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Rides


A WNC family theme park with amusement rides for all ages.  

Take a whirl on the Carousel, Ferris Wheel, Boats and Planes, Free Fall, and Tilt-A-Whirl—and don’t forget the Mouse Mine Train! For your family’s safety, rides have age, height, and size restrictions.


Main Street & Around

Wild West Train Adventure

Your family will love the action-packed train ride pulled by one of our historic narrow-gauge, coal-fired steam engines, Number 12 or Number 190. Take a scenic three-mile train ride through the NC mountains­­––and remember to keep an eye out for bandits!


No restrictions.

Go To Town

Children of all ages can pretend they are back in the Wild West when they hop on one of our many horses, the stage coach or covered wagon for a quick “ride” while mom and dad take advantage of a perfect photo opportunity.

No restrictions.

Country Fair

Carousel

Become a real cowpoke when you climb on one of our brightly painted horses on this classic amusement park ride, made for kids young and old.


No restrictions.

Chair Lift to Miner's Mountain

Enjoy the panoramic views of the Park with a scenic, peaceful ride to Miner’s Mountain which features gold panning and gem mining, the Deer Park zoo, amusement rides, the Mouse Mine Train and more.

Children under 13 must ride with an adult.

Don’t like heights? A bus runs continuously, departing from the Tweetsie Palace, or you can take a stroll up the Walking Trail.

Ferris Wheel

Take a step into the past when you ride on our clutch-driven Ferris Wheel.


Riders under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult*.

Tilt-A-Whirl

Spin and spin, until this ride leaves you breathless and laughing.


Riders under 36" must be accompanied by an adult*. Not recommended for pregnant women, people with heart conditions, or those with back and neck problems.

Planes and Helicopters

Young pilots imaginations will soar as they take control of their very own biplane or helicopter.


Riders must be under 45” tall.

Round Up

The motion of this classic ride will keep you glued to the wall. Can you take the G-forces? Try it and see!

Riders must be at least 48" tall. Not recommended for pregnant women, people with heart conditions, or those with back and neck problems.

Free Fall

It starts with a spectacular view—then quickly becomes a great lesson the effects of gravity.

Riders must be taller than 48”, or at least 42” and accompanied by an adult*. Not recommended for pregnant women, people with heart conditions, or those with back and neck problems.

Tornado

Take a wild ride as our Tornado sweeps you off the ground and into the sky. Feeling bold? Twirl your seat as much as you dare!

Riders must be taller than 48", or at least 42"and accompanied by an adult*.  Not recommended for pregnant women, people with heart conditions, or those with back and neck problems.

Turnpike Cruisers

Take a cruise in your own classic car around the track; you choose who is in control of the wheel!

Riders under 58" must be accompanied by an adult*.

Miner's Mountain

Mouse Mine Train

Hop aboard our miniature Mouse Mine Train for a tour of North America’s only Cheese Mine. Remember to say “Hello!” to Mordecai Morehead McMouse and Daisy.

No restrictions

Tweetsie Twister

We hope you enjoy "Figure Eights” because this ride has plenty in store! Twist and twirl with your family as this attraction simulates a ride through a twister.

Children under 42" must ride with an adult*. Not recommended for pregnant women, people with heart conditions, or those with back and neck problems.

F-80 Jet Planes

Small children will delight in becoming a pilot in their very own jet plane.

Riders must be under 45” tall.

Boats

Captain your very own boat on this leisurely cruise for two.

Riders must be under 45” tall.

*“Adult” is defined by the State of NC as a responsible person at least 18 years of age. The ride manufacturer and/or the NC Department of Labor Elevator and Amusement Device Bureau sets height, age, and other requirements.


300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane
Blowing Rock, NC 28605
800.526.5740