Specific Type: Wild Mouse
The Wild Mouse coaster at Beech Bend Park in Bowling Green, KY, is one of the more popular rides at the park. With that and the 900 riders/hour rate, it usually has the longest line in the park. The Zamperla coaster was added to the park in 2005 , 1 year before Kentucky Rumbler, the parks wooden coaster. The coaster was named after the wooden Wild Mouse coaster that was removed from the park before the 1965 season.
The ride covers 1,378 feet in 1 minute and 30 seconds and is situated on the opposite side of the park as Kentucky Rumbler. The park utilizes 4 of the 6 cars during normal opperation, which seat 4. The colors of the cars are orange, red, pink, green, blue, and purple
The ride starts out with with a turn left out of the station and straight stretch before taking a left turn to the 42 ft tall lift hill. Once the car has climbed the chain driven lift, there is a slight drop into a left turn, taking riders under the sign on top of the coaster. Then, the ride through 5 hairpin turns, taking riders zig zagging through the upper portion of the coaster. After the last hairpin turn, riders drop down a valley and shoot up the other side to take a left turn at the top, heading back towards the lift hill. Another left turn leads to a bigger drop. After reaching the bottom, the ride goes up another hill, this time with a bunny hop about ¾ of the way back up. After reaching the top, the ride takes a turn left, and the car begins spinning through more hair pin turns, zig zagging through the lower portion of the coaster. The rides goes through 1 last drop with another bunnyhop before returning to the station.
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