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Six Flags St Louis

Eureka, Missouri, USA

Six Flags St Louis calls itself Missouri's Coaster Capital, a claim backed up by an impressive rides collection which includes wooden coasters from both CCI and GCI, and a classic woodie from PTC.

Opened5 June 1971
SeasonMarch to December
OwnerSix Flags
Websitewww.sixflags.com/stlouis/
NearbySilver Dollar City (194 miles)
Holiday World (206 miles)
Worlds of Fun (210 miles)
Adventureland (263 miles)
Kentucky Kingdom (268 miles)
Looney Tunes characters pose for a photo op

Looney Tunes characters pose for a photo op

Six Flags Over Mid-America opened in June 1971 as the third Six Flags park. Since renamed Six Flags Over St Louis, it now claims to be Missouri's Coaster Capital.

It certainly has an impressive lineup of rollercoasters, including three woodies - one each from CCI, GCI and PTC. Screamin' Eagle, the PTC woodie, was originally opened in 1976 as the tallest, longest and fastest rollercoaster in the world. It still gives a superb ride, and has been designated a Coaster Landmark by the American Coaster Enthusiasts.

Also of note is Mr Freeze: Reverse Blast, a Premier Rides LIM launch coaster, which propels riders backwards around its layout, over a top hat element and up a vertical spike. Descending back downwards, the train reverses direction to run back along the track, this time forwards with riders initially plunging face first down towards the ground.

Although not the largest Six Flags park, Six Flags Over St Louis is one of the nicest in the chain that I have visited. The park's atmosphere feels welcoming, and staff are genuinely friendly. The ride lineup is great, and more than sufficient to entertain guests for a day in the park.

Attractions

Boomerang

Boomerang

Boomerang shuttle coaster from Vekoma

Dragon's Wing

Dragon's Wing

Upcharge skycoaster attraction

The Joker Inc.

The Joker Inc.

Swinging pirate ship

Thunder River

Thunder River

Rapids ride

Xcalibur

Xcalibur

Pendulum ride

Tommy G Robertson Railroad

Tommy G Robertson Railroad

Train ride around the park

Yosemite Sam Tugboat Tailspin

Yosemite Sam Tugboat Tailspin

Rockin' tug

Foghorn Leghorn National Park Railway

Foghorn Leghorn National Park Railway

Kiddie train ride

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USA Road Trip 2016: Day 7 at Six Flags St Louis

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