First Name :   Brett
URL or Email address :   Cheeze00018@hotmail.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Way to many to count...we had season passes for years and the family and friends would always go there the first day of summer when we got out of school...all the way up to when it shut down. *tear*
Favorite Ride :   Chaos
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First Name :   mark
URL or Email address :   majormark@planetc.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   MANY ! Beatrice was a steam train engine in her early days @ Opryland. She might have been converted, but WAS STEAM for years of service there.
Favorite Ride :   I think Rachel is still in a barn there at the park. Have not looked in a while.
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First Name :   mark
URL or Email address :   majormark@planetc.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I worked there Summers of 75,76 and 77. Quit there end of season and went over to the hotel to work. Best job ever had.
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First Name :   Esther
URL or Email address :   zptdoda2004@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Oh my, atleats 100 or more!
Favorite Ride :   Flume Zoom. Sky ride, carousel
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   my @ brothers and my sister, are from nashville. We had season passes every summer from 1971 till 73, when we moved!
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First Name :   Denna
URL or Email address :   Dennab@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   2 times a year every year. This was our vacation.
Favorite Ride :   Carousel
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I miss Opryland. I vowed I would never step foot in that mall. I havent.
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First Name :   Tyrus
URL or Email address :   tyrusarthur@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   at least 10,000
Favorite Ride :   Hangman, or Chaos, or mabey Screamin Delta Demon
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Well, I still love Nashville, but not to fond of Gaylord for destroying one of the best parks on the planet for a waste of time mall.
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First Name :   Michael
URL or Email address :   www.dogwoodcorner.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Was a soundman at the park for most of the 80s including two years on the General Jackson
Favorite Ride :   Flume Zoom
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I really miss the park, one of the biggest mistakes Nashville has made in my opinion. A lot of tourist dollars left with the closing of the park
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First Name :   Pat
URL or Email address :   www.tennesseeconcerts.com/opryland
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Too many times to count
Favorite Ride :   Flume Zoom
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I still cannot believe they closed Opryland. I auditioned for Opryland, went many times & briefly worked there.
Comments cont. :   Check out my Opryland Website with many pictures of Opryland. www.tennesseeconcerts.com/opryland
First Name :   Melissa
URL or Email address :   lissadawn48@hotmail.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Twice
Favorite Ride :   Chaos
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   My family took me to the amusement park twice when I was a kid. I loved it! It was dream. This past summer we passed through Nashville and saw the leftover parts of the park. I cried and cried.
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First Name :   mark
URL or Email address :   maf2j@mtsu.edu
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   used to go every day during the summer
Favorite Ride :   loved all of them
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   looked at the grizzly river rampage remains at opry mills but where is the line que to the screamin delta deamon
Comments cont. :   this site means a lot thankyou for bringing back so many memories
First Name :   Brad
URL or Email address :   blitch1@aol.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   too many to ever count, from an 11 year old in 72 to working there for 10 years through 98.
Favorite Ride :   Loved them all, but probably the Cannonball and Flume Zoom.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Thanks for the site, brings back lots of memories. I would love to find some of the yearbooks,
Comments cont. :   like a school yearbook, that had the employees in them. Anyone?
First Name :   David
URL or Email address :   davidhelms21@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   0
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Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I now work at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center and I am the Delta Boat Tour Guide. I have tons of Guests ask me about the Opryland Themepark everyday. Some thought it was still here. I love to find out all of this information to share wit
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First Name :   Adam
URL or Email address :   akmcgee@charter.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Countless times in my childhood and then I worked there in Food & Beverage from 1986 through 1995. My last name was Hicks then. It was a pretty cool place looking back!
Favorite Ride :   Hangman and the Demon
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Id love to hear from people that worked there when I did and especially people that remember me.
Comments cont. :   Steve excellent job with this site!!!
First Name :   Rachel
URL or Email address :   edina39@hotmail.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   100s
Favorite Ride :   Little Deuce Coupe
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I love this website. Brought back lots of happy memories of a place I spent most of my childhood and teen years. The end of Opryland was the end of tourism in Nashville. All for the sake of a crappy mall. Not right.
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First Name :   Kelly
URL or Email address :   kdcooke33@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   10 or more
Favorite Ride :   Grizzly River Rampage the most. But I loved every ride!
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Memories of Opryland USA are the best memories that I have as a child with my family.I loved it.
Comments cont. :   I was deeply saddened when I found out that they were closing. I just wish my kids could experience what I have.
First Name :   Shane
URL or Email address :   Bloeser
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Lots of times. I had a season pass.
Favorite Ride :   My favorite ride was Hangman and Chaos.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   How can anyone be so stupid to close down a fun amusement park for a mall is beyond me. Its sad that they see a mall as more money than an amusement park.
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First Name :   Rhonda
URL or Email address :   bettyboop42413@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   As often a possible!
Favorite Ride :   Too many to list just one....I guess Chaos
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   It makes me sick everytime I think of Opryland not being there anymore. Thank goodness for so
Comments cont. :   many great memories....shame I cant make any new ones with my children. :(
First Name :   Jim
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How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I worked at opryland playing acoustic guitar in the bluegrass show at the Martin Theater in Hill Country 1984-1987. I also played piano for The Tennessee River Boys some during that same period.
Favorite Ride :   Wabash Cannonball, Grizzly
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I miss the park and it saddens me that my kids cant experience the fun
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First Name :   millie weaver
URL or Email address :   millieweaver58@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   from the time it opened until it closed. My children still talk about going to opryland usa when they were small. they are 35 and 37 now.
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Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   i enjoyed this site, looking back at the pictures and all, thanks.
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First Name :   Jason
URL or Email address :   jrvbamafan@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   around 10 times from 1984 to 1997
Favorite Ride :   wabash cannonball and CHAOS
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   i will always have fond memories of my parents taking me to this park as a child. no mall could ever replace opryland usa. this park will be forever missed but never forgotten.
Comments cont. :   wabash cannonball still has the best drop of any rollercoaster ive ever been on, it was also my first looping coaster to ride. CHAOS...one word AWESOME.
First Name :   mary
URL or Email address :   nannypapa@insightbb.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   our family visited opryland usa many times in the 70s, we especially remember the many times we accompanied our sons high school marching band every year after the murfesboro marching contest, usually on sunday afternoon we took the band kids there and we
Favorite Ride :   log ride
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   we truly miss having the opportunity to just hop in the car and have a park of that calibar to visit, we live 2 hours away in Ky. we remember opryland as a very fun, clean family oriented park to visit. this year we visited dollywood in pigeion forge and
Comments cont. :   we only wish that opryland had not closed, our granddaughter hears us talking about how much fun we had there and we feel bad that she never got to experience it. it was a wonderful place for us to visit, a short trip from our home in kentucky and we usua
First Name :   Grant
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How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Dozens and worked in the park 1981-1984 seasons.
Favorite Ride :   Grizzly River Rampage
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   My wife and I met the summer of 1981 when we both worked at Opryland; married in 1990.
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First Name :   Jenny
URL or Email address :   JenPorter75@aol.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Lots! Every year atleast! My sister and I even bought summer passes one year.
Favorite Ride :   I loved Chaos! Something about the entertainment provided while standing in that long line!
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   And they paved paradise! How true, how true!
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First Name :   Jonathan
URL or Email address :   jchilds1@ch2m.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   At least once a summer from 1972 until about 1989, and then a handful of times thereafter. My grandparents took my brother, sister, and cousin there every summer. I first went when I was a year old.
Favorite Ride :   Wabash cannonball, flume zoom, and little deuce coupe.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Too many great memories than I could fit in this box. This site really brings back a lot of them. Thanks for a job well done.
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First Name :   Susan
URL or Email address :   www.squintress.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I worked there 94/95. It was a fabulous experience and launched the career that I am currently still doing and had much success with.
Favorite Ride :   Chaos
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Thanks for bringing back the many wonderful memories I have from that park.
Comments cont. :   It is such a shame that decision was made to close that park.
First Name :   Tonya
URL or Email address :   nomad1000@hotmail.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Not really sure but we went alot.
Favorite Ride :   Timbertopper and little Timbertopper.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I was really sad when I heard from relatives back home that it was closing. I am just glad that I was
Comments cont. :   able to visit and take my son there back in 1992.
First Name :   Steve
URL or Email address :   bouknighs@bellsouth.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I worked at Opryland in the summer of 1993. I worked on CHAOS and Grizzly River Rampage.
Favorite Ride :   CHAOS
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I had always wanted to work at a theme park ever since I was a kid. (I was 22 when I worked here)When I moved to Nashville I got a summer job on weekends and evenings. I thought it was a great park and I loved it. I no longer live in Nashville and just re
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First Name :   Matthew Spraker
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How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Probably 200, I was a season pass holder as well as an employee in the last days :(
Favorite Ride :   Screamin Delta Deamon!
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I used to catch the cars at the sky ride- Man do I miss this park!
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First Name :   Russ
URL or Email address :   russandbeckyjeffers@comcast.net
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Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I worked in the bluegrass and country show at the Martin theatre from 1974-1997.Our group
Comments cont. :   played and sang the last song performed in the park New Years Eve 1997.I loved everthing at Opryland
First Name :   Ty
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How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   cant count em
Favorite Ride :   Cannonball or Chaos
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I still cant believe a Mall can make more $ than Opryland did, it was packed all the time, and at those ticket prices. I found this site after doing a little research on Visionland in Birmingham and hearing rumors that the Cannonball, Carousel and Swings
Comments cont. :   Your site brought back a great many memories, Great site, i really enjoyed it.
First Name :   Hank
URL or Email address :   hbrackin@comcast.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   About 50 times
Favorite Ride :   Hangman
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   It broke my heart that they closed the park. I think a couple more thrill rides would
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First Name :   Penny
URL or Email address :   pkboyd@tds.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Daily every summer for about 5 years.
Favorite Ride :   Little Deuce Coupe
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Love your website!! Keep those Opryland memories alive!!
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First Name :   Michelle
URL or Email address :   andeeor2@aol.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   none, unfortunately. When coming through Tennessee when I was 17 we were going to stop, but my grandparents decided not to. My brother now lives about 45 minutes away, alas, too late for me to visit.
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First Name :   Tandy
URL or Email address :   pugsley89@hotmail.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Sadley, none! I always wanted to go to Opryland but never had the opportunity. Then, when I finally got old enough to go on my own, it was torn down...
Favorite Ride :   Since I never got to go, I dont have one, but I was always mesmerized by the commercials for Choas...
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I was greatly disappointed when first heard years ago that Opryland was going to be torn down and replaced with a shopping mall. I still cant believe they did that.
Comments cont. :   I am also really surprised to learn that Opryland was around as long as it was. I thought it was a fairly new park in the 90s but from visiting this site, it had been around for awhile!
First Name :   Jon
URL or Email address :   jehobden@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Several times between 1977, when my sister & brother worked there, until 1985, my 2nd summer working there myself. I worked games in 1984 and shops in 1985.
Favorite Ride :   Grizzly River Rampage was great on a hot day, though it often left us w/ soggy coupons from visitors, which a co-worker labelled Grizzly Coupons.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Where is the board where former employees can post? Id love to locate some of my former co-workers online.
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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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