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Geauga Lake's Wildwater Kingdom

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Thunderhawk roller coaster has been relocated to Michigan's Adventure since Geauga Lake amusement park closed forever on September 16, 2007.

Seated in trains suspended from an overhead steel track, thrill-seekers flew through five inversions at speeds of up to 50 miles-per-hour on this 2,260-foot long suspended looping coaster. The twisted track of the Thunderhawk traveled over parts of the lake at Geauga Lake & Wildwater Kingdom.

Roller Coaster Details

Year Track Type Designer
1998 Steel Suspended Looping Vekoma

Roller Coaster Stats

  • Drop: 86 feet
  • Height: 105 feet
  • Inversions: 5
  • Length: 2,260 feet
  • Trains: 2 - 20 passenger
  • Top Speed: 50 mph
  • Train Mfg: Vekoma

Thunderhawk Facts & History

2008 – Thunderhawk is relocated to Michigan's Adventure

September 16, 2007 – Final day of operation at Geauga Lake.

May 2004 – Serial Thriller renamed Thunderhawk after Six Flags sells the park to Cedar Fair.

Vekoma's 689-meter SLC model

Inversions: Roll Over, Sidewinder, Double In-Line Twist

Estimated cost: $10 million

Train has ten cars with one row each, seating two abreast per row.

Ride capacity: 1,040 passengers per hour

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 52 inches tall

Where to Coast

Visit Geauga Lake's Wildwater Kingdom to ride this roller coaster.

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