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Bay Beach Amusement Park Plans for 2015 and 2016

Bay Beach Amusement Park continues to grow following the success of the Zippin Pippin. The Green Bay, Wis., amusement park announced today plans for three new rides and an expanded train that will run under Zippin Pippin’s structure: Coming in...

Our Favorite Moments from 2014, Part 1

The 2014 coaster season was a stellar one for the Coaster101 team, and we’re highlighting a few of our favorite moments from the year in this two-part series. John Timber was a common theme of my 2014 coaster season. Wooden...

Zippin Pippin: Then and Now

My first ride on the Zippin Pippin was a blur. Only five years old, I was unknowingly coaxed onto the old wooden roller coaster at Libertyland in Memphis, Tennessee. I remember seeing the backs of the riders in front of me....

Small Park Showcase: Bay Beach Amusement Park

Welcome to the second installment of our Small Park Showcase article series, which highlights the lesser known “hidden treasure” amusement parks that coaster lovers may overlook. Today, we’re covering Bay Beach Amusement Park in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The amusement park, located on...

Zippin Pippin Welcomes Millionth Rider

Bay Beach Amusement Park’s Zippin Pippin wooden coaster welcomed its millionth rider this past Sunday. Ashley Jolley of Oswego, Illinois was the lucky millionth rider. She received a gift basket full of Zippin Pippin memorabilia, a plaque and a ride...

A-Z Coaster of the Week: Zippin Pippin

Our last “A-Z Coaster of the Week” is one that is very special to me: the Zippin Pippin. Once located at Libertyland in my hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, a replica of the historic roller coaster now operates at Bay Beach...

My First Coaster RCT3 Short Film

Do you remember your first ride on a roller coaster? “My First Coaster” is a short film created with Roller Coaster Tycoon 3 (RCT3) that follows a boy as he overcomes his fear of riding a roller coaster. It is...