PIGEON FORGE, TN
Dollywood's newest expansion, Wildwood Grove, is beginning to take shape as the park prepares for the next season.
The expansion is slated to during the 2019 season.
Dollywood has been providing updates on many of the new attractions currently under construction, such as a suspended coaster called 'The DragonFlier.'
A Vekoma 453m suspended roller coaster will "mimic the flight of a Smoky Mountain dragonfly as it speeds through the terrain in an unpredictable path."
Other upcoming attractions to the new expansion include a Metallbau Emmeln Pony Trek ride named the 'Black Bear Trail' that will allow riders to hop on "friendly bears for a spirited trek through their natural habitat."
The 'Sycamore Swing' is a "leaf boat" ride that will "swing back and forth just like a leaf falling from a giant sycamore tree," made by the company Zamperla.
The 'Treetop Tower' is also made by Zamperla, and will provide guests with views at 40 feet as they ride inside giant acorns and spin around the top of the "tall oak tree" before coming gently back down to the grove floor.