did it wide open. It was fun! My little boy wanted to keep riding it! This is not a scary coaster at all, but it is fun!
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Branson Sawmill

What are the age and height requirements for the Branson Coaster?
All riders must adhere to the height, weight, and age requirements:

  • A lone driver must be at least 54″ tall.
  • A passenger must be at least 3 years old and 36″ - 53" tall to ride.
  • To ride double, the driver must be at least 16 years old.
  • The maximum combined weight of the riders is 375 pounds in dry conditions and 330 pounds in wet conditions. No exceptions!


What safety measures are in place?
While at the coaster, riders and drivers will be briefed on all safety precautions, including:

  • Driver must be able to operate both brake levers.
  • Riders & drivers alike cannot be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • Stay at least 80 feet from the cart in front of you, 180 feet when wet. 
  • Seat belts must remain latched until directed by the ride attendant.


In addition, guests with recent surgeries or injuries should not ride. Pregnant women are not recommended to ride as well.

Is the Branson Coaster fast?
With the installed, patented braking system, riders can control the speed of their experience. Be sure to follow the safety instructions while using the system.