Little Dipper (Six Flags Great America)

Roller coaster in the United States
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Little Dipper
Little Dipper's sign
Six Flags Great America
Location Gurnee, Illinois, USA
Status Operating since May 27, 2010
Cost $33,000 USD
Location Melrose Park, Illinois, USA
Operated 1950 to September 27, 2009
Product Junior Coaster
Builder Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.
Designer / calculations Herbert Paul Schmeck
Type Wooden - Family
Riders per train 16
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 28 feet
Length 700 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 0:50

Little Dipper is a wooden family roller coaster located at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, USA. The ride opened in 2010. It was previously located at Kiddieland from 1950 to September 27, 2009. The attraction is the smallest of four wooden roller coasters at the park.


Little Dipper originally opened at Kiddieland in Melrose Park, Illinois, USA in 1950. The attraction operated until its closure on September 27, 2009.[1] Six Flags Great America purchased it at auction on November 24, 2009 for $33,000.[2] The ride was then relocated to its new park for the 2010 season, officially opening on May 27.[3]



Single train with 4 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 16 riders per train.



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