Construction underway on new Adventureland coaster


Adventureland Park in Altoona is busy gearing up for a new season, and serious progress is being made on the park’s newest attraction.

The Phoenix is a new family spinning roller coaster that will be opening in June 2019.

Adventureland announced the coaster in December 2018 and construction is well underway.

Park officials say the ride will be manufactured by Maurer Rides, a company based in Germany. 

The coaster will reach speeds up to 40mph and will have heights of over 50 feet. Adventureland also says the cars will rotate a full 360 degrees.

The Phoenix will be located in the space where the Super Screamer stood until 1999, and where the Inverter was located until 2017.

Construction on The Phoenix began in February. Again, it is slated to open sometime in June 2019.

Adventureland will be opening its 2019 season on Saturday, April 27th.

©TEGNA Inc. 2019. All Rights Reserved.