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Wild Thing

Valleyfair

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The tallest, fastest, longest roller coaster at Valleyfair. Wild Thing is a "hypercoaster" defined as having large drops, high-speeds, and many negative-G elements producing lots of beloved "air-time". Wild Thing's nearly mile-long "out and back" layout runs along the southern border of the park.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1996 Steel Hypercoaster Morgan Manufacturing

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 196 feet
  • Height: 207 feet
  • Length: 5,460 feet
  • Trains: 3 - 36 passenger
  • Ride Time: 3 minutes
  • Top Speed: 74 mph
  • Train Mfg: Morgan Manufacturing

Wild Thing Facts

Layout: Out and Back Features: Four drops in excess of 100-feet (207', 103', 130' and 103'), Tunnel, 360-degree Spiral

Opening date: May 11, 1996

Estimated cost: $10 million

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

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