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

February 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.
| Read More | 02/28/01

Dinosaurs to Take Over Wild Adventures This Season
Dino Island to be the opening feature at the Wild Adventures new motion simulator theater.
| Read More | 02/26/01

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.
| Read More | 02/26/01

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.
| Read More | 02/22/01

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.
| Read More | 02/22/01

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.
| Read More | 02/15/01

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.
| Read More | 02/15/01

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.
| Read More | 02/07/01

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.
| Read More | 02/01/01

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.
| Read More | 02/01/01

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.
| Read More | 02/01/01

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.
| Read More | 02/01/01

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