Kings Dominion

16000 Theme Park Way

Operating since 5/3/1975

Parks nearby

Telephone: 804-876-5000

Existing Roller Coasters (14)

AnacondaSteelSit Down3/23/1991Operating
Back Lot Stunt CoasterSteelSit Down5/27/2006Operating
DominatorSteelSit Down5/24/2008Operating
Flight of FearSteelSit Down6/18/1996Operating
Great Pumpkin CoasterSteelSit Down3/29/1997Operating
GrizzlyWoodSit Down3/27/1982Operating
HurlerWoodSit Down4/28/1994Operating
Intimidator 305SteelSit Down4/2/2010Operating
Rebel YellWoodSit Down5/3/1975Operating
RicochetSteelSit Down3/23/2002Operating
ShockwaveSteelStand Up1986Operating
Volcano, The Blast CoasterSteelInverted8/3/1998Operating
Woodstock ExpressWoodSit Down1974Operating

Defunct Roller Coasters (3)

GalaxieSteelSit Down19751983
HyperSonic XLCSteelSit Down3/24/20012007
King KobraSteelSit Down19771986


Former names:Paramount's Kings Dominion (1993 to 2006)
Kings Dominion (5/3/1975 to 1992)
Fan web sites:Kings Dominion Fan Site
History:Kings Dominion was opened by Family Leisure Centers, a joint venture between Top Value Enterprises and Taft Broadcasting Company, both of Cincinnati, Ohio.

In 1982 Senior executives with Taft Broadcasting purchased the theme park division of Taft and formed Kings Entertainment Company (KECO) with Kings Dominion, Carowinds in Charlotte, N.C., Kings Island in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Canada’s Wonderland in Toronto, Ontario.

In 1987 KECO reorganized so that the company owned and managed Kings Dominion, Carowinds, and the entertainment and design division, Kings Productions.  KECO also managed Kings Island, Canada’s Wonderland and Great America in Santa Clara, Calif.

In 1993 Paramount purchased KECO and this became part of the Paramount Park chain.

In 2006 Cedar Fair Entertainment purchased Paramount Parks and dropped the Paramount name the following year.

Kings Dominion (Doswell, Virginia, USA)

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Kings Dominion (Doswell, Virginia, USA)