Great Smoky Mountain Skywheel

Name Great Smoky Mountain Skywheel
Height 60.96m (200ft)
Opened 2013
Country USA
Location Pigeon Forge; Tennessee
Number of Cabins 42
Passengers per Cabin 8
Seating Capacity 336
Hourly Capacity 1680
Ride Duration (minutes) 12
Climate Controlled Yes
Construction Cost Unknown
Status Operating
Number of Turns (Rotations) Per Ride 4
VIP Area Yes
Ticket Cost to Ride Adults – 13; Children -9; VIP – 50
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Additional Notes:  The Great Smoky Mountain Skywheel opened in 2013 in Pigeon Forge; Tennessee, USA and is part of a new development named The Island – a retail, dining and entertainment center. The observation wheel is 200 feet tall. There are 42 cabins capable of holding up to 8 people at one time resulting in a seating capacity of 336 passengers at one time. The duration of the ride is 12 minutes, resulting in a total capacity of 1680 people per hour. VIP cabins are available as well.  Seating only four passengers at a time, they includes plush leather seats and a special glass floor.

The Great Smoky Mountain Skywheel is one of the many Things to do in the Smokies with Kidsa book with some great tips about visiting Pigeon Forge and the Smoky Mountains region.

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Last revised on: 6/6/2014

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Nice attraction

This is a fun thing to do if you're in the area.