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    Since April 2nd, 2003
  • Carowinds Rides
    -Roller Coasters- -Thrill Rides- -Family Rides- -Kiddy Rides- -Waterpark Rides- -Defunct Rides-
    Carowinds has many amusement park rides, and waterpark attractions.
    Roller Coasters:
    Fury 325
    Named in honor of the Carolina's being a "Hornet's nest of rebellion" during the American Revolution; Fury 325 is the tallest tradition lift coaster in the world.
    Intimidator
    Can you fill the shoes of Dale Earnhardt? This coaster is named in honor of him and his legend.
    Afterburn
    It is the Carolina's only inverted coaster which means you ride under the track with your feet dangling, there is no floor once you leave the station.
    Carolina Cyclone
    After 24 years the Cyclone is still a favorite at Carowinds, and standing proud as one of the park's most popular rides.
    Carolina Goldrusher
    As one of the orginal attractions at Carowinds, the Carolina Goldrusher opened in 1973 in the Frontier Outpost area which is now Carolina Boardwalk.
    Woodstock Express
    Woodstock Express opened in 1975 as "Scooby-Doo's Ghoster Coaster" with the original Hanna-Barbera Land(now part of Planet Snoopy).
    Lucy's Crabbie Cabbie
    In it's first season it was called "Taxi Jam", but the ride was renamed with the 2005 Nickelodeon Central expansion. It is a Miler Kiddy Coaster but don't let that fool you.
    Hurler
    Hurler is a massive wooden triple out and back roller coaster built by International Coasters(only built Hurler twins.) in 1994.
    Nighthawk
    Nighthawk orginally opened in 2000 at Great America(California) as Stealth, the world's first flying coaster. Nighthawk replaced the Carolina Sternwheeler paddlewheel boat ride that had operated for 30 years.
    Ricochet
    For Carowinds' 30th season, Carowinds got a standard Mack Wild Mouse rollercoaster in 2002 along with the retheme of Blue Ridge Junction to Carolina Boardwalk.
    Flying Ace Aerial Chase
    Aerial Chase is a inverted junior roller coaster manufacted Vekoma, it is located in the Planet Snoopy section of Carowinds.
    Vortex
    In 1992 a Vortex landed at Carowinds, with only standing room left Vortex hurlers you down a 91 foot drop and into a huge loop.
    Flying Cobras
    A Vekoma Boomerang coaster that was relocated from Geauga Lake after the park closed in 2007. Carolina Cobra was installed with brand new coaster trains that make this Vekoma almost a B&M and was renamed Flying Cobras in 2017.