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Lightning Racer

The first wooden racing/dueling coaster in the United States, Lightning Racer is a double-track wooden roller coaster with two staggered lifts. The ride is constructed with Southern Yellow Pine wood.

Can't wait to ride our roller coasters? Skip the lines for one ride on 10 of our coasters; including a Bonus Ride on Laff Trakk! Purchase a Fast Track Pass inside Hersheypark at Hospitality Services upon arrival. Quantities are limited and sold on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Ride photos available for purchase at this attraction.

Ride Height Requirements

  • 60" & taller
  • 54" to 60"
  • 48" to 54"

Ride Rating - High Thrill Ride

High Thrill RideThis is a fast-paced ride experience with unexpected changes in speed, direction, and/or elevation. This ride may contain significant twists, turns, bumps, spins, and loops, and requires rider full body control.

Ride Type

  • Coasters

Park Region

  • Midway America

Seasons Open

  • Springtime
  • Summer
  • Halloween

Additional Restrictions

* This ride may not accommodate guests of a larger size (height and/or weight) due to the configuration of the safety restraint system.

* Hersheypark suggests that if you plan on riding rides to please bring into the park only items that can be safely secured in cargo pockets, a waist pack or a zipping jacket pocket. To secure loose articles, a cargo pocket must fasten with a velcro or button flap or a zipper, a waist pack should fasten around the waist and have a zipper closure, and a jacket pocket must have a zipper closure. Long hair, head scarves and long jewelry must be secured.

Accessibility

Must Transfer from Wheelchair/ECV

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