Cedar Point is a place like no other with 18 world-class roller coasters. The riding experiences are so diverse, there’s a roller coaster for every thrill seeker. From pint-sized starters like Woodstock Express to the 120-mph Top Thrill Dragster – if you love roller coasters, this is the only place you need to be.
Experience the World's Tallest Coaster! There’s a reason this coaster is known as the King. Kingda Ka is quite simply the tallest coaster in the world and fastest roller coaster in North America. Is that impressive enough to warrant royalty? You bet it is.
A looming giant amongst a park full of them, Millennium Force was designed for the purpose of proving bigger is better. In fact, Millennium Force’s creation demanded an all-new category just to classify its one of a kind nature – thus was born the giga-coaster.
Fury 325 is currently the seventh fastest, sixth tallest, and fourth longest roller coaster in the world. In North American rankings, the roller coaster is the tallest, fastest, and longest non-launched steel roller coaster on the continent. The roller coaster is currently the tallest in the world to use a chain lift hill.
El Toro, a Spanish term meaning The Bull, is a wooden roller coaster at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey. Designed by Intamin of Switzerland, it opened to the public on June 11, 2006. Intamin also worked with members of Rocky Mountain Construction to build the ride.
Formula Rossa. Formula Rossa (Arabic: فورمولا روسا) is a launched roller coaster located at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Manufactured by Intamin, Formula Rossa is the world's fastest roller coaster with a top speed of 240 km/h (150 mph).
Superman the Ride (formerly known as Bizarro and Superman: Ride of Steel) is a steel roller coaster located at Six Flags New England in Agawam, Massachusetts. Built by Intamin in 2000, it features a 208-foot (63 m) lift hill, a 221-foot (67 m) drop, and over 1-mile (1.6 km) of track.
Diamondback is a steel roller coaster designed by Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M) at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, United States. The ride is located in Rivertown just behind International Street and the Eiffel Tower. When built in 2009, it was the first hypercoaster to feature a splashdown and the first B&M roller coaster at Kings Island.
Intimidator is a steel roller coaster built by Bolliger & Mabillard at Carowinds. The roller coaster is located in the Celebration Plaza section of the park. Intimidator is the thirteenth roller coaster installed at Carowinds and is located near the entrance of the theme park.
Apollo's Chariot is a steel roller coaster at the Busch Gardens Williamsburg theme park in James City County, Virginia, United States. The ride was the first Hyper Coaster designed by Swiss firm Bolliger & Mabillard. It officially opened to the public on March 30, 1999.
SheiKra (/ˈʃiːkrə/, SHEE-krə) is a steel Dive Coaster roller coaster at the Busch Gardens Tampa Bay amusement park in Tampa, Florida, United States. The roller coaster was proposed by Mark Rose, vice-president of design and engineering for the park, and designed by Bolliger & Mabillard.
The Voyage is a wooden roller coaster located at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana. It opened to the public on May 6, 2006. Designed and built by The Gravity Group with the help of designers Mike Graham, Korey Kiepert, Larry Bill, Chad Miller, and former park President Will Koch, the roller coaster is themed to the famous voyage of the Mayflower by Pilgrims to North America in 1620.
Whether you speak coaster or not, come see why Montu ® means thrills to roller coaster enthusiasts in any language. Climb high into the air and hold on for a twisting drop, a 60-foot vertical loop, an Immelmann loop and a weightless roll and that's only the beginning on this inverted roller coaster.
Lightning Rod is a wooden roller coaster located at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Marketed as the world's first launched wooden roller coaster, the ride is themed to hot rod cars from the 1950s and was manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction.
Manta is a steel flying roller coaster at SeaWorld Orlando. The attraction allows guests to encounter numerous species of ray before boarding a manta ray-shaped train that takes them on a 3,359-foot-long (1,024 m) roller coaster ride above the park, reaching top speeds of 56 miles per hour (90 km/h). ...
Its codename followed a similar format used for other roller coasters during their teaser campaigns, such as SW4  for Oblivion and SW6 for Thirteen. In June 2012, a trademark filed by Merlin Entertainments, parent company of Alton Towers, hinted that the new ride would be named The Smiler.
Goliath is a wooden roller coaster at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois. Manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction and designed by Alan Schilke, the ride set three world records for wooden roller coasters when it opened to the public on June 19, 2014: the longest drop at 180 feet (55 m), the steepest drop at 85°, and the fastest speed at 72 miles per hour (116 km/h).
Iron Rattler is a steel roller coaster located at Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio, Texas. The ride opened in 2013, replacing The Rattler, a wooden roller coaster, by putting a new steel track on top of The Rattler's wooden support structure.
Both coasters operate with two trains of six cars seating two across in two rows for a total capacity of 24 riders. The restraint on each is a lap bar. Outlaw Run has shin guards which prevent people like me who don’t have long legs from planting their feet on the floor of the car.
Do-Dodonpa (ド･ドドンパ) is an S&S Worldwide roller coaster, formerly known as Dodonpa (ドドンパ), located at Fuji-Q Highland in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan. The ride uses compressed air to launch its trains. This steel roller coaster made its debut on 21 December 2001, making headlines when it broke two records.
So when the park began marketing the New Texas Giant as having the steepest drop on a wooden roller coaster, several eyebrows raised in the coaster community. In terms of ride experience, the new Giant is certainly closer to a steel coaster than a wooden coaster as well.
Eurosat - CanCan Coaster is an upcoming enclosed roller coaster at Europa-Park. The ride is part of a refurbishment from the original Eurosat which will include new track, some minor layout changes and a virtual reality experience that will have its own separate station.
T Express is a "triple out and back twister" hybrid wooden roller coaster that is built with Intamin prefabricated wood track. T Express has the steepest first drop for a wooden coaster in the world and ranks as one of the tallest, fastest and longest as well.
GateKeeper is a steel roller coaster located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio. Designed by Bolliger & Mabillard (B&M), it was the fifth Wing Coaster installation in the world. The ride opened on May 11, 2013, on the most successful opening weekend to date in the park's history.
Skyrush is an Intamin prototype Wing Coaster with winged seating at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. It opened to the general public on May 26, 2012. Skyrush is Hersheypark's 12th roller coaster, and its third coaster made by Intamin.
Boulder Dash is a wooden roller coaster located at Lake Compounce in Bristol, Connecticut. Construction for the coaster began in June 1999 and was completed in May 2000. The coaster was built by Custom Coasters International using Southern Yellow Pine wood; while the track is made of Douglas Fir.
A roller coaster is a type of amusement ride that employs a form of elevated railroad track designed with tight turns, steep slopes, and sometimes inversions. People ride along the track in open cars, and the rides are often found in amusement parks and theme parks around the world.
Takabisha (高飛車, Takabisha) is a Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter steel roller coaster located at the Fuji-Q Highland theme park in Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan. It is famous for having a drop angle of 121° – the steepest coaster in the world. The Japanese name Takabisha translates to "high-handed" or "domineering" in English.
Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith is an enclosed launched steel roller coaster at Disney's Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort and at the Walt Disney Studios Park in Disneyland Paris (where it is called Rock 'n' Roller Coaster avec Aerosmith).
Tatsu is a steel flying roller coaster designed by Bolliger & Mabillard at the Six Flags Magic Mountain amusement park located in Valencia, California, United States. Announced on November 17, 2005, the roller coaster opened to the public on May 13, 2006 as the park's seventeenth roller coaster.
Leviathan / l ɪ ˈ v aɪ. ə θ ən / is a steel roller coaster in the Medieval Faire section of the park at Canada's Wonderland in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada. It is the first roller coaster designed by Swiss firm Bolliger & Mabillard to exceed a height of 300 feet (91 m), putting it in a class of roller coasters commonly referred to as giga.
The Coney Island Cyclone (better known as simply the Cyclone) is a historic wooden roller coaster in the Coney Island section of Brooklyn, New York City. It opened on June 26, 1927, and was originally part of the Astroland theme park. The Cyclone is now part of Luna Park.