Cedar Point

Cedar Point

Cedar Point first welcomed its first guests as a public bathing beach in 1870. The park's modern era began with the installation of the Blue Streak roller coster in 1964 - the first of a line-up that has earned the lakeside park the nickname, "America's Roller Coast." Cedar Point's daily operating season typically runs from early May through Labor Day, with the park then opening on weekends through the end of October for its Halloweekends Halloween event.

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Roller coasters

Ranking

  1. Steel Vengeance ★ ★ ★
    A 5,740-foot Rocky Mountain Construction IBox rebuild of the former Mean Streak wooden coaster, with a 200-foot drop, top speed of 74 mph and 4 inversions. Height requirement: 52 inches
    Read James Koehl's Steel Vengeance review
  2. Maverick ★ ★ ★
    A 4,450-foot Intamin blitz coaster with a 100-foot beyond-vertical drop, top speed of 70 mph and two inversions. Height requirement: 52 inches
  3. Millennium Force ★ ★
    A 6,595-foot Intamin giga coaster with a 300-foot drop and top speed of 93 mph. Height requirement: 48 inches
  4. Top Thrill Dragster
    A 2,800-foot Intamin accelerator with a 120 mph launch up a 420-foot Top Hat. Height requirement: 52 inches
  5. GateKeeper
    A 4,164-foot Bolliger & Mabillard wing coaster with a 164-foot drop, top speed of 67 mph and six inversions. Height requirement: 52 inches
    Read James Koehl's GateKeeper review
  6. Magnum XL-200
    A 5,106-foot Arrow Dynamics hyper coaster with a 195-foot drop and top speed of 72 mph. Height requirement: 48 inches
  7. Raptor
    A 3,790-foot Bolliger & Mabillard inverted coaster with a 119-foot drop, top speed of 57 mph and six inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches
  8. Valravn
    A 3,415-foot Bolliger & Mabillard dive coaster with a 214-foot drop, top speed of 75 mph and three inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches
    Read James Koehl's Valravn review
  9. Blue Streak
    The park's oldest coaster, this Philadelphia Toboggan classic runs 2,558 feet with a 72-foot drop and top speed of 40 mph. Height requirement: 48 inches
  10. Wicked Twister
    A 215-foot-tall Intamin impulse with a top speed of 72 mph. Height requirement: 52 inches
  11. Gemini
    A 3,935-foot Arrow Dynamics racing coaster with a 118-foot drop and top speed of 60 mph. Height requirement: 48 inches
  12. Iron Dragon
    A 2,800-foot Arrow Dynamics suspended coaster with a height of 76 feet and top speed of 40 mph. Height requirement: 48 inches
  13. Cedar Creek Mine Ride
    A 2,540-foot Arrow Dynamics mine train with a height of 48 feet and top speed of 42 mph. Height requirement: 48 inches
  14. Rougarou
    A 3,900-foot Bolliger & Mabillard floorless coaster with a 137-foot drop, top speed of 60 mph and four inversions. This is a 2015 conversion of the former Mantis stand-up coaster. Height requirement: 54 inches
    Read James Koehl's review of Rougarou
  15. Corkscrew
    A 2,050-foot Arrow Dynamics custom looping coaster with a height of 85 feet, top speed of 48 mph and three inversions. Height requirement: 48 inches

In addition to the "grown up" coasters, in the Camp Snoopy children's area Cedar Point offers Wilderness Run, an Intamin children's coaster with a height requirement of 36 inches, and Woodstock Express, a Vekoma junior coaster with a height requirement of 36 inches with supervising companion and 48 inches otherwise.

Other rides and shows

Cedar Point will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2021 - a year later than planned, due to the pandemic. For the anniversary, Cedar Point is opening the Snake River Expedition boat ride and Celebrate 150 Spectacular night parade.

Other notable attractions at the park include a Sky Ride down the Main Midway, the Cedar Point and Lake Erie Railroad around Frontier Trail, and the Camp Snoopy children's play area, as well as dozens of carnival-style rides throughout the park.

Map

Cedar Point is located in Sandusky, Ohio - on a peninsula in Lake Erie about an hour west of Cleveland.