California's Great America

California's Great America
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amusement park
Santa Clara, California, USA
Status Operating
Opened May 20, 1976
Owner Cedar Fair
General manager Raul Rehnborg
Previous names Marriott's Great America (1976–1985)
Great America(1985–1993;2006–2008)
Paramount's Great America (1993–2006)

California's Great America is an amusement park in Santa Clara, California, USA.

History[edit | edit source]

The land on which the park sits on was acquired by Cedar Fair for $150 million in June 2019.[1]

Roller coasters[edit | edit source]

Present (9)[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Demon Arrow Dynamics Sit-Down 1976 Operating
Flight Deck Bolliger & Mabillard Inverted 1993 Operating
Gold Striker Great Coasters International Wooden 2013 Operating
Grizzly Curtis D. Summers Wooden 1986 Operating
Lucy's Crabbie Cabbies E&F Miler Industries Kiddie 1999 Operating
Patriot Bolliger & Mabillard Floorless 1991 Operating
Psycho Mouse Arrow Dynamics Wild Mouse 2001 Operating
RailBlazer Rocky Mountain Construction Single rail 2018 Operating
Woodstock Express Intamin Kiddie 1987 Operating

Past (5)[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Greased Lightnin' Schwarzkopf Shuttle 1977 2002 -
Gulf Coaster Allan Herschell Company Kiddie 1976 1980 -
Invertigo Vekoma Shuttle 1998 2010 Dorney Park
Stealth Vekoma Flying 2000 2003 Carowinds
Whizzer Schwarzkopf Sit-Down 1976 1988 -

References[edit | edit source]