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Cedar Point

Cedar Point
Cedar Point logo.png
Statistics

Location

Sandusky, Ohio, USA

Opened

1870

Owner

Cedar Fair

Size

364 acres (147.3 hectares)

Official Website

http://www.cedarpoint.com/

Cedar Point, viewed from the air

Cedar Point is an amusement park located in Sandusky, Ohio, USA. The park opened in 1870 and is the second oldest amusement park in North America after Lake Compounce. Cedar Point is the flagship park for Cedar Fair and, along with Valleyfair, was one of the original parks owned and operated by the company. Cedar Point currently has the second highest number of roller coasters in one park.

Awards[edit]

Cedar Point received the Golden Ticket Award by Amusement Today for "Best Amusement Park in the World", winning for the fourth consecutive year in a row, however this record was beaten in 2014 by Europa Park. The park has also placed in categories for "Friendliest Staff", "Best Outdoor Night Production" and "Best Halloween Event". Cedar Point won "Best New Ride of 2007" with the new roller coaster Maverick.

Roller coasters[edit]

Present (17)[edit]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Blue Streak Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters Wooden May 23, 1964 Operating
Cedar Creek Mine Ride Arrow Dynamics Mine Train May 24, 1969 Operating
Corkscrew Arrow Dynamics May 15, 1976 Operating
GateKeeper Bolliger & Mabillard Winged May 11, 2013 Operating
Gemini Arrow Dynamics Hybrid June 10, 1978 Operating
Iron Dragon Arrow Dynamics Suspended June 11, 1987 Operating
Magnum XL-200 Arrow Dynamics Hyper May 6, 1989 Operating
Maverick Intamin Launched May 26, 2007 Operating
Millennium Force Intamin Giga May 13, 2000 Operating
Raptor Bolliger & Mabillard Inverted May 7, 1994 Operating
Rougarou Bolliger & Mabillard Floorless May 11, 1996 Operating
Top Thrill Dragster Intamin Strata May 4, 2003 Operating
Wicked Twister Intamin Inverted May 5, 2002 Operating
Valravn Bolliger & Mabillard Dive May 7, 2016 Operating
Wilderness Run Intamin Kiddie May 12, 1979 Operating
Woodstock Express Vekoma Family May 10, 1999 Operating
unknown Rocky Mountain Construction Hybrid 2018 Under construction

Past (16)[edit]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Broadway Trip Mack Rides Steel 1964 1964 or later Palisades Amusement Park
Cyclone Harry Traver Wooden 1929 1951 -
Dip the Dips Scenic Railway Unknown Wooden 1908 1917 -
Disaster Transport Intamin Bobsled 1985 2012 -
High Frolics Andy Vettel Wooden 1918 1940 -
Jumbo Jet Schwarzkopf 1972 1978 Palace Playland
Leap the Dips Andy Vettel Wooden 1912 1935 -
Mean Streak Dinn Corporation Wooden May 11, 1991 September 16, 2016 -
Racer McKay Construction Racing 1910 1928 -
Scamper Unknown Wild Mouse 1962 1969 -
Super Coaster Allan Herschell Company Kiddie 1952 1964 or later -
Switchback Railway Unknown Wooden 1892 1901 -
Three-Way Figure Eight Roller Toboggan Fredrick Ingersoll Wooden 1902 1909 -
Wild Mouse B. A. Schiff & Associates Wild Mouse 1959 1962 -
Wildcat Schwarzkopf 1979 2011 -
WildCat Schwarzkopf 1970 1978 Jolly Rodger Amusement Park