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Waldameer Park

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Built in 1951, the Comet at Waldameer Park still offers the same ride experience as it did the day it opened. This 1,400-foot long "double out and back" junior wooden coaster was designed by Herb Paul Schmeck and built by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company. Today, the Comet has been designated an "ACE Classic Coaster" by the American Coaster Enthusiasts for preserving the original ride experience.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1951 Wood Junior Double Out and Back Herb Schmeck, PTC

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 25 feet Height: 40 feet
Length: 1,400 feet Trains: 2 - 16 passenger
Ride Time: 1 minute, 30 seconds Top Speed: 25 mph
Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

Comet Facts

ACE Classic Coaster

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 46 inches tall

Where to Coast

Visit Waldameer Park to ride this attraction.

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