National Roller Coaster Day was celebrated in a big way on Aug. 16, when California’s Great America introduced its newest coaster, RailBlazer. Manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction, RailBlazer is a...
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s rides are now closed until 26 December 2009, when they reopen for limited operation. Please note that the Giant Dipper is scheduled to be closed for maintenance through 27 December 2009. Be sure to check with the park that it’s reopened before heading down to the beach with Giant Dipper rides in mind. Call 831 423-5590 to verify operating rides on the day of your visit.
For more information on the park, visit
The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk’s web site.
— photo: Steven Wilson