Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a height requirement?

The height requirement to ride alone is 56 inches. If riding along, the height requirement is 38 inches while the person controlling the sled has to be 56 inches tall and not younger than 16 years. The maximum height to ride is 84 inches (7 feet).

Is there a weight requirement?

Our maximum weight allowed on our sleds is 375 pounds. Due to the design and speed of our coaster Adults are not allowed to ride together. One adult and child 12 years or younger my ride together as long as combined weight does not exceed 375.

How long does it take to do the ride?

From start to finish, our coaster takes 5-7 minutes to complete one run. For a Bundle, you are looking at 15-17 minutes.

Is there an age requirement?

Small Children (3-6 years of age) will need to ride with someone 16 or older controlling the sled.

Do you stay open in the rain?

Yes! We sure can operate during rain and even snow. For safety, we do close during thunderstorms and heavy rains.

Do you offer any discounts?

We offer a military and first responder (fire, police and EMT) discount with a valid ID​. 

Can Bundles be spilt?

Our bundles are per person and can not be split among your party. ​

How fast is the coaster?

Our coaster can reach speeds of 27 mph. Riders are in full control of the sled and can go as fast or slow as they wish. 

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Details

3265 Tynecastle Highway

Banner Elk, NC 28604

828-898-7866

info@wildernessrunalpinecoaster.com

Hours

Monday- 10 am - Dusk

Tuesday- 10 am - Dusk

Wednesday- 10 am - Dusk

Thursday- 10 am - Dusk

Friday- 10 am - Dusk

Saturday- 10 am - Dusk

Sunday- 10 am - Dusk

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