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A History of Carowinds’ Thunder Road

On May 23, 2015, Carowinds announced the closure of its iconic racing wooden roller coaster, Thunder Road. Originally opened in 1976, Thunder Road has taken nearly 40 million riders on a...


Carowinds Retiring Thunder Road Wooden Coaster

After 39 years and nearly 40 million rides, Carowinds is retiring the park’s wooden racing coaster, Thunder Road. Photo © Carowinds The coaster will carry its last guests on July 26. The ride...