Mystic Timbers, Kings Island, Ohio: The newest coaster at Kings Island opened April 15. It tells the story of nature taking back a lumber company.
Hydrus, Casino Pier, New Jersey: The Hydrus takes the place of the Jet Star roller coaster, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy five years ago. It opened in May.
Wavebreaker: The Rescue Coaster, Seaworld, San Antonio, Texas: This jet ski-like ride, as shown in this rendering, is inspired by “Sea Rescue,” the SeaWorld children’s program on ABC. It opens in June.
Mine Blower, Fun Spot America, Kissemmee, Florida: The Mine Blower, which is scheduled for a summer opening at Fun Spot’s Kissemmee location, is shown in this rendering.
GaleForce, Playland’s Castaway Cove, New Jersey: The triple-launch GaleForce is scheduled to open this summer.
Super Cyclone, Santa’s Village Azoosment Park, East Dundee, Illinois: Santa’s Village opens in May, and the new family-friendly Super Cyclone is part of the mix.
Patriot, California’s Great America: Once a stand-up coaster called the Vortex, this coaster (shown in this edited photo) has been re-themed with new trains and is now called the Patriot. It opened April 1.
Six Flags Great America, Gurnee, Illinois: A 120-foot-tall, free-fly coaster now open at several Six Flags parks, The Joker has made its way to the Six Flags park in Illinois.