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Level 4 - High Thrill

At a Glance

Duration: 1 min., 30 sec.
Height Requirement: 48"
Manufacturer: Philadelphia Toboggan Co.
Speed: 45 mph

  • Opened in 1923 – making it Dorney Park’s oldest roller coaster
  • Re-christened "ThunderHawk" prior to the 1989 season.
  • Was originally constructed as an “out-and-back” roller coaster, but was reconfigured in 1930 with its present figure-eight pattern, a lengthened trip, and an increased height of 80 feet.
  • ThunderHawk is the oldest operating Philadelphia Toboggan Coaster (PTC) company coaster with under wheels. It is also the second oldest operating PTC coaster in the world.
  • Designed by Herbert Schmeck