Ferris Wheel at The Island
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 35° 48.167 W 083° 34.310
17S E 267606 N 3965126
Quick Description: This Ferris Wheel is the centerpiece of The Island located at 130 Island Drive in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 7/10/2013 10:01:09 AM
Waymark Code: WMHGZP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member the federation
Views: 5

Long Description:
The Island is a new entertainment and retail center that opened in late June, 2013. At the time the photos were taken construction was in its final stages. GPS coordinates from the closest accessible point outside the construction area at the time. From the center's web page about the wheel:

Towering 200 feet-tall, the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel sits at the foot of the most visited National Park in the United States. As the center piece of The Island in Pigeon Forge, it stands as one of the tallest attractions east of the Mississippi!

Opening Summer 2013, the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel will give riders an unparalleled view of the world famous Smokies in all glass gondolas that seat up to 8 guests. So bring your family to experience Pigeon Forge like never before and take an aerial tour of one of our nation’s treasures. The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel is open from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. daily

Visit Instructions:
Please take at least 1 picture of your Ferris Wheel.

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