Gold Rusher

Carolina Goldrusher

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Level 4 - High Thrill

At a Glance

Location: Carolina Boardwalk
Duration: 2 minutes; 17 seconds
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Manufacturer: Arrow Development of Mountain View, California

  • Carolina Goldrusher is the oldest roller coaster at Carowinds, opening on March 31, 1973, also the day that Carowinds first opened
  • Goldrusher is one of four original rides left in the park
  • In 1973 the Goldrusher structural supports had to be modified to allow the monorail to pass through it.