Wilderness Run (Cedar Point)

Roller coaster in the United States
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Wilderness Run
Wilderness Run's train when the ride was Jr. Gemini
Cedar Point
Location Sandusky, Ohio, USA
Coordinates 41°29′08″N 82°41′19″W / 41.485640°N 82.688592°W / 41.485640; -82.688592
Park section Camp Snoopy
Status Operating since 1979
Rider height
  • Minimum: none inch
  • Min. unaccompanied: 36 inch
  • Maximum without child: 54 inch
Statistics
Manufacturer Intamin
Product Children's Roller Coaster
Type Steel - Kiddie
Track layout Figure-8
Riders per train 16
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Height 19 feet
Top speed 6 mph
Length 443 feet
Inversions 0
Duration 0:50
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Wilderness Run is a steel kiddie roller coaster located at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, USA.

History

The ride opened in 1979 and was called Jr. Gemini, after the nearby Gemini.[1] It was the first roller coaster to be built by Intamin.[2]

On August 27, 2013, it was announced that Jr. Gemini would be renamed Wilderness Run and its entrance moved into the Camp Snoopy area for the 2014 season.[3][4]

Design

Elements

Riders over 54 inches (137 cm) must be accompanied by a child.

Colour scheme

Green track and brown supports. The ride used to have blue track and supports.

Trains

Single train with 4 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows, for a total of 16 riders per train. Currently, the train is painted in yellow and orange. In the past, it has been painted in rainbow colors and entirely blue.

Images

References

  1. "Gemini Rolls Again At Sandusky's Cedar Point". The Tribune. 1979-06-03. p. 25. Retrieved 2023-12-30.
  2. Roller Coaster Search Results - RCDB
  3. New for 2014 at Cedar Point - PointBuzz
  4. "Cedar Point to add 2 rides in 2014".

External links


Articles on Cedar Point