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Magic Springs

Magic Springs

amusement park
Magic Springs
Magic Springs.jpg
Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA
Status Operating
Operated 2000 to present
July 22, 1978 to 1995
Owner EPR Properties
Operator Premier Parks

Magic Springs is a theme park/waterpark in Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States. It was opened in 1978, but closed in 1995 for financial reasons. It was reopened in 2000.

History[edit | edit source]

The "Crystal Falls" branding was dropped in 2017.

Events[edit | edit source]

"Quarantined," a haunted house during Magic Screams 2012

Magic Springs has multiple events throughout the year such as

  • Education in Motion
  • Celebrate The Word
  • SplashDance
  • Magic Screams

Incidents[edit | edit source]

The following is a list of incidents that have occurred at Magic Springs and Crystal Falls.

  • On July 30th, 2006, a 45-Year old woman from Memphis, Tennessee fell from the Twist and Shout coaster. Inspectors sais she was too large for the ride, which caused the safety restraints to not work properly.
  • On September 4th, 2006, an 11-year old boy was shot in the wrist from a falling .22 caliber bullet.
  • On June 9th, 2007, a power outage left 12 people stranded upside-down 150 feet feet in the air for 30 minutes on the X-Coaster.

Roller coasters[edit | edit source]

Present[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Arkansas Twister Michael Black and Associates Wooden 1992 Operating
Big bad john Arrow Dynamics Mine Train 2000 never
The diamond mine run E&F Miler Industries family 2000 operating
Gauntlet Vekoma Inverted 2004 Operating
X Coaster Maurer AG Sit-Down 2006 Operating

Past[edit | edit source]

Manufacturer Name Type Opened Closed Relocated
Arrow Dynamics Roaring Tornado Steel 1980 1989 Elitch Gardens
Zamperla Twist 'n' Shout Wild Mouse 2000 2012 Family Kingdom Amusement Park
Unknown Wild Hog Kiddie 1978 1984 -
Pinfari Zyklon Steel 1992 1995 -
Water rides
Name Manurfacturer type opened
Plumit summit joe shoot the chutes 2005
log flume Arrow Dynamics Log flume unknown

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