Log flume (ride)

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The Logger's Revenge at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

Log flumes (colloquially known as log rides) are amusement rides consisting of a water flume and artificial hollow logs or boats. Passengers sit in the logs, which are propelled along the flume by the flow of water.

The ride usually culminates with a rapid descent and splashdown into a body of water, which may happen more than once (normally the largest drop being just before the end). It provides people with an entertaining way to get wet and cool off on a hot summer day, with certain seating sections usually being splashed with more water for a more exciting and wet ride.

Most log flume rides have a height restriction.

History[edit]

Flumeride, at Liseberg, Sweden in June 2006.

Log flumes are a variant of the chute rides and old mill rides that were popular in the United States in the early 20th century. Shoot the Chute rides continue to be built today. Both of these types of rides took rather simple approaches to handling water flow. It was not until Karl Bacon of Arrow Development got involved and studied hydrodynamics that the use of water flow in an amusement ride was fully exploited.[1]

The first modern day log flume amusement ride constructed by Arrow was El Aserradero at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas, which opened in 1963 and is still in operation. The Mill Race, Arrow Log Flume number two, opened just a few weeks later at Cedar Point. Log flumes proved to be extremely popular and quickly became staples at amusement and theme parks throughout the world.[1] The ride was so popular that some parks started adding second flume rides to help reduce the long lines. Cedar Point added Shoot the Rapids in 1967, and Six Flags Over Texas and Six Flags Over Georgia both added second flumes in 1968. When Six Flags Over Mid America opened in 1971, it featured twin flumes.

In the 1960s and early 1970s Arrow had a monopoly on the log flume business, producing over 50 flumes by 1979.[2] In 1976, the French company Reverchon Industries started building flumes and In 1979 Hopkins Rides entered the flume building business.[3] Other manufacturers eventually followed with Intamin building its first log flume in 1986[4] and Mack Rides in 1987.

Ride design[edit]

Log flumes are generally out in the open, though some may contain enclosed or tunneled sections. The flume is usually made of fiberglass, concrete or galvanized steel. In a typical course, the boatful of riders floats through a small section of channel upon leaving the station, then engages a lift hill that takes them on a winding course in the water-filled trough. A second lifthill then culminates with an exciting drop and a splashdown finale.[5] The amount of splash can be controlled by using rubber belting of differing widths and differing heights.[1] To increase the chance of being soaked, the flume can be designed to be turbulent, or to run underneath waterfalls. Water cannons (typically coin-operated, like The Flume at Alton Towers, by passersby) aimed along the path are sometimes installed alongside the flume. Additionally, the exit path from the ride may cross over or go near to the flume, such that departing riders are drenched by the boat currently en route.

Notable flumes[edit]

One of the first elaborately-themed flumes was Timber Mountain Log Ride at Knott's Berry Farm. Originally built as a concession run by Hurlbut Amusement Company, most of the ride is inside a man-made mountain. Bud Hurlbut and his right-hand man Harry Suker were responsible for the theme of the ride.[1] Upon his retirement, Hurlbut sold the ride to Knott's Berry Farm where it is still in operation.

Log Chute at Mall of America's indoor park Nickelodeon Universe contains sections within a large rocky structure and some out in the open.

Disney's Splash Mountain consists of a single trough running in a continuous circuit through the middle of a show building with Audio-Animatronic scenes playing on the left and right of the main flume, with only the largest drops and a few turns positioned placed outside the show building. Luna Park's Wild River contains a few turns then a lifthill which holds the riders (usually 4 or 5) upwards for 15 seconds then the log turns left and drops down.The second lifthill lifts up higher with audio playing in the back and then an exciting drop occurs and the riders return.

Notable manufacturers[edit]

Installations[edit]

Name Park Location Manufacturer Opened Status
Unknown Old Chicago United States United States Arrow Development 1975 Removed
Unknown Funtown Pier United States United States Arrow Development 1977 Removed
Unknown Bali Festival Park Indonesia Indonesia Hopkins Rides 1996 Removed
Unknown Varde Sommerland Denmark Denmark Big Country Motioneering 1990 Removed
Unknown Parc Spirou France France Hafema 2019 Under construction
Adventure Canyon Log Flume Buffalo Bill's United States United States Arrow Dynamics 1994 Operating
Adventure River Antibesland France France Reverchon Industries Unknown Operating
African River Zoosafari Fasanolandia Italy Italy Reverchon Industries Unknown Operating
Aguas Turbulentas Hidrovertigo Parque de la Ciudad Argentina Argentina Intamin 1987 Closed
Akuatiti Terra Mítica Spain Spain Bear Rides 2000 Operating
Alpine Log Flume Gulliver's Warrington United Kingdom United Kingdom Big Country Motioneering Unknown Operating
American Plunge Silver Dollar City United States United States Barr Engineering 1981 Operating
Anaconda Isla Mágica Spain Spain Mack Rides 1997 Operating
Anbata Peka Sofia Land Bulgaria Bulgaria L&T Systems 2002 Removed
Aquagaudi Wiener Prater Austria Austria Reverchon Industries 2013 Operating
Aserradero Parque de Atracciones de Madrid Spain Spain Zamperla 2006 Operating
Atlantique Sud Parc du Petit Prince France France Soquet 2017 Operating
Autosplash Mirabilandia Italy Italy Intamin 1992 Operating
Aviaries Wicksteed Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Unknown Unknown Operating
Baby Flum Didiland France France Soquet 2018 Operating
Badewannen-Fahrt zum Jungbrunnen Erlebnispark Tripsdrill Germany Germany Mack Rides 2000 Operating
Bamboo Chutes Story Land United States United States Hopkins Rides 1993 Operating
Bamboo Shoot Six Flags AstroWorld United States United States Arrow Development 1968 Removed
Bambooz River Walibi Rhône-Alpes France France Soquet 2012 Operating
Beaver Creek Log Ride
Formerly Wild River Log Ride
Funland United Kingdom United Kingdom L&T Systems 2006 Operating
Beaver Rapids Lightwater Valley United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 1999 Removed
Bedrock River Adventure Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Unknown 2018 Operating
Big Mama Skyline Park Germany Germany Mack Rides 2017 Operating
Big Splash Wonderland Amusement Park United States United States Hopkins Rides 1980 Operating
Big Splash Log Flume Western Playland United States United States Hopkins Rides 1982 Removed
Big Timber Log Ride Enchanted Forest United States United States Unknown Unknown Operating
Blizzard Falls Funland United Kingdom United Kingdom L&T Systems Unknown Operating
Blue River Zoomarine Italy Italy L&T Systems 2005 Operating
Boji Falls Log Ride Arnolds Park United States United States Arrow Development 2001 Operating
Bugs' White Water Rapids Six Flags Fiesta Texas United States United States Hopkins Rides 1998 Operating
Canoa Italia in Miniatura Italy Italy In House 1991 Operating
Canoes PortAventura Park Spain Spain Zamperla 1995 Operating
Canyon Falls Log Flume Gillians Wonderland Pier United States United States Hopkins Rides 1992 Operating
Canyon River Log Flume The Flambards Experience United Kingdom United Kingdom Zamperla 1990 Operating
Cascade Falls Palace Playland United States United States Unknown Unknown Operating
Cataratas del Nilo Terra Mítica Spain Spain Mack Rides 2000 Operating
Castoria Fiabilandia Italy Italy Preston & Barbieri 2012 Operating
Cheyenne River Mer de Sable France France Soquet 1996 Operating
Chiapas Phantasialand Germany Germany Intamin 2014 Operating
Cliff Drop Yokohama Cosmoworld Japan Japan Senyo Kogyo 1992 Operating
Coal Cracker Hersheypark United States United States Arrow Development 1973 Operating
Colorado New Jesolandia Italy Italy Reverchon Industries 2009 Operating
Colorado Boat Gardaland Italy Italy Mack Rides 1984 Operating
Colorado Boats Cavallino Matto Italy Italy Preston & Barbieri 1993 Operating
Colorado River Djurs Sommerland Denmark Denmark Interlink 1991 Operating
Colorado River Magic World France France Interlink 1995 Operating
Concert'O Walibi Rhône-Alpes France France Interlink 2013 Operating
Congo Splash Knuthenborg Safaripark Denmark Denmark ABC Rides 2014 Operating
Country Fair Falls Dollywood United States United States Arrow Development Unknown Removed
Crazy River Walibi Holland Netherlands Netherlands Mack Rides 1994 Operating
Crazy River Europark France France Unknown Unknown Operating
Crossing Jurassic World China Dinosaurs Park China China Unknown Unknown Operating
Daredevil Falls Dollywood United States United States Hopkins Rides 1998 Operating
De Boomstammetjes Plopsaland De Panne Belgium Belgium Mack Rides 1989 Operating
Descente des Rapides Mirapolis France France Mack Rides 1987 Removed
Desperado Plunge Great Escape United States United States Arrow Development 1972/1978 Operating
Dino Island Legoland Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia ABC Rides 2012 Operating
Dino Splash Parc Saint-Paul France France Interlink 2001 Operating
Dragon Falls Twinlakes Park United Kingdom United Kingdom L&T Systems 2011 Operating
Dragon River Etnaland Italy Italy Hafema 2012 Operating
Drakkar
Formerly Rio Grande
Formerly Rivière Sauvage
Walibi Sud-Ouest
Walibi Belgium
France France Unknown 1996
1978 to 1994
Operating
Drench Falls Log Flume Blackpool Pleasure Beach United Kingdom United Kingdom Arrow Development 1967 Removed
Donau Jump Wiener Prater Austria Austria Reverchon Industries 1991 Removed
Dora’s Big River Adventure Movie Park Germany Germany Germany Preston & Barbieri 2008 Operating
Double Splash Flume Dutch Wonderland United States United States Arrow Development 1977 Operating
Dschungel X-Pedition Legoland Deutschland Germany Germany Intamin 2002 Operating
Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls Universal's Islands of Adventure United States United States Mack Rides 1999 Operating
Dulcimer Splash
Formerly Flume Zoom
Opryland USA United States United States Arrow Development 1972 Removed
El Aserradero Six Flags Over Texas United States United States Arrow Development 1963 Operating
El Caimán Bailón Isla Mágica Spain Spain Zamperla Unknown Operating
Enchanted Forest Log Flume Rainbow's End New Zealand New Zealand Unknown 1984 Operating
Escape from Crocodile Creek Sealife Weymouth United Kingdom United Kingdom ABC Rides 2009 Removed
Expedition Zork
Formerly Backstroke
Toverland Netherlands Netherlands Mack Rides 2004 Operating
Fantasy Flume Fantasy Island United Kingdom United Kingdom WGH Transportation Engineering Unknown Operating
Flash Back Walibi Belgium Belgium Belgium Mack Rides 1995 Operating
Fluch des Pharao Belantis Germany Germany Hafema 2003 Operating
Flume Boat Merlin's KinderWelt Czech Republic Czech Republic Unknown Unknown Operating
Flume Ride Everland South Korea South Korea Unknown Unknown Operating
Flume Ride Hi Impact Planet Nigeria Nigeria Unknown Unknown Operating
Flume Ride Khan Shatyr Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Unknown Unknown Operating
Flume Ride Lotte World South Korea South Korea Intamin 1986 Operating
Flume Ride Wonderland United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Hopkins Rides 1995 Removed
Flume Ride Al-Rawdah Sharaco Amusement Park Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Intamin 1986 Operating
Flume Ride Kumdori Land South Korea South Korea Intamin 1993 Removed
Flume Ride Toshimaen Japan Japan Arrow Development 1970 Operating
Flume Ride Qingdao International Beer City China China Hopkins Rides 1998 Removed
Flume Ride Magic Park Greece Greece L&T Systems 2001 Operating
Flume Ride Europark Italy Italy Fabbri Group 2007 Operating
Flume Ride Magic World Italy Italy Unknown Unknown Removed
Flume-Ride Zoomarine Portugal Portugal Unknown Unknown Removed
Flumeride Liseberg Sweden Sweden Arrow Development 1973 Operating
Flumeride DaftöLand Sweden Sweden Interlink 2011 Operating
Flumeride Kneippbyn Sweden Sweden Unknown Unknown Operating
Fossen Kongeparken Norway Norway ABC Rides 2013 Operating
Frightful Falls Holiday World United States United States Hopkins Rides 1984 Operating
Frozen Ever After Epcot United States United States Intamin 2016 Operating
Gator Falls Lowry Park Zoo United States United States Unknown Unknown Removed
Giant Flume Knoebels Amusement Resort United States United States Hopkins Rides 1990 Operating
Gold Mine Exploration Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village Taiwan Taiwan Mack Rides Unknown Operating
Grand Canyon Spreepark Germany Germany Mack Rides 1995 Removed
Gran Tikal Parque de Atracciones de Zaragoza Spain Spain Reverchon Industries Unknown Operating
Great Expectations Log Flume Ride Dickens World United Kingdom United Kingdom WGH Transportation Engineering Unknown Operating
Haunted River Kings Dominion United States United States Arrow Development 1980 Removed
High Seas Playland's Castaway Cove United States United States Unknown Unknown Operating
Hydrolix Parc Astérix France France Reverchon Industries 2014 Operating
Midi Flume Ride Gloria's Fantasyland Philippines Philippines Unknown Unknown Operating
Indiana Logs Siam Park City Thailand Thailand Unknown Unknown Removed
Indiana River Bobbejaanland Belgium Belgium Intamin 1991 Operating
Jelajah Trans Studio Indoor Theme Park Bandung
inside the Transmart Bandung Supermall
Indonesia Indonesia Interlink 2011 Operating
Jet Stream Six Flags Magic Mountain United States United States Arrow Dynamics 1972 Operating
Jonas Adventure Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park China China Bear Rides 1998 Operating
Jungle Log Jam Enchanted Kingdom Philippines Philippines Hopkins Rides 1995 Operating
Jungle River Drievliet Netherlands Netherlands Reverchon Industries 2001 Operating
Jungle River Luneur Park Italy Italy Rides and Fun Unknown Removed
Jungle River Bayside Pleasure Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries Unknown Removed
Jungle River Falls Jungle Jack's Landing
at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
United States United States Hafema 2008 Operating
Jungle Splash
Formerly Wild River
Star City Philippines Philippines Unknown Unknown Operating
Jurassic River Cavallino Matto Italy Italy Technical Park 2018 Operating
Kenton's Cove Keelboat Canal Kings Island United States United States Arrow Development 1973 Removed
Kinder Wildwasserbahn Schwaben Park Germany Germany ABC Rides 2007 Operating
King Neptune's Revenge Clementon Amusement Park United States United States Unknown Unknown Operating
Klondike Creek Flamingo Land United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 1999 Removed
Kongo River Hollywoodpark Germany Germany Van Egdom 1994 Operating
Koskenlaskurata Wasalandia Finland Finland Mack Rides 1988 Removed
Krokobahn Familypark Neusiedlersee Austria Austria ABC Rides 2006 Operating
Kwai River PowerLand Finland Finland Interlink 2013 Operating
La Cascade Zygo Park France France Reverchon Industries 1987 Removed
La Isla Allou Fun Park Greece Greece L&T Systems 2002 Operating
L'Alaska Tibidabo Amusement Park Spain Spain Zamperla 1989 Operating
La Mina d'Or Tibidabo Amusement Park Spain Spain Reverchon Industries 1997 Operating
La Pitoune La Ronde Canada Canada Arrow Development 1967 Removed
La Rivière Canadienne Le Pal France France Soquet 1992 Operating
La Rivière Castor Fraispertuis City France France Soquet 2014 Operating
La Rivière Des Castors Mer de Sable France France Unknown 2007 Operating
La Riviere Emeraude Fami Parc France France Reverchon Industries Unknown Removed
Legend of the Labyrinth Lagunasia Japan Japan Hopkins Rides 2001 Operating
Lego Canoe Legoland Billund Denmark Denmark Unknown 1992 Operating
Le Flum Fraispertuis City France France Soquet 1991 Operating
Le Scoot Log Flume Busch Gardens Williamsburg United States United States Arrow Development 1975 Operating
Les Flobarts Bagatelle France France Unknown 2000 Operating
Les Rapides De l'Ouest Magic Park Land France France Reverchon Industries Unknown Operating
Les Rapides Du Colorado Lillom France France Unknown 1985 Removed
Loch Ness Expplorers Adlabs Imagica India India I.E. Park 2013 Operating
Lodki Wyspa Skarbow Energylandia Poland Poland SBF Visa Group Unknown Operating
Log Chute
Formerly Paul Bunyan's Log Chute
Nickelodeon Universe United States United States Hopkins Rides 1992 Operating
Log Flume Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach United Kingdom United Kingdom Mimafab 1989 Operating
Log Flume Gulliver's Matlock Bath United Kingdom United Kingdom Big Country Motioneering 1988 Operating
Log Flume Gulliver's Milton Keynes United Kingdom United Kingdom Big Country Motioneering 1999 Operating
Log Flume Hamanako Pal Pal Japan Japan Hopkins Rides 1998 Operating
Log Flume Rye Playland United States United States Hopkins Rides 1993 Operating
Log Flume Fantasy Island United States United States Unknown Unknown Operating
Log Flume
Formerly Over The Falls
Seabreeze Amusement Park United States United States Hopkins Rides 1984 Operating
Log Flume Silverwood Theme Park United States United States Arrow Development 1987/1990 Operating
Log Flume
Formerly The Ice Mountain Splash
Formerly The Plunge
Formerly The Hoo Hoo Log Flume
Six Flags St. Louis United States United States Arrow Dynamics 1971 Operating
Log Flume Family Kingdom Amusement Park United States United States Hopkins Rides 1999 Operating
Log Flume Camden Park United States United States Hopkins Rides 1983 Operating
Log Flume Lagoon Amusement Park United States United States Arrow Development 1976 Operating
Log Flume Casino Pier United States United States Unknown Unknown Removed
Log Flume LeSourdsville Lake Amusement Park United States United States Barr Engineering Unknown Removed
Log Flume Myrtle Beach Pavilion United States United States Hopkins Rides 1984 Removed
Log Flume Hunt's Pier United States United States Arrow Development 1970 Removed
Log Flume Magic Harbor United States United States Arrow Development 1969 Removed
Log Flume
Formerly Cataratas
South Pier United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 2010 Operating
Log Flume Barry Island Pleasure Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 1980 Removed
Log Flume Camelot Theme Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Mimafab 1986 Removed
Log Flume Southport Pleasureland United Kingdom United Kingdom Arrow Development 1968 Removed
Log Flume Drayton Manor Theme Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 1981 Removed
Log Flume Frontierland United Kingdom United Kingdom Arrow Dynamics 1982 Removed
Log Flume Rotunda Amusement Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Big Country Motioneering 1987 Removed
Log Ride Pontchartrain Beach United States United States Arrow Development 1974 Removed
Loggers Leap Thorpe Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Mack Rides 1989 Closed
Loggers Leap Loudoun Castle United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 1995 Removed
Logger's Revenge Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk United States United States Arrow Development 1977 Operating
Logger's Run California's Great America United States United States Arrow Development 1976 Removed
Logger's Run Michigan's Adventure United States United States Arrow Dynamics 1983 Operating
Logger's Run Six Flags Great America United States United States Arrow Development 1976 Operating
Log Jam Joyland Amusement Park United States United States Hopkins Rides 1985 Removed
Log Jamboree Six Flags Over Georgia United States United States Arrow Dynamics 1968 Operating
Log Jammer Kennywood United States United States Arrow Dynamics 1975 Removed
Log Jammer Kiddieland Amusement Park United States United States Hopkins Rides 1992 Removed
Log Jammer Six Flags Magic Mountain United States United States Arrow Development 1971 Removed
Log Ride Gold Reef City South Africa South Africa Unknown Unknown Operating
Log Ride Castle Park United States United States Hopkins Rides 1989 Operating
Lo Strozzagorgo Miragica Italy Italy SBF Visa Group 2009 Operating
Maelstrom Epcot United States United States Intamin 1988 Removed
MamiWata Fantasiana Erlebnispark Straßwalchen Austria Austria Hafema 2015 Operating
Maya Splash Plopsa Coo Belgium Belgium Mack Rides 1986 Operating
Menhir Express Parc Astérix France France Hopkins Rides 1995 Operating
Mighty Mountain Flume Adventure Leofoo Village Theme Park Taiwan Taiwan Intamin 1995 Operating
Mill Race Cedar Point United States United States Arrow Development 1963 Removed
Mill River PowerLand Finland Finland Zamperla 2005 Operating
Mini Flum Europark France France Interlink 2011 Operating
Mini Flume Ride Parque de Atracciones de Madrid Spain Spain Unknown 1991 Removed
Mini Rapide Mirabilandia Italy Italy L&T Systems 2001 Operating
Mississipi Boat Leolandia Italy Italy Zamperla 1998 Operating
Monkey Falls Ratanga Junction South Africa South Africa Hopkins Rides 1998 Removed
Montaña de Agua Pola Park Spain Spain Reverchon Industries Unknown Removed
Mühlbach-Fahrt Erlebnispark Tripsdrill Germany Germany ABC Rides 2003 Operating
Mystery River Log Flume Frontier City United States United States Hopkins Rides 1983 Operating
Newton Skara Sommarland Sweden Sweden Bear Rides 2003 Operating
Niagara PPS Park Platja d'Aro Spain Spain Unknown Unknown Operating
Niagara Falls Sunway Lagoon Malaysia Malaysia Unknown Unknown Operating
Nightmare Niagara The American Adventure United Kingdom United Kingdom Big Country Motioneering/WGH Transportation Engineering 1987 Removed
Nilen Dyreparken Norway Norway Unknown Unknown Operating
Ohio River Adventure Kentucky Kingdom United States United States Arrow Dynamics 1987 Removed
Old Hickory Log Flume Libertyland United States United States Arrow Development 1976 Removed
Old Mill Scream Fantasy Island United States United States Unknown 1986 Removed
Old No. 2 Logging Company Magic Springs and Crystal Falls United States United States Bradley & Kaye 1978 Operating
Over The Edge MGM Grand Adventures Theme Park United States United States Intamin 1993 Removed
Ozarka Splash
Formerly Cypress Plunge
Six Flags New Orleans United States United States Hopkins Rides 2000 Closed
Paul Bunyan's Loggin' Toboggan Idlewild and Soak Zone United States United States Unknown Unknown Operating
Papea Flume
River Splash
Papéa Parc
Legendia
France France Reverchon Industries 2010
2008 to 2009
Operating
Pepsi Plunge
Formerly Gold Rush
Geauga Lake United States United States Unknown 1972 Removed
Pinguine! Abenteuer Antarktis Sea Life Abenteuer Park Germany Germany ABC Rides 2013 Removed
Piranha Southport Pleasureland United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 2012 Operating
Pirat River Pirat Parc France France Reverchon Industries Unknown Operating
Pirate Adventure Drayton Manor Theme Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Mack Rides 1990 Closed
Pirate Adventure Lunapark Fréjus France France Reverchon Industries Unknown Operating
Pirate Falls Treasure Quest
Formerly Pirate Falls Dynamite Drench
Formerly Pirate Falls
Legoland Windsor United Kingdom United Kingdom Zamperla 1996 Operating
Pirateninsel Skyline Park Germany Germany Mack Rides 2006 Removed
Pirateninsel Eifelpark Germany Germany Mack Rides 2018 Operating
Pirate River Barry Island Pleasure Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 2016 Operating
Pirate's Plunge Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier United States United States Interlink 2012 Operating
Pirates Plunge Pirate Adventure Park Republic of Ireland Ireland Zamperla Unknown Operating
Piratfisken Djurs Sommerland Denmark Denmark ABC Rides 2009 Operating
Pirati Splash Leolandia Italy Italy Zamperla 2005 Operating
Poland Spring Plunge
Formerly Red River Rapids
Six Flags New England United States United States Unknown 1979 Removed
Policy Pond Saw Mill Log Flume Canobie Lake Park United States United States Hopkins Rides 1982 Operating
Pottwal Potts Park Germany Germany Bear Rides 1997 Operating
Race For Your Life Charlie Brown
Formerly The Wild Thornberrys River Adventure
Formerly Kings Mills Log Flume
Kings Island United States United States Arrow Development 1972 Operating
Raging River Ocean Park China China
Hong Kong Hong Kong
Unknown Unknown Operating
Raging River Adventure Island United Kingdom United Kingdom Interlink 1996 Removed
Raging River Log Flume Paultons Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 1999 Operating
Rapid Toon's Luna park Cape d'Agde France France Unknown Unknown Operating
Raskapuska Beto Carrero World Brazil Brazil Unknown Unknown Operating
Rio Salto Walibi Belgium Belgium Belgium Unknown 1986 Removed
Río Bravo Parque Warner Madrid Spain Spain Intamin 2002 Operating
Rio Bravo Bracalandia Portugal Portugal Reverchon Industries 1990 Removed
Rio Bravo Magikland Portugal Portugal Unknown Unknown Operating
Ripsaw Falls Attractiepark Slagharen Netherlands Netherlands Reverchon Industries 1992 Operating
Riptide Six Flags Great Adventure United States United States Arrow Development 1975 Removed
River Rapids Log Flume Adventureland United States United States Unknown 1974 Removed
River Slide Azurpark France France Reverchon Industries Unknown Operating
River Splash
Formerly Ch'Plouf
Bagatelle France France Reverchon Industries 1976 Operating
River Splash Bellewaerde Belgium Belgium Reverchon Industries 1980 Operating
Rivière Canadienne Nigloland France France Mack Rides 1989 Operating
Rivière Canadienne Walibi Rhône-Alpes France France Unknown Unknown Removed
Rivière des Chèvres Jardin d'Acclimatation France France Reverchon Industries 2018 Operating
Riviere Sauvage Didiland France France Soquet 1995 Operating
Rivière Sauvage Toison d'Or France France Mack Rides 1990 Removed
Rivière Sauvage Walygator Parc France France Soquet 1992 Operating
Roaring Creek Log Flume Silverwood United States United States Arrow Dynamics 1990 Operating
Roaring Springs Lowry Park Zoo United States United States Unknown 2018 Operating
Rocky Hollow Log Ride Dreamworld Australia Australia Unknown 1981 Operating
Rocky Mountain Rapids Cliff's Amusement Park United States United States Hopkins Rides 1985 Operating
Rocky River Falls Wicksteed Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Big Country Motioneering 2008 Operating
Rocky's Rapids Indiana Beach United States United States Unknown Unknown Operating
Rocky Slider Fuji-Q Highland Japan Japan Arrow Dynamics 1974 Removed
Saugreen Lumber Mill Centreville Amusement Park Canada Canada Arrow Development 1972 Operating
Sawmill River Crystal Beach Canada Canada Hopkins Rides 1981 Removed
Saw Mill Log Flume Six Flags Great Adventure United States United States Arrow Development 1974 Operating
Saw Mill Plunge Lake Compounce United States United States Arrow Dynamics 1986 Operating
Seal Falls Paultons Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Zamperla 2002 Operating
Shenandoah Lumber Company Kings Dominion United States United States Arrow Development 1975 Operating
Shoot D Chute Celebration City United States United States Unknown Unknown Removed
Shoot The Chute Beijing Shijingshan Amusement Park China China Unknown Unknown Operating
Shoot-the-Rapids Cedar Point United States United States In-house with Arrow Development hardware 1967 Removed
Shoot the Rapids Cedar Point United States United States Intamin 2010 Removed
Silver River Flume PortAventura Park Spain Spain Mack Rides 1995 Operating
Sissiboo Sizzler
Formerly Cariboo Log Chute
Upper Clements Parks
Expo 86
Canada Canada Intamin 1989
1986 to 1988
Operating
Skull Mountain Six Flags America United States United States Intamin 1997 Removed
Skull Rock
Formerly Camelot Cascade Log Flume
Oakwood Theme Park
Camelot Theme Park
United Kingdom United Kingdom Mimafab 2013
1986 to 2012
Operating
Sparklett's Splash State Fair of Texas United States United States Unknown Unknown Operating
Splash Frontier City United States United States Unknown Unknown Operating
Splash Bosque Mágico Mexico Mexico Hopkins Rides 1993 Operating
Splash Luna Park Palavas-les-Flots France France Unknown Unknown Operating
Splashdown Castles N' Coasters United States United States Hopkins Rides 1991 Operating
Splash Kids Walygator Parc France France Zamperla 1989 Operating
Splash Mountain Disneyland United States United States Hopkins Rides 1989 Operating
Splash Mountain Magic Kingdom United States United States Hopkins Rides 1992 Operating
Splash Mountain Tokyo Disneyland Japan Japan Hopkins Rides 1992 Operating
Splash Mountain OK Corral France France Reverchon Industries 2001 Operating
Splash-o-Saure Parc du Bocasse France France Soquet 2017 Operating
Splash River La Coccinelle France France Soquet 2015 Operating
Splash River Happyland Switzerland Switzerland Mack Rides 2006 Operating
Spleshi Hopi Hari Brazil Brazil Unknown Unknown Operating
Splinter Blue Bayou and Dixie Landin' United States United States Unknown Unknown Operating
Splinter Elitch Gardens United States United States Arrow Development 1978 Removed
Splish Splash Allou Fun Park Greece Greece Unknown Unknown Operating
Splyw Kopalnia Zlota Energylandia Poland Poland SBF Visa Group 2014 Operating
Stanley Falls Busch Gardens Tampa United States United States Arrow Development 1973 Operating
Stonewash Creek Phantasialand Germany Germany Unknown 1992 Removed
Stormforce 10 Drayton Manor Theme Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Bear Rides 1999 Operating
Sturmfahrt der Drachenboote Hansa-Park Germany Germany L&T Systems 2007 Operating
Sungai Rejang Flume Ride Genting Highlands Malaysia Malaysia Unknown Unknown Removed
Super Splash Dream World Thailand Thailand Hopkins Rides 1995 Operating
Super Splash Hansa-Park Germany Germany Intamin 1986 Operating
Tchibum Beto Carrero World Brazil Brazil Unknown Unknown Operating
Texas Splashdown SeaWorld San Antonio United States United States Arrow Development 1987/1991 Removed
The Big Splash Rainbow Springs New Zealand New Zealand Intamin 2012 Operating
The Flume Alton Towers United Kingdom United Kingdom Mack Rides 1981 Removed
The Flume Playland Canada Canada Reverchon Industries 1985 Operating
The Log Flume Miracle Strip Amusement Park United States United States Arrow Development 1972 Removed
The Plunge Aussie World Australia Australia Unknown 2011 Operating
The Viking Voyage Tayto Park Republic of Ireland Ireland Interlink 2017 Operating
The Rugrats' Lost River
Formerly Beaver Creek Log Flume
Blackpool Pleasure Beach United Kingdom United Kingdom Arrow Dynamics 1992 Operating
Thunder Creek Mountain Dorney Park United States United States Barr Engineering 1982 Operating
Thunder Falls Crealy Great Adventure Park Cornwall United Kingdom United Kingdom Unknown Unknown Operating
Thunder Falls Fort Fun United Kingdom United Kingdom Interlink 2007 Operating
Thunder Falls Everland South Korea South Korea Hopkins Rides 2016 Operating
Thunder Falls Log Flume Funtown Splashtown USA United States United States Hopkins Rides 1984 Operating
Thunder Rapids Darien Lake United States United States Arrow Huss 1981 Removed
Thunder River Waldameer Park United States United States Hopkins Rides 1995 Operating
Tidal Wave Crealy Great Adventure Park Devon United Kingdom United Kingdom L&T Systems 2003 Operating
Tiger Rock
Formerly Dragon Falls
Formerly Dragon River
Chessington World of Adventures United Kingdom United Kingdom Mack Rides 1987 Operating
Timber Falls Calaway Park Canada Canada Hopkins Rides 2014 Operating
Timber Falls Log Flume Pleasurewood Hills United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 1992 Operating
Timber Mountain Log Ride Knott's Berry Farm United States United States Arrow Development 1969 Operating
Timber Splash Kingoland France France Reverchon Industries 2017 Operating
Timber Wolf Howling Log Flume Timber Falls Adventure Park United States United States Hopkins Rides 1994 Operating
Tiny Timbers Hersheypark United States United States Venture Rides 1989 Removed
Tivoli Agua Tivoli World Spain Spain Unknown Unknown Operating
Tømmerstupet Tusenfryd Norway Norway Arrow Dynamics 1988 Operating
Træstammerne Fårup Sommerland Denmark Denmark Big Country Motioneering 1991 Operating
Treasure Falls Legoland California United States United States Unknown Unknown Removed
Tronchi Edenlandia Italy Italy Unknown Unknown Removed
Tronchi sull'acqua Safari Park Italy Italy L&T Systems 2007 Operating
Troncos Parque Mundo Aventura Colombia Colombia Unknown Unknown Operating
Troncosaurus Movieland Park Italy Italy L&T Systems 2003 Operating
Troncos Veloces Mundo Fantasía Spain Spain Unknown Unknown Operating
Tukkijoki Särkänniemi Finland Finland Reverchon Industries 1983 Operating
Turtle Splash Barry's Amusements United Kingdom United Kingdom I.E. Park 2006 Operating
Twin Mercury Space World Japan Japan Hopkins Rides 1999 Removed
Tyroler Wildwasserbahn Europa-Park Germany Germany Mack Rides 1978 Operating
V12 Enter the Engine Ferrari World Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Unknown 2010 Removed
Vadvizi Utazas Vidam Park Hungary Hungary Reverchon Industries 2002 Removed
Valhalla Blackpool Pleasure Beach United Kingdom United Kingdom Intamin 2000 Operating
Vandrotten BonBon-Land Denmark Denmark Unknown 1995 Operating
Vandrutschebanen Bakken Denmark Denmark Reverchon Industries Unknown Operating
Viking Voyager Worlds of Fun United States United States Arrow Development 1973 Operating
Viking's Revenge Flume Ride Sea World Australia Australia Unknown 1978 Removed
Vulcano Rapids Gulliverlandia Italy Italy Unknown 2002 Operating
Wasserbob Panorama Park Germany Germany Unknown 1979 Removed
Water Chut Luna Park Marseillan Plage France France Unknown Unknown Operating
Water Chute Amigoland France France Unknown Unknown Operating
Water Chute Harbour Park United Kingdom United Kingdom D.P.V. Rides 2007 Operating
Waterchute Wicksteed Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Charles Wicksteed Unknown Operating
Waterfall Flume Ride OCT East China China Bear Rides Unknown Operating
Water Flume Astroland United States United States Arrow Development 1964 Removed
White Lightnin' Log Flume Bell's Amusement Park United States United States Arrow Development Unknown Removed
White Water Express Beech Bend Park United States United States Reverchon Industries 2002 Operating
White Water Landing Cedar Point United States United States Arrow Dynamics 1982 Removed
White Water Log Flume Codona's Amusement Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries Unknown Operating
White Water Log Flume M&Ds Scotland's Theme Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 1998 Operating
Wickie Splash
Formerly Teufelsfässer
Holiday Park Germany Germany Mack Rides 1992 Operating
Wild-Crazy Flume Lihpao Land Taiwan Taiwan Hopkins Rides 1999 Operating
Wild River Luna Park United States United States Unknown Unknown Operating
Wild River Joyland Amusement Park United States United States Unknown Unknown Operating
Wild River Fun Forest Amusement Park United States United States Unknown Unknown Removed
Wild River Fort Fun Abenteuerland Germany Germany Mack Rides 1979 Operating
Wild River Spreepark Germany Germany Reverchon Industries 1990 Removed
Wild River Clarence Pier United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries Unknown Operating
Wild Ricer Tir Prince Fun Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries Unknown Operating
Wild River Log Flume Botton's Pleasure Beach United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 2004 Operating
Wild River Log Flume Brighton Pier United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 2000 Operating
Wild Thornberry's River Adventure
Formerly Powder Keg
Carowinds United States United States Arrow Development 1973 Removed
Wilderness Adventure Ontario Place Canada Canada Unknown Unknown Removed
Wildwash Creek Phantasialand Germany Germany Unknown 1992 Removed
Wildwasserbahn Hansa-Park Germany Germany Mack Rides 1977 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Jaderpark Germany Germany S.D.C. 1996 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Rasti-Land Germany Germany Unknown 1981 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Taunus Wunderland Germany Germany Mack Rides 2001 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Conny-Land Switzerland Switzerland Zamperla 1991 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Traumland auf der BärenHöhle Germany Germany ABC Rides 2014 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Kids-Dinoworld Germany Germany ABC Rides 2005 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Freizeitpark Plohn Germany Germany Mack Rides 1999 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Serengeti Park Germany Germany Mack Rides 1994 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Freizeit-Land Geiselwind Germany Germany Reverchon Industries 1997 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Bayern Park Germany Germany Reverchon Industries 1997 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Churpfalzpark Germany Germany Unknown 1995 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Erlebnispark Schloss Thurn Germany Germany Reverchon Industries 1996 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Eulenspiegelpark Germany Germany Schwarzkopf 1982 Removed
Wildwasserbahn Kernie's Familienpark Germany Germany Zamperla 2001 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Magic Park Germany Germany Big Country Motioneering 2003 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Phantasialand Germany Germany Unknown 1974 Removed
Wildwasserbahn Schwaben Park Germany Germany L&T Systems 1998 Operating
Wildwasserbahn Schwarzwaldpark Germany Germany L&T Systems 2004 Removed
Wildwasserbahn I Heide Park Germany Germany Mack Rides 1980 Operating
Wildwasserbahn II Heide Park Germany Germany Schwarzkopf 1990 Removed
Wildwasser Trip Traumlandpark Germany Germany Schwarzkopf 1987 Removed
Wildwaterbaan Mondo Verde Netherlands Netherlands Reverchon Industries 2017 Operating
Wildwaterbaan Kinderstad Heerlen Netherlands Netherlands Unknown Unknown Operating
Wild Water Log Flume Brean Leisure Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries Unknown Operating
Wild Waterval
Formerly Canadian River
Avonturenpark Hellendoorn Netherlands Netherlands Mack Rides 1982 Operating
Wild Water Slide Bobbejaanland Belgium Belgium Intamin 1980 Operating
Wild West Falls Adventure Ride Warner Bros. Movie World Australia Australia Hopkins Rides 1998 Operating
Wonder Drop Tokyo Dome City Japan Japan Hopkins Rides 2001 Operating
Woodchuck Run
Cahaba Falls
Alabama Splash Adventure United States United States Arrow Dynamics 1998 Removed
Yankee Clipper Six Flags Great America United States United States Arrow Development 1976 Operating
Yankee Clipper California's Great America United States United States Arrow Development 1976 Removed
Ye Olde Log Flume Valleyfair United States United States Unknown 1979 Removed
Yule Log Santa's Village United States United States Hopkins Rides 1983 Operating
Zambeze
Formerly Blue Splash
Magikland
Feira Popular
Portugal Portugal Reverchon Industries 2010
Unknown
Removed
Zambezi Water Splash West Midland Safari Park United Kingdom United Kingdom Reverchon Industries 1990 Operating
Zoom Phloom Morey's Piers United States United States Hopkins Rides 1985 Operating
Zumba Flume Canada's Wonderland Canada Canada Unknown 1981 Removed
Zum Rittersturz Wild- und Freizeitpark Klotten/Cochem Germany Germany ABC Rides 2012 Operating

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Reynolds, Robert (1999). Roller Coasters, Flumes and Flying Saucers, The Story of Ed Morgan and Karl Bacon. Jupiter, Florida: Northern Light Publishing. pp. 94–104. ISBN 0-9657353-5-4.
  2. ^ Slade, Gary (November 1994), "Arrow, The Most Influential Ride Manufacturer of Our Time", Inside Track (Special Section): 2–16
  3. ^ Slade, Gary (November 1989), "O.D. Hopkins Enjoys Past, Anticipates Bright Future", Inside Track: 2–3
  4. ^ "Reference List". Intamin Product Catalog. Wollerau, Switzerland: Intamin A.G. 1998.
  5. ^ "The Flume Ride, a park cornerstone". HopkinsRides.com. Hopkins Rides LLC. Retrieved 29 May 2013.