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Wild Thing

Valleyfair

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The tallest, fastest, longest roller coaster at Valleyfair. Wild Thing is a "hypercoaster" defined as having large drops, high-speeds, and many negative-G elements producing lots of beloved "air-time". Wild Thing's nearly mile-long "out and back" layout runs along the southern border of the park.

Roller Coaster Stats

Year Track Type Designer
1996 Steel Hypercoaster Morgan Manufacturing
  • Height
    207
    feet
  • Drop
    196
    feet
  • Length
    5,460
    feet
  • Top Speed
    74
    miles per hour
  • Ride Time
    3 minutes
    minutes : seconds
  • Number Of Trains
    3 - 36 passenger
     
  • Train Designer
    Morgan Manufacturing
     

Wild Thing Facts & History

Layout: Out and Back

Features: Four drops in excess of 100-feet (207', 103', 130' and 103'), Tunnel, 360-degree Spiral

Opening date: May 11, 1996

Estimated cost: $10 million

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

Height requirement: Riders must be at least 48 inches tall

Where to Coast

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