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Archive of past news articles on theme and amusement parks, thrill rides and attractions.

February 2001

Feb 28, 2001
ESPN Selects Lake Compounce For Site of X Trails
The final qualifier for the X Games will be held at Lake Compounce amusement park in Bristol, Connecticut.

Feb 26, 2001
Dinosaurs to Take Over Wild Adventures This Season
Dino Island to be the opening feature at the Wild Adventures new motion simulator theater.

Feb 26, 2001
CoasterMania to Be Held June 1 at Cedar Point
The annual event for enthusiasts includes exclusive ride time on the park's most popular coasters.

Feb 22, 2001
Skyline is Changing at Six Flags Over Georgia In 2001
This year's $16 million in capital improvements is the largest in Six Flags Over Georgia park history.

Feb 22, 2001
Paramount's Kings Island to Feature Cyberspace Adventure in 3-D
Paramount Action FX Theatre will feature 7th Portal, a new, action packed and motion spectacular in 2001.

Feb 15, 2001
Paramount's Kings Island And Nickelodeon Team Up
New park rides and attractions based on the Rugrats, The Wild Thornberrys and Blue's Clues to open in 2001.

Feb 15, 2001
Incredible Flying Coaster Coming to Six Flags America
Batwing to take flight over Six Flags America this season and will prove that human flight is possible.

Feb 7, 2001
Straight Up With A Twist At Six Flags Marine World
Northern California's most extreme thrill ride, V2 Vertical Velocity, is coming to Six Flags in 2001.

Feb 1, 2001
Nitro Unveiled At Six Flags Great Adventure
The countdown begins for the opening of Nitro, a BM hypercoaster, dubbed the most explosive coaster on the planet.

Feb 1, 2001
Great Adventure Extends Free Safari to All Park Guests
In an unprecedented move Six Flags officials will offer free admission to the Wild Safari during the 2001 season.

Feb 1, 2001
Six Flags Creates New Mega Park in Ohio
New park to feature three extraordinary parks in one - a thrill ride park, a marine life park and a water park.

Feb 1, 2001
Six Flags Over Texas Announces 2nd Expansion For 2001
Park officials unveiled the biggest single expansion project in the history of the park with new kids section and family attractions.

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