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ferris-wheel icon Lightning Racer

Coaster High Thrill Ride

Max Speed 50 mph
Ride Height 90 feet
Ride Length 6,800 feet (3,400 feet each side)
Ride Time 1 minute, 20 seconds

Lightning Racer Details

The race is on between thunder and lightning! Experience the first wooden racing/dueling coaster in the United States, Lightning Racer® coaster. This double-track wooden roller coaster features two staggered lifts and a thrilling element of competition.

Exclusively available during Hersheypark In The Dark! Ride Laff Trakk with the lights off from open to close and enjoy dark rides on three of our favorite coasters, Wildcat, Comet, and Lightning Racer during the last hour of every night.

Attraction availability is subject to change. Operation of attractions is subject to weather conditions.

Fast Track Pass

Can't wait to ride our most popular attractions? Purchase a Fast Track Pass inside Hersheypark at Hospitality Services upon arrival and skip the lines on select attractions. Quantities are limited and sold on a first-come-first-serve basis.