Near Doswell in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Blast Coaster
— Paramount's Kings Dominion —
Riders are blasted 155 feet vertically through the mouth of an active volcano.
Volcano, the Blast Coaster is the world's first linear-induction suspended roller coaster.
The mountain was originally constructed in 1979 with 3 rides: the Land of Dooz (later Smurf Mountain), The Voyage to Atlantis (later the Haunted River) & The Time Shaft.
Erected by Kings Dominion.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1998.
Location. 37° 50.364′ N, 77° 26.428′ W. Marker is near Doswell, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is located in Kings Dominion theme park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell VA 23047, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Scooby-Doo Ghoster Coaster (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boulder Bumpers (about 700 feet away); Ranger Smith's Jeep TourBoo Boo's Tree Swings (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Wave Swinger (approx. 0.2 miles away); Water Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Shockwave (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Eiffel Tower (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doswell.
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