Bakken

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amusement park
Location
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Klampenborg, Sjælland, Denmark
Status Operating
Opened 1583
Website http://bakken.dk/

Bakken is a theme park located in Sjælland, Denmark. Opened in 1583, the park is the oldest theme park in existence, although no roller coasters were built until 1932.

Name[edit | edit source]

The park's full name is "Dyrehavsbakken", but most of the locals call it "Bakken".

History[edit | edit source]

Bakken originally opened as a source for natural water. It soon became a destination for entertainment in Denmark.

Roller Coasters[edit | edit source]

The park's first roller coaster was built in 1932 and several more followed in the 1980's and 90's.

Roller coasters[edit | edit source]

Present[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Mariehønen Zierer Family 1981 Operating
Mine Train Ulven Intamin Family 1997 Operating
Rutschebanen Lebela Wooden May 16, 1932 Operating
Tornado Intamin Spinning April 9, 2009 Operating
Vilde Mus Mack Rides Wild Mouse March 29, 2012 Operating

Past[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Status
unknown Bobsled 1930s ≤1950 Defunct
Racing Zierer Sit-Down 1972 September 13, 2020 Defunct

External links[edit | edit source]

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    Bakken on the Roller Coaster DataBase.