Theme Park Lovers Logo
Dollywood Theme Park's Rivertown Junction connects quote a few lands together, so you'll likely be walking through it multiple times throughout your visit. This land focuses more on shopping options and dining. Aunt Granny's Restaurant, the most popular all-you-can-eat option in the park, is located right in the heard of this land. Crossroads Funnel Cakes, Dogs N Taters, and Market Square Big Skillets can also be found here -all of which are great choices for food throughout the day. The only ride in this land is the Smoky Mountain River Rampage, which takes you on a floating circular boat down some rapids. It's a great ride for families and is a nice way to cool off on hotter days.

Top 3 Things to do in Rivertown Junction

No 1 Icon
Eat at Aunt Granny's
Aunt Granny's is one of the most popular restaurants at Dollywood, name after Dolly herself (or rather, what she has her family call her). It's an all-you-can eat experience of classic southern food that includes pot roast, mac n cheese, fried chicken, and so much more!
No 2 Icon
Ride the Smoky Mountain River Rampage
This ride in Rivertown Junction will get you nice and wet on those hot summer days as you travel through rapids and drops. It's a great ride for the family, but we recommend bringing extra clothes along, just in case!
No 3 Icon
Catch a show at Back Porch Theater
Back Porch Theater often has performers throughout the day, playing a variety of music to enjoy. Whether you're just passing by or stopping for a full show, it's worth a quick stop to get a little lost in the music.

Food & Drinks

Aunt Granny's
Southern Food
Price: $20 - $30
Aunt Granny's serves up an all-you-can-eat meal of southern cuisine with fried chicken, mac n cheese, pot roast, biscuits, beef top round, and so much more. Don't skip out on the dessert, either, which changes every so often.

Rides & Attractions


Relaxing (Slow with Little or No Elevation Changes) | Mild (Slow to Moderately Fast with Potentially Higher Elevation)

Thrilling (Fast with Potential High Elevations & Loops) | Wild (Intense Speeds, Extreme Heights, and/or Loops)
Back Porch Theater
Height: N/A
Intensity Level: N/A
Performers frequent this little area and offer some casual entertainment for everyone who's passing by. You can grab a funnel cake from the nearby Crossroads Funnel Cake stand and enjoy the music as you enjoy your sweet treat!
Smoky Mountain River Rampage
Height: 36"
Intensity Level: Mild
This ride is a great one for the whole family as a classic river rapids ride with the circular vehicles. Usually you won't get too wet on this one unless there are lot of people manning pay-to-use water guns by the bridges. It's a great option for cooling off on one of the hotter days in Dollywood.
Theme Park Lovers is an independent fan site and travel blog. We are not affiliated any theme park. The textual and visual content (including but not limited to articles, reviews, photos, or videos) on this website cannot be copied, reprinted, or reproduced without expressed written permission from Theme Park Lovers.

© 2019-2024 Eat Travel Unravel.  All Rights Reserved.
Theme Park Lovers Logo