Kings Island

Kings Island
amusement park
Mason, Ohio, USA
Status Operating
Opened April 29, 1972
Owner Cedar Fair
Area 775 acres (313.6 hectares)

Kings Island is a theme park located in Mason, Ohio, USA. The park is owned by Cedar Fair, and was originally part of the Paramount Parks chain that Cedar Fair acquired from CBS Corporation in 2006. Kings Island is one of two Cedar Fair parks in Ohio, the other being Cedar Point. Kings Island is the second most visited seasonal theme park in North America, behind Canada's Wonderland.

Roller coasters[edit | edit source]

Present (13)[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status Restriction/inches (to ride alone)
Adventure Express Arrow Dynamics Mine Train 1991 Operating 48 inches
Backlot Stunt Coaster Premier Rides Launched 2005 Operating 48 inches
Banshee Bolliger & Mabillard Inverted 2014 Operating 52 inches
Bat Arrow Dynamics Suspended 1993 Operating 48 inches
The Beast Charlie Dinn Wooden 1979 Operating 48 inches
Diamondback Bolliger & Mabillard Hyper 2009 Operating 54 inches
Flight of Fear Premier Rides Indoor/LIM 1996 Operating 54 inches
Flying Ace Aerial Chase Vekoma Inverted 2001 Operating 44 inches
Great Pumpkin Coaster E&F Miler Industries Kiddie 1992 Operating 40 inches
Invertigo Vekoma Shuttle 1999 Operating 54 inches
Mystic Timbers Great Coasters International Wooden 2017 Operating 48 inches
Racer John C. Allen Wooden 1972 Operating 48 inches
Woodstock Express John C. Allen Wooden 1972 Operating 46 inches

Past (8)[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Bat Arrow Dynamics Suspended 1981 1983 -
Bavarian Beetle S.D.C. Sit-Down 1972 1979 -
Demon Arrow Dynamics Shuttle 1977 1987 Camden Park
Firehawk Vekoma Flying 2007 October 28, 2018 -
King Cobra Togo Stand-Up 1984 2001 -
Scooby's Ghoster Coaster Caripro Suspended 1998 2005 -
Son of Beast Roller Coaster Corporation of America Wooden 2000 2009 -
Vortex Arrow Dynamics Sit-Down April 11, 1987 October 27, 2019 -

Future (1)[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opening Status Restriction/inches (to ride alone)
Orion Bolliger & Mabillard Giga 2020 Under construction 54 inches

Attractions[edit | edit source]

Operating[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Boo Blasters on Boo Hill Sally Corporation Tracked Dark Ride 2003
Charlie Brown's Wind Up Zamperla Waveswinger 1992
Congo Falls Intamin Shoot The Chute 1988
Delirium HUSS Frisbee 2003
Drop Tower: Scream Zone Intamin Drop Tower 1999
Dodgem Unknown Dodgems 1986
Eiffel Tower Intamin Observation Tower 1972
Grand Carousel Philadelphia Toboggan Company Carousel 1972
Kings Mills Antique Autos Gould Manufacturing Antique Cars 2019
Kite Eating Tree Zamperla Jumpin' Star 2006
Linus Launcher Zamperla Kite Flyer 2006
Monster Eyerly Aircraft Company Monster 1972
Race For Your Life Charlie Brown Hopkins Log Flume 2001
Sally's Sea Plane Zamperla Crazy Bus 1998
Scrambler Eli Bridge Company Scrambler 1972
Shake, Rattle & Roll HUSS Troika 1975
Snoopy vs. Red Baron Zamperla Jump Around 1992
SlingShot Funtime SlingShot 2002
Snoopy's Space Buggies Zamperla Aero Top Jet 2015
Surf Dog Zamperla Disk'O 2006
Viking Fury Intamin Pirate Ship 1982
WindSeeker Mondial WindSeeker 2011
White Water Canyon Intamin River Rapids 1985
Woodstock Gliders Larson International Flying Scooters 2015
Xtreme Skyflyer Sky Fun 1 Inc. Skycoaster 1995
Zephyr Zierer Waveswinger 1986

Closed[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Bayern Kurve Schwarzkopf Bayern Kurve 1973 1982 Relocated to Australia's Wonderland
Crypt HUSS Top Spin 2002 2011 Scrapped
Cuddle Up Philadelphia Toboggan Company Cuddle Up/Crazy Daisy 1972 1976 Unknown
Der Spinnen Keggers Intamin Teacups 1972 1989 Scrapped
Ferris Wheel Eli Bridge Company Ferris Wheel 1978 1990 Relocated to Libertyland
Flight Commander Intamin Flight Trainer 1990 1995 Relocated to Flamingo Land
Flying Dutchman Intamin Flying Dutchman 1973 1990 Relocated to Kentucky Kingdom
Flying Eagles Bisch-Rocco Flying Scooters 1972 2004 Relocated to Carowinds
Gulliver's Rub-A-Dub Arrow Dynamics Scenic Boat Ride 1972 1981 Scrapped
Halley's Comet Hrubetz Round-Up 1972 1979 Unknown
Kenton's Cove Keelboat Canal Arrow Dynamics Log Flume 1973 2000 Scrapped
Kings Mills Log Flume Arrow Dynamics Log Flume 1972 1999 Renovated
Les Taxis Arrow Dynamics Juvenile Track Ride 1972 2004 Scrapped
Lion Country Safari Monorail Universal Mobility Monorail 1974 1993 Scrapped
Scrappy's Slide Aero-Mar Plastics Astroglide 1972 1994 Scrapped
Ohio Overland Auto Livery Arrow Dynamics Juvenile Track Ride 1972 1997 SBNO, then scrapped
Rotor Chance Rides Rotor 1972 1982 Unknown
Skylab HUSS Enterprise 1986 1997 Relocated to Parque Del Café
Skyride Von Roll Ropeway 1972 1979 Scrapped
Smurf's Enchanted Voyage Arrow Dynamics Scenic Boat Ride 1972 1991 Scrapped
Sunshine Turnpike Arrow Dynamics Juvenile Track Ride 1972 1994 Scrapped
Thunder Alley J&J Amusements Go-Karts 1996 2012 Scrapped
Tumble Bug Harry Traver Engineering Tumble Bug 1972 1985 Scrapped
Wheel of Fortune Chance Rides Trabant/Satellite 1972 1980s Relocated to Bland's Amusement Park
Winnie Witch's Cauldrons Unknown Teacups 1972 1991 Scrapped
Zodiac Waagner-Biro Double Wheel 1975 1986 Relocated to Australia's Wonderland