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The Best Rides at Hersheypark

Updated January 21, 2021 7.3k votes 1.7k voters 47.0k views23 items

Before you head out to find a roller coaster, check out this list of the best rides at Hersheypark, including photos, types of rides, and more information. This list of the best Hersheypark attractions includes roller coasters, kids rides, indoor/dark rides, and water rides, as well as parades, live shows, and Hersheypark tours - all ranked so you can decide which ones to hit up first!

The rides on this list have been voted on by amusement park fans and Hersheypark enthusiasts. From the newest rides at Hersheypark to the classics that have been around forever, this is a list of all the most famous attractions at Hersheypark. Don't like Roller Soaker or Skyrush? Vote them down so they don't win.

What are the best rides at Hersheypark? Storm Runner and Lightning Racer are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list. Maybe you prefer spinning twisters over basic roller coasters, or maybe you'd rather spend your time on the ground. Whatever the case, this list is how we will finally decide which are the best rides at hershey park!
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    Storm Runner

    Hersheypark

    Opened In2004-05-08

    Height (m)45.72

    Max Speed (km/h)120.7008

    G Force4.2

    Drop (m)54.864

    Storm Runner is an Intamin-built steel launched roller coaster at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. It is located in the Pioneer Frontier section of the park, right across from Sidewinder and...  more
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    Great Bear

    Hersheypark

    Opened In1998-05-23

    Height (m)27.432

    Max Speed (km/h)93.341952

    Drop (m)37.7952

    Great Bear is a roller coaster located at Hersheypark, Hershey, Pennsylvania. It was built by Bolliger & Mabillard during the winter of 1997 and opened for the 1998 season. It is located in the...  more
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    Skyrush

    Hersheypark

    Opened In2012-05-26

    Height (m)61.0

    Max Speed (km/h)120.7008

    Drop (m)61.0

    Skyrush is an Intamin prototype Wing Coaster with winged seating at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. It opened to the general public on May 26, 2012. Skyrush is Hersheypark's 12th roller...  more
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    Fahrenheit

    Hersheypark

    Opened In2008-05-24

    Height (m)36.8808

    Max Speed (km/h)93.341952

    Fahrenheit is a steel roller coaster at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located in the Pioneer Frontier section of the park, just across from the entrance to the Boardwalk....  more
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    Lightning Racer

    Hersheypark

    Opened In2000-05-13

    Height (m)27.432

    Max Speed (km/h)82.076544

    G Force3.6

    Drop (m)27.432

    Lighting Racer is a wooden roller coaster located at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. It is located in the Midway America section of the park. Built by Great Coasters International in 2000, it...  more
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    Comet

    Hersheypark

    Opened In1946

    Height (m)25.6032

    Max Speed (km/h)80.4672

    Drop (m)23.7744

    The Comet is a wooden roller coaster at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. It is located in the Hollow section of Hersheypark, next to Skyrush. Built in 1946 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters...  more
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    SooperDooperLooper

    Hersheypark

    Opened In1977-07-04

    Height (m)22.86

    Max Speed (km/h)72.42048

    Drop (m)21.0

    The SooperDooperLooper is a ride at Hersheypark. It was designed as a terrain coaster by Werner Stengel, and built by Anton Schwarzkopf....  more
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    Coal Cracker

    Hersheypark

    Opened In1973

    Coal Cracker is a classic hydroflume ride located at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The ride was installed by Arrow Development in 1973, making it the oldest water ride at Hersheypark still in...  more
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    Sidewinder

    Hersheypark

    Opened In1991-05-05

    Height (m)35.5092

    Max Speed (km/h)75.639168

    G Force5.2

    Sidewinder is a steel roller coaster located at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. It is located in the Pioneer Frontier section of the park, right across from Storm Runner. While the coaster...  more
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    Wild Mouse

    Hersheypark

    Opened In1999-05-08

    Height (m)13.716

    Max Speed (km/h)45.061632

    Wild Mouse is a steel roller coaster located in Hersheypark designed by MACK Rides, Germany, in 1999. It is located in the Midway America section of Hersheypark, right across from the Wildcat. Riders...  more
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    Turbulence

    Hersheypark

    Height (m)45.72

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    Wildcat

    Hersheypark

    Opened In1996-05-26

    Height (m)27.432

    Max Speed (km/h)80.4672

    G Force3.5

    Drop (m)25.908

    Wildcat is a wooden roller coaster located at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The coaster opened on May 26, 1996, as the anchor attraction of the Midway America section of the park. Wildcat was...  more
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    Laff Trakk

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    Wild Cat

    Hersheypark

    Opened In1923-06-16

    Drop (m)22.86

    The Wild Cat was a wooden roller coaster at Hersheypark, Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States. The roller coaster was constructed in 1923 by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company. Under an agreement...  more
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    Flying Turns

    Hersheypark
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    Mini Comet/Little Comet

    Hersheypark
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    Toboggan

    Hersheypark

    Opened In1972

    Height (m)13.716

    Max Speed (km/h)32.18688

    G Force2.1

    Drop (m)0.6096

    The Toboggan was a pair of roller coasters at Hersheypark. It stood in what was then known as Carrousel Circle from 1972 to 1977....  more
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    Candymonium

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    tidal force

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    Roller Soaker

    Hersheypark

    Opened In2002-05-04

    Height (m)21.336

    Max Speed (km/h)32.991552

    Roller Soaker was a suspended roller coaster at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. It was manufactured by Setpoint USA, and was the first interactive ride built in the park. It was located in the...  more
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    Trailblazer

    Hersheypark

    Opened In1974

    Max Speed (km/h)72.42048

    Trailblazer is a family roller coaster at Hersheypark amusement park in Hershey, Pennsylvania. It is located in the Pioneer Frontier section of Hersheypark, just below Storm Runner. The ride is...  more
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    Mini-Comet

    Hersheypark

    Opened In1974

    Mini-Comet was a kiddie roller coaster at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. It was located in The Hollow section of Hersheypark, near Comet, from 1974 through 1975. It was relocated to Kissing...  more
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    Intimidator 305

    Kings Dominion

    Opened In2010-04

    Height (m)93.0

    Max Speed (km/h)148.059648

    Drop (m)91.0

    Intimidator 305 is a steel roller coaster by Intamin at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia, United States. Debuting on April 2, 2010 as the park's fourteenth roller coaster, Intimidator 305 is...  more