California’s Great America

California’s Great America is a park located in Santa Clara, California, just north of San Jose. The park opened at May 20, 1976 as property of Marriot and was later sold to Paramount. Paramount after sold the park to Ceder Fair.  

There is about 50 rides, 9 roller coasters, and currently 1 water ride as of 2018. 

California’s Great America - Halloween theme
California’s Great America - Halloween theme

Roller Coasters
Ride Type Notes Intensity Level
The Demon Custom Looping Coaster One of the oldest coasters in the park. 4 inversions 5
Patriot B&M Floorless Coaster The second B&M converted stand up coaster into floorless. Formally known as Vortex. 2 inversions 5
Flight Deck B&M Custom Inverted Coaster One of the intense coasters. Formally known as Top Gun. 3 inversions 5
RailBlazer Raptor Single Railed Newest coaster. First coaster of its kind in the west coast. 3 inversions 5
Grizzly Wooden Coaster A wooden coaster, a good coaster for advancing young thrill seeker. 4
Gold Striker Wooden Coaster A wooden coaster that is the fastest in Northern California. Very intense. 4
Lucy's Crabbie Cabbies Junior Coaster A junior coaster for young ones. Two rounds of total fun for children! 2
Woodstock Express Junior coaster A young children coaster that is fun for a whole family! 3
Psycho Mouse Arrow Dynamic Mad Mouse A crazy mad mouse ride that really gets intense on the turns. The last Arrow Dynamics mad mouse to be built. 4
Roller coaster “The Demon” at California’s Great America
Roller coaster “The Demon” at California’s Great America
Entrance to roller coaster “Patriot” at California’s Great America
Entrance to roller coaster “Patriot” at California’s Great America
“Patriot” is a floorless coaster at California’s Great America
“Patriot” is a floorless coaster at California’s Great America
Entrance to roller coaster “Flight Deck” at California’s Great America
Entrance to roller coaster “Flight Deck” at California’s Great America
“Flight Deck” is an inverted roller coaster at California’s Great America
“Flight Deck” is an inverted roller coaster at California’s Great America
RailBlazer of California’s Great America
RailBlazer of California’s Great America
RailBlazer is a steel roller coaster located at Great America in Northern California
RailBlazer is a steel roller coaster located at Great America in Northern California
Gold Striker is a wooden coaster that is the fastest in Northern California
Gold Striker is a wooden coaster that is the fastest in Northern California
Psycho Mouse is a crazy mad mouse ride that really gets intense on the turns
Psycho Mouse is a crazy mad mouse ride that really gets intense on the turns

Thrill Rides
Ride Type Notes Intensity Level
Berserker Bayern Kurve Bounces around and around a barn going faster and faster each round. 3
Celebration Swings Wave Swinger A wave swinger that tilts around and get people to have fun. 3
Centrifuge Calypso This ride spins around and around. This ride also makes an illusion that you are being thrown side to side. 3

Delirium

Revolution 32 This ride rotates around as it swings like a pirate ship. You might get a chance to be upside down! 5
Drop Tower: Scream Zone Giant Drop This ride is basically a drop tower though it is still scary. 4
Orbit Enterprise Ferris Wheel This ride looks like a Ferris wheel but it spins you upside down! 4
Tiki Twirl Disk'o Coaster This ride's disk spins around while the disk gets moved up and down over and over again. 4
Celebration Swings at California’s Great America
Celebration Swings at California’s Great America
Centrifuge at California’s Great America
Centrifuge at California’s Great America
Delirium at California’s Great America
Delirium at California’s Great America
Drop tower at California’s Great America
Drop tower at California’s Great America
Tiki Twirl at California’s Great America
Tiki Twirl at California’s Great America

Delta Flyer/Eagle’s Flight, enjoying an amazing 360-degree view of California's Great America from the air!
Delta Flyer/Eagle’s Flight, enjoying an amazing 360-degree view of California's Great America from the air!
Snoopy show at California's Great America
Snoopy show at California's Great America

Map

California's Great America