Looping Thunder

Roller coaster in the United States
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Looping Thunder
Oaks Amusement Park
Location Portland, Oregon, USA
Status Defunct
Operated May 25, 1996 to September 24, 2017
Replaced by Adrenaline Peak
Manufacturer Pinfari
Product ZL42
Type Steel
Riders per train 12
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Area 139.8 feet × 61 feet
Height 36.1 feet
Length 1197.5 feet
Inversions 1

Looping Thunder was a steel roller coaster located at Oaks Amusement Park in Portland, Oregon, USA.


Looping Thunder was purchased new from Italy and opened on May 25, 1996.[1]

The ride was closed on September 24, 2017 and subsequently dismantled. It was replaced by Adrenaline Peak, which opened the following year.[2]




3 trains with 3 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 12 riders per train. Riders are held in by over-the-shoulder harnesses.


  1. "Thrown for a loop". Statesman Journal.
  2. ‘Looping Thunder’ goes silent at Oaks Park - East PDX News

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