Six Flags Magic Mountain

Six Flags Magic Mountain

Developed by SeaWorld in partnership with local real estate developers, Magic Mountain opened May 29, 1971 in Valencia, California. Featuring a world-record 19 coasters, Magic Mountain became part of the Six Flags chain in 1979 and welcomed 3.6 million visitors in 2019, making it Six Flags' most-visited park.

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Six Flags Magic Mountain is closed indefinitely due to California's pandemic restrictions.

Roller coasters

  1. Twisted Colossus ★ ★ ★
    A 4,990-foot mobius-track Rocky Mountain Construction rebuild of the former Colossus wooden coaster, with a 128-foot drop, top speed of 57 mph and two inversions. Height requirement: 48 inches
    Read Robert Niles' review of Twisted Colossus.
  2. X2 ★ ★
    A 3,610-foot Arrow Dynamics 4th dimension coaster with a 215-foot vertical drop, top speed of 76 miles per hour and two inversions. Height requirement: 48 inches
    Read Robert Niles' X2 review.
  3. Tatsu
    A 3,602-foot Bolliger & Mabillard flying coaster with a 111-foot drop, top speed of 62 mph and four inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches
  4. Full Throttle
    A 2,200-foot Premier Rides Sky Rocket III with a 70-mph launch into a 160-foot-tall loop. Height requirement: 54 inches
    Read Robert Niles' review of Full Throttle.
  5. West Coast Racers
    A 4,000-foot mobius-track Premier Rides coaster with a 55-mph launch and four inversions. Height requirement: 48 inches
    Read Robert Niles' West Coast Racers review.
  6. Goliath
    A 4,500-foot Giovanola mega coaster with a 255-foot drop and top speed of 85 mph. Height requirement: 48 inches
  7. Apocalypse
    A 2,877-foot Great Coasters International wooden coaster with an 87-foot drop and top speed of 50 mph. Opened as Terminator: Salvation before Six Flags lost the IP rights. Height requirement: 48 inches
  8. Ninja
    A 2,700-foot Arrow Dynamic suspended coaster with a top speed of 55 mph. Height requirement: 42 inches
  9. The Riddler's Revenge
    A 4,370-foot Bolliger & Mabillard stand-up coaster with a 146-foot drop, top speed of 65 mph and six inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches
  10. Scream
    A 3,985-foot Bolliger & Mabillard floorless coaster with a 141-foot drop, top speed of 63 mph and seven inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches
  11. New Revolution
    Opened in 1976 as Great American Revolution, this 3,457-foot Schwarzkopf coaster with a top speed of 55 mph and one inversion was the world's first modern coaster with a vertical loop. The ride included VR headsets in 2016-17. Height requirement: 48 inches
  12. Batman: The Ride
    A 2,700-foot Bolliger & Mabillard inverted coaster with a top speed of 50 mph and five inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches
  13. Superman: Escape from Krypton
    A 1,235-foot Intamin freefall coaster with a 100-mph launch up a 415-foot tower. Height requirement: 48 inches
    Read Robert Niles' review of Superman: Escape from Krypton.
  14. Gold Rusher
    A 2,590-foot Arrow Dynamics mine train with a top speed of 35 mph. Height requirement: 48 inches
  15. Viper
    A 3,830-foot Arrow Dynamics custom looping coaster with a 171-foot drop, a top speed 70 mph and seven inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches

For younger riders, Six Flags Magic Mountain offers Canyon Blaster, an E&F Miler family coaster; Magic Flyer, a Bradley and Kaye little dipper; Road Runner Express, a Vekoma Junior Coaster; and Speedy Gonzales Hot Road Racers, a Zamperla family gravity coaster.

Six Flags has filed plans to build a new RMC single-rail coaster at the park, though the project has not been announced officially.

Other attractions

Top recommendation

  1. Justice League Battle for Metropolis
    Interactive dark ride. Height requirement: 42 inches

Other notable attractions include the Bugs Bunny World children's area; CraZanity, a 170-foot Zamperla Giant Discovery pendulum; Roading Rapids; and Lux Luthor Drop of Doom, an Intamin drop ride on the side of the Superman tower.

Map

Six Flags Magic Mountain is located in Valencia, California - in the Santa Clarita Valley - 35 miles north of downtown Los Angeles.

Strategy

Check back when the park reopens for our visiting strategy.