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.
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
I can't believe I rode this. I hate the new intamin cars they're small and give you nothing to hang on to. I like the feeling of being enclosed. I now a boxed in feel is cumbersome to most but maybe they can create a sleek design that doesn't make you feel like there's nothing there. As for the ride it was really intense and it scared me going up because it was going so fast and the incline was really steep and and the cars were small I felt like I was going to fall out! I would look at the lake or the park I just looked straight ahead I was so scared. I usually take a deep breath so the butterfly effect in the stomach won't be so bad but with the Millennium Force it feels like it takes forever to get over the first hill and when it finally starts going faster it's almost halfway down! (maybe I got that feeling for only being in the 2nd car). I have to admit it was really steep. It's the only ride I've ever heard my brother scream on LOL. It was really intense and that gravity hill was kind of scary but I would have enjoyed it more if the seats weren't so small and open. - Raymond Ass
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