Hey there! If you are looking for a coaster for your littlest thrill seekers that are not old enough for the bigger coasters, or if you are just introducing them to roller coasters, take them on the Whistle Punk Chaser at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, TN!. It is a short junior coaster with no drops or intense movements, and it only goes 16 mph.
comparison of the Whistle Punk Chaser to other Dollywood coasters
|Big Bear Mountain||39”||48|
|Whistle Punk Chaser||36”||16|
What’s it like to Ride Dollywood Whistle Punk Chaser?
As you walk up to the Whistle Punk Chaser, you will notice the sign with the name and some info about what a Whistle Punk is. Not only that, but you can actually pull the whistle and try to send the messages on the sign!, its really fun for the little ones.
The line is not long and it normally moves pretty quick. After you hop on the orange coaster, you will be seated 2 per row and it takes 12 riders per train. Once they check everyone for safety you are off! The really cool part about this ride is that since its short, it goes around 3 times!.
As soon as the ride starts, you slowly go up a little hill and then right onto twists and turns! Be sure to listen for the whistle as you zoom by Willy’s whistles cart. This really is the perfect coaster for the little ones who are ready to try thrilling rides, and everyone can go together!.
How Intense is the Whistle Punk Chaser Roller Coaster at Dollywood?
Since the Whistle Punk Chaser Roller Coaster caters specifically to the little thrill seekers, it is not intense at all. This coaster is perfect for the kiddos who are too small for the more intense rides in the park, or those who are just starting to go on coasters.
Where is the Whistle Punk Chaser located in Dollywood?
The Whistle Punk Chaser coaster is located in the Timber Canyon section of the park. It is basically next to Thunderhead roller coaster and Drop Line. While you wait for the rest of the family to ride those, you can take the little ones to this fun coaster.
If you need to find where the rides are located in the park, you can download the Dollywood app. It shows you current wait times and there is a ” Get Directions” button on each ride. You can press on it and if you have your location services on, it will give you directions from where you are currently standing to the ride you want to get to.
What are the Requirements to Ride The Whistle Punk Chaser?
The Whistle Punk Chaser is a great short ride for the younger kiddos. If they are not ready for the bigger coasters just yet, or are just starting out going on roller coasters, it is the perfect coaster to take them on.
It is not intense at all, its on the slower side and since it is a really short ride, it goes around the tracks 3 times. Enjoy and have fun making awesome memories together!