5 Fun Facts About the Dollywood Express

The Dollywood Express

The Dollywood Express has long been a family-favorite attraction at Dollywood. Here's 5 fun and interesting facts about the Dollywood Express. 

1. The track that the Dollywood Express rides on is 2.9 miles long and meanders throughout the park offering visitors a leisurely tour via the locomotive. 

2. The Dollywood Express uses a steam locomotive that burns through 5 tons of coal per day. 

3. The Dollywood Express is the oldest attraction at Dollywood and is still in operation today. 

4. The Dollywood Express carries 600 passengers per trip and over 5,000 passengers per day. 

5. There's actually 2 Dollywood Express locomotives - #70 known as "Cinderella" and #192 known as "Klondike Katie"

Where to stay when visiting Dollywood

If you're planning a visit to Dollywood for a ride on the Dollywood Express, be sure to check out our Pigeon Forge Dollywood Cabins located just a few minutes from the theme park and all of downtown. Our cabins located near Dollywood all offer the comforts of home plus wonderful amenities that will definitely make for an unforgettable vacation getaway.