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.

Gatlinburg Customer Reviews

3 Reviews
Gatlinburg Customer
1 Review
"One Hour of crazy awesome fun!"
June 2019 NEW
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 NEW
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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Pella, Iowa
"Loved this!!!!!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 17, 2019 NEW
We arrived at 8:30 PM did $30 for unlimited hour, kids had fun on the coaster then added on the glider for only $10 each. Best value we saw around. Loved that they got to experience it after dark too as the coaster tracks were all lit up, definitely a must do after dark!!!
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Stan S
Austin, Texas
"A lot of fun"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed July 15, 2019 NEW
We went on the coaster two times each. The ride is fun, fast, and the lineup moves really quickly. The coaster is a bit short compared to others in the area, but still very enjoyable. The attendant can stress you out a bit if you've never done these before. He goes in great detail on how you can lose hands, feet, and receive other injuries if you don't follow his directions down to a tee.
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"Great experience"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 15, 2019 NEW
My husband and son rode the coaster several times and absolutely loved it. We went during a special where you paid a flat fee and were able to ride as many times in an hour. The staff were extremely nice and recommended tubing also with Rowdy Bear in Pigeon Forge.
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Yanitzia T
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
"Road trip from Port Saint Lucie, FL"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 14, 2019 NEW
I must say, we had an amazing time. The rides are super cool and safe for ALL ages if I must say myself #kindofawimp. Lol. The staff are super friendly and helpful. There was a young guy on one of the rides that started dancing after seeing me dancing to their music, He was fun. Nathan is a trip, he will try to trick you ;), he was awesome and my girls thought he was cute.
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Jacksonville, Florida
"Went twice!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 12, 2019 NEW
We came back a second time because it was so fun!! The staff is SO friendly and fabulous with children. We had a small 7 year old that rode with an adult and he loved it!!
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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.