Friday, February 23, 2018

Oaks Amusement Park Names New Coaster + Opening Date

© Oaks Amusement Park
This past summer we first heard plans for Oaks Amusement Park, located in Portland, Oregon, to build a brand new Gerstlauer Euro-Fighter roller coaster for the park's 2018 season.  At the time the park was holding a naming contest for the ride, and they recently revealed that the winning name is Adrenaline Peak.  As seen in the photo above, the park has created a nice logo for the ride, which matches the bold color scheme that Adrenaline Peak has received.

The ride is all set to open on March 24th, so visitors to the park won't have too much longer to wait to ride!

© Oaks Amusement Park
Adrenaline Peak is one of Gerstlauer's more compact Euro-Fighter designs, which appears to be a clone of Hydrus at Casino Pier, that coaster just opened last year.  The ride has a vertical lift that takes the individual cars up 72 feet in the air, then drops them down at a beyond vertical angle of 97 degrees.  The ride's layout includes three inversions, a vertical loop, a cutback and heartline roll.  The eight passenger trains will hit a top speed of 45 miles per hour over the 1,050 feet of track.