Runaway Mountain

Roller coaster in the United States

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Runaway Mountain
Six Flags Over Texas
Location Arlington, Texas, USA
Coordinates 32°45′26″N 97°04′15″W / 32.757206°N 97.070831°W / 32.757206; -97.070831
Park section France
Status Operating since June 12, 1996
Rider height 48 inch minimum
Manufacturer Premier Rides
Product Standard Coaster
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Enclosed
Riders per train 12
Propulsion Tire propelled lift
Height 65 feet
Drop 30 feet
Top speed 40 mph
Length 1500 feet
Inversions 0
G-Force 5.2

Runaway Mountain is a Premier Rides enclosed roller coaster located at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas, USA. It opened in 1996, the same year as Skull Mountain at Six Flags Great Adventure.


Runaway Mountain opened to the public on June 12, 1996.[1] It was the first Premier Rides roller coaster to open.

The ride received a new entrance sign in 2021.

In 2022, a single rider line was added to Runaway Mountain.[2]



The ride is an enclosed roller coaster made to look as if it takes place in a dark cave. The queue line is themed to resemble a mineshaft.

Color scheme

Black track and supports.


3 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 12 riders per train.



External links

Articles on Six Flags Over Texas