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Corkscrew (Michigan's Adventure)

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Corkscrew
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Corkscrew in 2006.
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Michigan's Adventure
Location Muskegon, Michigan, USA
Status Operating since 1979
Statistics
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Type Steel
Model / product Corkscrew
Riders per train 24
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height79 feet
Top speed45 mph
Length2,350 feet
Inversions2
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Corkscrew is a steel roller coaster located at Michigan's Adventure in Muskegon, Michigan, USA. Opened in 1979, it was the first roller coaster to be built at the park, then called Deer Park and the first inverting roller coaster in the state of Michigan.

Design[edit | edit source]

Elements

Corkscrew begins with a turn directly out of the station into the chain lift hill. At the top of the chain lift, the train goes down the pre-drop and turnaround before the full drop to the ground. Next, the ride turns around and travels into the double corkscrew element.

Trains[edit | edit source]

6 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 24 riders per train.

Images[edit | edit source]