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Wildcat's Revenge By The Numbers

The Most Anticipated Coaster of 2023 Opened June 2 at Hersheypark

Wildcat’s Revenge, the all-new steel and wood hybrid coaster at Hersheypark built by Rocky Mountain Construction (RMC), officially opened on June 2, 2023. The new hybrid coaster features many one-of-a-kind features, such as the World’s Largest Underflip as one of four inversions, a lift hill of 140 feet and a top speed of 62 miles per hour

Before experiencing the power of Wildcat’s Revenge, we hope you’ll appreciate these coaster statistics as much as we do.


Ride Experience

2 - separate ride stations, one for entering the train and one for exiting the train

3 - custom built trains that feature three custom-made wildcats in silver, black and charcoal

4 - number of inversions, including the World’s Largest Underflip

12 - rows of 2 seats on each coaster train for a total of 24 seats per train

45 - the degree of ascent on the lift hill

62 - MPH maximum speed of Wildcat’s Revenge

82 - the degree of descent off the lift hill

135 - feet of the drop from the lift hill

140 - feet is the height of the lift hill

156 - seconds (2 minutes and 36 seconds) of total ride time, the longest in Hersheypark

3,510 - feet of steel track twisting and turning around existing layouts from the 1996 Wildcat

Coaster Specs

263 - concrete foundations poured and placed

7,000 - linear feet of track 

8,800 - number of high strength bolts used to assemble the coaster

37,500 - board feet, or over 7 miles, of 1x12 placed end to end

Coaster Timeline

Nov 2, 2022 - Wildcat's Revenge announced as the first hybrid at Hersheypark

Nov. 9, 2022 - First piece of track was placed on the coaster

April 17, 2023 - Wildcat’s Revenge lift hill is topped off at 140 feet

May 18, 2023 - First test run

May 19, 2023 - Opening Day of Wildcat’s Revenge is announced to the public

May 29, 2023 - Wildcat’s Revenge opened for Season Pass preview

June 2, 2023 - Wildcat’s Revenge opened to the public

189 - days to complete the track work

306 - days from the closing of the Wildcat to the public opening of the Wildcat’s Revenge

Wildcat’s Revenge Firsts…

The first hybrid coaster at Hersheypark

The first RMC in Pennsylvania

The first RMC with a separate load and unload station

The first RMC to utilize the original ride’s lift hill as the first inversion

The World's Largest Underflip


Join us this summer for the chase of a lifetime! Save on 2023 tickets now when you purchase directly online. Celebrate our 15th coaster with themed food and retail throughout the park and make sure you show us your excitement for Wildcat's Revenge by sharing your photos and videos with us on social media using #WildcatsRevenge and #HersheyparkHappy. See you this summer!