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. During the last hour of every evening, enjoy lights-out rides exclusively available during Hersheypark Halloween!

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Fast Track Available

Can't wait to ride our most popular attractions, including Lightning Racer? Purchase a Fast Track online or inside Hersheypark at a Guest Services location upon arrival and skip the lines on select attractions. Quantities are limited and sold on a first-come-first-serve basis.