Droppiest Wooden Roller Coaster Tracks in United States

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Categories: Travel Urban United States Americas
Dataset contains 18 data items (see table below).

Overview

Which is the droppiest wooden roller coaster ride in United States?
The droppiest wooden roller coaster ride in United States is Goliath (Six Flags Great America) of Six Flags Great America, with a drop of 55 meters. The track of Goliath (Six Flags Great America) rises to a height of 50 meters and spans a length of 940 meters.

The second wooden roller coaster ride in United States with the furthest drop is El Toro of Six Flags Great Adventure in United States with 54 meters, followed by Lightning Rod of Dollywood in United States which has a drop of 50 meters. The average drop distance of the wooden roller coaster rides around United States is around 40.1m.

 Compare Goliath (Six Flags Great America) with Coney Island Cyclone

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Let's check out United States's droppiest wooden roller coaster rides:

Goliath (Six Flags Great America).

Goliath Off-Ride Six Flags Great America (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

Located at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, United States, Goliath (Six Flags Great America) is a wooden roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 50 meters tall and has a drop of 55 meters.

Goliath (Six Flags Great America) is built by Rocky Mountain Construction and spans a length of 940 meters with a maximum vertical angle of 85 degrees.

  Third fastest wooden roller coaster in the world at a max speed of 116 km/h — Goliath (Six Flags Great America) races along its track with2 inversions, reaching a top speed of 116 km/h.

Total ride time: 1 minutes 45 seconds.

 

 Compare Goliath (Six Flags Great America) with Screamin' Eagle from Six Flags St. Louis, United States.

 Compare Goliath (Six Flags Great America) with GhostRider from Knott's Berry Farm, United States.


El Toro.

El Toro 4K off-ride Six Flags Great Adventure (Youtube/CoasterForce)

El Toro is a wooden roller coaster attraction at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, United States. The roller coaster track is 55 meters tall and has a drop of 54 meters.

Built by Intamin, El Toro stretches 1,300 meters in length and has a maximum vertical angle of 76 degrees.

El Toro streaks to a top speed of 110 km/h along its track with a G force of 4g.

Total ride time: 1 minutes 42 seconds.

 

 Compare El Toro with The Cú Chulainn Coaster from Tayto Park, Ireland.

 Compare El Toro with Wood Coaster (Mountain Flyer) from OCT East, China.


Lightning Rod.

Lightning Rod Off-Ride & Backstage Tour Dollywood (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

Located at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, United States, Lightning Rod is a 50-meter tall wooden roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 50 meters.

Lightning Rod is built by Rocky Mountain Construction and stretches 1,200 meters in length, with a maximum vertical angle of 73 degrees.

  Second fastest wooden roller coaster in the world at a max speed of 117 km/h — Lightning Rod has a maximum speed of 117 km/h and a G force of 4g.

Roller coaster built by Rocky Mountain Construction with the second longest ride duration — Total ride time: 3 minutes 12 seconds.

 

 Compare Lightning Rod with Zeus from Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park, United States.

 Compare Lightning Rod with Python In Bamboo Forest from Nanchang Sunac Land, China.


Outlaw Run.

Outlaw Run Off Ride and Reverse POV - Silver Dollar City (Youtube/Theme Park Review)

Located at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri, United States, Outlaw Run is a wooden roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track is 33 meters tall and has a drop of 49 meters.

The 895-meter long Outlaw Run is built by Rocky Mountain Construction and has a maximum vertical angle of 81 degrees.

Outlaw Run streaks to a top speed of 109 km/h along its 3-inversion track.

Total ride time: 1 minutes 27 seconds.

 

 Compare Outlaw Run with The Beast from Kings Island, United States.

 Compare Outlaw Run with Wood Coaster (Mountain Flyer) from OCT East, China.


The Voyage.

The Voyage Off-Ride Holiday World (Youtube/Coaster Studios)

Tallest roller coaster track built by The Gravity Group — Located at Holiday World & Splashin' Safari in Santa Claus, Indiana, United States, The Voyage is a 48-meter tall wooden roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 47 meters.

  Second longest wooden roller coaster track in the world at 1,964 meters — The Voyage is built by The Gravity Group and spans a length of 1,964 meters with a maximum vertical angle of 66 degrees.

Roller coaster built by The Gravity Group with the longest ride duration — Total ride time: 2 minutes 45 seconds.

 

 Compare The Voyage with GhostRider from Knott's Berry Farm, United States.

 Compare The Voyage with Steel Curtain from Kennywood, United States.


The Boss.

Boss Front Seat on-ride POV Six Flags St. Louis (Youtube/CoasterForce)

Tallest roller coaster track built by Custom Coasters International — Located at Six Flags St. Louis in Eureka, Missouri, United States, The Boss is a 37-meter tall wooden roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 46 meters.

Third longest roller coaster track built by Custom Coasters International — The Boss is built by Custom Coasters International and spans a length of 1,412 meters.

Roller coaster built by Custom Coasters International with the longest ride duration — Total ride time: 3 minutes.

 

 Compare The Boss with Tonnerre De Zeus from Parc Astérix, France.

 Compare The Boss with Balder from Liseberg Amusement Park, Sweden.


American Eagle.

2019 The American Eagle Roller Coaster On Ride Front Seat (Youtube/Theme Park POV)

Located at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois, United States, American Eagle is a 39-meter tall wooden roller coaster attraction. The roller coaster track also has a drop of 45 meters.

The 1,417-meter long American Eagle with a maximum vertical angle of 55 degrees is built by Intamin.

Total ride time: 2 minutes 23 seconds.

 

 Compare American Eagle with Time Travel from Hot Go Park-Happy Jungle World, China.

 Compare American Eagle with Wodan Timbur Coaster from Europa-Park, Germany.


Hades 360.

Hades 360 off-ride footage Mt Olympus, Wisconsin Dells (Youtube/Cincy Bros Coasters 365)

Second tallest roller coaster track built by The Gravity Group — Hades 360 is a wooden roller coaster attraction at Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, United States. The roller coaster track is 41 meters tall and has a drop of 43 meters.

Second longest roller coaster track built by The Gravity Group — Built by The Gravity Group, Hades 360 stretches 1,447 meters in length and has a maximum vertical angle of 65 degrees.

Second fastest roller coaster built by The Gravity Group — Hades 360 has a maximum speed of 97 km/h and a G force of 4g, with 1 inversions in its track.

Roller coaster built by The Gravity Group with the second longest ride duration — Total ride time: 2 minutes 20 seconds.

 

 Compare Hades 360 with Lightning Rod from Dollywood, United States.

 Compare Hades 360 with Troy from Toverland, Netherlands.


Datasets on Fastest, Longest, Tallest, Droppiest Roller Coasters in the World

Tallest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  Canada  Australia  China  Japan  Germany  UK

Fastest Coasters:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  China  | Japan  Germany  UK

Longest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  USA  China  Japan  Germany  UK

  Droppiest Tracks:  World  Asia  Europe  |  USA  China  Japan  Germany  UK

  Longest Duration:  World  |  Asia Europe  |  USA  |  China  |  Japan  |  Germany  |  UK

  Most Inversions:  World  |  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA  |  China  |  Japan  |  Germany  |  UK

  Fastest Wooden:  World  Asia  Europe  USA

  Longest Wooden:  World  Asia  Europe  USA

Tallest Wooden:   World  Asia  Europe  USA

Droppiest Wooden:  World  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA

Longest Duration Wooden:  World  |  Asia  |  Europe  |  USA

Well-known Roller Coasters built by: Intamin  Bolliger & Mabillard  Custom Coasters International  Mack Rides  Rocky Mountain Construction  Vekoma 

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