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The Corkscrew gets its name from the distinctive corkscrew inversion element. Cedar Point's construction of the ride puts the corkscrew inversions directly over the midway, requiring park visitors to pass underneath the spiralling trains as they journey through the park.

Corkscrew Specs
Operating Since:
May 15, 1976
Arrow Dynamics, Inc.
Steel Corkscrew
2050 ft
85 ft
48 mph
3 trains
6 cars per train
4 riders per car
(4 rows of 2 seats)
Ride Duration:
Ride Capacity:
1800 riders per hour

One of the early Arrow corkscrew rides, this coaster was the first to feature 3 inversions: one vertical loop followed by a double corkscrew roll. Nicely positioned on the Cedar Point midway, park guests pass under the double corkscrew on their way toward the back end of the park. The Corkscrew is decorated with a red, white and blue color scheme to celebrate America's bicentennial on the year of its opening.

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