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California's Great America

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Grizzly at California's Great America has over the years developed a reputation among coaster enthusiasts as being one of the "worst wooden roller coasters in the world". Named after such a fearsome animal this ride fails to deliver anything remotely exciting. The double out and back design is slow, boring, short on thrills and regularly delivers a rough ride. Commonly enthusiasts will joke that the park uses square wheels on the clunky trains which have also been nicknamed "Morgan Coffins".

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
1986 Wood Double Out and Back Curtis D. Summers
  • Height
  • Drop
  • Length
  • Top Speed
    miles per hour
  • Ride Time
    2 minutes, 40 seconds
    minutes : seconds
  • Number Of Trains
    2 - 28 passenger
  • Train Designer
    Morgan Manufacturing

Grizzly Facts & History

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

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