The Runaway Mountain Coaster in Branson, MO

935 State Hwy. 165Branson, MO 65616
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Zoom through the Ozarks on the Runaway Mountain Coaster that lets you control your adventure. Want a leisurely cruise through the mountains? No problem. Want to coast down the hills with the wind in your hair? You got it! Pick your thrill level and get ready for the coaster experience of a lifetime. Make lifelong memories on Branson’s most unique mountain coaster.


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The Runaway Branson Mountain Coaster is the only alpine mountain coaster in Branson and the Ozarks. This Alpine coaster was the most talked about thrill ride in 2016 with a 5-star rating on TripAdvisor! It is also the foundation of the area’s newest outdoor attraction park, the Branson Mountain Adventure Park. Mountain coasters are a relatively new attraction in America and we’re pleased to bring one of the best to the heart of the Midwest. Our Branson Mountain Coaster features more family-friendly thrills in town – more dips, more turns, more zigs and zags, more ups and downs. A true American made experience, the Branson Mountain Coaster races down the Ozark hillside weaving in and around trees, through nature and soars high over a creek leaving you breathless and ready to Runaway again!

Tripster Customer Reviews

3 Reviews
Tripster Customer
Fairview Heights, IL
4 Reviews
Verified Traveler
August 2019
This was so much fun!!!!!! Me and my daughter rode together, We wanted to go again but it start to rain.
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Tip: The wait in line is just too long for a short ride.

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1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Pretty Great Until..."
August 2018
This was my first trip on the coaster. The thrill of trekking.up the beautiful mountainside by way of train/pasenger car was pretty great. Until coming back to pay for our second ride was not a good experience at all. After arriving within about 30 minutes of closing, a ride that I thought would take about 15 mins, took much longer for a situation that could have been prevented.
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Julie Arnold
Pineville, LA
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
July 2018
This was so much fun. We went with 3 teenagers and they loved it so much they wanted to go again.
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Tip: You have the ability to speed up or slow down. If there is a line it goes very fast.

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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"Great fun!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed September 16, 2020 NEW
Instead of the usual clickety clack you hear going up on most coasters, you go around a corner and immediately plunge down the side of the mountain. What a rush!
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"It was very expensive for the short ride"
TripAdvisor user rating 3 out of 5
Reviewed September 01, 2020 NEW
It was fun while it lasted but the ride is very, very short and it is very expensive. My husband and I went and we were disappointed by the short ride. It was maybe 5-7 minutes.
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"Great time"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 29, 2020 NEW
We had a great time! Was a little scared at first I’m not good with coasters but this was very fun!!
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Clinton Township, Michigan
"Fantastic Fun"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 23, 2020 NEW
I had seen coasters like this on You Tube we were so excited to experience it first hand. It was so fun!! I was celebrating by 60th Birthday! What a way to have fun! It’s easy and you will love it. As a coaster enthusiast we both had a blast!!
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Debbie K
"Great time"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed August 18, 2020
We were a group of 8 adults and we each really enjoyed it even though one of us were not coaster lovers. It was a fun experience and a thrilling ride! There was quite a long line but it went quickly.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Runaway Mountain Coaster

What are the rider height and weight requirements?
Rider requirements for the Runaway Mountain Coaster are as follows:

  • A lone driver must be at least 9 years old and 52″ tall.
  • A passenger must be at least 3 years old and 36″ tall.
  • To ride double, the driver must be at least 16 years old.
  • The maximum combined weight of the riders is 300 pounds.

These requirements are strictly enforced for the safety and security of all participants.

What safety regulations are in place?
All guests must adhere to safety rules:

  • 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.
  • Drivers who rear end the cart in front of them are responsible for all damages.

How do I control the cart?
To control the coaster cart, push the lever forward to go and back to brake. Follow all instructions and you’ll be good to go. Remember to always keep your hand on the brake lever.

Where is the coaster located?
You’ll find the Runaway Mountain Coaster in Branson Mountain Adventure Park located at 935 State Highway 165, Branson, MO 65616.

Is this ride appropriate for all ages?
So long as the riders meet the height and weight requirements for the coaster, everyone from ages 3 to 103 can ride!