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Colossus reviews

Theme Park Insider readers offer their ratings and reviews for Colossus, a roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain. (The minimum height to ride is 48 inches.)

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Posted: April 8, 2008

For a colossal good time, think big. Take a giant ride on a classic dual track wooden coaster.

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26 votes, so far

Six Flags is planing to make a Colossal mistake on August 16th, 2014. My only rides on this iconic giant were early in 2014. The ride was running backwards, but it was defiantly the second best ride of the day, right behind Tatsu. It wasn't too rough; just enough to be thoroughly enjoyable. 10/10 As an iconic attraction featured in Movies, TV adds, and such in it's time, it's sad to hear that Colossus is going to be tampered with and quite possibly destroyed. (by RMC or a wrecking ball) - Mike Brilhart

The first time I rode this one it was backwards, and it wasn't a very enjoyable ride. Very rough. So I'm hoping that the next time I ride it FORWARDS, it will be a very good coaster. Rating of Colossus backwards: one half of a star out of five stars. - Super Sam

I've ridden on this since it was first built, and even when it had the record for tallest wooden coaster, it just wasn't that thrilling. The layout is uninteresting and the height of it is dwarfed by so many other roller coasters that it just doesn't have much of a selling point anymore. If it was still treated as a racing coaster, that would at least be something... - Randall Peek

The right side was being worked on so the left side was only side open. It was fine til you hit the 'valleys' & ka-wham...hits hard, more like a bad, rough, scraping feel when you hit the bottom. Hopefully they've finished w/the other side & I'd like to ride it again. Other than that, it was a bit long for my taste but good coaster, kinda scary but most woodies usually are. - Adrienne McDonald

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