News 12 reporter gets first hand experience at Soaky Mountain new water coaster

SEVIERVILLE, Tennessee (WDEF)- Soaky Mountain water park opened during the pandemic in 2020.

We started to build and then the pandemic hit. We got it open and we were able to have a bit of a summer but since then we’ve seen a lot of folks come out here and really enjoy it.

With the increase in guest it means a need for a new ride. Soaky mountain just opened a new dueling water coaster, it drops 3 stories loops around, drops two more stories and the marque moment … going up a boomerang wall

Some families couldnt wait to ride it or sleep for that matter.

Wake me up at 6:30 this morning to ride this ride. My only day off, he comes in and goes mom I had a dream about the new ride.

But how did they come up with this idea? Well they asked the park visitors what they wanted to see.

They were telling us that they love the avalanche in our park. So we knew we had to build another one and we knew they wanted to raise their friends. So we said could we do a dueling coaster and where is the best place. The best place is to put it where they can see it coming by. We put it right coming off the front we called it affectionately The edge and it stuck in here we are.

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