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The Legend Roller Coaster Fact Sheet


The Legend will be Holiday World's second wooden roller coaster to be located in the Halloween section of the park. It will be the largest wooden coaster in Indiana and Kentucky, taking over the spot from The Raven in Holiday World, which has held that position since it opened in 1995. The theme of The Legend will be The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, as riders race through the woods as if chased in terror by the relentless Headless Horseman.


The Legend will consist of four rides through tunnels - including an underground tunnel, a series of dramatic drops - including a spiral drop, a double helix, and multiple crossovers with existing rides in Holiday World & Splashin' Safari. The ride is through thickly wooded, hilly terrain.

Track Length: 4,042 feet

Ride Height: The maximum height difference on The Legend will be 116 feet.

Drops: The most dramatic drops on The Legend will measure 113 feet, 77 feet and 64 feet. The 77-foot drop will feature a rare spiral drop. The lift hill will measure 111 feet.

Helix: The Legend will include a double helix.

Ride Time: 2 minutes

Speed: Expected to exceed The Raven's speed by 8 mph. (63 mph)

Train: Single 24-passenger train, with six cars seating four riders each.

Lumber: Southern Yellow Pine

Ride Capacity: 550 Guests per hour

Riders Height: It is expected that Guests will need to be at least 48 inches tall to ride.

Investment: $3 million, the largest ride project in Holiday World history.

Ride Designer: Custom Coasters, Inc., West Chester, Ohio.

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