Blue Streak

Cedar Point - Blue StreakThe Blue Streak is a coaster classic at Cedar Point. Opened in 1964, the Blue Streak is the oldest operating coaster at the park.  Named after a local high school sports team, the wooden Blue Streak has given nearly 55 million rides since its first summer over 46 years ago.

This wood coaster features a traditional “out-and-back” layout, consisting of fantastic airtime hills, high speed and a ride course that takes you near the parking lot and past the Raptor.

Quick Facts

  • Opened In: 1964
  • Built By: Philadelphia Toboggan Company
  • Ride Time: Approx. 1 minutes, 45 seconds
  • Capacity: 1,400 riders per hour
  • Height: 78 ft.
  • Speed: Up to 40 mph
  • Ride Length: 2,558 ft.

Also of Interest

Cedar Point’s Blue Streak is located adjacent to the Game Day Grille, a great place to sit down and eat.  Also, the Turnpike Cars and Calypso are located nearby.

Important Information

  • Riders must be 48″ to ride.
  • Thrill Rating: 4/5
  • The ride, being a wooden coaster, can be shaky at times.

Average Wait Times

Usual wait time is 10-30 minutes.  This ride is generally most busy in the early afternoon.

 

Photos

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