First Name :   T FLANNAGIN  
URL or Email address :     
Which park are you posting about? :   OPRYLAND USA  
How many times did you visit the park :   TO MANY TO COUNT  
Favorite Ride :   ALL  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   MISS IT ALOT. THINK OF ALL THE FUN THAT I HAD THERE EVERYTIME MY
FAMILY COMES TO NASHVILLE.  
Comments cont. :   MY FAMILY TRAVELS TO NASHVILLE AT LEAST ONCE A MONTH. WE WOULD HAVE SEASON
PASSES.  

First Name :   Mitch  
URL or Email address :   abenkc@comcast.net  
Which park are you posting about? :   Libertyland  
How many times did you visit the park :   Once  
Favorite Ride :   Pipen  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   The park was a true gem along with the Pipen. Even though I only visited Libertyland
once, I knew how special of a place it was. I will never forget this historic park and will always cherish the memories of
visit to Libertyland.  
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First Name :   Conn  
URL or Email address :   acerguy13@yahoo.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Libertyland  
How many times did you visit the park :   Just once with the ACe Preservation Conference  
Favorite Ride :   Zippin Pippin, probably the most fun I ever had on a roller coaster  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I will miss Zippin Pippin always. We have lost our Zingo, I know how Memphis feels.  
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First Name :   jennifer  
URL or Email address :   jlsong03@yahoo.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   to many times to count!  
Favorite Ride :   chaos, the hangman, rock and roll roller coaster,... i loved them all!  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   seeing all the picthures brought back a lot of wonderful memories! thanks for making
this site!  
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First Name :   Linda Odum  
URL or Email address :   Dumogirl@aol.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   Very often especially with the Season Passes.  
Favorite Ride :   Wallbash & Grizzly River  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I HOPE WITH THE CELEBRATION YOU ARE CONSIDERING BRING SOMETHING
BACK TO THE AREA. I HOPE YOU REALIZE HOW MUCH IT IS MISSED BY SO MANY !!!  
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First Name :   CINDY BALLARD  
URL or Email address :   CINDY.BALLARD@FERGUSON.COM  
Which park are you posting about? :   OPRYLAND  
How many times did you visit the park :   SEVERAL TIMES A YEAR  
Favorite Ride :   CHAOS!  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   THIS WAS MY FAVORITE SUMMER PLACE UNTIL IT CLOSED! MY MOM, SISTER,
AND I HAD SEASON PASSES EVERY YEAR, AND ALWAYS HAD A BLAST!  
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First Name :   Susan  
URL or Email address :   susan.meyer9775@yahoo.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   It was my first job when I was 16 and worked there for 8 seasons.  
Favorite Ride :   I loved riding the Tin Lizzies. I was sad when they took them away. But now I will have to visit KK in KY
with my children to ride them again!!!  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Thank you so much for this site. I think of Opryland everyday. I tell my husband all the
time if  
Comments cont. :   it were still open today I would probably still be working there.  

First Name :   scott  
URL or Email address :   scoobydoo22doo@msn.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   opry land  
How many times did you visit the park :   4 over several year period  
Favorite Ride :   delta screamin demon  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   its sad that gaylord entertaiment chose to close such a beautiful park and put up a
freakin mall you can go to any old mall and its still a mall, but opryland was special it was the main reason i came to
nashville, so to gaylord enteraiment i now go to br  
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First Name :   scott  
URL or Email address :   scoobydoo22doo@msn.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   liberty land  
How many times did you visit the park :   10 over several years  
Favorite Ride :   zippin pippin  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   its a shame that the so called mayor & city council would let such a wonderful park
close, the good people of memphis lost a unique attraction! shame,shame,shame!!!!!!!!!  
Comments cont. :   thanks to all the employees of liberty land for wonderful memories !!!!!!!!!!! scott harrison pine bluff
ark.  

First Name :   Steve  
URL or Email address :   steviemac32413@yahoo.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland USA  
How many times did you visit the park :   Every chance I could!  
Favorite Ride :   Rockin Roller Coaster  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Blasted Gaylord should have never closed our park!  
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First Name :   John  
URL or Email address :   thurnic@hotmail.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   maybe 10  
Favorite Ride :   Rockin Roller Coater, Flume Zoom  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I was there the day before it opened to the public ... the paint was new ... the Rudys
Farm Buffalo  
Comments cont. :   next door ... an attraction where a cabin was all anti gravity ...  

First Name :   Mike  
URL or Email address :     
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   Once a year every year.  
Favorite Ride :   All of them!  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I live in Houston, TX and every year I went to Nashville to visit relatives. Of course I
went to Opryland every time and loved it! I could just kill those who decided to close it down to make room for a crappy
outlet center.  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   tyrone  
URL or Email address :   maddoggt33@yahoo.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   OPRYLAND!!  
How many times did you visit the park :   too many times!  
Favorite Ride :   all of them!  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   at 17 i work at the meadowgold ice cream parlore near the w-b cannonball.  
Comments cont. :   then at chaos consessions-ooh remember dippin dots! we want it back!  

First Name :   Charlie  
URL or Email address :   no2gjchief@aol.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   OPRYLAND U.S.A.  
How many times did you visit the park :   EVERY DAY THAT I COULD WORK  
Favorite Ride :   ALL  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I WAS ONE OF THE LUCKY ONE WHEN THE GENERAL JACKSON COME I WENT
TO WORK ON IT AN IM STILL HERE AFTER 32 YEARS AN STILL WORKING EVERY DAY.  
Comments cont. :   WISH THAT THE CO WOULD SEE THAT WE THE STARS NEED BACK A PARK TO HELP
NASHVILLE TN  

First Name :   John  
URL or Email address :     
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland... My favorite place on Earth  
How many times did you visit the park :   Too many to mention  
Favorite Ride :   Screamin Delta Demon  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Im glad this site exists to help me relive my fond memories. I wish I had taken more
photos and video when I had the chance.  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   Bill  
URL or Email address :   Coasterbill@yahoo.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   I never go to the park. The closes I did was once in opening year I got to Fiesta
Texas which my guess is as close at you can get to Opryland.  
Favorite Ride :     
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I really enjoyed your sight and it is great to see some of the great park you had in
Opryland.  
Comments cont. :   I so wish I could have been to the park as I know I would have loved it as much as I can see you do.  

First Name :   Caleb  
URL or Email address :   dj_rook_727@yahoo.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   too many to count  
Favorite Ride :   hangman  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I miss it and want it back!!  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   Greg  
URL or Email address :   utgreg27@yahoo.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland - The one and only !!!  
How many times did you visit the park :   a couple times a year.  
Favorite Ride :   all of them  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I love your site , brings back so many memories. Our Sunday school class would
come every year. It makes me mad everytime i go to Opry Mills Mall..  
Comments cont. :   Im now 35 yrs old , and wonder what kids nowadays will look back and have as their memories , it
sure wont be THE MALL !!! LOL !  

First Name :   Stephanie  
URL or Email address :   chachadynamite@yahoo.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   too many to count  
Favorite Ride :   Angler Inn, Wabash Cannonball  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Still the best park in my opinion, with Busch Gardens the Olde Country trailing a close
second.  
Comments cont. :   Always wondered where the bear from Grizzly River went, that thing scared the crap out of me
everytime  

First Name :   Dani  
URL or Email address :     
Which park are you posting about? :   OPRYLAND USA  
How many times did you visit the park :   Too many times to count---also, an employee form 87-89  
Favorite Ride :   Chaos, Screaming Delta Demon, all the water rides  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I went there on my honeymoon--came back to Nashville from New Orleans. We miss
it.  
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First Name :   Heather  
URL or Email address :   ciela372@hotmail.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   once  
Favorite Ride :   barnstormer  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I went back in 87 when i was 5. i was shocked to learn that opryland had closed.  
Comments cont. :   that park held a great memory for me. while i dont remember everything i do know it was fun.  

First Name :   Cindy  
URL or Email address :   CSutter@GaylordHotels.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Gaylord Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   Too many too count ... I worked there for two seasons ...  
Favorite Ride :   Hangman  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   They should have never gotten rid of the park! It is missed by both the young and
old.  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   Pugs  
URL or Email address :   Pugsl3@aol.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Posting to Steve and Family  
How many times did you visit the park :   You Are Great People And It Is A Pleasure To Know And Work With You!!  
Favorite Ride :   Life  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   God Forgive,Bless, And Keep, Us All!  
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First Name :   Jann  
URL or Email address :   jannski@bellsouth.net  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   Over 85 times in the first year alone...1972.  
Favorite Ride :   Flume Zoom  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I grew up less than a mile from the park. It was the greatest park I have ever been
to...before, during, and after. I had one of  
Comments cont. :   the 1st season tickets, which cost Saw I Hear America Singing over 100 times. Knew every word and
song.  

First Name :   Julie  
URL or Email address :     
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   Twice  
Favorite Ride :   Grizzly River Rampage  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Thanks so much for this site!! I have loved every minute of it. :)  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   Brandon  
URL or Email address :   brandon_lunday@bellsouth.net  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland USA.  
How many times did you visit the park :   I lived a couple of miles away so to many to count.  
Favorite Ride :   Rock and roller coaster,(Timber Topper). Chaos(when it worked before some idiot threw an Icee on the
screen. Bump cars, I worked there for several years.  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I worked at opryland in the latter half of the 80s and early 90s and the last season for
12 weeks before I found out my wife was pregnant. Bump cars, Waltz, Barnstormer, Old mill scream. and of course the
Kiddie rides. We were forced to work there as bein  
Comments cont. :   I met my wife working there. She worked with me at bump cars where I was a lead. Best memory was
the orange salt in the employee cafateria that we would put on fries. Anyone that worked there would remember that.  

First Name :   ANGIE  
URL or Email address :   ANGIELTERRY@HOTMAIL.COM  
Which park are you posting about? :   LIBERTYLAND AND OPRYLAND  
How many times did you visit the park :   MANY.....MANY TIMES.....WE WENT TO BOTH PARKS EVERY YEAR!!!  
Favorite Ride :   LIBERTYLAND: ZIPPIN PIPPIN (WE RODE IT OVER AND OVER). I ALMOST CRY WHEN I DRIVE PAST
THE FAIRGROUNDS NOW (LAST TIME I DROVE PAST..THE PIPPIN WAS STILL THERE W/TREES GROWING UP
BETWEEN IT!) AT OPRYLAND: CHAOS WAS MY FAV......BUT ALSO SCREAMIN DELTA DEM  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I MISS BOTH PARKS SO MUCH! LOTS OF GREAT MEMORIES OF BOTH PARKS! IT
REALLY BREAKS MY HEART B/C OF MY CHILDHOOD MEMORIES HERE!!! THE CLOSEST THEME PARK TO ME IS
DOLLYWOOD(WHICH IS 7 HRS) OR MAGIC SPRINGS (I DIDNT CARE FOR THIS PARK TOO MUCH!!!) I MISS LIBE  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   Greg  
URL or Email address :     
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland!  
How many times did you visit the park :   More than I could count.  
Favorite Ride :   Early days - Timber Topper, Wabash Cannonball; near the end Chaos, Screamin Delta Deamon  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Thank you for this site! I get sad everytime I go to O Mills...  
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First Name :   Evan  
URL or Email address :     
Which park are you posting about? :   OPRYLAND!!!  
How many times did you visit the park :   Countless times throughout the years  
Favorite Ride :   Wabash Cannonball  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Such a great park and it is truly a shame that its gone.  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   David  
URL or Email address :   dtrent1701@hotmail.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   I am posting comments for Opryland USA! Location: Nashville, Tn!  
How many times did you visit the park :   Probably a total of eight times. My sister and her family lived in the Mt. Juliet
and Brentwood area all throughout the 1980s!  
Favorite Ride :   This is a tough question! I had a sentimental spot for more than one. Chaos and the Screamin Delta
Demon were good, but my all time favorite was the Wabash Cannonball! Totally awesome!  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   There were other rides I had a soft spot for such as the Barnstormer, the Flume
Zoom (I rode it before they renamed Dulcimer Splash.) and the Tennessee Waltz.  
Comments cont. :   I remember a few of the shows like I Hear America Singing, Juke Box Theater and Martin Guitar. I
wanted to ride The Hangman and never got the chance! I have no idea why Opryland closed. I miss it terribly!  

First Name :   Barry Amato  
URL or Email address :   barry@barryamato.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland USA  
How many times did you visit the park :   I performed in the red cast of Country Music USA for 5 years  
Favorite Ride :     
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I have tons of photos and video footage from the years of 1985-1989  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   Davondre  
URL or Email address :   SAD100@peoplepc.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Libertyland  
How many times did you visit the park :   10  
Favorite Ride :   Revolution  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I love the stomach turning feeling when you get off the Revolution!  
Comments cont. :   Revolution RULES!  

First Name :   Steve s  
URL or Email address :   Draguntalon@aol.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   Several worked there from 92 to 97 when it closed  
Favorite Ride :   Train  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Wish some place like Opryland would come along in this area again.  
Comments cont. :   One of the best places I ever worked.I would do it all over again.Thanks for these websites  

First Name :   Steven Stobart  
URL or Email address :   Draguntalon@aol.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   I only visited as a guest maybe 10 12 times. I worked there from 92 until it
closed in 97 I helped close the gates.  
Favorite Ride :   The Train  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I miss the park so much.It took alot away from the community as a whole when it
closed. Young and old worked in the park,I guess is what made working there so special.I made alot of friends working
there and I miss seeing them.Sad Sad day on Dec 31,1997  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   Bryan  
URL or Email address :   bryanreiff@insightbb.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   1  
Favorite Ride :     
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I used to work at a church 3 hours from my home in Louisville and once they took me
to Opryland. I remember that day well. Last month I visited Nashville and was very sad to see the park missing. I asked if
Opry Mills was on the site of the former park an  
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First Name :   Frank  
URL or Email address :   fhopp@bellsouth.net  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   worked at park for 1989 untill the end.One of the best places i ever worked. Still
work at the hotel  
Favorite Ride :     
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :     
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First Name :   Linda  
URL or Email address :   Strawngirl@aol.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Liberty Land  
How many times did you visit the park :   not sure  
Favorite Ride :   Pippin  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I grew up in Memphis and remember this ride. Thanks for this site!  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   Beverely  
URL or Email address :   BEVERELYK@aol.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland USA  
How many times did you visit the park :   Not sure of the exact number but several.  
Favorite Ride :   Grizzly River Rampage  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Loved the theme park, have a lot of very found memories there with family. Really
hate it closed would love to have taken my grandkids there. The rides, the music, and the friendly people made it all
worth the drive and the heat. I wish someone would find  
Comments cont. :   Thanks so much for the memories you inspired on this page.  

First Name :   Ginger  
URL or Email address :   Idgie29@aol.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   30  
Favorite Ride :   Swings  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Thanks for this website. It really took me back in time. I will look at it often.  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   Brandy  
URL or Email address :   fourbeaner@yahoo.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   The one and only Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   More times than I can count. Worked there whole summer of 83, and part of
summer of 84.  
Favorite Ride :   that would be hard to say.  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Love your site! Thanks for your work and all the memories!!  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   Carolyn  
URL or Email address :   crkaufman@charter.net  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :     
Favorite Ride :     
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   In the early 70s we visited the park and listened to an outstanding performer named
Mark Barnett. Can you tell me anything about him, his career. etc.  
Comments cont. :   There is a Mark Taylor Barnett listed on the internet, but I dont think that is the same Mark Barnett.
He played outstanding banjo and guitar. Thanks.  

First Name :   Michelle  
URL or Email address :   snm2@msn.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   6 or 7  
Favorite Ride :   Screamin Delta Demon  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Great Park with many memorable experiences. Some of the bigger parks dont hold a
candle to it.  
Comments cont. :   It is sadly missed.  

First Name :   Robert  
URL or Email address :   robert.stpeters@gmail.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   2 maybe 3  
Favorite Ride :   Log flume  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I remember visiting as a child in the early 70s, probably right after it opened. It was
always a treat since it was for my birthday.  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   Bob  
URL or Email address :     
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   To many to count. Worked there 1980-1982.  
Favorite Ride :   All but the Little Deuce Coup. That thing made me sick.  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Met my wife there. Been married 25 years this year. We worked in the Plaza
Cafeteria.  
Comments cont. :   Hate the mall.  

First Name :   Michael  
URL or Email address :   desertman85704@yahoo.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland USA  
How many times did you visit the park :   Unsure Several I Know  
Favorite Ride :   Log Flume  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   It Was A Great Place. They Should Have Never Closed It. It Will Be Missed Forever. I
Loved It.  
Comments cont. :   Opryland USA Nashville Tennessee There Will Never Be Another Park Exactly Like I Am Afraid It Was
Fun.  

First Name :   Tom  
URL or Email address :     
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   Annually from about 74 to 81, then brought my own family back once while
serving in the Navy.  
Favorite Ride :   Flume Zoom and the skyride. When I was a kid, I loved the Tin Lizzies. I could drive?? Woo-hoo!  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   If theyd ever bring it back, it would be a wonderful place for folks to visit with their
families.  
Comments cont. :   Maybe someday theyll get their senses back and start a new one...  

First Name :   Wendy  
URL or Email address :   wendyreyes@hotmail.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   100s. Worked all season long from 85 to 91. Met my husband Ram there and
then left for San Antonio to open Fiesta Texas.  
Favorite Ride :   The Grizzley River Rampage and Rock n Roller Coaster. Was a Grizzley area hostess and later worked
the Rock n Roller Coaster  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I have such wonderful memories. The first time I visited Opry Mills, I cried. I can
remember  
Comments cont. :   exactly where every ride was located in what now is a parking lot!!  

First Name :   Erik  
URL or Email address :   erikjenny@tiscali.de  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   Worked there in 1996  
Favorite Ride :   Skycoaster  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Thanks for this site.  
Comments cont. :     

First Name :   Mary Kaye  
URL or Email address :   simplepages@jaxnet.net  
Which park are you posting about? :   Opryland  
How many times did you visit the park :   At least once per summer for my childhood years, Im guessing 15 or more
times. As a young married couple wed go in the evenings and saw many of the concerts they did those last years
(1992-93?) We saw Sammy Kershaw, Lorrie Morgan, Doug Stone, Patti Lovele  
Favorite Ride :   Rockin Roller Coaster--my first roller coaster and I was scared to death. Then I got old enough/brave
enough to do the Wabash Cannonball  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I think what I remember the best was that I was usually left to run free here--we didnt
worry about things like we do today.  
Comments cont. :   Thank you for these photos and for the descriptions including the smells! I can smell that pizza right
now.  

First Name :   Michelle  
URL or Email address :   bijouxkat@aol.com  
Which park are you posting about? :   OPRYLAND  
How many times did you visit the park :   daily for many,many years. My mom was the head nurse at firstaid and I went to
work with every day during summer.  
Favorite Ride :   chaos,flume zoom and little deuce coup. Also I looooved the music  
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   My time at Opryland was a magical experience.I loved helping lost parents painting
murals on thewalls  
Comments cont. :   and playing with lost kids to relax them while their parents were found. safely wandering the parks
with friends