Dark Knight (Six Flags Great America)

Roller coaster in the United States
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The Dark Knight Coaster
Six Flags Great America
Location Gurnee, Illinois, USA
Status Operating since May 21, 2008
Cost $7,500,000 USD
Manufacturer Mack Rides
Product Wild Mouse (compact mobile, rev. 2)
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Enclosed - Wild Mouse
Riders per train 4
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Length 1213 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 2:00

The Dark Knight Coaster is an enclosed steel wild mouse roller coaster located at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, USA.


On September 27, 2007, it was announced that The Dark Knight Coaster would be coming to three Six Flags parks. One of these parks was Six Flags Great America.[1]

In preparation for The Dark Knight Coaster's construction, the Theater Royale building was extensively modified and rethemed as a Gotham City Rail terminal. It officially opened on May 21, 2008.[2]

For the 2022 season, the park added a single rider line to the attraction.[3]



8 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 4 riders per car.


Queue line



  1. "'The Dark Knight' Themed Roller Coaster Coming To Three Six Flags Theme Parks In 2008". Ultimate Rollercoaster.
  2. "Dark Knight roars through Six Flags".
  3. "Six Flags Great America in Gurnee is set to open for the season this week. Here's what's new".

External links

Articles on Six Flags Great America