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This is an exciting thrill ride, made even more thrilling by it's incredible location at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Perched on the edge of a cliff, with breathtaking views of Glenwood Springs and the Colorado River below, is the Cliffhanger roller coaster. Manufactured by S.D.C. this "Hurricane" model has two trains and 1,430-feet of intertwined, twisted steel coaster track. This roller coaster is also notable since it's the highest elevation (7,100 feet) roller coaster in North America.

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
2012 Steel Twister SDC
  • Height
  • Drop
  • Length
  • Top Speed
    miles per hour
  • Number Of Trains
    2 - 12 passenger

Cliffhanger Facts & History

SDC Hurricane model

2012 – Thunderbolt relocated from Celebration City and renamed.

2008-2012 – Standing but not operating (SBNO)

October 25, 2008 – Celebration City and Thunderbolt close.

2003 – Renamed and reopened as part of Celebration City

2002 – In strorage

1999-2001 – Firestorm operated at Branson USA

1999 – Originally operated in Belgium and then relocated to Branson USA (Branson, MS)

Opening date: June 15, 2012

Estimated cost: $800,000

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall with an adult or 56 inches to ride alone

Where to Coast

Visit Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park to ride this roller coaster.

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