Tagged: coaster

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A-Z Coaster of the Week: Thunderhead

This week’s A-Z Coaster is none other than Thunderhead at Dollywood — which is celebrating its 10th year of operation in 2014. Opened in 2004, The twisted wooden coaster is a...

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Goliath Lift Hill Topped Off

Six Flags Great America construction crews are working quickly to prepare Goliath for its rumored early June opening. Early June? According to a “midnight premiere” promotion the park is running (see...

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Story Land’s Roar-O-Saurus Rises

Story Land’s (Glen, N.H.) new-for-2014 family wooden coaster, Roar-O-Saurus, is taking shape. The Gravity Group coaster is only 1,242 feet long and stands 40 feet tall and features quite possibly the...

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Knoebels Announces Steel Coaster for 2015

The 2014 season hasn’t even begun for most parks, yet Knoebels is already announcing exciting plans for 2015. Earlier today, the park shared renderings of its new-for-2015 steel coaster, Impulse. The park...

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No Limits 2 Simulator Released

The wait is over. The successor to 2001’s No Limits coaster simulator is now available after years of development. The highly anticipated simulator is packed with new features and track models...

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Five Innovative Ride Concepts for 2020

Our friends at Theme Park Tourist enlisted the creative minds of five coaster experts (including our very own Nick Weisenberger) to propose five ride concepts that we may see within the next...

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Carowinds Planning 300-Foot-Tall Coaster

According to this article in the Charlotte Observer, Carowinds is planning a giga coaster, a coaster that stands at least 300 feet tall. The new 300-foot-tall coaster will cost $30 million....