Rides

From Adventurelandians - Adventureland Iowa Encyclopedia (Unofficial)
Jump to: navigation, search
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
DISCLAIMER
Information on this site is unofficial. It is compiled by fans of Adventureland amusement park in Altoona, Iowa (near Des Moines). There may be inaccuracies and omissions. For official Adventureland information, visit the official website.

See Newest Pages or all Recent Changes. | Join my Facebook Group. | About this site. | Blog | Contact me.

This page was last updated on 09/9/2016. Total Pages: 298. Total Files: 317.


Home / Rides - Rides


Below is a work-in-progress list of current rides. See the Extinct Rides page for a list of former rides no longer operating.

Links in red are pages that have not been created yet. The templates used for these pages are still evolving, so I am waiting to do the bulk of the pages once I have a better idea of what a ride page should contain. Currently, it will be a description of the ride, information box, trivia and external links. It may make sense to include more information for specific types of rides. For example, a roller coaster might include top speed, track length, number of inversions/loops, etc. while a kiddie ride might not. :)

Thrill Rides

  1. Dragon
  2. Falling Star
  3. Himalaya
  4. Inverter
  5. Monster
  6. Outlaw
  7. Sidewinder
  8. Space Shot
  9. Splash Over
  10. Storm Chaser
  11. Tornado

Family Rides

  1. A-Train
  2. Balloon Race
  3. Der Flinger
  4. Frantic Freeway - aka Dodge 'em Cars
  5. G-Force
  6. Galleon
  7. Giant Sky Wheel - aka Giant Skywheel
  8. Lady Luck
  9. Lighthouse
  10. Raging River
  11. Saw Mill Splash - aka Sawmill Splash
  12. Scrambler - formerly Wrangler and Bavarian Scrambler (and not listed on the official website as of 8/1/2016 for some reason)
  13. Sky Ride
  14. Tea Cups
  15. Tilt-A-Whirl
  16. Town Square Carousel - aka Carrousel
  17. Underground

Kiddie Rides

  1. Convoy
  2. Chuck Wagon - aka Chuckwagon
  3. Frog Hopper
  4. Kiddie Kars - aka Hampton Cars and Kiddie Cars
  5. Infant Ocean
  6. Lady Bugs
  7. Puff the Dragon - aka Puff Dragons
  8. Red Baron - aka Red Barons

Adventure Bay (water park)

Currently, we are focusing on the amusement park. Eventually, we will have the water park documented here as well.

  1. Bermuda Quadrangle (June 18, 2010)
  2. Breaker Beach Wavepool
  3. Caribbean Cruiser - aka Lazy River
  4. Gang Plank
  5. Heron Harbor
  6. Kokomo Kove
  7. Pirates' Plummet
  8. Pirates' Port Pool
  9. Reef Racer
  10. Shipwreck Shores
  11. Typhoon

Misc

  1. Molly the Trolley - parking lot bus

Opening Year Rides

From what we can tell, the only opening year rides still operating today are:

  1. Frantic Freeway (but with different bumper cars)
  2. Lady Luck

Extinct Rides

Be sure to also check out our list of Extinct Rides that once existed at Adventureland.