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Character Carousel

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Level 1 - Low Thrill

At a Glance

Location: Planet Snoopy
Duration: 2 minutes; 0 seconds
Height Requirement: 46 inches (Under 46 inches must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Manufacturer: Philadelphia Toboggan Company

Built in 1923, the Character Carousel is the oldest ride at Carowinds. Riders get to choose from 68 hand-carved wooden horses and a couple of chariot seats before they embark on a whimsical journey located at the heart of Planet Snoopy. Among the many leaping horses is the lead horse, who can be distinguished by his golden hooves.

The Character Carousel is a family favorite! It even provides a great place to cool off in the shaded line area.

Rider Safety Information

Riders must have ability to straddle the ride unit.

Riders that are unable to have the body and spinal control to sit upright without the aid of other people or devices, must ride in a chariot and be accompanied by a supervising companion. Riders without appropriate center gravity for this ride, must ride in a chariot and be accompanied by a supervising companion.

Riders needing assistance to enter and exit the ride without jeopardizing themselves or others and to assist with their own evacuation if necessary, must be accompanied by a supervising companion. Riders must demonstrate appropriate observed behavior indicating a willingness and ability to participate and/or follow rider requirements. Riders who do not demonstrate appropriate observed behavior, must ride in a chariot and be accompanied by a supervising companion.

Riders with full leg cast must ride in chariot.

Alternate Access Entrance is at ride exit.

Hand-Held infants are allowed to ride only in a chariot with a supervising companion.

Service animals are allowed.