Dollywood Reopens! – Smoky Vistas

The Friendliest Park in the World! Inspired by Dolly Parton’s warm childhood memories growing up in the Great Smoky Mountains, Dollywood offers more than 40 world-class rides, high-energy entertainment, award-winning dining and the friendliest park atmosphere in the world!

It is finally time to re-open Dollywood after an extended closure due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. With safety-first plans in place, Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash County open for the general public on June 17th!

All operations will adhere to the Tennessee Pledge and state operational restrictions.

  • Visitors must undergo a touchless temperature screening prior to entry.
  • Attractions and dining capacities will be limited to give guests more space to move around freely.
  • Physically distanced lines, marked barriers and social distancing reminders have been placed around the parks.
  • Additional sanitation measures have been implemented with high-touch areas being cleaned more frequently. The parks have also installed extra hand sanitizing locations.

“The Safest and Most Fun Place in America Right Now!”

— Tripadvisor, June 16, 2020

Dollywood offers you the chance to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains and the incredible spirit of its people, all at a place fun for all ages. We invite you to taste award-winning recipes, experience heart-pounding thrills and witness incredible performances at Dollywood.

Dollywood’s Splash Country is the perfect addition to your Smoky Mountain getaway. It is the perfect mix of thrilling water rides and cool, lazy summer poolside relaxation and the cool vibes of live musical entertainment.

Because social distancing guidelines Dollywood will limit the capacity of the parks on a daily basis. You can book your park reservations at