Park

Six Flags Great America

Six Flags Great America
542 North Illionis Route 21
Gurnee, IL 60031

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Operating since 5/29/1976

Rating
Visits426
Websitesixflags.com
TypeAmusement/Theme Park
Phone847-249-1776
Fax847-249-2390
Size123 acres
SeasonMay - October
CompanySix Flags
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History

Opened as Marriot's Great America in 1976 with an identical sister park located in Northern California.

Purchased by Six Flags in 1984, becoming the 7th Six Flags park.

Roller Coasters

American Eagle (Blue) Wooden Roller Coaster Operating since 5/23/1981
American Eagle (Red) Wooden Roller Coaster Operating since 5/23/1981
Batman - The Ride Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 5/9/1992
Dark Knight Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 05/21/2008
Demon Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 5/29/1976
Goliath Wooden Roller Coaster Under Construction opening Spring 2014
Little Dipper Wooden Roller Coaster Operating since 5/2010
Raging Bull Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 5/1/1999
Spacely's Sprocket Rockets Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 1998
Superman - Ultimate Flight Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 5/3/2003
Vertical Velocity Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 5/18/2001
Viper Wooden Roller Coaster Operating since 4/29/1995
Whizzer Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 5/29/1976
X-Flight Steel Roller Coaster Operating since 5/16/2012

Rides

Big Easy Balloons Fixed Ride Operating since 2004
Chubasco Fixed Ride Operating since 1996
Columbia Carousel Fixed Ride Operating since 1976
Condor Fixed Ride Operating since 1991
East River Crawler Fixed Ride Operating since 1976
Fiddler's Fling Fixed Ride Operating since 1976
Giant Drop Fixed Ride Operating since 1997
Hometown Fun Machine Fixed Ride Operating since 1976
King Chaos Fixed Ride Operating since 2004
Krazy Kars Fixed Ride Operating since 2007
Krazy Kups Fixed Ride Operating since 2007
Logger's Run Flume/Chute Ride Operating since 1976
Revolution Fixed Ride Operating
Ricochet Fixed Ride Operating since 1977
River Rocker Fixed Ride Operating since 1996
Roaring Rapids Flume/Chute Ride Operating since 1984
Rue Le Dodge Fixed Ride Operating since 1976
Scenic Railway General Attraction Operating since 1976
Scooby Doo's Mystery Machine Fixed Ride Operating
Sky Trek Tower Fixed Ride Operating since 1977
The Jester's Wild Ride Fixed Ride Operating since 2004
The Jester's Wild Ride Fixed Ride Operating
The Orbit Fixed Ride Operating since 1976
Up, Up & Away Fixed Ride Operating since 2007
Whirligig Fixed Ride Operating since 1976
Winner's Circle Fixed Ride Operating since 2001
Yankee Clipper Flume/Chute Ride Operating since 1976
Yogi's Yahoo River Fixed Ride Operating
ZoomJets Fixed Ride Operating since 2007

Water Rides

Buccaneer Battle Water Ride Operating 2009

Past Rides

Ameri-Go-Round Fixed Ride In Storage Since 2003
Bottom's Up Fixed Ride Operated 1976 to 1983
Cajun Cliffhanger Fixed Ride Operated 1976 to 2000
Davy Jones Dinghies Fixed Ride Operated 1977 to 1982
Déjà Vu Steel Roller Coaster Operated from 10/7/2001 to 2007
Eagle's Flight Fixed Ride Operated 1976 to unknown
Great America Raceway Fixed Ride Operated from 1976 to 2010
Gulf Coaster Steel Roller Coaster Operated in 1976
Hay Baler Fixed Ride Operated
Industrial Revolution Fixed Ride Operated
Iron Wolf Steel Roller Coaster Operated from 4/28/1990 to 9/2011
Looney Tooter Fixed Ride Operated until 2010
Power Dive Fixed Ride Operated
Ragin' Cajun Steel Roller Coaster Operated from 5/28/2004 to 2013
Rolling Thunder Steel Roller Coaster Operated from 1989 to 9/4/1995
Shockwave Steel Roller Coaster Operated From 1988 through 2002
Sky Whirl Fixed Ride Operated 1976 to 2000
Southern Cross Fixed Ride Operated 1977 to 1982
Space Shuttle America Fixed Ride Operated from 2004 to 2007
Splashwater Falls Flume/Chute Ride Operated from 1986 to 2007
The Edge Fixed Ride Operated 1983 to 1986
Tidal Wave Steel Roller Coaster Operated from 1978 to 1991
Traffique Jam Fixed Ride Operated 1976 to 1983
Trailblazer Fixed Ride Operated from 1998 to 2006
Triple Play Fixed Ride In Storage since 2006
Turn of the Century Steel Roller Coaster Operated from 1976 to 1980
Yukon Yahoo Fixed Ride Operated 1976 to 1991
Z-Force Steel Roller Coaster Operated from 1985 to 1987

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