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Kings Island


Mason, Ohio

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Kings Island, formerly known as Paramount's Kings Island, is a 364-acre theme park and waterpark north of Cincinnati and the largest park of its kind in the Midwest. The theme park offers more than 40 thrill rides, including 14 exciting roller coasters. The park can boast of having both the tallest, fastest, Son of Beast, and longest, The Beast, wooden coasters in the world. The newest attraction, Diamondback, is a 230-foot tall, mile long megacoaster that reaches a speed of up to 80 miles-per-hour.

Kings Island Roller Coasters

Roller Coaster Year Track Designer
Diamondback 2009 Steel Bolliger & Mabillard
Firehawk 2007 Steel Vekoma
Backlot Stunt Coaster 2005 Steel Premier Rides
Flying ACE Aerial Chase 2001 Steel Vekoma
Invertigo 1999 Steel Vekoma
Flight of Fear 1996 Steel Premier Rides
Flight Deck 1993 Steel Arrow Dynamics
Great Pumpkin Coaster 1992 Steel Miler Coaster, Inc.
Adventure Express 1991 Steel Arrow Dynamics
Vortex 1987 Steel Arrow Dynamics
The Beast 1979 Wood Charlie Dinn, Kings Island Construction
Racer 1972 Wood John Allen, PTC
Woodstock Express 1972 Wood John Allen, Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

Park Information

For more information, see Kings Island

6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason, OH 45040 – United States
Telephone: (513) 573-5700

Official Web Site:

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