List of roller coaster rankings


List of roller coaster rankings

This list of roller coaster rankings includes data for several categories including height, speed, steepness, and length, as well as the results of public polls.

Contents

Height rankings

Tallest steel roller coasters

Rank Name Park Location Height Manufacturer Record Holder
1. Kingda Ka Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson, NJ, USA 456 feet (139 m) Intamin May 2005 – Present
2. Top Thrill Dragster Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 420 feet (130 m) Intamin May 2003 – May 2005
3. Superman: Escape from Krypton Six Flags Magic Mountain United States Valencia, California, USA 415 feet (126 m) Intamin March 1997 – May 2003
4. Tower of Terror II Dreamworld Australia Coomera, Queensland, Australia 377 feet (115 m) Intamin January 1997 – March 1997
5. Steel Dragon 2000 Nagashima Spa Land Japan Nagashima, Mie, Japan 318 feet (97 m) Chance Morgan N/A
6. Millennium Force Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 310 feet (94 m) Intamin N/A
7. Intimidator 305 Kings Dominion United States Doswell, Virginia, USA 305 feet (93 m) Intamin N/A
8. Thunder Dolphin Tokyo Dome City Attractions Japan Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan 262 feet (80 m) Intamin N/A
9. Fujiyama Fuji-Q Highland Japan Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan 259 feet (79 m) TOGO July 1996 – January 1997
10. Eejanaika Fuji-Q Highland Japan Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan 249 feet (76 m) Arrow / S&S Power N/A

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Tallest steel roller coaster drops

Rank Name Park Location Drop Height Manufacturer Record Holder
1. Kingda Ka Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson, NJ, USA 418 feet (127 m) Intamin May 2005 – Present
2. Top Thrill Dragster Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 400 feet (120 m) Intamin May 2003 – May 2005
3. Superman: Escape from Krypton Six Flags Magic Mountain United States Valencia, California, USA 328 feet (100 m) Intamin March 1997 – August 2003
Tower of Terror II Dreamworld Australia Coomera, Queensland, Australia 328 feet (100 m) Intamin January 1997 – August 2003
4. Steel Dragon 2000 Nagashima Spa Land Japan Nagashima, Mie, Japan 307 feet (94 m) Chance Morgan N/A
5. Intimidator 305 Kings Dominion United States Doswell, Virginia, USA 305 feet (93 m) Intamin N/A
Millennium Force Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 300 feet (91 m) Intamin N/A
6. Goliath Six Flags Magic Mountain United States Valencia, California, USA 255 feet (78 m) Giovanola N/A
Titan Six Flags Over Texas United States Arlington, Texas, USA 255 feet (78 m) Giovanola N/A
7. Fujiyama Fuji-Q Highland Japan Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan 230 feet (70 m) TOGO July 1996 – January 1997
8. Phantom's Revenge Kennywood United States West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA 228 feet (69 m) Chance Morgan May 1991 – July 1996
9. Desperado Buffalo Bill's Resort & Casino United States Primm, Nevada, USA 225 feet (69 m) Arrow N/A
10. Bizarro Six Flags New England United States Agawam, Massachusetts, USA 221 feet (67 m) Intamin N/A

Tallest wooden roller coasters

Rank Name Park Location Height Manufacturer Record Holder
* Son of Beast (SBNO) Kings Island United States Mason, Ohio, USA 218 feet (66 m) RCCA May 2000 – June 2009
1. Colossos Heide Park Germany Soltau, Lower Saxony, Germany 196 feet (60 m) Intamin June 2009 - Present
2. T Express Everland South Korea Yongin, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea 183 feet (56 m) Intamin N/A
3. El Toro Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson Township, New Jersey, USA 181 feet (55 m) Intamin N/A
4. Rattler Six Flags Fiesta Texas United States San Antonio, Texas, USA 179 feet (55 m) RCCA March 1992 – May 2000
5. The Voyage Holiday World & Splashin' Safari United States Santa Claus, Indiana, USA 163 feet (50 m) The Gravity Group N/A
6. Mean Streak Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 161 feet (49 m) Dinn Corporation May 1991 – March 1992
7. White Cyclone Nagashima Spa Land Japan Kuwana, Mie, Japan 139 feet (42 m) Intamin N/A
8. Hades Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park United States Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA 136 feet (41 m) The Gravity Group N/A
9. Le Monstre La Ronde Canada Montreal, Quebec, Canada 131 feet (40 m) William Cobb & Associates July 1985 – May 1991
10. American Eagle Six Flags Great America United States Gurnee, Illinois, USA 127 feet (39 m) Intamin May 1981 – July 1985

Tallest wooden roller coaster drops

Rank Name Park Location Drop Height Manufacturer Record Holder
* Son of Beast (SBNO) Kings Island United States Mason, Ohio, USA 214 feet (65 m) RCCA May 2000 – June 2009
1. El Toro Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson Township, New Jersey, USA 176 feet (54 m) Intamin June 2009 – Present
2. Colossos Heide Park Germany Soltau, Lower Saxony, Germany 159 feet (48 m) Intamin N/A
3. Mean Streak Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 155 feet (47 m) Dinn Corporation May 1991 – May 2000
4. The Voyage Holiday World & Splashin' Safari United States Santa Claus, Indiana, USA 154 feet (47 m) The Gravity Group N/A
5. T Express Everland South Korea Yongin, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea 151 feet (46 m) Intamin N/A
6. The Boss Six Flags St. Louis United States Eureka, Missouri, USA 150 feet (46 m) CCI N/A
7. American Eagle Six Flags Great America United States Gurnee, Illinois USA 147 feet (45 m) Intamin May 1981 – May 1991
8. The Beast Kings Island United States Mason, Ohio, USA 141 feet (43 m) Charles Dinn / Al Collins April 1979 – May 1981
9. Hades Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park United States Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA 140 feet (43 m) The Gravity Group N/A
10. Montezum Hopi Hari Brazil Vinhedo, São Paulo, Brazil 139 feet (42 m) RCCA N/A

Tallest roller coaster inversions

Rank Name Park Location Height Inversion Type Manufacturer Record Holder
1. Volcano, The Blast Coaster Kings Dominion United States Doswell, Virginia, USA 155 feet (47 m) Sidewinder Intamin August 3, 1998 – present
2. Abismo Parque de Atracciones de Madrid Spain Madrid, Spain 152 feet (46 m) SkyLoop Maurer Söhne N/A
BuzzSaw Dreamworld Australia Coomera, Queensland, Australia 152 feet (46 m) SkyLoop Maurer Söhne N/A
Clouds in Fairyland World Joyland China Wujin, Changzhou, Jiangsu, China 152 feet (46 m) SkyLoop Maurer Söhne N/A
Sky Wheel Skyline Park Germany Bad Wörishofen, Bavaria, Germany 152 feet (46 m) SkyLoop Maurer Söhne N/A
Ukko Linnanmäki Finland Helsinki, Finland 152 feet (46 m) SkyLoop Maurer Söhne N/A
X-Coaster Magic Springs and Crystal Falls United States Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA 152 feet (46 m) SkyLoop Maurer Söhne N/A
3. Mr. Freeze Six Flags Over Texas United States Arlington, Texas, USA 150 feet (46 m) Inside Top Hat Premier Rides N/A
Mr. Freeze Six Flags St. Louis United States Eureka, Missouri, USA 150 feet (46 m) Inside Top Hat Premier Rides N/A
4. Griffon Busch Gardens Williamsburg United States Williamsburg, Virginia, USA 146 feet (45 m) Immelmann B&M N/A
5. Diving Coaster Happy Valley China Songjiang, Shanghai, China 145 feet (44 m) Immelmann B&M N/A
Sheikra Busch Gardens Tampa Bay United States Tampa, Florida, USA 145 feet (44 m) Immelmann B&M N/A
Superman: Krypton Coaster Six Flags Fiesta Texas United States San Antonio, Texas, USA 145 feet (44 m) Vertical Loop B&M N/A
6. Viper Six Flags Magic Mountain United States Valencia, California, USA 140 feet (43 m) Vertical Loop Arrow April 7, 1990 – August 2, 1998
7. Dominator Kings Dominion United States Doswell, Virginia, USA 135 feet (41 m) Vertical Loop B&M N/A
Storm Runner Hersheypark United States Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA 135 feet (41 m) Cobra Loop Intamin N/A
8. Medusa Six Flags Discovery Kingdom United States Vallejo, California, USA 128 feet (39 m) Vertical Loop B&M N/A
Scream! Six Flags Magic Mountain United States Valencia, California, USA 128 feet (39 m) Vertical Loop B&M N/A
9. Alpengeist Busch Gardens Williamsburg United States Williamsburg, Virginia, USA 126 feet (38 m) Immelmann B&M N/A
10. Jubilee Odyssey Fantasy Island United Kingdom Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire, UK 124 feet (38 m) Vertical Loop Vekoma N/A
The Riddler's Revenge Six Flags Magic Mountain United States Valencia, California, USA 124 feet (38 m) Vertical Loop B&M N/A
Tatsu Six Flags Magic Mountain United States Valencia, California, USA 124 feet (38 m) Pretzel Loop B&M N/A

Tallest vertical loops

Rank Name Park Location Height Manufacturer Record Holder
1. Superman: Krypton Coaster Six Flags Fiesta Texas United States San Antonio, Texas, USA 145 feet (44 m) B&M March 11, 2000 – Present
2. Dominator Kings Dominion United States Doswell, Virginia, USA 135 feet (41 m) B&M N/A
3. Medusa Six Flags Discovery Kingdom United States Vallejo, California, USA 128 feet (39 m) B&M N/A
Scream! Six Flags Magic Mountain United States Valencia, California, USA 128 feet (39 m) B&M N/A
4. Jubilee Odyssey Fantasy Island United Kingdom Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire, UK 124 feet (38 m) Vekoma N/A
The Riddler's Revenge Six Flags Magic Mountain United States Valencia, California, USA 124 feet (38 m) B&M N/A
5. Green Lantern Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson, New Jersey, USA 121 feet (37 m) B&M N/A
*. The Time Machine (SBNO) Freestyle Music Park United States Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA 120 feet (37 m) B&M N/A
6. Bizarro Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson, New Jersey, USA 119 feet (36 m) B&M N/A
Kraken SeaWorld Orlando United States Orlando, Florida, USA 119 feet (36 m) B&M N/A
Mantis Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 119 feet (36 m) B&M N/A
7. Dragon Khan Port Aventura Spain Salou, Catalunya, Spain 118 feet (36 m) B&M May 2, 1995 – March 11, 2000
8. Kumba Busch Gardens Tampa Bay United States Tampa, Florida, USA 114 feet (35 m) B&M May 20, 1993 – May 2, 1995
9. Tennessee Tornado Dollywood United States Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA 110 feet (34 m) Arrow N/A
10. Katun Mirabilandia Italy Ravenna, Italy 108 feet (33 m) B&M N/A

Speed rankings

Fastest steel roller coasters

Rank Name Park Location Speed Manufacturer Record Holder
1. Formula Rossa Ferrari World United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 240 kilometres per hour (150 mph) Intamin November 2010 – Present
2. Kingda Ka Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson Township, New Jersey, USA 206 kilometres per hour (128 mph) Intamin May 2005– November 2010
3. Top Thrill Dragster Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 190 kilometres per hour (120 mph) Intamin May 2003 – May 2005
4. Dodonpa Fuji-Q Highland Japan Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan 172 kilometres per hour (107 mph) S&S Power December 2001 – May 2003
5. Superman: Escape from Krypton Six Flags Magic Mountain United States Valencia, California, USA 160 kilometres per hour (99 mph) Intamin March 1997 – December 2001
Tower of Terror II Dreamworld Australia Coomera, Queensland, Australia 160 kilometres per hour (99 mph) Intamin January 1997 – December 2001
6. Steel Dragon 2000 Nagashima Spa Land Japan Nagashima, Mie, Japan 153 kilometres per hour (95 mph) Chance Morgan N/A
7. Millennium Force Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 150 kilometres per hour (93 mph) Intamin N/A
8. Intimidator 305 Kings Dominion United States Doswell, Virginia, USA 145 kilometres per hour (90 mph) Intamin N/A
9. Goliath Six Flags Magic Mountain United States Valencia, California, USA 137 kilometres per hour (85 mph) Giovanola N/A
Phantom's Revenge Kennywood United States West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA 137 kilometres per hour (85 mph) Chance Morgan May 1991 – March 1997
Titan Six Flags Over Texas United States Arlington, Texas, USA 137 kilometres per hour (85 mph) Giovanola N/A [2]
10. Furius Baco Port Aventura Spain Salou, Tarragona, Spain 135 kilometres per hour (84 mph) Intamin N/A

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Fastest wooden roller coasters

Rank Name Park Location Speed Manufacturer Record Holder
* Son of Beast (SBNO) Kings Island United States Mason, Ohio, USA 126.2 kilometres per hour (78.4 mph) RCCA May 2000 – June 2009
1. Colossos Heide Park Germany Soltau, Lower Saxony, Germany 120.1 kilometres per hour (74.6 mph) Intamin June 2009 – Present
2. El Toro Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson Township, New Jersey, USA 110 kilometres per hour (68 mph) Intamin N/A
3. The Voyage Holiday World & Splashin' Safari United States Santa Claus, Indiana, USA 108.5 kilometres per hour (67.4 mph) The Gravity Group N/A
4. The Boss Six Flags St. Louis United States Eureka, Missouri, USA 106.7 kilometres per hour (66.3 mph) CCI N/A
5. American Eagle Six Flags Great America United States Gurnee, Illinois USA 106 kilometres per hour (66 mph) Intamin May 1981 – May 2000
6. Mean Streak Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 105 kilometres per hour (65 mph) Dinn Corporation N/A
Rattler Six Flags Fiesta Texas United States San Antonio, Texas, USA 105 kilometres per hour (65 mph) RCCA N/A
7. The Beast Kings Island United States Mason, Ohio, USA 104.3 kilometres per hour (64.8 mph) Charles Dinn / Al Collins April 1979 – May 1981
8. T Express Everland South Korea Yongin, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea 104 kilometres per hour (65 mph) Intamin N/A
9. Montezum Hopi Hari Brazil Vinhedo, São Paulo, Brazil 103 kilometres per hour (64 mph) RCCA N/A
10. White Cyclone Nagashima Spa Land Japan Nagashima, Kuwana, Japan 102 kilometres per hour (63 mph) Intamin N/A

Steepness rankings

Steepest steel roller coasters

Rank Name Park Location Max. Vertical Angle Manufacturer Record Holder
1. Takabisha Fuji-Q Highland Japan Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan 121° Gerstlauer July 16, 2011 – present [4]
2. Timber Drop Fraispertuis City France Jeanménil, Lorraine, France 113° S&S Power July 2, 2011 - July 15, 2011 [5]
3. Mumbo Jumbo Flamingoland England Malton, Yorkshire, England 112° S&S Power July 4, 2009 – July 1, 2011 [6]
4. Steel Hawg Indiana Beach United States Monticello, Indiana 111° S&S Power July 5, 2008 – July 3, 2009 [7]
5. SAW: The Ride Thorpe Park England Chertsey, Surrey, England 100° Gerstlauer N/A [8]
6. Fahrenheit Hersheypark United States Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA 97° Intamin May 24, 2008 – July 5, 2008 [9]
Falcon Duinrell Netherlands Wassenaar, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands 97° Gerstlauer N/A [10]
Fluch von Novgorod Hansa Park Germany Sierksdorf, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany 97° Gerstlauer N/A [11]
Huracan Belantis Germany Leipzig, Saxony, Germany 97° Gerstlauer N/A [12]
Rage Adventure Island England Southend on Sea, Essex, England 97° Gerstlauer February 10, 2007 – July 5, 2008 [13]
Speed: No Limits Oakwood Theme Park Wales Narberth, Pembrokeshire, Wales 97° Gerstlauer April 13, 2006 – July 5, 2008 [14]
SpongeBob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge Nickelodeon Universe United States Bloomington, Minnesota, USA 97° Gerstlauer March 15, 2008 – July 5, 2008 [15]
Typhoon Bobbejaanland Belgium Lichtaart, Antwerp, Belgium 97° Gerstlauer April 10, 2004 – July 5, 2008 [16]
Untamed Canobie Lake Park United States Salem, New Hampshire, USA 97° Gerstlauer N/A [17]
Vild-Svinet BonBon-Land Denmark Holme-Olstrup, Sjælland, Denmark 97° Gerstlauer May 16, 2003 – July 5, 2008 [18]
7. Dare Devil Dive Six Flags Over Georgia United States Austell, Georgia, USA 95° Gerstlauer N/A [19]
Maverick Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 95° Intamin N/A [20]
Mystery Mine Dollywood United States Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA 95° Gerstlauer N/A [21]

Steepest wooden roller coasters

Rank Name Park Location Max. Vertical Angle Manufacturer Record Holder
1. T Express Everland South Korea Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea 77° Intamin March 14, 2008 – Present
2. El Toro Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson, New Jersey, USA 76° Intamin June 11, 2006 – March 13, 2008
3. Balder Liseberg Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden 70° Intamin April 12, 2003 – June 10, 2006
4. The Voyage Holiday World United States Santa Claus, Indiana, USA 66° The Gravity Group N/A
5. Hades Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park United States Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA 65° The Gravity Group N/A

Length rankings

Longest steel roller coasters

Rank Name Park Location Length Manufacturer Record Holder
1. Steel Dragon 2000 Nagashima Spa Land Japan Kuwana, Mie, Japan 8,133 feet (2,479 m) Chance Morgan August 2000 – present
2. The Ultimate Lightwater Valley England Ripon, North Yorkshire, England 7,442 feet (2,268 m) Big Country Motioning July 1991 – August 2000
3. Formula Rossa Ferrari World United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 7,217 feet (2,200 m) Intamin N/A
4. Fujiyama Fuji-Q Highland Japan Fujiyoshida, Yamanashi, Japan 6,708 feet (2,045 m) TOGO N/A
5. Millennium Force Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 6,595 feet (2,010 m) Intamin N/A
6. California Screamin' Disney California Adventure Park United States Anaheim, California, USA 6,072 feet (1,851 m) Intamin N/A
7. Desperado Buffalo Bill's United States Primm, Nevada, USA 5,843 feet (1,781 m) Arrow N/A
8. Gao Mitsui Greenland Japan Arao, Kumamoto, Japan 5,692 feet (1,735 m) Meisho Amusement Machines N/A
9. Mamba Worlds of Fun United States Kansas City, Missouri, USA 5,600 feet (1,700 m) Chance Morgan N/A
Steel Force Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom United States Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA 5,600 feet (1,700 m) Chance Morgan N/A
10. Supermán: el Último Escape Six Flags México Mexico Tlalpan, Mexico City, Mexico 5,577 feet (1,700 m) Chance Morgan N/A

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Longest wooden roller coasters

Rank Name Park Location Length Manufacturer Record Holder
1. The Beast Kings Island United States Mason, Ohio, USA 7,359 feet (2,243 m) Charles Dinn / Al Collins April 1979 – present
* Son of Beast (SBNO) Kings Island United States Mason, Ohio, USA 7,032 feet (2,143 m) RCCA N/A
2. The Voyage Holiday World & Splashin' Safari United States Santa Claus, Indiana, USA 6,442 feet (1,964 m) The Gravity Group N/A
3. White Cyclone Nagashima Spa Land Japan Kuwana, Mie, Japan 5,577 feet (1,700 m) Intamin N/A
4. Mean Streak Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 5,427 feet (1,654 m) Dinn Corporation N/A
5. T Express Everland South Korea Yongin, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea 5,384 feet (1,641 m) Intamin N/A
6. Shivering Timbers Michigan's Adventure United States Muskegon, Michigan, USA 5,383 feet (1,641 m) CCI N/A
7. Jupiter Kijima Amusement Park Japan Beppu, Oita, Japan 5,249 feet (1,600 m) Intamin N/A
8. Rattler Six Flags Fiesta Texas United States San Antonio, Texas, USA 5,080 feet (1,550 m) RCCA N/A
9. The Boss Six Flags St. Louis United States Eureka, Missouri, USA 5,051 feet (1,540 m) CCI N/A
10. Hades Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park United States Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA 4,726 feet (1,440 m) The Gravity Group N/A

Amusement park rankings

Number of roller coasters

Rank Park Location Opened Coasters Owner Notes
1. Six Flags Magic Mountain United States Valencia, California, USA 1971 17 Six Flags [23]
Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA 1870 17 Cedar Fair [24]
2. Canada's Wonderland Canada Vaughan, Ontario, Canada 1981 15 Cedar Fair [25]
3. Kings Dominion United States Doswell, Virginia, USA 1975 14 Cedar Fair [26]
Kings Island United States Mason, Ohio, USA 1972 14 Cedar Fair [27]
4. Carowinds United States Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, Fort Mill, South Carolina, South Carolina, [USA] 1973 13 Cedar Fair [28]
Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson, New Jersey, USA 1974 13 Six Flags [29]
Six Flags Great America United States Gurnee, Illinois, USA 1976 13 Six Flags [30]
Six Flags Over Texas United States Arlington, Texas, USA 1961 13 Six Flags [31]

Number of inversions

Rank Park Location Opened Inversions Owner
1. Six Flags Magic Mountain United States Valencia, California, USA 1971 35 Six Flags [32][33]
2. Thorpe Park England Chertsey, Surrey, England 1979 22 Merlin Entertainments [32][34]
3. Carowinds United States Charlotte, North Carolina, USA 1973 20 Cedar Fair [32][35]
4. Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson, NJ, USA 1974 19 Six Flags [32][36]
Six Flags Over Georgia United States Austell, Georgia, USA 1967 19 Six Flags [32][37]
5. Kings Dominion United States Doswell, Virginia, USA 1975 18 Cedar Fair [32][38]
Kings Island United States Mason, Ohio, USA 1972 18 Cedar Fair [32][39]
Six Flags Fiesta Texas United States San Antonio, Texas, USA 1992 18 Six Flags [32][40]

Poll rankings

Mitch Hawker – Best Steel Roller Coaster Poll 2010

Rank Name Park Location Manufacturer / Type Debut Year
1. Bizarro Six Flags New England United States Agawam, Massachusetts, USA Intamin Hyper Coaster 2000
2. Expedition GeForce Holiday Park Germany Haßloch, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Intamin Hyper Coaster 2001
3. Intimidator 305 Kings Dominion United States Doswell, Virginia, USA Intamin Giga Coaster 2010
4. Kawasemi Tobu Zoo Japan Saitama, Japan Intamin Mega-Lite 2008
5. Nemesis Alton Towers England Alton, Staffordshire, England B&M Inverted 1994
6. Piraten Djurs Sommerland Denmark Nimtofte, Denmark Intamin Mega-Lite 2008
7. Goliath Walibi Holland Netherlands Biddinghuizen, Dronten, Netherlands Intamin Hyper Coaster 2002
8. Millennium Force Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA Intamin Giga Coaster 2000
9. Katun Mirabilandia Italy Savio, Emilia–Romagna, Italy B&M Inverted 2000
10. iSpeed Mirabilandia Italy Savio, Emilia–Romagna, Italy Intamin Blitz Coaster 2009

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Mitch Hawker – Best Wooden Roller Coaster Poll 2010

Rank Name Park Location Manufacturer Debut Year
1. El Toro Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson, NJ, USA Intamin 2006
T Express Everland South Korea Yongin, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea Intamin 2008
2. Boulder Dash Lake Compounce United States Bristol, Connecticut, USA CCI 2000
3. Phoenix Knoebels Amusement Resort United States Elysburg, Pennsylvania, USA Philadelphia Toboggan Company 1985
4. Ravine Flyer II Waldameer United States Erie, Pennsylvania, USA The Gravity Group 2008
5. The Voyage Holiday World United States Santa Claus, Indiana, USA The Gravity Group 2006
6. Balder Liseberg Sweden Gothenburg, Sweden Intamin 2003
7. Colossos Heide Park Germany Soltau, Lower Saxony, Germany Intamin 2001
8. Aska (SBNO) Nara Dreamland Japan Nara, Japan Intamin 1998
9. Fireball Happy Valley Songjiang China Songjiang, Shanghai, China The Gravity Group 2009
10. Troy Toverland Netherlands Sevenum, Limburg, Netherlands GCI 2007

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Golden Ticket Awards – Top 10 Steel Coasters of 2011

Rank Name Park Location Manufacturer / Type Debut Year
1. Millennium Force Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA Intamin Hyper Coaster 2000
2. Bizarro Six Flags New England United States Agawam, Massachusetts, USA Intamin Hyper Coaster 2000
3. Nitro Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson, NJ, USA B&M Hyper Coaster 2001
4. Goliath Six Flags Over Georgia United States Austell, Georgia, USA B&M Hyper Coaster 2006
5. Phantom's Revenge Kennywood United States West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA Arrow Hyper Coaster 1991
6. New Texas Giant Six Flags Over Texas United States Arlington, Texas, USA Hybird Coaster 1990
7. Apollo's Chariot Busch Gardens Williamsburg United States James City County, Virginia, USA B&M Hyper Coaster 1999
Expedition GeForce Holiday Park Germany Haßloch, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany Intamin Hyper Coaster 2001
8. Top Thrill Dragster Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA Intamin Strata Coaster 2003
9. Magnum XL-200 Cedar Point United States Sandusky, Ohio, USA Arrow Hyper Coaster 1989
10. Diamondback Kings Island United States Mason, Ohio, USA B&M Hyper Coaster 2009

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Golden Ticket Awards – Top 10 Wood Coasters of 2011

Rank Name Park Location Manufacturer Debut Year
1. The Voyage Holiday World & Splashin' Safari United States Santa Claus, Indiana, USA The Gravity Group 2006
2. Phoenix Knoebels' Amusement Resort United States Elysburg, Pennsylvania, USA Philadelphia Toboggan Company 1985
3. El Toro Six Flags Great Adventure United States Jackson, NJ, USA Intamin 2006
4. Boulder Dash Lake Compounce United States Bristol, Connecticut, USA CCI 2000
5. Thunderhead Dollywood United States Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA GCI 2004
6. Ravine Flyer II Waldameer United States Erie, Pennsylvania, USA The Gravity Group 2008
7. The Beast Kings Island United States Mason, Ohio, USA Charles Dinn / Al Collins 1979
8. Hades Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park United States Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA The Gravity Group 2005
9. Shivering Timbers Michigan's Adventure United States Muskegon, Michigan, USA CCI 1998
10. Prowler Worlds of Fun United States Kansas City, Missouri, Missouri, USA GCI 2009

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See also

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