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Big Bad Wolf

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Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Busch Gardens' Big Bad Wolf closed at the end of its 25th season. The park announced that the ride had reached the end of its serviceable life and would be retired in September 2009.

Big Bad Wolf is best known for its finale where the track drops over the edge of a 99-foot cliff and descends into a tight turn over the Rhine River. During the first part of this Arrow-Huss suspended coaster the track travels through a Bavarian Village with the cars swinging to narrowly miss the buildings at speeds approaching 50 mph.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1984 Steel Suspended Terrain Arrow Dynamics, Huss

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 106 feet Height: 100 feet
Length: 2,800 feet Trains: 3 - 28 passenger
Ride Time: 3 minutes Top Speed: 48 mph

Big Bad Wolf Facts

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Final day of operation: September 7, 2009

Features: Two Lift Hills (50 feet, 100 feet)

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 42 inches tall

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