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Herbert Paul Schmeck designed this "double out and back" wooden roller coaster for in 1946. While slightly modified during a remodel in 1978, the Comet roller coaster continues to be a top attraction on the midway at Hersheypark.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1946 Wood Double Out and Back Herb Schmeck, PTC

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 78 feet Height: 82 feet
Length: 3,360 feet Trains: 2 - 24 passenger
Ride Time: 1 minute, 45 seconds Top Speed: 50 mph
Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

Comet Facts

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

Ride capacity: 830 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 42 inches tall with an adult or 48 inches to ride alone

Where to Coast

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