Sierra Sidewinder

Roller coaster in the United States
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Sierra Sidewinder
Knott's Berry Farm
Location Buena Park, California, USA
Coordinates 33°50′41″N 117°59′56″W / 33.8447760°N 117.9987716°W / 33.8447760; -117.9987716
Status Operating since May 26, 2007
Manufacturer Mack Rides
Product Spinning Coaster
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Spinning
Riders per train 16
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 62.3 feet
Drop 39 feet
Top speed 37 mph
Length 1410.8 feet

Sierra Sidewinder is a Mack Rides spinning roller coaster located at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, USA. Opened on May 26, 2007, it is the first roller coaster to feature multiple free spinning cars on a train, rather than individual spinning cars.


Sierra Sidewinder was announced on November 29, 2006.[1] The attraction opened on May 26, 2007.[2]



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



  1. New Roller Coaster To Spin Into Knott's Next Year - Ultimate Rollercoaster
  2. "Sierra Sidewinder & Geauga Lake Opened, Too". NewsPlusNotes. 2007-05-26. Retrieved 2021-06-09.

External links

Articles on Knott's Berry Farm