Timber Twister

Roller coaster in the United States
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Timber Twister
Gilroy Gardens
Location Gilroy, California, USA
Coordinates 37°00′15″N 121°37′37″W / 37.004242°N 121.626975°W / 37.004242; -121.626975
Status Operating since June 15, 2001
Rider height
  • Minimum: 42 inch
  • Min. unaccompanied: 51 inch
Manufacturer Zierer
Product Tivoli - Medium
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Kiddie
Hourly capacity 1,400
Propulsion Tire propelled lift
Height 19.7 feet
Top speed 19.9 mph
Length 652.9 feet
Inversions 0

Timber Twister is a steel kiddie roller coaster at Gilroy Gardens in Gilroy, California, USA. It opened in 2001, along with Quicksilver Express.



Color scheme

Red track and unpainted supports.


Single train with 13 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 26 riders per train. The train was designed to resemble a snake.

External links

Articles on Gilroy Gardens