Gold Rusher (Kennywood)

Gold Rusher
Location West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1981 to 2007
Replaced by Ghostwood Estate
Manufacturer Bradley & Kaye
Product Dark Ride

Gold Rusher was a Tracked Dark Ride built by US manufacturer Bradley & Kaye that was previously located at Kennywood in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA. It closed in August 2007 and was replaced by Ghostwood Estate the next year.[1]


The ride was located on the second level of of the park's Sportland Building. Riders originally loaded at ground level and then ascend a steep ramp in the ride vehicle. The ramp was later removed in 1984 and the loading platform relocated to the second level, requiring guests to climb a set of stairs before riding.[2]


  1. "Kennywood gets Ghostwood Estates for 2008". Coaster Critic. 2022-03-03. Retrieved 2007-12-17.
  2. Jacques, Charles Jr. More Kennywood Memories. Amusement Park Journal. pp. 49–50. ISBN 0-9614392-4-6.
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