Tracks

Length2331 ft
Drop75 ft
Inversions0
ElementsTunnel

Trains

Arrangement:3 cars per train. Riders are arranged 2 across in 4 rows for a total of 24 riders per train.

Details

Former namesJoy Ride ()
Serial Number39
Cost50000
DesignerHerbert Paul Schmeck
Construction SupervisorHerbert Paul Schmeck

Facts

The Wildcat was not owned by Hersheypark, but PTC. Hersheypark leased the land to PTC for a period of 15 years.
This was the first roller coaster designed by Herbert Schmeck. He worked on roller coasters prior to the Wildcat, but as a construction manager, not a designer.

Location

The Wildcat's station and turn around circled the area where the Convoy is today below the Storm Runner's Heartline Roll. It then had a dog-leg shape extending west nearly to the swinging ship before heading northeast and turning around in the Trailblazer infield just south of the Storm Runner's station.
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