Thunder Road

Thunder Road

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Level 4 - High Thrill

At a Glance


Location: County Fair
Duration: 2 minutes; 10 seconds
Height Requirement: 48 inches
Manufacturer: Philadelphia Toboggan Company of Lansdale, PA

Prepare for the race of a lifetime as you cross through two states - North and South Carolina - on this classic wooden roller coaster. Named after "Thunder Road," a Robert Mitchum movie depicting moonshining in the Carolina mountains, you'll catch some serious airtime over a series of hill before returning for the home streatch. 

Thunder Road features a 93-feet drop and reaches speeds of 50 mph. 

Rider Safety Information

The lap bar must be lowered and seat belt must be fastened and tightened securely at all times.

Riders must have the body and spinal control to sit upright without the aid of other people or devices. Rider's body must have the appropriate weight distribution for this ride.

Guests must have a minimum of three functioning extremities (two legs and an arm or two arms and a leg) to brace themselves (with tripod bracing) during the ride. Two functioning arms are sufficient instead of three functioning extremities if the guest has a normal center of gravity and the lower extremities are sufficiently strong to maintain proper riding posture under the dynamic conditions of the ride. Amputation must be at knee or below.

Riders must be able to enter and exit the ride without jeopardizing themselves or others and to assist with their own evacuation if necessary. Riders must demonstrate appropriate observed behavior indicating a willingness and ability to participate and/or follow rider requirements.

Riders with a cervical collar, neck brace, broken collar bone, full arm cast, braced arm cast, or full leg cast are not allowed to ride.

Alternate Access Entrance is at ride exit. Press the intercom button for assistance from a ride operator.

Hand-Held infants and service animals are not allowed to ride.