Firefall (California's Great America)

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California's Great America
Location Santa Clara, California, USA
Status Defunct
Operated May 17, 2008 to October 30, 2016
Height restriction 1.4m
Geauga Lake
Location Aurora, Ohio, USA
Operated 1993 to September 16, 2007
Manufacturer HUSS Park Attractions
Product Top Spin
Capacity 40 per cycle

Firefall was a Top Spin built by German manufacturer HUSS that was previously located at California's Great America in Santa Clara, California, USA. It first opened at Geauga Lake in 1993.


The ride at its original location.

In 1993, the ride opened at Geauga Lake as Texas Twister. It operated while the park was owned by Six Flags and Cedar Fair. On September 21, 2007, it was announced that Geauga Lake's closure would be permanent.[1]

Texas Twister was relocated to California's Great America, where it was renamed Firefall. The attraction opened on May 17, 2008.[2]

Firefall closed in 2016.


California's Great America


  1. "Geauga Lake silences rides; water park remains".
  2. "Thrill seekers test FireFall – Great America's new ride".

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