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Magic Springs & Crystal Falls

Magic Springs and Crystal Falls
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Location

Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States

Opened

1978

Closed

1995

Reopened

2000

Official Website

http://www.magicsprings.com

Owner

CNL Lifestyle Properties

Operator

Amusement Management Partners, LLC

Magic Springs and Crystal Falls is a theme park/waterpark in Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States. It was opened in 1978, but closed in 1995 for financial reasons. It was reopened in 2000.

Events[edit]

"Quarantined," a haunted house during Magic Screams 2012

Magic Springs has multiple events throughout the year such as

  • Education in Motion
  • Celebrate The Word
  • SplashDance
  • Magic Screams

Incidents[edit]

The following is a list of incidents that have occurred at Magic Springs and Crystal Falls.

  • On July 30th, 2006, a 45-Year old woman from Memphis, Tennessee fell from the Twist and Shout coaster. Inspectors sais she was too large for the ride, which caused the safety restraints to not work properly.
  • On September 4th, 2006, an 11-year old boy was shot in the wrist from a falling .22 caliber bullet.
  • On June 9th, 2007, a power outage left 12 people stranded upside-down 150 feet feet in the air for 30 minutes on the X-Coaster.

Roller coasters[edit]

Present[edit]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Arkansas Twister Michael Black and Associates Wooden 1992 Operating
Big Bad John Arrow Dynamics Mine Train 2000 Operating
Diamond Mine Run E&F Miler Industries Family 2000 Operating
Gauntlet Vekoma Inverted 2004 Operating
X Coaster Maurer AG Sit-Down 2006 Operating

Past[edit]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Roaring Tornado Arrow Dynamics Steel 1980 1989 Elitch Gardens
Twist 'n' Shout Zamperla Wild Mouse 2000 2012 Family Kingdom Amusement Park
Wild Hog Unknown Kiddie 1978 1984 -
Zyklon Pinfari Steel 1992 1995 -