First Name :   Tony
URL or Email address :   ratdogg68@aol.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Too many to count,I worked there on two different years. Feb. 1994 til Mar. 1985, then again Mar. 1996 til close. I worked mainly in the Petting Zoo but also waorked other coasters too.
Favorite Ride :   I liked the Petting Zoo most of all. I love animals and it was a great experience to work there with the animals I did.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I loved working there and miss it every day. I would most likely still be working there, in the zoo, if it was still opened.
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First Name :   Amanda
URL or Email address :   aescue@webmd.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I worked at the park from 1995 til close and for the opry after
Favorite Ride :   Grizzly
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   It was a blast working there...I miss it!
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First Name :   Tennille Kalitta
URL or Email address :   http://www.geocities.com/desertwindpony
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Probably about 10
Favorite Ride :   The one that crashed down into the water, forgot the name.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I was utterly heartbroken when I heard they were closing and tearing down Opryland. I grew up going there on vacation almost every summer with my family. It was my fav. place to go. I think its horrible what they did! At least I see some of the rides esca
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First Name :   Kristin
URL or Email address :   Kristin@bgky.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   5
Favorite Ride :   Chaos, Old Mill Scream...loved them all really.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   This was the first amusement park I ever went to. I went a couple of times as a kid living in Kentucky. I moved to Florida when I was 10 and came back to Kentucky during summer vacation and Opryland seemed to be the big event of the summer.
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First Name :   Kedrah
URL or Email address :   kedrah@mindspring.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   3 or 4
Favorite Ride :   Walbash CannonBall
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   This was my introduction to coasters. My dad and I always rode together. Now that he has passed those are some of my favorite memories of my dad.
Comments cont. :   Being a poor family Opryland was the only place my family would go and we would only spend the day and then head back to Huntsville. I will always miss Opryland.
First Name :   Regena
URL or Email address :   
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   too many times to count
Favorite Ride :   loved it all
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I miss it
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First Name :   Karen
URL or Email address :   kkscolbalt@aol.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I worked there for a few years in 1973 - 75 I believe. I was there the year it flooded and helped clean the park up so it could open
Favorite Ride :   Dont remember
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Why did they get rid of it. Opry Mills sucks.
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First Name :   Sarah
URL or Email address :   djdaizee@comcast.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Too many times to count. Was born in 1976, went daily each summer since I can remember. Worked there from 1990 to 1996.
Favorite Ride :   Swings...please hold onto all loose articles including hats, glasses and shoes without a back strap.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   Place of many memories... shame my kids wont have it.
Comments cont. :   Best memory? I was kissed for the first time in the cave under the waterfall at Old Mill Scream
First Name :   sherri
URL or Email address :   
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   many times . my father and mother made a yearly trip there we were from virginia and we looked forward to going every year
Favorite Ride :   all of them!!!!!!
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   what were they thinking when they tore down a piece of history. i mean do they not care???
Comments cont. :   i was looking forward to taking my children and showing them what i did when i was young. now i cant do that!!!!!!!
First Name :   sherri
URL or Email address :   srasnake@mail.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   i visited opryland over 20 times. i travled 10 hours to the magical place. it is sad that i will not have the chance to take my children there for them to enjoy!
Favorite Ride :   all of them
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   god forbid we needed another mall!!they need to bring back opryland usa !!!!
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First Name :   Lisa
URL or Email address :   
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
URL or Email address :   
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
URL or Email address :   
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
URL or Email address :   
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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First Name :   JERRY
URL or Email address :   jds53@alltel.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Only once, after it first opend.
Favorite Ride :   dont remember its been a long time ago.
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First Name :   heath
URL or Email address :   aceheathnorris@aol.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   almost daily from jan 93 to oct 93. i worked there.
Favorite Ride :   never rode any, worked on the big easter show project, then backstage at one of the music shows.
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First Name :   brad jones
URL or Email address :   hardrockr04@go.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   many, many, many, the last summer they were open we got season passes, thank god (this was before we found out)
Favorite Ride :   rock-n-roller coaster was the bomb...
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   looking at this site makes me miss opryland more and more and makes me hate that mall more and more...
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First Name :   Matt
URL or Email address :   
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   A couple times. Not enough!
Favorite Ride :   The Wabash Cannonball or Chaos. I wasnt tall enough to ride Screamin Delta Deamin or Hangman. I was mad when they closed the park and never rode them. I still havent ridden another inverted coaster since.
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   You made an awesome website. Thanks for bringing back some good memories.
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First Name :   T Trovato
URL or Email address :   thomastrovato@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   Literally 100s, as I lived in walking distnace of the park. Thank God for season passes
Favorite Ride :   Sky Coaster, Hangman
Comments(max 3 lines per box) :   I feel the loss as many do, I grew up in nashville, and worked at opryland from 1992 till the end
Comments cont. :   A shout out to everyone I worked with at Cafe Mardi Gras epecially the seasons of 1992 and 1997 Peace!
First Name :   kamron
URL or Email address :   binkleyknl@comcast.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   countless my parent said id live there if i could.
Favorite Ride :   hangman cannonball rode connonball 54 times in a row on a rainy day one time
Comments :   great web site looking at it makes me miss even more so many memories.
First Name :   Jimmie
URL or Email address :   Adams
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   more than i could ever count. we went there every friday after we got out of school. it was our hang out not rivergate mall. lol
Favorite Ride :   Hangman, Chaos
Comments :   Opryland was my second home. it makes me sad to see the rides just sitting there rusting. Bring them back home to nashville..
First Name :   Elson
URL or Email address :   bluegrassshop@wmconnect.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I was the first country singer hired at Opryland in 1972-I had a stage in front of the Roy Acuff theatre and later worked with a group called the Silver Strings- we were in the lakeside area - thanks for the web site- Elson Smith
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First Name :   Joy Burmaster
URL or Email address :   joyburmaster@yahoo.com
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I visited twice.
Favorite Ride :   The water rapids.
Comments :   I never heard why they defuncted the park. It was a really nice park and not too far way from the central Indiana area. Boo Hoo!!
First Name :   Darla
URL or Email address :   dmmdhughes@sbcglobal.net
How many times did you visit Opryland USA :   I worked in the park from 94 to 97. Was forced to the hotel before the park closed. Quit last year.
Favorite Ride :   Hangman, When they needed someone to test it out one morning, I voluntered. I rode it 15 times in a row. What a headache I got from that.
Comments :   When you hire a bunch of kids to run a themepark, it will close. They didnt care. Things were not run right. They needed better management!!!! What a pity!!!!