Phoenix - Knoebels Amusement Resort - Elysburg, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
N 40° 52.708 W 076° 30.373
18T E 373090 N 4526357
Quick Description: Popular wooden coaster located in one of the few remaining free-admission parks.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 6/17/2008 12:56:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM40DN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 31

Long Description:
This coaster began life in 1947 as the Rocket - located in San Antonio, Texas. Knoebels acquired it and moved it to Elysburg in 1985.

A plaque at the entrance notes that the American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE) recognizes the Phoenix as a Roller Coaster Landmark - a designation given to "rides of historic significance".

Every year, Knoebels hosts the "Phoenix Phall Phunfest" to honor the the movement & resotration of this coaster - which is credited with helping to renew interest in coaster preservation.
Maximum Height: 78.00

Construction Material: Wood

Train Type: Multi Car

Car Type: Cars Above Track

Number of Inversions?: 0

Length of Ride: 3,200.00

Duration of Ride (time): 2:00

Water?: No

Included in Admission?: No

Cost: 2.00 (listed in local currency)

Host Park Name: Knoebels Amusement Resort

Minimum Height Restriction?: Yes

Minimum Height Required: 42

Number of Riders: 24

Top Speed: 45

Manufacturer of Ride: Philadelphia Toboggan Company

URL to Host Park: [Web Link]

Link to Ride Details: [Web Link]

"Express Pass" Available?: No

Visit Instructions:

Post a photo of yourself near the entrance of the coaster and try to capture some aspect of the ride. Be sure and describe your ride too!

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