Wildcat (Adventure Park USA)

Roller coaster in the United States
Watch the on-ride POV
Wildcat in 2019
Adventure Park USA
Location New Market, Maryland, USA
Coordinates 39°22′48″N 77°16′41″W / 39.3798920°N 77.2779978°W / 39.3798920; -77.2779978
Status Operating since March 30, 2007
Rider height 48 inch minimum
Williams Grove Amusement Park
Location Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Operated May 20, 2001 to 2005
Steel Pier
Location Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA
Operated 1994 to 1999
Playland Park
Name Wild Cat
Location Rye, New York, USA
Operated 1984 to 1991
Replaced Zyklon
Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Name Die Wildkatze
Location Williamsburg, Virginia, USA
Operated 1976 to 1983
Replaced by Big Bad Wolf
Manufacturer Schwarzkopf
Product Wildcat
Type Steel
Riders per train 4
Hourly capacity 1,000
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Area 180 feet × 65 feet
Height 45 feet
Length 1509 feet
Inversions 0

Wildcat is a steel roller coaster built by German manufacturer Schwarzkopf currently located at Adventure Park USA in New Market, Maryland, USA.


Wildcat at Steel Pier in 1996
Wildcat at Williams Grove in 2004

The ride first opened at Busch Gardens Williamsburg in 1976 called Die Wildkatze. It closed in 1983. The station for Big Bad Wolf stood where Die Wildkatze once stood.

It was relocated to Playland Park in Rye, New York, USA, where it operated under the name Wild Cat from 1984 to 1991. Then, the ride was relocated to Steel Pier, where it also operated as Wildcat. From 2001 to 2005 the coaster operated at Williams Grove Amusement Park in Pennsylvania.



Color scheme

Adventure Park USA

Black track and yellow supports.

Williams Grove Amusement Park and earlier

Yellow track and blue supports.


Single cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 4 riders per car.


External Links

  • Wildcat on the Roller Coaster DataBase.
Articles on Busch Gardens Williamsburg