Gold Rusher (Six Flags Magic Mountain)

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Gold Rusher
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The station building in 2017
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Location Valenica, California, USA
Park section The Movie District
Status Operating since May 29, 1971
Cost $1,200,000 USD
Height restriction 48 inches (122 cm)
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Product Mine Train
Type Steel - Terrain
Riders per train 30
Hourly capacity 1750
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 70 feet
Top speed 35 mph
Length 2590 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 2:30
G-Force 3.4

Gold Rusher is a steel terrain roller coaster built by Arrow Dynamics of Clearfield, Utah, USA. It is located in an area called The Movie District of Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California, USA. The roller coaster opened with the park on May 29, 1971.[1]



The ride twists and turns through the terrain. It has two lift hills. The track is yellow and the supports are white.


4 trains with 5 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows, for a total of 30 riders per train. Because of the age of the ride, the trains have to be unlocked manually by ride operators. Although it has four trains, it is often run with only one, as the ride isn't as popular as it was when it opened.


  1. "Magic Mountain: The West's New Family Funland.", The Los Angeles Times (1971-05-29), pp. 20. Retrieved on 28 January 2022.

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