Amercan adventure closed for good.

Friday, March 26, 2010 2:54 PM

I never had the chance to visit this park, and it looks like I never will now.

http://www.americanadventuresfunpark.com/

Six flags operated this small park, and I believe it only had one coaster(I think it was an orient express type coaster).

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Friday, March 26, 2010 3:08 PM

Six Flags sold the place in 2008, I believe.

The coaster was a Zamperla Powered coaster. The lead car featured a crazy big buffalo head. Apparently this was a production model. It was the only Buffalo Coaster in the USA.

One of the last parks I used actual film at. :)

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Friday, March 26, 2010 3:54 PM

Looks more like an outdoor FEC than a park... maybe they can sell their charm to another park.

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Friday, March 26, 2010 5:03 PM

I know this showed up today as a news link on Amusement Today's Extra Extra desktop edition, but I thought this park closed last year.

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Friday, March 26, 2010 5:07 PM

Yeah, I think it did.

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Friday, March 26, 2010 5:09 PM

In addition to the Buffalo Coaster (yes, there are others, Drayrton had an extended version IIRC)....there was also a large dry-sack slide, a Tilt-a-Whirl, Crazy balloons I think, and the mother of all Scramblers....that thing ran long, and hard.

The main atraction to the park, though, was a huge indoor ball-play area...almost half the patrons in the park were inside on the day we visited (won tix at a Spring Fling event).

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Friday, March 26, 2010 7:59 PM

Did six flags own the park, or were they just managing the place?

If they owned the park, six flags is going to have a whole lot of used rides sitting around with Kentucky kingdom closing as well.

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Friday, March 26, 2010 11:46 PM

Like Gonch said, Six Flags sold the park in 2008. Zuma Holdings most likely owns whatever rides are on the property.

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Friday, March 26, 2010 11:50 PM

Never actually went inside the park but I passed by that creepy buffalo all the time walking up to the White Water entrance.

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