Author Topic: Cheetah Being Retired (Scrapped?)  (Read 133 times)

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Cheetah Being Retired (Scrapped?)
« on: February 19, 2021, 11:26:29 PM »
Haven't seen it mentioned on here as I know this park is one of the lesser talked about Herschend properties but Wild Adventure's only custom wooden coaster is reported via TPR and social media to be placed in "official retirement" in favor of "future developments" and will not return to operation for 2021. Some speculate a possible RMC conversion or a refit with the new track GCI is putting out but knowing how Herschend treated Ozark Wildcat I bet its just gonna be a full on demo with nothing worthwhile to really replace it. We shall see.

https://www.facebook.com/rollercoasterdatabase/posts/4146738852038127

https://www.facebook.com/mramusementmedia/posts/1447063698958368
« Last Edit: February 21, 2021, 12:15:16 AM by sdcfan88 »

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Re: Cheetah Being Retired (Scrapped?)
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2021, 06:34:25 PM »
I'm willing to bet they will refurbish it and market it as a new attraction.

Ozark Wildcat isn't really applicable here, it was a closed eyesore (in the city's view) that was turning into a liability. It was never going to run again, unfortunately.

Cheetah feels like too big of an attraction to lose, unless they are planning on also taking out the SLC and some other rides and taking the park down a notch to focus on animals and the water park.