Weather Guidelines For Rides & Attractions

We value your safety at Silver Dollar City. In the event of occasional inclement weather we adhere to the following guidelines listed below. During these times we invite you to visit indoor attractions, shops or restaurants until weather passes. Thank you for your cooperation!

 

Temperature At Which Each Ride/Attraction Closes:


 

 Fire-in-the-Hole      32 degrees
 Fireman's Flyer  32 degrees
 High-Low Silos*  32 degrees
 Thunderation  32 degrees
 Outlaw Run®**  34 degrees
 Electro Spin  35 degrees
 Elephant March  35 degrees
 Fire Spotter  35 degrees
 Fire Wagon Frenzy  35 degrees
 Happy Frogs      35 degrees
 Ladybugs  35 degrees
 Lucky's Dizzy Dogs  35 degrees
 Magnificent Wave Carousel  35 degrees
 Mighty Galleon  35 degrees
 Racing Regatta  35 degrees
 Royal Tea Party  35 degrees
 Up The Ladder  35 degrees
 Wings of Wonder  35 degrees
 FireFall  38 degrees
 The GIANT Barn Swing  38 degrees
 PowderKeg®  40 degrees
 WildFire®  40 degrees
 Grand Exposition Coaster  42 degrees

*High-Low Silos also will not operate if temperature is 102 degrees or higher.
 

**Outlaw Run® will not begin operating for the day unless temperature reaches 37 degrees.

 

Lightning Within 10 Miles Of The Park

The operation of the following rides/attractions will be suspended until lightning is no longer present for at least 15 minutes after the last lightning strike as monitored on park radar by our safety specialists: Frisco Silver Dollar Line Steam Train, FireFall, The GIANT Barn Swing, Homestead Animal Barnyard, Magnificent Wave Carousel, Grand Expo Coaster, Lost River of the Ozarks, American Plunge, RiverBlast, Marvel Cave, Outlaw Run, PowderKeg, Thunderation and WildFire.

 

Lightning Within 5 Miles Of The Park

IN ADDITION TO THE RIDES LISTED ABOVE IN THE LIGHTNING GUIDELINE, the operation of the following rides/attractions will be suspended until lightning is no longer present for at least 15 minutes after the last lightning strike as monitored on park radar by our safety specialists: Grand Exposition: Electro Spin, Happy Frogs, Ladybugs, Wings Of Wonder, Elephant March, Mighty Galleon, Racing Regatta and Royal Tea Party; Half Dollar Holler: Tree Top Trail, Hugo & Mary's Carousel & Sand Play Area; Fireman's Landing: Fire Spotter, Fire Wagon Frenzy, Firefighter's Fire Drill, Firefighter's Junior Fire Escape, Fireman's Flyer, Up The Ladder, Lucky's Dizzy Dogs and Firehouse Splash Yard; and High-Low Silos.

 

Wind Restrictions

The following rides will not operate if sustained winds last for more than 15 minutes beyond 40 mph: Fireman's Flyer, Outlaw Run, PowderKeg, Thunderation and WildFire.
35 mph: The GIANT Barn Swing, High-Low Silos and RiverBlast. 30 mph: Magnificent Wave Carousel.

 

Precipitation

The following rides will not operate if any form of precipitation is present: Electro Spin, Grand Expo Coaster, Mighty Galleon and PowderKeg.

 

Sunny Day Guarantee: If you experience 90 minutes of continuous rain or weather interruption that restricts rides, attractions and your fun at Silver Dollar City, please stop by Guest Relations before you leave Silver Dollar City to receive a complimentary return ticket valid for any 2016 operating day. Season pass holders, if you used a Guest Voucher, we will trade your guest voucher for another visit.