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Big Bad John

Magic Springs & Crystal Falls

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Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1971 Steel Mine Train Arrow Dynamics

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 32 feet Height: 41 feet
Length: 2,349 feet Trains: 3 - 30 passenger
Ride Time: 3 minutes Top Speed: 37 mph
Train Mfg: Arrow Dynamics

Big Bad John Facts

1971-1988 – Operated at Six Flags St. Louis as one of two tracks on the River King Mine Train.

1989 – Relocated to Dollywood where it operates as the Thunder Express through 1998.

2002 – Relocated to Magic Springs & Crystal Falls and renamed Big Bad John

Train has five cars with three rows each, seating two abreast per row.

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 42 inches tall

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