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Twister II

Elitch Gardens

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This is a custom built wooden roller coaster that in part is based on the original Mr. Twister that operated at the original Elitch Gardens. Designed by John Pierce and built by the Hensel Phelps Construction Co, Twister II is 4,640 feet long and stands 100-feet tall. The ride begins with a swoop turn before sailing down the 80-foot first drop reaching a top speed of 55 mph.

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
1995 Wood Twister John F. Pierce
  • Height
  • Drop
  • Length
  • Top Speed
    miles per hour
  • G-force
  • Number Of Trains
    2 - 24 Passenger
  • Train Designer
    Philadelphia Toboggan Co.

Twister II Facts & History

Fact: Twister II's layout based on the original Elitch Gardens Mr. Twister.

Features: Tunnel

2003 - The five-car, twenty-passenger trains were replaced.

Opening date: May 27, 1995

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

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