Millennium Force reviews
Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Millennium Force, a roller coaster at Cedar Point. (The minimum height to ride is 48 inches.)
Written by Robert Niles
The first giga coaster, Millennium Force was built in 2000 by Intamin. it is 310 ft. tall with a 300ft. drop at 80 degrees, reaching a top speed of 93 MPH. Features two above-ground tunnels, three airtime hills and four overbanked turns.
Overrated, Joe Keenen? Really? You're probably the only person in on the planet that thinks that.....this coaster is a 'Force' to be reckoned with. It's tall, it's fast, that first drop is oh-so-steep, and it's smooth as glass. I could go on about how incredible the ride is, but everyone else's comments have captured that already. The Golden Ticket Awards don't lie--there's a reason this badass ride has been ranked the #1 steel coaster in the world. Tip for the truly adventurous: ride in the front or back row on the lefthand side of the train--on the lift hill to the left is a small service road, and beyond that the waters of Lake Erie. Look down if you dare. 9.5/10 - Eric Stumpf
One of the scariest, but most enjoyable, roller coasters I have ever ridden. The climb up the first hill was one of the scariest minutes of my life; however, the airtime hills, tall banked turns, and high speed made up for it a hundred times over. I highly recommend it to any adrenaline junkie. - Emily Kramer
Immensely overrated. I really wish I spent the two hours waiting in this line riding something else. This ride is hardly worth even a 30 minute wait. The lift is pretty steep and gets to the top fast. I was expecting the best first drop of my life, but was vert disappointed. The drop seemed slow to me, I'm not really sure why. I didn't get that butterfly feeling in my stomach like I would have on a ride like Nitro in Great Adventure. The first drop of Millenium Force actually felt boring, no freefall feeling or anything like that. Also, the ride advertises zero gs or whatever the force is called when you feel like your coming out of your seat on those zero gravity hills. Let me tell you, my body didn't come off my seat the entire ride, and I'm not a huge fat person. The whole experience felt slow and boring to me. Extremely overrated. 3/10 - Joe Keenen
My favorite coaster at CP and second-favorite overall (after Intimidator 305 at King's Dominion). There's a reason why MF is rated #1 in the Golden Ticket Awards. The first drop and overbanked turns are incredible. It also maintains its speed throughout most of the ride. How do you know it's a great ride? Just listen to the reactions of the riders. Out of the many coasters I've ridden, MF always has the most excited riders at the end. People are always cheering and laughing and whooping it up when the train pulls into the station. - Roger S
Millennium force is a great looking coaster from a distance and even better up close. I thought the openness of the train would bother me but I really enjoyed the freedom. The lift offers views of the beautiful lake and beach before you plummet. The drop itself seemed lenghy but didn't have as much airtime as I had hoped for. I did not expierence any tunnel vision during the overbanked turns that I have heard so many complaints about! Although I typically do not like tunnels, I thought those on millenium force really added to the ride and emphasized the fact that millenium force is one of a kind from its views, to the extreme overbanked turns, to the sleek track/trains. (10/10) - Lexi R
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