Shooting Star

Lakeside Park (Salem, Virginia, USA)

Removed, Operated from 1968 to 10/19/1986

Roller Coaster · Wood · Sit Down

Make: Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc.

Statistics

Length:4,120 ft
Height:84 ft
Inversions:0

Details

Relocations:Lakeside Park as Shooting Star
Wet 'n Wild Emerald Pointe as Shooting Star
Serial Number:138
Cost:$225,000 USD
Designer:John C. Allen
Trains:2 trains with 3 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 3 rows for a total of 18 riders per train.
History:While the valuable parts of the Shooting Star were relocated to Wet 'n Wild Emerald Pointe (Greensboro, NC), the track remained in Salem, VA until March 7th, 2004.  The remaining track was cut apart, transported to Floyd, VA and built into a permanent stage at Floyd Fest.

Shooting Star - Lakeside Park (Salem, Virginia, USA)

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Shooting Star - Lakeside Park (Salem, Virginia, USA)