Wild Thing (Wild Waves Theme & Water Park)

Roller coaster in the United States
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Wild Thing
Wild Waves Theme & Water Park
Location Federal Way, Washington, USA
Status Operating since June 24, 1997
Rocky Point Park
Location Warwick, Rhode Island, USA
Operated 1984 to 1995
Replaced Kiddieland
Manufacturer Arrow Dynamics
Product Loop & Corkscrew
Type Steel
Riders per train 28
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Drop 64 feet
Inversions 3
Duration 1:00

Wild Thing is an Arrow Dynamics steel roller coaster located at Wild Waves Theme & Water Park in Federal Way, Washington, USA. It was previously located at Rocky Point Park where it was called Loop Corkscrew.


The ride originally opened in 1984 under the name "Loop Corkscrew". The entire ride was painted white.[1] With the closure of the park, it was sold in auction to Wild Waves and Enchanted Village on April 16, 1996. It opened there on June 24, 1997 with a new colour scheme, lime green with blue supports.

In 2010, the ride was painted again, this time with yellow track.[2]




7 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 28 riders per train.


  1. "The year Rocky Point put a *cork* in it! (Part I)". Amusement Parks and beyond!.
  2. "Wild Waves: New season, new improvements, new jobs".

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