Grizzly (California's Great America)

Roller coaster in the United States
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California's Great America
Location Santa Clara, California, USA
Coordinates 37°23′35″N 121°58′17″W / 37.392976°N 121.971360°W / 37.392976; -121.971360
Park section Norcal County Fair
Status Operating since 1986
Rider height 48 inch minimum
Designer / calculations Curtis D. Summers
Type Wooden
Track layout Double Out and Back
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 91 feet
Top speed 55 mph
Length 3250 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 2:40
Rolling stock
Manufacturer Morgan
Riders per train 28

Grizzly is a wooden roller coaster located at California's Great America in Santa Clara, California, USA. The ride was designed by Curtis D. Summers and opened in 1986. It is located in the Action Zone area of the park. Grizzly at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia, USA has a similar though mirrored version of the layout. It isn't a clone though, since there are too many small differences in elements.



The layout of the ride is based on the Wildcat at Coney Island.


7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 28 riders per train.


External links

  • Grizzly on the Roller Coaster DataBase.

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