Ride Through North Carolina On The Epic Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster

Western North Carolina is boundless for outdoor fun, and now, if you want to take a ride on a mountain coaster you can with the state’s first-ever mountain coaster that opened last year in Banner Elk. Go racing down the mountain at speeds of 27 miles per hour on your very own coaster and experience total exhilaration on North Carolina’s first mountain coaster at Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster in Banner Elk.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here: onlyinyourstate.com/nominate

Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster is open year-round. The current hours are Sunday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday/Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Keep in mind that reserving a check-in time is recommended over just walking in off the street. Learn more from the official website for Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster!

Wilderness Run Alpine Coaster is located 73 miles northeast of Asheville, 117 miles northwest of Charlotte, and 15 miles west of Boone, North Carolina.

Have you already taken a run down the coaster? Let us know about your experience by leaving a comment!

Address: 3265 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604, USA