Gulf Coaster (Six Flags Great America)

Gulf Coaster
Six Flags Great America
Location Gurnee, Illinois, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1976 to 1976
Manufacturer Allan Herschell Company
Type Steel - Kiddie
Product Little Dipper
Riders per train 12
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Inversions 0

Gulf Coaster was a short-lived Allan Herschell Company kiddie roller coaster located at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, USA.


The Gulf Coaster opened in 1976, along with Gulf Coaster at California's Great America (at the time both parks were owned by the Marriott company). However, the one at Great America in Illinois closed, due to multiple fires.



Single train with 3 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 12 riders per train.

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