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Construction of Dollywood's Splash Country 'water coaster' nearly complete

February 7th, 2013 12:34 pm by Carly Harrington, Knoxville News Sentinel

PIGEON FORGE — Construction of a new $6 million water coaster slated to open in May at Dollywood's Splash Country is on schedule despite this winter's record rainfall, park officials said Wednesday.


RiverRush, the largest investment made to Splash Country since it opened next to the theme park in 2001, is 95 percent complete and has been set for a Mother's Day weekend opening.


"It's a thrilling experience. This is a high adventure ride, but a ride that families will want to do together," Dollywood spokesman Pete Owens said.


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