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Thunder Canyon

Sign for the ride at Cedar Point

[2]Cedar Point
Area Frontier Trail
Status Operating
Opening date 1986
[3]Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Status Operating
Opening date 1995
Status Operating
Opening date 1987
General Statistics
Type River rafting ride
Model River Raft
Length 1,600 ft (490 m)
Boats Several boats. Riders are arranged 1 across in 6 rows for a total of 6 riders per boat.
Restraint Style Ring in center of boat and seat belt
Manufacturer Intamin (Cedar Point)Barr Engineering (Dorney Park and Valleyfair)
Fast Lane available at Dorney Park & Valleyfair

Thunder Canyon is a river rafting ride located at three Cedar Fair amusement parks. It is found at Cedar Point, Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, and Valleyfair. Riders will get soaked on the ride at all the parks. All of the rides include water falls and water shoots.



Cedar PointEdit

See also: Cedar Point Every night the ride is drained and new water is pumped in from Lake Erie every morning before opening. The ride also closes every year in September to be transformed into CornStalkers. There is an observation deck in which people can watch riders get soaked by the water falls. Thunder Canyon is one of three water rides at Cedar Point, the other two being Snake River Falls and Shoot the Rapids.

Dorney Park & Wildwater KingdomEdit

See also: Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom Thunder Canyon is located along the back path leading to Wildwater Kingdom. Thunder Canyon is one of three water rides at Dorney Park, the other two being White Water Landing and Thunder Creek Mountain.


See also: Valleyfair Thunder Canyon is one of two water rides located at the park, along with The Wave. Thunder Canyon is one of three water rides at Valleyfair, the other two being The Wave and Hydroblaster.

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