Alabama Adventure has new life as Splash Adventure

Posted Monday, July 16, 2012 10:37 AM | Contributed by Jeff

If you climb to the top of the five-story UpSurge flume slide you can see in the distance what used to be the gem of this amusement park, the huge Rampage wooden roller coaster.

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Monday, July 16, 2012 4:34 PM

Always sad to lose a ride of the caliber of Rampage (see Ozcat), but the rest of the park was a horrible mess the 2 times I visited. Dirty, operations verging on unsafe, unfriendly employees, and not all that much to do. I also never thought Rampage was as good as a lot of other people do (but I never got night rides on it either, so....)

Monday, July 16, 2012 5:04 PM

ApolloAndy said:

I also never thought Rampage was as good as a lot of other people do...

Same here.

Listing it alongside OzCat seemed like an interesting choice.

Monday, July 16, 2012 8:21 PM

They're both high middle of the pack and sad to see 'em go.

Monday, July 16, 2012 10:11 PM

Rampage during night-time ERT ca. 2004-o5(ish) was some of the best wooden coaster riding I've had outside of Elysburg and Santa Claus. There was an older guy, I think he was named Ed, who was primarily responsible for maintenance of the ride - he showed up for the ERT and answered questions and all. It showed that he cared...a lot.

edit: Sweetness - I used the Google wayback machine and found the 2005 TR from Josh H, along with posts from Mooshie.


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