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Pony Express

Knott's Berry Farm

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The first Zamperla Motocoaster in the United States. Knott's Pony Express roller coaster has two 16-passenger trains that have a custom theme to resemble a team of horses. Riding horseback, passengers will saddle up to be launched from zero to 40 miles-per-hour in just three seconds. The trains then ascend a banked turn rising to 47 feet before braving a series of 60-degree banked turns, camel backs, low-to-the-ground maneuvers steep banks. The Pony Express roller coaster is being added to the Ghost Town section of Knott's Berry Farm and will cover a 381-meter "out and back" course that will take you past Boot Hill and Big Foot Rapids.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2008 Steel Motocoaster Zamperla

Roller Coaster Stats

Height: 47 feet Launch: Flywheel
Length: 1,250 feet Trains: 2 - 16 passenger
Ride Time: 36 seconds Top Speed: 40 mph

Pony Express Facts

Features: Custom "out and back" terrain layout

Launch: zero to 38 mph in 3 seconds

Opening date: May 22, 2008

Train has eight cars with one row each, seating two abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 900 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

Where to Coast

Visit Knott's Berry Farm to ride this attraction.

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