|Location||Mason, Ohio, USA|
|Opened||April 29, 1972|
|Area||775 acres (313.6 hectares)|
Kings Island is a theme park located in Mason, Ohio, USA. The park is owned by Cedar Fair, and was operated by the Paramount Parks chain from mid-1992 to June 30, 2006 after it was acquired from the newly-formed CBS Corporation. Kings Island is one of two operational Cedar Fair parks in Ohio, with the other one being Cedar Point. Kings Island is the second most visited seasonal theme park in North America, behind Canada's Wonderland.
Kings Island opened on April 29, 1972. It was built as a replacement for Coney Island in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The park was renamed to Paramount's Kings Island in 1993. Following its sale to Cedar Fair in 2006, the name reverted back to Kings Island in 2007.
|Adventure Express||Arrow Dynamics||Hybrid||April 13, 1991||Operating|
|Backlot Stunt Coaster||Premier Rides||Launched||May 20, 2005||Operating|
|Banshee||Bolliger & Mabillard||Inverted||April 18, 2014||Operating|
|April 9, 1993||Operating|
|April 14, 1979||Operating|
|Diamondback||Bolliger & Mabillard||Hyper||April 18, 2009||Operating|
|Flight of Fear||Premier Rides||Launched
|June 18, 1996||Operating|
|Flying Ace Aerial Chase||Vekoma||Suspended||April 7, 2001||Operating|
|Great Pumpkin Coaster||E&F Miler Industries||Kiddie||1992||Operating|
|April 17, 1999||Operating|
|Mystic Timbers||Great Coasters International||Wooden||April 15, 2017||Operating|
|Orion||Bolliger & Mabillard||Giga||July 12, 2020||Operating|
|Racer||John C. Allen||Wooden
|April 29, 1972||Operating|
|Woodstock Express||John C. Allen||Wooden||April 29, 1972||Operating|
|1977||1987||Relocated to Camden Park|
|Firehawk||Vekoma||Flying||2007||October 28, 2018||Scrapped|
|King Cobra||Togo||Stand-Up||1984||2001||Stored - scrapped|
|Scooby's Ghoster Coaster||Caripro||Suspended
|1998||2005||Stored - scrapped|
|Son of Beast||Roller Coaster Corporation of America||Wooden
|Vortex||Arrow Dynamics||Sit-Down||April 11, 1987||October 27, 2019||Scrapped|
- ↑ "Paramount to buy 4 theme parks for $400 million". United Press International. 31 July 1992. https://www.upi.com/Archives/1992/07/31/Paramount-to-buy-4-theme-parks-for-400-million/2902712555200/. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
- ↑ "MEETING WITH POTENTIAL LENDERS RE: ACQUISITION OF PARAMOUNT PARKS FROM CBS". U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. ?? June 2006. https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/811532/000119312506130576/dex99.htm. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
- Kings Island on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
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