The following are amusement parkrides and attractions that have been closed. In some cases they may have been removed and replaced by another ride, while in other cases they may be standing but not operating.
The dry side of the Geauga Lake amusement park closed after its last operating day of the 2007 season, September 16, 2007. Cedar Fair relocated or auctioned off most of the park's roller coasters and flat rides. Geauga Lake's water park is still open as Wildwater Kingdom.
Diamond Falls manufactured by Intamin, opened in 1985 and closed due to maintenance issues in 2002. It was demolished in 2005, and the Italian Job Stunt Coaster (later renamed to the Back Lot Stunt Coaster in 2006) opened in an adjacent area where Diamond Falls once stood.
El Dorado opened in 2008 and was removed in 2011 to make way for the Windseeker.
Galaxie opened in 1975 and was closed after the 1983 season; in 1983 a rider fatally struck his head on metal supports when he leaned out to one side of the coaster train. Galaxie was manufactured by SDC.
Hypersonic XLC (known for an 80+ MPH high speed launch followed by a 90-degree true vertical ascent and drop; 2001–2007) was closed due to high maintenance and low hourly capacity at the end of the 2007 season. The ride was later scrapped.
Lake Charles, which hosted shows in the early days of Kings Dominion, was mostly filled in during the early 1990s to make room for a portion of Kings Dominion's new water park. As of the 2005 season, part of the lake still remained.
Lion Country Safari was closed after the 1992 season; the area the monorail station was located in was rethemed to Congo.
Monster was an Eyerly Monster ride that operated from 1975-1988. It was located within Candy Apple Grove.
Mt. Kilimanjaro was a Bayern Kurve which opened in 1976 and was removed in 1989.
Old Dominion Line was a classic steam powered train that went through the forests of Old Virginia. It opened with the park in 1975 but closed in 1995.
Racing Rivers operated from 1987-1996. It was a complex of three different water slides which consisted of Torpedo, Riptide, and Splashdown. Depending on the slide, riders rode on sleds or dinghies. Riders rode Racing Rivers in their street clothes.
Sky Pilot opened in 1989 and was removed in the 1998 season due to maintenance issues. A fatality took place on an identical ride at sister park Kings Island in Ohio. Sky Pilot was manufactured by Intamin.
Sky Ride opened in 1975 and closed in 1995. Sky Ride was a cable car ride which had stations located in Hanna Barbera Land and Candy Apple Grove.
Time Shaft (Rotor Ride), Haunted River (formerly Journey to Atlantis), Smurf Mountain (formerly The Land of Dooz) were closed and removed in 1995 to make room for Volcano: The Blast Coaster.
Vertigo was a caterpillar type ride manufactured by Mack Rides that opened in 1975 and closed in 1983.
Shockwave was the last Togo stand-up roller coaster in North America. It was located in Candy Apple Grove. Shockwave stayed from 1986-2015. It gave 22 million rides in its lifetime.
Tampa Typhoon: a water slide that closed after the 2005 season. The slide opened in the late 1980s and shared a tower with Gulf Scream, a current water slide attraction. Standing nearly 70 feet (21 m), or seven stories tall, the ride allowed patrons to see for miles around, including a view of the nearby MOSI museum.
The park was sold to Six Flags, who then merged the park with Six Flags Ohio to create Six Flags Worlds of Adventure. The park was later sold to Cedar Fair and reverted the park to its original name, Geauga Lake.
Texas Splashdown was a log flume ride that was added to SeaWorld San Antonio in 1991 and closed on May 13, 2011. Most of the ride has been removed; however, the boat flumes at ground level and the small pavilions used as the queue are now used as a haunted house for Howl-O-Scream.
Dolphin Cove was an outdoor dolphin exhibit. The attraction was demolished in 2015. The area around the attraction was renovated and opened as Discovery Point in 2016. The spot where Dolphin Cove once stood is now home to the larger Dolphin Lagoon which now gives guests the option to swim with dolphins.
Rocky Point Preserve was an outdoor exhibit that features sea lions, seals, and otters that closed on September 1, 2014 and reopened as Pacific Point Preserve on May 22, 2015.
Pirates 4-D was a 3-D film attraction; replaced by R.L. Stine's Haunted Lighthouse 4-D, then by Pets Ahoy.
R.L. Stine's Haunted Lighthouse 4-D - a 3-D film attraction based on the book from the Goosebumps series.
Texas Walk was an outdoor plaza featuring life-sized bronze statues of notable people of Texas. It was standing since the park opened and was removed in 2000. The bronze statues that once stood there were donated to the City of San Antonio.
Lost Lagoon was a small water park located near Sea Lion Stadium. It opened 1993 and closed in 2011. The area where Lost Lagoon once stood is no longer a part of SeaWorld San Antonio, rather it is part of a separate, gated water park called Aquatica San Antonio. Aquatica may not be a part of the SeaWorld chain, but it is still owned and operated by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment.
Submarine Quest - opened in Summer 2017, it barely got off the ground. Endless technical challenges caused the park to close it down once and for all.
Shamu Shows & Shamu Stadium: Renamed Orca Encounter, shows are now "presentations" and stadiums are now "amphitheaters"
Mission: Bermuda Triangle - an "underwater" motion simulator attraction, which opened in 1994; later replaced by Wild Arctic
Pirates 4-D - a 3-D film attraction; replaced by R.L. Stine's Haunted Lighthouse 4-D
R.L. Stine's Haunted Lighthouse 4-D - a 3-D film attraction based on the book from the Goosebumps series; replaced by Lights, Camera, Imagination 4-D!
Madagascar LIVE: This live Character show, in the Mission Bay Theater is now the home of a variety of shows, including Sea Rescue.
Shamu's Happy Harbor - an interactive children's play area which opened in 1995; in 2007 it was renovated and became Sesame Street Bay of Play
Window to the Sea - a live education presentation about SeaWorld's environmental and research activities; replaced by Pirates 4-D
Manatee Rescue - The State of Florida loaned SeaWorld Manatees for display. When the loan ended, Manatee rescued closed and was replaced by Turtle Reef.
World of the Sea Aquarium - after 50 years at the park, World of the Sea was refurbished and reopened as Aquaria which featured both saltwater and freshwater fishes.
Animal Connections - Once the home of the Budweiser Clydesdales, Animal Connections included a variety of land animals such as beavers, birds, and sloths. Closed for the construction of Submarine Quest.
Atomic Breakers - series of slides and splash pools; closed and removed 2007
Lemon Drop - two short yellow body flumes which dropped into a deep (10 ft) section of the Adventure Isle pool; closed and removed in 2008
Little Twister - a small pink children's water slide in the Adventure Isle area; moved adjacent to the Jammin' Juke Box slide tower in the 2008 season with the change to Rock 'n' Roll Island; renamed Little Bopper
Peppermint Twist - two steep purple-colored body slides took riders through a 180-degree curve; closed following the 2007 season; the tower remains intact and is used as the tower for the new Jammin' Jukebox body slides
Volleyball Courts - several beach volleyball courts that took up the space where Hubba Hubba Highway is now, and before that were located across from Jet Scream where the lockers are (catering was where the restrooms are)
Six Flags Astroworld - a 90-acre (360,000 m2) theme park in Houston, Texas, USA. Originally opened as just "AstroWorld" in 1968, the park was a sister attraction to the AstroDome, home of the namesake Houston Astros. Purchased by Six Flags in the mid 1970s, it operated until 2005 when the park was closed and demolished, citing Six Flags' financial woes.
Chevy Show - building was replaced with the Shake, Rattle & Roll
Exxon Modern Car Ride
Deja-vu - giant inverted boomerang coaster
Great Gasp - removed after the 2005 season to make room for the Goliath coaster
Horror Cave - haunted house
Jean Ribault's Adventure - riverboat ride; converted to Thunder River
Mini Mine Train - formerly Yahoo Hooler; removed to make room for a convoy ride
Shake, Rattle & Roll - removed at the end of the 2010 season to make room for Dare Devil Dive
The Six Flags Air Racer
Viper - Schwarzkopf shuttle loop coaster
Z-Force - an Intamin Space Diver coaster, originally constructed at Six Flags Great America and moved to Six Flags Over Georgia; later moved to Six Flags Magic Mountain as "Flashback"; was closed for four years from 2003 to 2007 when it was finally demolished