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The Best Rides at Silver Dollar City

Updated June 8, 2017 919 votes 238 voters 10.5k views7 items

List of the best rides at Silver Dollar City, including photos, types of rides, and more information. This ranked list of the best Silver Dollar City attractions includes roller coasters, kids rides, indoor / dark rides, and water rides, as well as parades, live shows, and Silver Dollar City tours. The rides on this list have been voted on by amusement park fans and Silver Dollar City enthusiasts. From the newest rides at Silver Dollar City to the classics that have been around forever, this is a list of all the most famous attractions at Silver Dollar City. The fun of voting on multiple rides is that you get to make choices like "do I like Thunderation more than Fire In The Hole?"

Powder Keg: A Blast into the Wilderness and Wildfire are included in this list.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best rides at Silver Dollar City?"
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    Wildfire

    Wildfire is a steel roller coaster located at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri. The $14 million ride was built by Swiss firm Bolliger & Mabillard and opened in 2001. Wildfire is themed as a flying machine developed by an 1880s Ozark inventor. Standing 120 feet tall and featuring a top speed of 66 miles per hour, Wildfire is the tallest and second fastest ride at Silver Dollar City. Along its 3,073 feet of track, Wildfire features five inversions including an Immelmann loop, a vertical loop, a cobra roll and a corkscrew....  more
    • Park: Silver Dollar City
    • Opened In: 2001-04-04
    • Height (m): 36.576
    • Max Speed (km/h): 107.826048
    • G Force: 3.6
    • Drop (m): 47.244
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    Powder Keg: A Blast into the Wilderness

    Powder Keg: A Blast Into The Wilderness is a steel roller coaster at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri. It was built in 2004 and opened in 2005. It is also the longest ride in Silver Dollar City. The ride was installed by Ride Entertainment Group. To save on construction costs, elements of the former Buzz Saw Falls attraction which was replaced by Powderkeg were used for the new ride; namely the lift hill structure. Other tributes to the former ride can be found in the thematic elements surrounding the queue line, such as an old Buzzsaw Falls car stuck in the roof of the first queue building, and a piece of old Buzzsaw track sticking out of the queue building's roof....  more
    • Park: Silver Dollar City
    • Opened In: 2005
    • Height (m): 29.8704
    • Max Speed (km/h): 102.998016
    • G Force: 3.9
    • Drop (m): 33.528
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    Thunderation

    Thunderation is an outdoor steel roller coaster at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri. It was developed by Arrow Dynamics and manufactured by Intermountain Lift, Inc. It opened in 1993. The third and fifth cars of the roller coaster used to point backwards. This has since been changed....  more
    • Park: Silver Dollar City
    • Opened In: 1993
    • Height (m): 33.528
    • Max Speed (km/h): 77.248512
    • Drop (m): 24.6888
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    Fire in the Hole

    Fire in the Hole is a three story steel enclosed roller coaster at Silver Dollar City in Branson, Missouri. The ride was built in-house by Silver Dollar City in 1972. The ride is often referred to as a cross between dark ride and roller coaster. A similar ride, "Blazing Fury", was built at Herschend Family Entertainment's other theme park, Silver Dollar City Tennessee, in 1978, now known as Dollywood....  more
    • Park: Silver Dollar City
    • Opened In: 1972
    • Max Speed (km/h): 43.452288
    • Drop (m): 6.096
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