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The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm 

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Updated February 15, 2019 3.5k votes 744 voters 23.7k views 13 items

List of the best rides at Knott's Berry Farm, including photos, types of rides, and more information. This ranked list of the best Knott's Berry Farm attractions includes roller coasters, kids rides, indoor / dark rides, and water rides, as well as parades, live shows, and Knott's Berry Farm tours. The rides on this list have been voted on by amusement park fans and Knott's Berry Farm enthusiasts. From the newest rides at Knott's Berry Farm to the classics that have been around forever, this is a list of all the most famous attractions at Knott's Berry Farm. Make sure you always vote for stuff like Silver Bullet or Jaguar! if you like it.

List includes Xcelerator, GhostRider and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best rides at Knott's Berry Farm?"
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GhostRider is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm
Knott's Berry Farm

Opened In: 1998-12-08

Height (m): 35.9664

Max Speed (km/h): 90.123264

G Force: 3.1

Drop (m): 32.9184

GhostRider is a wooden roller coaster at Knott's Berry Farm, a theme park in Buena Park, California. It is located in the Ghost Town section of the park, south of the main entrance. It is the ...more
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Silver Bullet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm
Knott's Berry Farm

Opened In: 2004-12-07

Height (m): 44.5008

Max Speed (km/h): 88.51392

G Force: 3.0

Drop (m): 33.2232

Silver Bullet is a western-themed steel inverted roller coaster designed by Bolliger & Mabillard located at Knott's Berry Farm, an amusement park in Buena Park, California. The $16 million ...more
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Xcelerator is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm
Knott's Berry Farm

Opened In: 2002-06-22

Height (m): 62.484

Max Speed (km/h): 131.966208

Drop (m): 60.96

Xcelerator is a steel launched roller coaster at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. The ride was Intamin's first hydraulically launched coaster, whilst also the fourth Intamin ...more
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Montezooma's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm
Knott's Berry Farm

Opened In: 1978-05-21

Height (m): 45.1104

Max Speed (km/h): 88.51392

Drop (m): 41.7576

Montezooma's Revenge is a steel shuttle roller coaster at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. It opened on May 21, 1978. Designed by Anton Schwarzkopf, it is one of eight ...more
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Jaguar! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm
Jaguar! Knott's Berry Farm

Opened In: 1995-06-17

Height (m): 19.812

Max Speed (km/h): 56.32704

Drop (m): 13.716

Jaguar! is a themed steel family roller coaster located at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California, built by Zierer GmBH.
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Pony Express is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm
Knott's Berry Farm

Opened In: 2008-05-22

Height (m): 13.4112

Max Speed (km/h): 61.155072

Pony Express is a steel motorbike roller coaster at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. It is the first Zamperla-manufactured motocoaster to be placed in the United States, and is one ...more
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Sierra Sidewinder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm
Knott's Berry Farm

Opened In: 2007-05-26

Height (m): 18.998184

Max Speed (km/h): 59.545728

Drop (m): 11.8872

Sierra Sidewinder is a steel spinning roller coaster located in the Camp Snoopy section of Knott's Berry Farm. It is the first ever roller coaster to feature multiple free spinning cars on a ...more
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Supreme Scream is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm
Supreme Scream Knott's Berry Farm

Opened In: 1998-07-03

Height (m): 95.0976

Max Speed (km/h): 80.4672

Drop (m): 76.8096

Supreme Scream is a vertical ascending and descending amusement thrill ride located at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, CA, USA and was designed and manufactured by S&S Worldwide, Inc. of ...more
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HangTime is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm
thewrightone05 added HangTime Knotts Berry Farm

Opened In: 2018

Height (m): 46 m (150 ft)

Max Speed (km/h): 92 km/h (57 mph)

HangTime is a steel roller coaster at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. The Infinity Coaster is manufactured by Gerstlauer on the former site of Boomerang and Riptide. On opening, it had the steepest drop on a rollercoaster in California, at 96°. It opened on May 18, 2018.

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Perilous Plunge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm
Perilous Plunge Knott's Berry Farm

Opened In: 2000-09-15

Height (m): 36.8808

Max Speed (km/h): 85.295232

Drop (m): 35.052

Perilous Plunge was a shoot-the-Chutes style attraction located at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. The ride opened on September 15, 2000, and closed on September 3, 2012.
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Timberline Twister is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm
Timberline Twister Knott's Berry Farm

Opened In: 1983

Height (m): 9.144

The Timberline Twister is a steel roller coaster located at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park, California. It was built in 1983 and is mainly aimed at younger kids, as well as adults under ...more
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WindSeeker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm
WindSeeker Knott's Berry Farm

Opened In: 2011-08-18

Height (m): 92.0

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Coast Rider is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rides at Knott's Berry Farm
thewrightone05 added Coast Rider Knotts Berry Farm

Opened In: 2013

Height (m): 16 m (

Max Speed (km/h): 37 km/h (23 mph)

Drop (m): 15 m (49 ft)

Coast Rider operates on the former site of Perilous Plunge. Perilous Plunge closed on September 3, 2012. Cedar Fair Entertainment Company filed a trademark for Coast Rider on October 22, 2012. Knott's Berry Farm officially announced Coast Rider and two other rides on November 1, 2012. The ride opened up along with the rest of the brand new boardwalk on May 25, 2013.