My Wood Coaster List

The early roller coasters were built out of wood, and many enthusiasts prefer these over more modern steel coasters. A handful of new wooden coasters are built each year.

I've ridden all commercially operating wooden coasters built up to June 2014, and a handful of those that have opened since. I'm hoping to return to China in the not too distant future to pick up the rest!

 

Current coasters

American Eagle (#105)
Six Flags Great America
Intamin AG, 1981
American Eagle [2]
American Thunder (#1498)
Six Flags St Louis
Great Coasters, 2008
American Thunder
Anaconda (#347)
Walygator Parc
Bill Cobb, 1989
Anaconda
Animal Coaster (#1765)
Jawa Timur Park 2
Hopkins & Pearce, 2011
Animal Coaster
Antelope (#977)
Gulliver's Warrington
In House, 1995
Antelope
Apocalpyse the Ride (#1463)
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Great Coasters, 2009
Apocalpyse the Ride
Arkansas Twister (#760)
Magic Springs
Michael Black, 1992
Arkansas Twister
Avalanche (#727)
Timber Falls Adventure Park
S&S Power, 2004
Avalanche
Balder (#246)
Liseberg
Intamin AG, 2003
Balder
Bandit (#310)
Movie Park Germany
RCCA, 1999
Bandit
Beast (#6)
Kings Island
Dinn Corp, 1979
Beast
Big Dipper (#514)
Camden Park
National Amusement Device Company, 1958
Big Dipper
Big Dipper (#66)
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
John A. Miller, 1923
Big Dipper
Blue Flyer (#63)
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Charles Paige, 1934
Blue Flyer
Blue Streak (#22)
Cedar Point
PTC, 1964
Blue Streak
Blue Streak (#547)
Conneaut Lake Park
PTC, 1938
Blue Streak
Boardwalk Bullet (#1174)
Kemah Boardwalk
Gravity Group, 2007
Boardwalk Bullet
Boss (#151)
Six Flags St Louis
Custom Coasters, 2000
Boss
Boulder Dash (#850)
Lake Compounce
Custom Coasters, 2000
Boulder Dash
Cú Chulainn (#2136)
Tayto Park
Gravity Group, 2015
Cú Chulainn
Cannon Ball (#446)
Lake Winnepesaukah
PTC, 1967
Cannon Ball
Cannonball Run (#1177)
Waterville USA
Custom Coasters, 1995
Cannonball Run
Cheetah (#416)
Wild Adventures
Custom Coasters, 2001
Cheetah
Classic Coaster (#1464)
Washington State Fair
John A. Miller, 1935
Classic Coaster
Coaster Express (#219)
Parque Warner Madrid
RCCA, 2002
Coaster Express
Coaster (#1050)
Playland Vancouver
Unknown, 1958
Coaster
Coastersaurus (#421)
Legoland Florida
Martin & Vleminckx Group, 2004
Coastersaurus
Comet (#855)
Great Escape
PTC, 1994
Comet
Comet (#810)
Hersheypark
PTC, 1946
Comet
Comet (#545)
Waldameer Park
PTC, 1951
Comet
Cornball Express (#165)
Indiana Beach
Custom Coasters, 2001
Cornball Express
Crazy Car Coaster (#1768)
Wisata Bahari Lamongan
Unknown, 2009
Crazy Car Coaster
Cyclone (#1026)
Lakeside Amusement Park
Unknown, 1940
Cyclone
Cyclone (#836)
Luna Park NYC
Harry C Baker, 1927
Cyclone
Cyclone (#1583)
Nicco Park
Blackpool Leisure, 2003
Cyclone
Cyclops (#722)
Mount Olympus Theme Park
Custom Coasters, 1995
Cyclops
Dauling Dragon (#1813)
Happy Valley Wuhan
Gravity Group, 2012
Dauling Dragon [2]
Dragon Coaster (#844)
Playland Park
Unknown, 1929
Dragon Coaster
El Toro (#1337)
Freizeitpark Plohn
Great Coasters, 2009
El Toro
El Toro (#828)
Six Flags Great Adventure
Intamin AG, 2006
El Toro
Elf (#644)
Hirakata Park
Intamin AG, 2001
Elf
Excalibur (#875)
Funtown Splashtown USA
Custom Coasters, 1998
Excalibur
Falken (#242)
Fårup Sommerland
S&S Power, 2004
Falken
Fjord Flying Dragon (#1963)
Happy Valley Tianjin
Gravity Group, 2013
Fjord Flying Dragon
Flying Turns (#2098)
Knoebels Amusement Resort
In House, 2013
Flying Turns
Ghoster Coaster (#540)
Canada's Wonderland
PTC, 1981
Ghoster Coaster
GhostRider (#280)
Knott's Berry Farm
Custom Coasters, 1998
GhostRider
Giant Dipper (#384)
Belmont Park
Unknown, 1925
Giant Dipper
Giant Dipper (#294)
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Arthur Looff, 1924
Giant Dipper
Gold Striker (#2054)
California's Great America
Great Coasters, 2013
Gold Striker
Goliath (#2087)
Six Flags Great America
Rocky Mountain, 2014
Goliath
Grand National (#67)
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Charles Paige, 1935
Grand National [2]
Great American Scream Machine (#404)
Six Flags Over Georgia
PTC, 1973
Great American Scream Machine
Great White (#786)
Morey's Piers
Custom Coasters, 1996
Great White
Grizzly (#283)
California's Great America
In House, 1986
Grizzly
Grizzly (#182)
Kings Dominion
In House, 1982
Grizzly
Hades (#724)
Mount Olympus Theme Park
Gravity Group, 2005
Hades
Heidi The Ride (#2330)
Plopsaland De Panne
Great Coasters, 2017
Heidi The Ride
Hell Cat (#827)
Clementon Park
S&S Power, 2004
Hell Cat
High Roller (#730)
Valleyfair
IAD, 1976
High Roller
Hochschaubahn (#252)
Wiener Prater
Unknown, 1950
Hochschaubahn
Hoosier Hurricane (#167)
Indiana Beach
Custom Coasters, 1994
Hoosier Hurricane
Hurler (#189)
Carowinds
International Coasters, 1994
Hurler
Jack Rabbit (#524)
Kennywood Park
John A. Miller, 1920
Jack Rabbit
Jack Rabbit (#858)
Seabreeze
Harry C Baker, 1920
Jack Rabbit
Joris en de Draak (#1557)
Efteling
Great Coasters, 2010
Joris en de Draak [2]
Judge Roy Scream (#141)
Six Flags Over Texas
Bill Cobb, 1980
Judge Roy Scream
Jupiter (#562)
Kijima Kogen
Intamin AG, 1992
Jupiter
Kentucky Rumbler (#743)
Beech Bend
Great Coasters, 2006
Kentucky Rumbler
Kiddie Coaster (#1385)
Playland Park
Unknown, 1928
Kiddie Coaster
Kingdom Coaster (#826)
Dutch Wonderland
Custom Coasters, 1992
Kingdom Coaster
Legend (#1032)
Arnolds Park
John A. Miller, 1927
Legend
Legend (#157)
Holiday World
Custom Coasters, 2000
Legend
Lightning Racer (#814)
Hersheypark
Great Coasters, 2000
Lightning Racer [2]
Lil' Dipper (#513)
Camden Park
National Amusement Device Company, 1961
Lil' Dipper
Little Dipper (Relocated #714)
Six Flags Great America
PTC, 2010
Little Dipper
Lost Coaster of Superstition Mountain (#166)
Indiana Beach
Custom Coasters, 2002
Lost Coaster of Superstition Mountain
Loup-Garou (#365)
Walibi Belgium
Vekoma, 2001
Loup-Garou
Mammut (#1155)
Tripsdrill
Ingenieur-Holzbau Cordes, 2008
Mammut
Megafobia (#32)
Oakwood Theme Park
Custom Coasters, 1996
Megafobia
Meteor (#1377)
Little Amerricka
PTC, 2007
Meteor
Mighty Canadian Minebuster (#530)
Canada's Wonderland
PTC, 1981
Mighty Canadian Minebuster
Monstre (#866)
La Ronde
Bill Cobb, 1985
Monstre [2]
Montaña Rusa (#915)
La Feria Chapultepec Magico
National Amusement Device Company, 1964
Montaña Rusa [2]
Montezum (#1882)
Hopi Hari
RCCA, 1999
Montezum
New Mexico Rattler (#1158)
Cliff's Amusement Park
Custom Coasters, 2002
New Mexico Rattler
Nickelodeon Streak (#64)
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Charles Paige, 1933
Nickelodeon Streak
Outlaw Run (#1911)
Silver Dollar City
Rocky Mountain, 2013
Outlaw Run
Outlaw (#739)
Adventureland Iowa
Custom Coasters, 1993
Outlaw
Pegasus (#725)
Mount Olympus Theme Park
Custom Coasters, 1996
Pegasus
Predator (#542)
Darien Lake
Dinn Corp, 1990
Predator
Prowler (#1496)
Worlds of Fun
Great Coasters, 2009
Prowler
Racer (#523)
Kennywood Park
John A. Miller, 1927
Racer [2]
Racer (#13)
Kings Island
PTC, 1972
Racer [2]
Rampage (#1178)
Alabama Adventure
Custom Coasters, 1998
Rampage
Raven (#156)
Holiday World
Custom Coasters, 1995
Raven
Ravine Flyer II (#1384)
Waldameer Park
Gravity Group, 2008
Ravine Flyer II
Rebel Yell (#185)
Kings Dominion
PTC, 1975
Rebel Yell [2]
Regina (#625)
Tobu Zoo Park
Intamin AG, 2000
Regina
Renegade (#1034)
Valleyfair
Great Coasters, 2007
Renegade
Roar-O-Saurus (#2078)
Story Land
Gravity Group, 2014
Roar-O-Saurus
Roar (#454)
Six Flags America
Great Coasters, 1998
Roar
Robin Hood (#472)
Walibi Holland
Vekoma, 2000
Robin Hood
Roller Coaster (#709)
Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach
Heidrich, 1932
Roller Coaster
Roller Coaster (#1035)
Lagoon
John A. Miller, 1921
Roller Coaster
Roller Coaster (#1392)
Upper Clements Parks
Bill Cobb, 1989
Roller Coaster
Rollo Coaster (#1381)
Idlewild
PTC, 1938
Rollo Coaster
Rutschebanen (#231)
Bakken
Valdemar Lebech, 1932
Rutschebanen
Rutschebanen (#236)
Tivoli Gardens
Valdemar Lebech, 1914
Rutschebanen
Scenic Railway (#84)
Dreamland
John Henry Iles, 1920
Scenic Railway
Scenic Railway (#1482)
Luna Park Melbourne
Unknown, 1912
Scenic Railway
Screamin' Eagle (#155)
Six Flags St Louis
PTC, 1976
Screamin' Eagle
Sea Dragon (#169)
Jungle Jack's Landing
In House, 1956
Sea Dragon
Shivering Timbers (#100)
Michigan's Adventure
Custom Coasters, 1998
Shivering Timbers
Silver Comet (#525)
Martin's Fantasy Island
Custom Coasters, 1999
Silver Comet
Stampida (#206)
Port Aventura
Custom Coasters, 1997
Stampida [2]
T Express (#1252)
Everland
Intamin AG, 2008
T Express
Teddy Bear (#549)
Stricker's Grove
In House, 1996
Teddy Bear
Thunder Run (#161)
Kentucky Kingdom
Dinn Corp, 1990
Thunder Run
Thunderbird (#988)
PowerLand
Great Coasters, 2006
Thunderbird
Thunderbolt (#521)
Kennywood Park
Unknown, 1924
Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt (#881)
Six Flags New England
Harry C Baker, 1941
Thunderbolt
Thundercoaster (#1002)
TusenFryd
Vekoma, 2001
Thundercoaster
Thunderhawk (#806)
Dorney Park
PTC, 1923
Thunderhawk
Thunderhead (#443)
Dollywood
Great Coasters, 2004
Thunderhead
Timber Terror (#1045)
Silverwood Theme Park
Custom Coasters, 1996
Timber Terror
Timber Wolf (#146)
Worlds of Fun
Dinn Corp, 1989
Timber Wolf
Timber (#2217)
Walibi Rhône-Alpes
Gravity Group, 2016
Timber
Timberhawk (#1063)
Wild Waves Theme Park
S&S Power, 2003
Timberhawk
Tomahawk (#209)
Port Aventura
Custom Coasters, 1997
Tomahawk
Tonnerre de Zeus (#339)
Parc Astérix
Custom Coasters, 1997
Tonnerre de Zeus
Tornado (#737)
Adventureland Iowa
Bill Cobb, 1978
Tornado
Tornado (#550)
Stricker's Grove
In House, 1993
Tornado
Tremors (#1044)
Silverwood Theme Park
Custom Coasters, 1999
Tremors
Troy (#1017)
Toverland
Great Coasters, 2007
Troy
Twister II (#1029)
Elitch Gardens
Unknown, 1995
Twister II
Twister (#1647)
Gröna Lund
Gravity Group, 2011
Twister
Twister (#807)
Knoebels Amusement Resort
In House, 1999
Twister
Tyrolean Tubtwist (#708)
Joyland Children's Fun Park
Unknown, 1950
Tyrolean Tubtwist
Underground (#736)
Adventureland Iowa
Custom Coasters, 1996
Underground
Viper (#104)
Six Flags Great America
In House, 1995
Viper
Voyage (#742)
Holiday World
Gravity Group, 2006
Voyage
Vuoristorata (#982)
Linnanmäki
Valdemar Lebech, 1951
Vuoristorata
White Cyclone (#649)
Nagashima Spa Land
Intamin AG, 1994
White Cyclone
White Lightning (#2000)
Fun Spot America Orlando
Great Coasters, 2013
White Lightning
Wild Beast (#539)
Canada's Wonderland
PTC, 1981
Wild Beast
Wild Mouse (#65)
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
In House, 1958
Wild Mouse
Wild Mouse (#1128)
Luna Park Sydney
Hopkins & Pearce, 1995
Wild Mouse
Wild One (#451)
Six Flags America
Dinn Corp, 1986
Wild One
Wildcat (#142)
Frontier City
National Amusement Device Company, 1991
Wildcat
Wildcat (#816)
Hersheypark
Great Coasters, 1996
Wildcat
Wildcat (#849)
Lake Compounce
Dinn Corp, 1927
Wildcat
Wildfire (#2276)
Kolmården
Rocky Mountain, 2016
Wildfire
Wodan Timbur Coaster (#1741)
Europa Park
Great Coasters, 2012
Wodan Timbur Coaster
Wolverine Wildcat (#99)
Michigan's Adventure
Dinn Corp, 1988
Wolverine Wildcat
Wood Coaster (#1849)
Knight Valley
Great Coasters, 2011
Wood Coaster
Wooden Coaster - Fireball (#1446)
Happy Valley Shanghai
Gravity Group, 2009
Wooden Coaster - Fireball
Wooden Warrior (#1778)
Quassy Amusement Park
Gravity Group, 2011
Wooden Warrior
Woodstock Express (#195)
Carowinds
PTC, 1975
Woodstock Express
Woodstock Express (#176)
Kings Dominion
PTC, 1975
Woodstock Express
Woodstock Express (#89)
Kings Island
PTC, 1972
Woodstock Express
Yankee Cannonball (#877)
Canobie Lake Park
PTC, 1936
Yankee Cannonball
Zach's Zoomer (#96)
Michigan's Adventure
Custom Coasters, 1994
Zach's Zoomer
Zeus (#723)
Mount Olympus Theme Park
Custom Coasters, 1997
Zeus
Zipper Dipper (#1577)
EsselWorld
Blackpool Leisure, 1995
Zipper Dipper
Zippin Pippin (#1794)
Bay Beach Amusement Park
John A. Miller, 2011
Zippin Pippin

 

SBNO coasters

Colossos (#303)
Heide Park
Intamin AG, 2001
Colossos
Gwazi (#424)
Busch Gardens Tampa
Great Coasters, 1999
Gwazi [2]
Hullámvasút (#494)
Holnemvolt Park
Irvine Dragon, 1926
Hullámvasút
Leap the Dips (#823)
Lakemont Park
Unknown, 1902
Leap the Dips
Magnus Colossus (#210)
Terra Mítica
RCCA, 2000
Magnus Colossus
Skyliner (#824)
Lakemont Park
PTC, 1987
Skyliner

 

Former coasters

Aska (#635)
Nara Dreamland
Intamin AG, 1998
Aska
Big Dipper (#201)
Geauga Lake
John A. Miller, 1925
Big Dipper
Cyclone (#56)
Pleasureland Southport
Charles Paige, 1937
Cyclone
Cyclone (#885)
Six Flags New England
Bill Cobb, 1983
Cyclone
Dania Beach Hurricane (#1100)
Boomers Dania
Coaster Works, 2000
Dania Beach Hurricane
Georgia Cyclone (#403)
Six Flags Over Georgia
Dinn Corp, 1990
Georgia Cyclone
Hurler (#184)
Kings Dominion
International Coasters, 1994
Hurler
Hurricane (#772)
Myrtle Beach Pavilion
Custom Coasters, 2000
Hurricane
King Solomon's Mines (#57)
Pleasureland Southport
In House, 2000
King Solomon's Mines
Little Dipper (#714)
Kiddieland
PTC, 1950
Little Dipper
Log Ride (#973)
Ocean Beach Amusement Park
Unknown, 1972
Log Ride
Mean Streak (#112)
Cedar Point
Dinn Corp, 1991
Mean Streak
Medusa (#919)
Six Flags Mexico
Custom Coasters, 2000
Medusa
Ozark Wildcat (#754)
Celebration City
Great Coasters, 2003
Ozark Wildcat
Pegasus (#488)
Efteling
Intamin AG, 1991
Pegasus
Psyclone (#271)
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Dinn Corp, 1991
Psyclone
Raging Wolf Bobs (#30)
Geauga Lake
Dinn Corp, 1988
Raging Wolf Bobs
Rattler (#126)
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
In House, 1992
Rattler
Roar (#292)
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Great Coasters, 1999
Roar
Rolling Thunder (#466)
Six Flags Great Adventure
Bill Cobb, 1979
Rolling Thunder [2]
Runaway Coaster (#85)
Rotunda
Unknown, 1997
Runaway Coaster
Son of Beast (#14)
Kings Island
RCCA, 2000
Son of Beast
Starliner (#1097)
Legoland Florida
PTC, 2007
Starliner
Texas Cyclone (#116)
Six Flags Astroworld
Bill Cobb, 1976
Texas Cyclone
Texas Giant (#132)
Six Flags Over Texas
Dinn Corp, 1990
Texas Giant
Thunder Road (#193)
Carowinds
PTC, 1976
Thunder Road [2]
Twisted Twins (#160)
Kentucky Kingdom
Custom Coasters, 1998
Twisted Twins [2]
Villain (#202)
Geauga Lake
Custom Coasters, 2000
Villain
White Canyon (#613)
Yomiuriland
RCCA, 1994
White Canyon
Wild Mouse (#1478)
Aussie World
Hopkins & Pearce, 2000
Wild Mouse