Council Bluffs park will be named Wild Escape

Posted Friday, June 13, 2003 5:01 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Wild Escape is the name developers announced Thursday for the $70 million indoor-outdoor amusement park they propose to open next spring on Council Bluffs' south side, along the South Omaha Bridge Road near South 24th Street. The developers hope to open the park in 2004.

Read more from The Omaha World-Herald.

Monday, June 16, 2003 10:02 AM
-Also, they said that the $70 million was to develop the first 70 acres of the park for it grand opening.

- Then over the next five years they have plans for the park, further ride additions, and 50 more acres of land to develop

- The park was to open in 2003 with 70 percent of the attractions completed, which included a wild mouse, a kiddie coaster, and a woodie(woodie steel is what they're saying).

-Recent press releases say that the a future edition is to include a steel coaster which they claim will be one of the best in the country. It will "will wind through the sky, giving riders a view of downtown Omaha", said Steve Minard

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Lake Compounce-So Fresh and So Clean Clean

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Monday, June 16, 2003 4:24 PM
Just found this site. I live in SW Iowa. It would be nice to have a good coaster park close by. Our family is planning an August 2004 trip to Cedar Point. My 16 year old son and I can't wait to get on Top Thrill Dragster!
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Monday, June 16, 2003 8:10 PM
Coasterwiz, I also live in the Quad Cities. I didn't know there were other coasterbuzzers in the QCA. Anyways the park looks to have a good concept with a lot of potential especially since part of the park will be indoors and will be open year round.

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Mike
Favorite Wood: Viper at SFGAM,Shivering Timbers
Favorite Steel: Magnum and Raging Bull

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