Wooden Roller Coaster
Important Notice: The Wooden Roller Coaster is now operating.
During the off-season, Hell’s Gate, Crazy Beach Party and Wooden Roller Coaster, have been undergoing routine maintenance. However, with many parts custom manufactured, suppliers have been slow to deliver required parts. This has meant that our rides are behind in their maintenance schedule. Hell’s Gate and Crazy beach Party will not be operational until late June/July.
The PNE takes our guest experience very seriously and so to ensure a very good experience within the park, the PNE has brought in some additional rides to ensure guests have ample ride opportunities (Octopus and Alien Abduction).
Built board by board in 1958, the Wooden Roller Coaster is Playland’s most historic and spectacular attraction. Reaching speeds of 45 mph on the steepest drop, the many twists, turns and camel hops of the Wooden Roller Coaster’s 2,840 feet of track keep you on the edge of your seat until the last hair-raising turn into the station! In 2009, the Coaster was designated as a “ACE Roller Coaster Landmark.”
Kickin’ it oldschool
The Coaster was recently named the #14 top Wood Roller Coaster in an ElloCoaster poll.
“Playland’s Wooden Roller Coaster is an absolute treasure, an immaculately maintained piece of history that has thrilled generations of visitors and will hopefully remain for generations to come. They just don’t make ’em like this any more.”
Read the whole story at ellocoaster.com