DARIEN LAKE FAMILY RIDES

Hornet's Nest

Rowdy’s Heave Ho

Rowdy has climbed to the top of the tallest tree on the Ridge.

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Hornet's Nest

Hornet's Nest

Steer to new heights, dip and dive on this high-flying spinning ride that you control!

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Moose on the Loose

Moose on the Loose

This bumbling track ride takes you right through the middle of bear camp on the back of a moose!

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Boat Docks

Boat Docks - Midway Marina

Stop by Midway Marina to take a relaxing 30-minute ride on Fun Lake.

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Corn Popper

Corn Popper

Jump into Corn Popper for a classic, fun family ride.

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Giant Wheel

Giant Wheel

The Giant Wheel is the ultimate ride at Darien Lake for group experiences.

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Grand Prix Speedway

Grand Prix Speedway

Hop into one of our go carts for a high-speed ride around a 2,000 foot track!

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Grande Carousel

Grande Carousel

The Grande Carousel is another classic amusement park ride at Darien Lake.

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Haymaker

Haymaker

The Haymaker offers mild thrills for the not-so-thrill seekers.

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Lasso

Lasso

Lasso soars high above the air in these spectacular swings.

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Pirate

Pirate

Bring your sea legs to the Pirate, an exciting swinging ship ride sure to leave your timbers shivering.

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Rock Wall

Rock Wall

Think you’ve got what it takes to reach the top of the rock wall?

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Silver Bullet

Silver Bullet

Step inside Silver Bullet for a topsy-turvy space age adventure.

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Sleighride

Sleighride

Want to cool off but don’t want to get wet? Be sure to visit the snow-capped hills of Sleighride.

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Tin Lizzy's

Tin Lizzy's

Step back in time and take a relaxing drive on one of Darien Lake’s very own Tin Lizzy's

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Bear Valley Bumper Buggies

Bear Valley Bumper Buggies

Hop into one of the Bear Valley bumper cars for a classic amusement park experience.

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Scrambler

Scrambler

Fun isn't over-easy, it's scrambled!

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Rowdy’s Heave Ho

Rowdy has climbed to the top of the tallest tree on the Ridge. Rowdy has even built a hoist so his human friends can join them at the top of the tree. While ascending the hoist to and from the tree house, riders experience heights up to 25 feet and controlled vertical drops on a tower that slowly rotates.

Height & Weight Restrictions: Guests must be at least 40” tall to ride. Guests between 40” and 48” tall must be accompanied by a supervising companion (at least 14 years of age). Must be at least 48” tall to ride alone. The total weight per seat must not exceed 198 pounds.

Hornet's Nest

Steer to new heights, dip and dive on this high-flying spinning ride that you control!

Height Restrictions: Guests must be at least 44 inches tall to ride unaccompanied. Guests 36-44 inches tall may ride with a supervising companion who is a responsible person, at least 16 years old, and meets all ride requirements. The maximum passenger load per car is 340 pounds.

Moose on the Loose

Saddle up for antics! This bumbling track ride takes you right through the middle of bear camp on the back of a moose! Look out for that fence!

Height and Weight Restrictions: Must be at least 36" tall to ride. Guests between 36" and 43" tall must be accompanied by a supervising companion (at least 16 years of age). Must be at least 43" tall to ride alone. The total combined weight per moose must not exceed 220 pounds.

Boat Docks - Midway Marina

Need a break from the hustle and bustle of the park? Stop by Midway Marina to take a relaxing 30-minute ride on Fun Lake near the Giant Wheel and the Pirate to experience a totally unique view of the park. You can even feed the ducks! Cost is $5 per person for a kayak/pedal boat and $8 for hydrobike.

Height and Weight Restrictions: Guests under 48" tall must be accompanied by a supervising companion (at least 14 years of age). Hand-held infants are not permitted. Guests are required to wear a Coast Guard approved life jacket. The total combined weight must not exceed 750 pounds per paddle boat, 250 pounds per kayak or 300 pounds per hydrobike.

*Boat Docks-Midway Marina is an added charge attraction.

Corn Popper

Jump into Corn Popper for a classic, fun family ride. It’s 90 seconds of being pumped up and down in two-seater cars just like popcorn over the campfire. Guests of all ages can’t miss this spinning good time!

Height Restrictions: Must be at least 36″ tall to ride. Guests 36-54″ tall must be accompanied by a supervising companion who is a responsible person, at least 16 years old, and meets all ride requirements.

Giant Wheel

The Giant Wheel is the ultimate ride at Darien Lake for group experiences. This Darien Lake classic propels riders 165 feet in the air to one of the greatest views of the entire park. It’s a great break from the intensity of the coasters and a relaxing ride the whole family can enjoy.

Height and Weight Restrictions: Guests under 54" tall must be accompanied by a supervising companion (at least 16 years of age). Hand-held infants are not permitted. The total combined weight per gondola must not exceed 990 pounds.

No single riders.


Grand Prix Speedway

Hop into one of our go carts for a high-speed ride around a 2,000 foot track! Adrenaline will be pumping through your veins as you speed past the checkered flags to maneuver your car at top speeds around sharp turns, speed bumps and sudden stops. Cost is $7 per car.

Height and Weight Restrictions: Must be at least 40" tall to ride. Must be at least 58" tall to ride alone and/or drive. Must be at least 18 years of age to carry a passenger in a double car.

*Grand Prix Speedway is an added charge attraction.

Grande Carousel

The Grande Carousel is another classic amusement park ride at Darien Lake. The whole family will enjoy choosing one of 30 customized horses for a minute and a half a relaxing ride. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the midway to enjoy this crowd favorite and see the smile on your child’s face on his or her first big ride.

Height Restrictions: Must be 36″ tall or accompanied by a supervising companion who is a responsible person, at least 16 years old, and meets all ride requirements. Parents carrying hand-held infants must be seated in a stationary chariot.

Haymaker

The Haymaker offers mild thrills for the not-so-thrill seekers. Climb aboard a gondola for a gentle, uplifting ride at a 45-degree angle. Kids and parents alike will enjoy this minute and a half of ease and relaxation right in the middle of the midway.

Height Restrictions: Must be at least 36" tall to ride. Guests between 36" and 42" tall must be accompanied by a supervising companion (at least 16 years of age). Must be at least 42" tall to ride alone.

Lasso

Lasso soars high above the air in these spectacular swings. This big swing is sure to find a fan in kids and parents alike! Enjoy an exhilarating breeze as you soar round and round on the high-flying lasso. Though it is one of the original rides at the park, Lasso is still as timeless as ever.

Height and Weight Restrictions: Must be at least 48" tall to ride. The total weight per swing must not exceed 170 pounds.

Pirate

Bring your sea legs to the Pirate, an exciting swinging ship ride sure to leave your timbers shivering. Swing up to 66 feet above the water as the ship reaches a 73-degree angle. It has all the thrills of a coaster for adrenaline junkies but without the rough seas, so it’s gentle enough for all members of the family.

Height Restrictions: Must be at least 39" tall to ride. Guests between 39" and 48" tall must be accompanied by a supervising companion (at least 16 years of age). Must be at least 48" tall to ride alone.

Rock Wall

Think you’ve got what it takes to reach the top of the rock wall? Located right across from Silver Bullet, harness up with your friends or family and climb 35 feet to the top. Cost is $5 for 3 climbs.

Height Restrictions: Must be at least 36" tall to climb. Guests must reach a minimum weight of 40 pounds and not exceed 240 pounds to climb.

Rock Wall is an added charge attraction.

Silver Bullet

Step inside Silver Bullet for a topsy-turvy space age adventure. Reach new heights at 54 feet while spinning on a gravity-defying 85 degrees. Thrillseekers won’t want to miss the intensity of this non-coaster – you won’t find another Silver Bullet in operation anywhere else!

Height Restrictions: Must be at least 48" tall to ride.

Sleighride

Want to cool off but don’t want to get wet? Be sure to visit the snow-capped hills of Sleighride. Guests looking to chill out from the summer heat will enjoy this frosty spinning adventure in a comfortable sleigh as you travel over the hill and through the woods. Sleighride is fun for the whole family no matter how frightful the weather is outside.

Height Restrictions: Must be at least 36" tall to ride. Guests between 36" and 48" tall must be accompanied by a supervising companion (at least 16 years of age). Must be at least 48" tall to ride alone. Must not exceed 78" tall to ride.

Tin Lizzy's

Step back in time and take a relaxing drive on one of Darien Lake’s very own Tin Lizzy's. Inspired by antique cars at the turn of the century, guests of all ages above 48” can climb into the driver’s seat to drive themselves and a friend or family member around the track. It’s a perfect break from the bustle of the day and a great opportunity for parents to relax as their kids get to play chauffeur!

Height Restrictions: Must be at least 48″ tall or accompanied by a supervising companion who is a responsible person, at least 16 years old, and meets all ride requirements. Hand-held infants are not permitted.

Bear Valley Bumper Buggies

Hop into one of the Bear Valley bumper cars for a classic amusement park experience. Dodge your opponents and have a blast at this theme park staple with your friends and family!

Height Restrictions: Must be at least 42" tall to ride. Guests between 42" and 48" tall must be accompanied by a supervising companion (at least 16 years of age). Must be at least 48" tall to ride alone. Must be at least 48" tall to drive.

Scrambler

Fun isn't over-easy, it's scrambled! 24 riders embark on a journey that sends them spinning clockwise and counter-clockwise at the same time! That's the recipe for guaranteed fun!

Height Restrictions: Must be at least 36” tall to ride. Guests between 36” and 48” tall must be accompanied by a supervising companion at least 16 years of age. Must be at least 48” tall to ride alone.