Carolina Goldrusher

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Carolina Goldrusher
Carolina Goldrusher (Carowinds) 2009 01.jpg
Location Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
Status Operating since March 31, 1973
Height restriction 48 inches (122 cm)
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Type Steel - Mine Train - Hybrid
Product Mine Train
Riders per train 28
Propulsion 2 chain lift hills
Height 43 feet
Top speed 30 mph
Length 2397 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 2:17
The entrance in 2008

Carolina Goldrusher is a steel hybrid mine train roller coaster located at Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. It opened with the park on March 31, 1973.[1] It is of only three original rides that still operate in the park today.



5 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows, for a total of 30 riders per train.


  1. "Carowinds Promises Its Visitors A Lot", The Charlotte Observer.

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