First Name :   Brenda
URL or Email address :   Movslo03@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   My mom,grandma,great aunt, brother, myself, and various other friends would take a van trip from Illinois to opryland every memorial day weekend for 8 years, my uncle from Maryland would meet us there, and every few years my dad would join us
Favorite Ride :   wabash cannonball, I remember going on that ride with my dad, I would be scared to death and he would be laughing
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I am so sad I will never have the chance to share this with my kids....: (
Comments cont. :   we had such a great time there...
First Name :   Pearce
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How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Too few; that is to say, three or four times growing up, & once just after I married. OL-USA *was* my reason to visit Nashville... no more.
Favorite Ride :   Grizzly River Rampage, Screamin Delta Demon, Rock n Roller Coaster.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   No other rapids ride comes close. There was something about hearing Ride of the Valkyries as
Comments cont. :   you spun helplessly toward the drenching of your life. Little touches made the park awesome.
First Name :   Lance
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How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   every other weekend starting in about 1994 cuz i was born in 89.
Favorite Ride :   oh gosh i was really little at the time so i couldnt ride some of them but my favorite ride during the summer was the grizzly river rampage. the first roller coaster i had ever expirienced was the rock n rollercoaster
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   i do enjoy opry mills but i will never forget the great memories of opryland.
Comments cont. :   looking at this website brings back great memories. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!
First Name :   Robert
URL or Email address :   bluedawgrg@hotmail.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   3 times
Favorite Ride :   I really dont remember.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Park was well designed and very clean. Great music and lots of fun.
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First Name :   Dusty
URL or Email address :   mrsdfbrown@highstream.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Season pass holder for several years!
Favorite Ride :   Screamin Demon
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Area kids, now grown, always anxiously awaited the opening of the park for the summer.
Comments cont. :   We all bought season passes and piled into cars repeatedly during preteen and teen years.
First Name :   Evan
URL or Email address :   hediedonmyx@aol.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Too numerous to count! Wed always go there growing up when visiting grandparents in Nashville. So many fond memories, how dare them build a flippin mall over it
Favorite Ride :   Well as a child I was too afraid, I do remember riding Chaos and Rockin Roller Coaster once haha
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   OPRYLAND FOREVER!!!
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First Name :   Rachel
URL or Email address :   rachelhampton@alltel.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Every summer growing up until it closed...as best as I can remember.
Favorite Ride :   I think it would be a tie between Wabash Cannonball and the Rock n roller coaster. I remember one summer when I finally got up the guts to ride WB with my older brother and sister, we rode it again and again until we got sick.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I miss Opryland very much. I have great memories from my childhood wrapped up in that place.
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First Name :   cody
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How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   5 times
Favorite Ride :   chaos
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   its a shame.. it really is
Comments cont. :   how can someone jus come in and tear down 26 years of family fun and vactaion memories..the good times were great but looking at those pictures of a dry lakebed which could still be Grizzly River kills me
First Name :   Blake
URL or Email address :   robersonbt@vcu.edu
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I visited OL one time. Hangman was mny first rollercoaster. I waited all day to ride and only got to ride 3 times before we left that day.
Favorite Ride :   Loved the whole park! I dont remember the year but I went on like a Nascar appreciateion day. SOmetime around 94 i guess!
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I never wanted to go to NAshville but once i saw opryland evberything changed. It is insane for a park to clase down. I want ot go back so bad. I was a kid ad we took a family vacation there.
Comments cont. :   I love this site!
First Name :   Suzanne (Sue)
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How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I visites all summer every summer. I also worked there from 1989-1992 Statefair Games.
Favorite Ride :   Cannonball/Chaos/Screamin/Grizzly
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   This was the ultimate place for a teen to begin their work experience.
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First Name :   Steve
URL or Email address :   txpipes61@sbcglobal.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I have never visited Opryland. However, I have heard much about it. I would be curious to know why the park closed? Thanks for a great site! Steve
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First Name :   Brenda
URL or Email address :   brenda.duckworth@juno.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   many, many times I worked in the park part time when I was divorced, it was my extra income and a day time baby sitter for my son while I was working which was a hugh help to me. The park was the greatest thing for our community here, it was like apart o
Favorite Ride :   Chaos
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First Name :   Michael
URL or Email address :   mrceagle@thrillride.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   0 My grandparents went a few times and wanted us to go but we never got a chance to.
Favorite Ride :   While I have riden the Rickn Roller ocaster at Great Escape if i had gon to the park I think the River Raft ride Grizzly River would have won out.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   This was a nice lookign park that had allot to offer.
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First Name :   Thelma
URL or Email address :   thelmalou@hotmail.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   two times in the early 90s
Favorite Ride :   Dont remember--it was just a very pretty fun-for-every-age park.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I was in Nashville in Feb. 05 and was horrified to see a mall where the park used to be. What a disturbing
Comments cont. :   complex--what was Gaylord thinking?! Time for the Opry to return to the Ryman permanently.
First Name :   Gary
URL or Email address :   http//www.garyscountry.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Never made it there
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Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Though I never made it there, its sad to see this tridition gone. Nice site here. Will be back.
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First Name :   Harry
URL or Email address :   h.hessig@insightbb.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   one
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Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Nice site. Will visit again
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First Name :   Giles
URL or Email address :   http://www.zoonbats.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Several times as a visitor, plus I worked there one summer at the Seafood Wharf in the New Orleans area. Then, halfway through the summer, they changed it to a hotdog restaurant for some strange reason. O_o That was my first job.
Favorite Ride :   Screamin Delta Demon, the original Chaos with all the bizarre graphics, Wabash Cannonball, Flume Zoom, Tennessee Waltz at twilight, Old Mill Scream, and the skyride of course... I loved em all.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Now I can see how beautifully designed and maintained Opryland was, and how nicely they kept all the beautiful trees in amongst the developed parts. Replacing it with a mall has never and will never make sense to me.
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First Name :   Terry L. Coffenberry II
URL or Email address :   terryll2000@sbcglobal.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Never but would love to have gone.
Favorite Ride :   If I would of went to Opryland I would of said all of them. My Mom has been here and she said I would of loved it shes right I would of.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I wish it was still around. BRING IT BACK!!
Comments cont. :   Thanks to Dolly we have Dollywood. Also wish we still had Twitty City.
First Name :   Wes
URL or Email address :   http://www.southernscream.com/
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   2
Favorite Ride :   Chaos
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I visited the park in 1982 (after visiting the Worlds Fair in Knoxville) and also in 1989 the year that Chaos opened.
Comments cont. :   I enjoyed your site, I miss the park and its a shame they tore it out to put in a mall! Gaylord should be ashamed of himself. lol
First Name :   Michael
URL or Email address :   holtsky@boone.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   2-3 times every season, from 1983-1997
Favorite Ride :   Opryland Railroad, Grizzly River Rampage, Screamin Delta Demon, and Wabash Cannonball.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I loved visiting Opryland USA in the summer. We would get to the park in the morning as it opened and were almost always among the last to leave at night. The rides and shows were all great and fun. I was so sad & angry when Gaylord Entertainment tore dow
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First Name :   Cori
URL or Email address :   Corivraken73@aol.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Season pass holder every year since junior high until it closed. We wont mention how long that was!
Favorite Ride :   Rock n Roller Coaster Baby! It is a hard decision thogh. I loved all of them except hangman and the skycoaster.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Any one remember Misty Lane? Opryland was the only place to go hang out when you were a broke teen
Comments cont. :   My oldest did get to go before it closed but I miss being able to take my other kids. I miss it a lot
First Name :   Wendell
URL or Email address :   trey1420@hotmail.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Hundreds-grew up in Nashville and had a season pass every year. Moved out of Nashville in 1985.
Favorite Ride :   Screamin Delta Demon
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Great website-brings back alot of childhood memories for me.
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First Name :   Mike
URL or Email address :   michael.watkins@insightbb.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   At least once a year but most of the time 3 to 4 times a year. I would even spend 3 or 4 days in a row there.
Favorite Ride :   Wabash Cannonball and Grizzly River Rampage
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Enjoyed your website. Brought back many fond memories. Wish Opryland USA was still open!!!!
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First Name :   Donna
URL or Email address :   dsmith@isacclaims.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   twice
Favorite Ride :   Walbash Cannonball & The raft ride
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Sure do wish it was still around, loved that park.
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First Name :   KELLIE
URL or Email address :   DWULFERS@AOL.COM
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I worked there 3 years in cash control
Favorite Ride :   timber topper later know as the rock and roller coster
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I miss going to Opryland an people watching.
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First Name :   Lisa
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How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Worked in Food & Beverage for 8 years.
Favorite Ride :   Chaos
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I have so many memories of Opryland. I still keep in touch with many of my friends I worked with.
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First Name :   nancy
URL or Email address :   nancyghill@charter.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Oh my gosh!!! I dont even know. I know I went with my church every year as long as I can remember and went back at least once or twice a year on top of that.
Favorite Ride :   Walbash Cannnonball
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Am I really this old? I want to go back!!!
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First Name :   JAMIE
URL or Email address :   jamieandashlee@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   EVERY SUMMER DAY FROM 1994-1997
Favorite Ride :   CHAOS........THE RIDE WAS SIMPLY BREATHTAKING AND CHANGED ME FOREVER!!!!!!!!!!
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I REALLY LOVE COMING TO THIS SITE.IT BRINGS A TEAR TO MY EYE EVERYTIME I SEE CHAOS SITTING IN THAT FIELD...BRING MY BABY BACK TO NASHVILLE WHERE SHE BELONGES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Comments cont. :   I CANT BELIEVE THEY PUT THAT JUNK MALL THERE...REALLY BREAKS MY HEART THAT THEY DID THIS..BUT LIFE GOES ON...MAY GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU.....................
First Name :   cindy
URL or Email address :   brvgamerman@bellsouth.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   as much as i can. on rain or sunny day to
Favorite Ride :   handman, scaming delta demon
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   i wish that then did not take it way. and bring it BACK!!!
Comments cont. :   had fun, still miss it.
First Name :   Cory
URL or Email address :   govandy21@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Countless... I am a Nashville Native so I had a season passes every year. How many kids remember carrying their season pass in their wallet like it was a Drivers License? LOL
Favorite Ride :   Hangman! I rode it over and over. Remember walking under the sign and hearing Rodeo(the song on the Beef: Its Whats For Dinner commercials. Good Times.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I was so disappointed to hear that Opryland was going to be torn down to build a SuperMall. My Sister threatened to boycott it. That didnt last long: My sister loves to shop.
Comments cont. :   I now work at Opry Mills and everytime I pull into the parking lot I remember the feeling of turning off Briley Pkwy and seeing the guitar made out of flowers. Some of my favorite memories are from there.
First Name :   Eddie
URL or Email address :   ultrabeachguy@hotmail.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   every year since 1980
Favorite Ride :   Chaos......Rockin roller coaster
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   i cant believe it is gone
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First Name :   Ken
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How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   3 - live in Delaware but visited Opryland while on business trips
Favorite Ride :   Hangman
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Great site! I love theme parks and hate to see any close, esp. Opryland - it was a great park!
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First Name :   Scott
URL or Email address :   horrormoviefreak@msn.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   many times. Id sat about 50 or more.
Favorite Ride :   Hangman. Man that ride was awesome.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Hangman was the best coaster. I hate that stupid mall. I hope it blows up one day.
Comments cont. :   And then they can make another amusement park.
First Name :   Kristi
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How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I visited Opryland many times from early childhood until it closed.
Favorite Ride :   Grizzly River Rampage, Hangman, Little Deuce Coupe, The Raft Ride, Screamin Delta Demon, Sky Buckets
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Opryland was such a wonderful part of growing up. Always happy times and wonderful memories.
Comments cont. :   I miss Opryland. It was one of a kind. There was just a warmth and comfort about it.
First Name :   Randy
URL or Email address :   PredsFan24U@aol.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I bought season passes every year it was open. I was there every chance I got.
Favorite Ride :   Chaos and Old Mill Scream
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   It had to be the best thing Nashville has ever had. Losing it was a disaster.
Comments cont. :   I have many souvenirs and signs from the closing. I will treasue the memories forever!
First Name :   Laurie
URL or Email address :   firstmateone@hotmail.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   1over 50 times
Favorite Ride :   screamin delta deamon
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   just revisted the area and was suprised the park no longer existed!
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First Name :   Bennie
URL or Email address :   benniehesson@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I dont know cause I had season tickets,alot!
Favorite Ride :   River Rampage
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Just wish Gaylord had not closed such a great place to go,the mall is nice but its not a place to have fun with your family,I think i have been to the mall maybe 2 times sense it opened and I only live 6 miles away.
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First Name :   LiLeahe
URL or Email address :   lileahe@charter.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Too many to count!
Favorite Ride :   Hard to choose just one! I think Hangman was my favorite!
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   BRING IT BACK!!! :(
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First Name :   Todd
URL or Email address :   gowe6943@bellsouth.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I went with my mother and father the very first year. After that, one or the other of them took me at least once a year. I told them I would like to work there and guess what,I did. From 82 to 91. I think those were the best years of my life. What other p
Favorite Ride :   It varied with my age. Originally, rides like the tin lizzies, timber topper, flume zoom, bumper cars, wabash cannonball, the skyride. Later on, old mill scream, grizzly river rampage, the trains, chaos, screamin delta demon. Sad to say near the end I nev
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I doubt if anyone who ever went came away anything but happy. I know that the park stayed in the
Comments cont. :   red most of the time and had to be carried by the other parts of the company but it was always worth it.
First Name :   Denna
URL or Email address :   DennaB@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   every year from 1973 until my last trip in 1991
Favorite Ride :   carousel
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I miss opryland
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First Name :   Amy
URL or Email address :   AmyA40@aol.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   numerous...more times than i can count!! Id say atleast 5 times a summer (because we had season passes)and that 5 times isnt including Christmas or Howl-o-ween in the Park, soo...7 times a year until i was 11
Favorite Ride :   Id have to say the Log Ride (Dulcimer Splash) or the Grizzly River Rampage.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Opryland was amazing. It was what I looked forward to every single summer. I could not wait!!!!!!!!
Comments cont. :   Im so glad they decided to tear down history and build a mall...just what we need..(Kidding)
First Name :   Zack
URL or Email address :   www.zackbennett.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Hundreds
Favorite Ride :   Hangman, Chaos, Wabash Cannonball, Screamin Delta Demon, Rock n Roller Coaster, Dulcimer Splash, Train Ride, Sky Ride, Barnstormer
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I miss Opryland. Went out to Opry Mills yesterday and saw the old Grizzly River. So sad.
Comments cont. :   Hard to believe its gone. Steve...this is a magnificent site. Keep up the good work!
First Name :   Doug
URL or Email address :   dbrown1808@charter.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   10
Favorite Ride :   wabash cannonball
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   It breaks my heart to know that my kids cant visit Opryland. How can that equipment be out in a
Comments cont. :   field rusting away. What a great place to visit. I have great memories of Nashville.
First Name :   Lydia
URL or Email address :   http://web.utk.edu/~lmullica
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I visited hundreds of times. I am from Lebanon, about 30 min. away from Opryland. Growing up, there was NOTHING else for a kid to do, so Opryland was the best thing on Earth to me and my friends!
Favorite Ride :   Old Mill Scream, Grizzly River Rampage, Dulcimer Splash, Hangman, Wabash Cannonball, and Screamin Delta Demon
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Opryland was WAY better than the mall--there arent even any good stores. Bring back the rides!!!!
Comments cont. :   I go to school in Knoxville now, so I am close to Dollywood, but it will never live up to Opryland!
First Name :   Sharon
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How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   about 5 times
Favorite Ride :   Old Mill Scream, Grizzley River Rampage, and the Rock N Roller coaster
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   This site was awesome thanks so much for the memories! Opryland was awesome. Many great memories.
Comments cont. :   This made me sad and mad at times. I hate seeing where the rides are now. My kids will never see them.
First Name :   Jon
URL or Email address :   cpudoktr@comcast.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   100+
Favorite Ride :   Chaos
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I really hate that my daugher will not be able to have the same memories I did, by having a decent theme park locally.
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First Name :   Andrew B. Sheppard
URL or Email address :   andrew.sheppard@us.army.mil
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I visited the park twice during my childhood (1982 and in 1991).
Favorite Ride :   Screamin Delta Demon, Tin Lizzies, and of course the Trains.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I would love to see Busch Gardens purchase would purchase a few of the rides that are in Indiana and put them in Williamsburg, VA.
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First Name :   Jimmy & Jerri
URL or Email address :   long2735@aol.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Combined 40 times
Favorite Ride :   Chaos & Hangman
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Wished they NEVER shut it down or sold it out,Took away ALOT of Childhood & Adult memories
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First Name :   Tina
URL or Email address :   pier_rn@hotmail.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   One
Favorite Ride :   The ride that had the corkscrew.
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First Name :   Jason
URL or Email address :   metalicaja@aol.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   are you kidding? i had a season pass every year i was alive until they closed it to build that stupid mall. i dont think i could even give an estimate.
Favorite Ride :   i loved em all, id give ANYTHING in the world to be able to ride any of em just one more time
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Anyone else think Opry Mills (the mall that took over) is horrible? I cant stand it. But man was Opryland fun! Even though they didnt have any HUGE rides like all the parks now, id rather go back to Opryland any day before i would go to a Six Flags or som
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