Kings Dominion

Kings Dominion
Kings Dominion logo.svg
Kings Dominion overview 01.jpg
A partial overview of Kings Dominion taken in 2010. Racer 75 in the foreground with Anaconda and Intimidator 305 in the background.
amusement park
Doswell, Virginia, USA
Status Operating
Opened 1975
Owner Cedar Fair
Area 400 acres (161.9 hectares)

Kings Dominion is an amusement park located in Doswell, Virginia. The park is currently owned by Cedar Fair, and was part of the former Paramount Parks chain that Cedar Fair acquired from CBS Corporation on June 30, 2006. The park was named after its sister park, Kings Island in Kings Mills, Ohio, USA. Both parks were originally built and owned by Kings Entertainment Company.

History[edit | edit source]

On August 4, 2020 the park announced that it would not operate at all in 2020 due to challenges associated with the coronavirus pandemic.[1]

Roller coasters[edit | edit source]

Present (13)[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status Height Restriction
Anaconda Arrow Dynamics Sit-Down 1991 Operating 48 inches
Apple Zapple Mack Rides Wild Mouse 2002 Operating 44 inches (With Adult), 54 inches (Alone)
Avalanche Mack Rides Bobsled 1988 Operating 40 inches (With Adult), 46 inches (Alone)
Backlot Stunt Coaster Premier Rides Launched 2006 Operating 48 inches
Dominator Bolliger & Mabillard Floorless 2008 Operating 54 inches
Flight of Fear Premier Rides Enclosed/Launched 1996 Operating 54 inches
Great Pumpkin Coaster E&F Miler Industries Kiddie 1997 Operating 36 inches (With Adult), 40 inches (Alone)
Grizzly Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters Wooden 1982 Operating 48 inches
Intimidator 305 Intamin Giga Coaster 2010 Operating 54 inches
Racer 75 John C. Allen Wooden 1975 Operating 48 inches
Twisted Timbers Rocky Mountain Construction Hybrid I-Box 2018 Operating 48 inches
Woodstock Express John C. Allen Wooden 1974 Operating 40 inches (With Adult), 46 inches (Alone)
Unknown S&S Worldwide 4th Dimension 2021 Under construction 54 inches

Past (6)[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Galaxie Pinfari Sit-Down 1975 1983 Myrtle Beach Pavilion
Hurler International Coasters Wooden 1994 2015 -
HyperSonic XLC S&S Worldwide Launched 2001 2007 -
King Kobra Schwarzkopf Launched 1977 1986 Jolly Roger Amusement Park
Shockwave Togo Stand-Up 1986 2015 -
Volcano: The Blast Coaster Intamin Suspended Catapult Coaster 1998 2018 Unknown

Attractions[edit | edit source]

Operating[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Americana Chance Rides Ferris Wheel 2009
Bad Apple HUSS Troika 2002
Berserker Intamin Looping Starship 1984
Blue Ridge Tollway Arrow Dynamics Juvenile Track Ride 1975
Boo Blasters on Boo Hill Sally Corporation Tracked Dark Ride 2004
Carousel Philadelphia Toboggan Company Gallopers 1975
Delirium Mondial Frisbee 2016
Drop Tower: Scream Zone Intamin Drop Tower 2003
Dodgem Unknown Dodgems 1975
Eiffel Tower Intamin Observation Tower 1975
Flying Ace Chance Rides Aviator 2000
Flying Ace Balloon Race Zamperla Balloon Tower 2013
Flying Eagles Bisch-Rocco Flying Scooters 1975
Grand Prix Raceway R.E. Enterprises Go-Karts 1995
Kite Eating Tree S&S Worldwide Frog Hopper 2017
Linus Launcher Zamperla Kite Flyer 2013
Lucy's Tugboat Zamperla Rockin' Tug 2013
Peanuts Turnpike Zamperla Juvenile Track Ride 2013
Scrambler Eli Bridge Company Scrambler 2000
Shenandoah Lumber Company Arrow Dynamics Log Flume 1975
Snoopy's Rocket Express Zamperla Monorail 2013
Wave Swinger Zierer Waveswinger 1975
WindSeeker Mondial WindSeeker 2012
White Water Canyon Intamin River Rapids 1983
Xtreme Skyflyer Sky Fun 1 Inc. Skycoaster 1996

Closed[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Apple Turnover Schwarzkopf Enterprise 1976 1993 Scrapped
Bad Apple Eyerley Aircraft Company Polyp 1975 1988 Unknown
Crypt HUSS Top Spin 2005 2019 Scrapped
Diamond Falls Intamin Shoot The Chute 1985 2002 Scrapped
El Dorado Weber 1001 Nights 2009 2011 Scrapped
Haunted River Arrow Dynamics Log Flume 1979 1995 Scrapped
Jamestown Landing Intamin Flying Dutchman 1975 Unknown Relocated to Australia's Wonderland
Magic Carpet Slides Aero-Mar Plastics Astroglide 1975 1984 Scrapped
Mt. Kilimanjaro Schwarzkopf Bayern Kurve 1976 1990 Scrapped
Old Dominion Line Crown Metal Products Miniature Railway 1975 1995 Scrapped
Racing Rivers New Wave Rides Dinghy Waterslides 1987 1996 Scrapped
Sky Pilot Intamin Flight Trainer 1989 1998 Scrapped
Sky Ride Intamin Cableway 1975 1995 Scrapped
Smurf Mountain Arrow Dynamics Tracked Dark Ride 1979 1995 Scrapped
The Time Shaft Chance Rides Rotor 1979 1995 Scrapped
Vertigo Unknown Caterpillar 1975 1981 Unknown

References[edit | edit source]