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Sierra Sidewinder

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Knott's Berry Farm

Knott's Berry Farm puts a twist on a traditional roller coaster with Sierra Sidewinder. Designed by Mack Rides of Germany, this installation is only the second coaster of its kind in the world. Sierra Sidewinder is a spinning coaster, but instead of having individual cars, it has two trains of four cars. Riders are seated two abreast per row, back-to-back, in each car. The coaster is 1,411 feet long, stands six stories tall, and features a 39-foot first drop that propels the trains to a top speed of 37 miles-per-hour. The spinning cars are uncontrolled, so each ride should deliver a unique experience. Sierra Sidewinder is located at the entrance of Knott's Camp Snoopy.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
2007 Steel Spinning Freeform Mack

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 39 feet G-force: 3.3 G's
Height: 66 feet Length: 1,411 feet
Trains: 2 - 16 passenger Top Speed: 37 mph

Sierra Sidewinder Facts

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

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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Visit Knott's Berry Farm to ride this attraction.

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