Roller coaster in the United States
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Knott's Berry Farm
Location Buena Park, California, USA
Status Operating since December 8, 1998
Cost $24,000,000
Height restriction 48 inches (122 cm)
Builder Custom Coasters International, Inc.
Designer / calculations Dennis McNulty, Larry Bill
Type Wooden
Hourly capacity 1600
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Serial number 30
Height 118 feet
Drop 108 feet
Top speed 56 mph
Length 4533 feet
Inversions 0
Drop angle 51°
Duration 2:40
G-Force 3.1
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Great Coasters International (2016-present)
Philadelphia Toboggan Company (1998-2015)
Riders per train 24

GhostRider is a Custom Coasters International wooden roller coaster located at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, USA. Opened in 1998, the ride has a double out and back pattern.


Testing began on November 20, 1998.[1] GhostRider opened on December 8, 1998.[2]

In September 2015, GhostRider was closed for a complete retracking by Great Coasters International. The three Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters trains were replaced with Millennium Flyers. The ride was originally planned to reopen on May 27, 2016, but this was delayed.[3] It reopened on June 11.[4]



2 trains with 12 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 24 riders per train. The trains are painted gold, silver, and copper. Although the coaster has three trains, it operates two trains at a time.



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