Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park in Gatlinburg, TN

386 ParkwayGatlinburg, TN 37738
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Experience out-of-this-world thrills at Rowdy Bear Mountain in Gatlinburg, TN. The Mountain Glider is the first of its kind in the entire world that allows guests to sail through the treetops, while the Mountain Gravity Coaster lets you zoom around the mountain. At night, the tracks light up for a one-of-a-kind experience. Choose your adventure at Rowdy Bear Mountain!

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Gatlinburg Travel Experts
  • Choose between Single Rider, Double Riders, or Parent/Child combo for each attraction.
  • Located in downtown Gatlinburg, among other convenient restaurants and attractions.
  • Gravity Coaster riders must be at least 10 years old and 56" to ride alone.
  • Glider Coaster riders must be at least 48" tall and 100 lbs. Max weight is 250 lbs.


from Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park
Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park is home to two amazing thrill rides including the First Mountain Glider in the world. The Glider is a suspended single rail coaster that safely soars through the treetops of Rowdy Bear Mountain. This amazing adventure combines free falling and hang gliding into a safe fun experience.

The Rowdy Bear Mountain Coaster is a gravity-propelled alpine mountain coaster that reaches speeds up to 35 mph while it winds through the woods of the Rowdy Bear Mountain. You control your speed! Our coaster carts have the latest Intelligent Distance Control System to ensure our guests have a safe and enjoyable experience.

Our track is lit up at night and these amazing rides during the day offer a completely different experience at night.

Year-round fun for the whole family, right in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg. Be sure to visit our COMPANY STORE for your very own ROWDY Apparel and souvenirs. We can't wait to get Rowdy with you!!

Note: Operating hours may be adjusted depending on weather. Hours may be extended on holiday weeks and special occasions.

Tripster Customer Reviews

3 Reviews
Tripster Customer
1 Review
"One Hour of crazy awesome fun!"
June 2019
Wow! Purchased the One Hour Wristband for my grandkids and their friends- and what a blast!! They enjoyed riding by themselves and with their friends. We all got 8 rides! The staff was so friendly and funny and made our experience even better. We can’t wait to go back! Next time we are going to ride the Glider as well.
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Tip: They Have Free Parking and their popcorn they sale is delicious. Hold on to receipt and come back anytime in the next 3 days and you get to ride for only 5.00.

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Kobe F
1 Review
June 2019
The coaster and glider was fantastic, my friends and I had so much fun. We will definitely be coming back for more. Highly recommended, the workers were so helpful and polite. Made our day so enjoyable
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Tip: Buy the wristbands ANY OF THEM!! They make the experience so much better, and it saves money... one time is never enough

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Jason H.
Cincinnati, OH
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
February 2018
This is the newest of the various alpine mountain coasters in the area. The ride duration of this one is much shorter than the others if you take out tge extra long time from where you are to stop and then wait to be conveyed to the exit point. Others in the area offer a more thrilling ride.
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Tip: Too short

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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Tampa, Florida
"Best time ever....."
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 07, 2019 NEW
Me and my family decided to stop in on a Friday afternoon and check them out and was so happy we did. It was like meeting new friends for life. Bryan and Christian were awesome on the gliders. If you were having a bad day, they surely got you to laughing, I mean that deep belly laughter. Brenda and Candance were awesome on the roller coaster, they seemed just as excited for our rides which made it more enjoyable. They were all a bunch of nice and happy people and I can’t wait to go back, it felt like one big happy family. You guys are the best....
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"Vations with family "
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 06, 2019 NEW
We have fun Christian doing amazing job thank you so much. He is super professional in his work definitely we come back.
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"Rowdy Bear Mountain Outdoor Tubing"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 05, 2019 NEW
My family and I spent an hour here, and we enjoyed every minute! We got to experience the outdoor tubing as the sun was setting. This activity is perfect for all ages and for those who love a quick thrill. We had the ages of 4 to 27 years old participating, and everyone was laughing and smiling the entire time! We would have spent the entire day here if we could have. The employees were also very nice, easy-going, enthusiastic, and professional! Christian, Logan, and Ashton were some of the many wonderful employees. They were so enjoyable to be around, and I could tell they really enjoyed their job. Employees like these three make a big difference in the overall experience! I will highly recommend this fun activity to all of my friends and family who decide to travel to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge.
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"Get ready for fun!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 04, 2019 NEW
We absolutely love this place! Fun for everyone and the staff there is amazing. My child told me that it is his favorite mountain coaster!!
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"cool hanging coaster"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 03, 2019 NEW
It has a mountain coaster (ride in a cart in a "luge") but it also has an alpine coaster where you hang down from the track. Should definitely check it out
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventure Park

Where is Rowdy Bear Mountain located?
You can find Rowdy Bear Mountain in downtown Gatlinburg at 386 Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN.

Is parking available?
Yes. Free parking is offered.

Is Rowdy Bear Mountain open at night?
Yes. At night, the tracks light up.

What are the hours of operation?
The hours of operation are as follows:

  • Sunday: 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
  • Monday-Saturday: 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Hours of operation are subject to change at the discretion of Rowdy Bear Mountain.

Do the attractions have an age restriction?
Yes. Gravity Coaster participants must be at least 10 years old and 56" tall to ride alone. Double riders must not exceed 375 lbs total per cart in dry conditions and 330 lbs in wet conditions. For the Parent/Child combo, the child must be a minimum of 3 years old AND 38" in order to ride. Children over the age of 9 do not qualify for the parent/child combo. Driver must be 16 years or older to drive a child 3-9.

Does the Mountain Glider have a height and weight restriction?
Yes. Riders must be at least 48" tall with a minimum weight 100 lbs. Riders cannot exceed 250lbs.