Park

California's Great America

California's Great America
2401 Agnew Road
P.O. Box 1776
Santa Clara, CA 95054

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Operating since 5/29/1976

Rating
Visits192
Websitecagreatamerica.com
TypeAmusement/Theme Park
Phone408-988-1776
Size100 acres
SeasonMay - October
CompanyCedar Fair
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History

In 1985, the City of Santa Clara purchased Marriott's Great America from Marriott and hired Kings Entertainment Corporation to run the park.

Past name(s): Marriott's Great America (1976 - 1985); Paramount's Great America (19?? - 2006); Knott's Great America (2007)

Roller Coasters

Demon Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 5/1980
Flight Deck Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 3/20/1993
Gold Striker Wooden Roller Coaster Operating since 5/31/2013
Grizzly Wooden Roller Coaster Operating since 1986
Psycho Mouse Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 3/24/2001
Taxi Jam Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 1999
Vortex Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 3/9/1991
Woodstock's Express Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 1987

Rides

Barney Oldfield Speedway Fixed Ride Operating since 1976
Berserker Fixed Ride Operating since 1976
Carousel Columbia Fixed Ride Operating since 1976
Celebration Swings Fixed Ride Operating since 2000
Centrifuge Fixed Ride Operating since 1976
Delirium Fixed Ride Operating since 2001
Drop Zone - Stunt Tower Fixed Ride Operating since 3/1996
Eagle's Flight Fixed Ride Operating since 1976
FireFall Fixed Ride Operating since 2008
Flying Eagles Fixed Ride Operating since 2001
Logger's Run Flume/Chute Ride Operating since 1976
Rue Le Dodge Fixed Ride Operating since 1976
Sky Tower Fixed Ride Operating since 1979
Sponge Bob's Boatmobiles Fixed Ride Operating since 2003
The Revolution Fixed Ride Operating
Thunder Raceway General Attraction Operating
Tiki Twirl Fixed Ride Operating since 4/1/2006
Whitewater Falls Flume/Chute Ride Operating since 1990
Wild Thornberry's Treetop Lookout Fixed Ride Operating since 2003
Xtreme Skyflyer Fixed Ride Operating

Water Rides

Rip Roaring Rapids Water Ride Operating since 1980

Past Rides

Ameri-Go-Round Fixed Ride Operated from 1976 to 1995
Bottom's Up Fixed Ride Operated from 1976 to 1993?
Ferris Wheel Fixed Ride Operated from 1976 to 1984?
Greased Lightnin' Steel Roller Coaster Operated from 1978 to 2002
Great America Scenic Railway Fixed Ride Operated from 1976 to 1999
Gulf Coaster Steel Roller Coaster Operated from 1976 to 1980
Invertigo Steel Roller Coaster Operated from 3/21/1998 to 10/31/2010
Lobster Fixed Ride Operated from 1976 to 1992
Skyhawk Fixed Ride Operated from 1989 to 1999
Stealth Steel Roller Coaster Operated from 4/1/2000 to 9/2/2003
The Edge Fixed Ride Operated from 1983 to 1995
The Orbit Fixed Ride Operated 1976 to 2005
Triple Play Fixed Ride Operated from 1976 to 2005
Triple Wheel Fixed Ride Operated from 1976 to 1997
Turn of the Century Steel Roller Coaster Operated from 1976 to 1980
Whizzer Steel Roller Coaster Operated from 1976 to 1988
Yankee Clipper Water Ride Operated from 1976 to 1998

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