Six Flags America
13710 Central Avenue
Post Office Box 1610
Mitchellville, Maryland 20716
This park opened in 1982.
Rides and Pastimes...
Wild One (1917)
Formerly the Giant at Paragon Park, this coaster was moved
to Wild World in 1986. This 4000 foot long woodie was originally designed
and built by John Miller and PTC (Philadelphia Toboggan Company). Once
the longest and highest in New England with a 98 foot lift and a 52 degree
first drop. The two minute ride boasts a top speed of 55 miles per hour.
This ride also has a wild "flat" helix at the end of the ride following
its out-and-back circuit.
Superman the Ride
A hypercoaster similar to the ones at Six Flags Darien Lake and
Six Flags New England.
A wild LIM-launch coaster with hardly a straight piece of track. This
is the outdoor version of Flight of Fear (such as the one in the
nearby park, Paramount's King's Dominion). However, this ride is a
second generation (read: slower and smoother) version -- it also has the
recently modified lap restraints (as compared to the original restraints
that went over-the-shoulder and were infamous for making this a rather
A mini-inverted coaster by Vekoma found at many parks around the country,
including Six Flags Marine World and Paramount's Canada's
A copy of the woodie at Six Flags Marine World. This is truly a
great rear-seat woodie (esp good in the rain).
A Vekoma inverted boomerang like the ride in PGA.
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