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Goldrusher

Six Flags Magic Mountain

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The first roller coaster built at Six Flags Magic Mountain for its opening season, 1971. Goldrusher is a Mine Train coaster with two lift hills and a layout that follows the natural hillside terrain of the park, passing beneath the larger Full Throttle and Superman Escape from Krypton roller coaster during the circuit. While far from being the tallest or fastest coaster at the park, Goldrusher is a well loved, classic Magic Mountain ride and particularly popular with new or younger thrill-seekers.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1971 Steel Mine Train, Terrain Arrow Dynamics

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 35 feet
  • Height: 70 feet
  • Length: 2,690 feet
  • Trains: 5 - 30 passenger
  • Ride Time: 2 minutes, 30 seconds
  • Top Speed: 35 mph
  • Train Mfg: Arrow Dynamics

Goldrusher Facts & History

Features: Two Lift Hills

Opening date: May 29, 1971

Estimated cost: $1.2 million

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

Ride capacity: 1,750 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

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