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Wildcat

Frontier City

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This wooden coaster, designed by Aurel Vaszin and Edward Leis and built by the National Amusement Device Company, was originally located at Fairyland Park in Kansas City. After standing, but not operating for 13 years the Wildcat was relocated to Frontier City. Wildcat has an "out and back" layout with a steel support structure. The lift hill stands 75-feet tall and this 2,653-foot long roller coaster begins with a 65-foot drop that accelerates the train to 50 mph.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1968 Wood Out and Back Aurel Vaszin, Edward Leis, NAD

Roller Coaster Stats

Drop: 65 feet Height: 75 feet
Length: 2,653 feet Trains: 1 - 18 passenger
Ride Time: 2 minutes, 10 seconds Top Speed: 50 mph
Train Mfg: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

Wildcat Facts

Steel Structure

Former ACE Coaster Classic

1991 – Wildcat is relocated from Fairyland Park (Kansas City) where it operated from 1968 - 1977. The coaster had to be modified to fit its new location.

1999 – The Wildcat's original IAD trains were replaced with two PTC trains. After the 2003 season one of the trains was relocated to an unknown park.

Train has three cars with three 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

Visit Frontier City to ride this attraction.

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