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Rolling Thunder


Six Flags Great Adventure

Rolling Thunder is a dual-track, racing wooden coaster with ten hills to cruise. This roller coaster differs from the racers built for Kings Island and Kings Dominion since it features two out and back, figure-8 tracks that are completely different.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1979 Wood Racer, Out and Back, Figure 8 Don Rosser, William Cobb

Roller Coaster Stats

Angle Of Descent: 45 degrees Drop: 85 feet
Height: 96 feet Length: 3,200 feet
Trains: 4 - 24 passenger Ride Time: 3 minutes
Top Speed: 56 mph Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

Rolling Thunder Facts


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

Ride capacity: 3,840 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 44 inches tall

Where to Coast

Visit Six Flags Great Adventure to ride this attraction.

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