Six Flags over Georgia
Post Office Box 43187
Atlanta, Georgia 30378
This park opened around 1967, just to the west of Atlanta as the second
of several Six Flags parks now in operation.
Rides and Pastimes...
Dahlonega Mine Train (1967)
Developed by Arrow, this 2323 foot long runaway mine train is
themed for the early Gold Rush days in the northern Georgia town of
This is a 3800-foot long wooden out-and-back style coaster designed
by John Allen of Philadelphia Toboggan Company. The first drop is
87 feet from a 105 foot lift. The ride takes two minutes and is
The first triple-looping stell coaster in North America. Designed
by Anton Schwarzkopf, this ride takes two minutes and thirty three
seconds and has a lift hill of 80 feet followed by 56 foot tall
vertical loops. Watch that downhill sweeper!
Georgia Cyclone (1990)
Designed by Curtis D. Summers, this is the South's only twister-type
coaster. It was patterned after the legendary Coney Island
Cyclone and is a mirror image of Psyclone at Six Flags
California (AKA Six Flags Magic Mountain). With a 95 foot
lift and a 78 foot drop at a 53 degree angle, this coaster twists
inside and out whicl racing around high-banked turns along the 2970
foot track. It has been described as "A ten acre ride on a three
acre site," all packed into one minute and forty eight seconds.
This 2900 foot long, 110 foot high steel Vekoma coaster was formerly
the Kamizake at Hunts Pier (now called Conko's
Pier) in New Jersey. It sports five inversions in an impressingly
A well-themed shuttle looper.
Yet another copy of the original B&M inverted coaster.
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