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Carolina Goldrusher


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The first roller coaster to cross a state line. Carolina Goldrusher is an Arrow Mine Train coaster whose steel track takes thrill-seekers over both North Carolina and South Carolina.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1973 Steel Mine Train, Freeform Arrow Dynamics

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Height: 43 feet
  • Length: 2,397 feet
  • Trains: 4 - 28 passenger
  • Top Speed: 35 mph
  • Train Mfg: Arrow Dynamics

Carolina Goldrusher Facts

Features: Two Lift Hills, Wood Support Structure

Opening date: March 31, 1973

Train has five cars with three rows each, seating two abreast per row, except the first car has only one row.

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

Where to Coast

Visit Carowinds to ride this roller coaster.

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