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Ride Policies and Procedures
For safety reasons, all of Cedar Point’s rides have been evaluated for needed requirements according to guest height. Cedar Point has clearly posted the height requirement at the entrance of each ride. Ride height requirement information is available at Guest Services (far right-hand side of Main Entrance turnstiles), Town Hall in Frontier Town and Resort Entrance Gate.
Check out the topics below for more information, or download our Guest Assistance Guide.
For Your Safety
*Explanation: Appropriate observed behavior may include but not be limited to maintaining proper riding position, attention and compliance to safety instructions, proper use of all ride or safety equipment and a willingness to participate.
Limit one child per supervising companion on Calypso, Dodgem, Lolli Swing, Matterhorn, Monster, Peanuts 500, Troika and Woodstock Express.
Due to rider restraint system requirements, guests of larger size may not be accommodated on some of our rides. This may apply, but not be limited to, men who exceed 6’2”, or those who exceed 225 pounds, have a 40” waistline or 52” chest or females who exceed 200 pounds or wear size 18 or larger. Each person has different body proportions so it is not possible to list exact size and weight.
Maximum rider height is 6' 6" for the following rides: Rougarou, GateKeeper, Maverick, Millennium Force, Top Thrill Dragster and Wicked Twister.
Our larger guests may experience difficulty on Blue Streak, Corkscrew, GateKeeper, Rougarou, Maverick, maXair, Millennium Force, Mine Ride, Power Tower, Raptor, Skyhawk, Top Thrill Dragster, Wave Swinger, Wicked Twister and WindSeeker.
Maximum recommended weight limits are posted on many rides including Camp Snoopy rides, Monster, Planet Snoopy rides, Scrambler, Super Himalaya, Troika, Wave Swinger, WindSeeker, RipCord and most Cedar Point Shores attractions.
You may enter the ride via the exit to ensure the restraints function properly prior to waiting in line. We have test seats at Rougarou, Maverick, maXair, Millennium Force, Raptor, Skyhawk, Top Thrill Dragster and Wicked Twister.
- Balloon Race (300 lbs.)
- Camp Bus (440 lbs.)
- Frog Hopper (500 lbs.)
- Helicopters (220 lbs.)
- Lolli Swing (275 lbs.)
- Monster (400 lbs.)
- Peanuts 500 (275 lbs.)
- Red Baron (220 lbs.)
- RipCord (800 lbs.)
- Scrambler (510 lbs.)
- Sky Fighters (100 lbs.)
- Sky Ride (660 lbs.)
- Super Himalaya (495 lbs.)
- Tilt-A-Whirl (800 lbs.)
- Troika (330 lbs.)
- Wave Swinger (230 lbs.)
- Woodstock Express (300 lbs.)
Hand-held infants are restricted from most rides. They may be taken on C.P. & L. E. Railroad, Kiddy Kingdom Carousel, Midway Carousel and Sky Ride.
- Millennium Force
- Mine Ride
- Top Thrill Dragster
- Wicked Twister
Guests should go through the regular queue line and get into the Front Seat queue on the loading platform. Once the queue is full, guests must choose another seat.
Generally, the following weather conditions will affect the listed rides and attractions:
- HIGH WINDS - These rides MAY close depending on wind speed and direction: GateKeeper, Gemini, Giant Wheel, Magnum XL-200, Rougarou, Maverick, maXair, Millennium Force, Power Tower, Raptor, RipCord, Sky Ride, Skyhawk, Snoopy Bounce, Top Thrill Dragster, Zoom Flume, WindSeeker
- ANY PRECIPITATION - These rides WILL CLOSE: 4 x 4's, Gemini, Giant Wheel, Peanuts Road Rally, Pipe Scream, Race Park, Snoopy Bounce, Top Thrill Dragster, Woodstock Express
- STEADY RAIN - All rides listed under ANY PRECIPITATION and the rides listed below will close or reduce ride units: Calypso, GateKeeper, Rougarou, Matterhorn, Maverick, Millennium Force, Monster, Ocean Motion, Raptor, Sky Ride
- HEAVY RAIN - All rides listed under ANY PRECIPITATION or STEADY RAIN and the rides listed below will close: Blue Streak, Camp Snoopy (except Tilt-a-Whirl), Corkscrew, Iron Dragon, Magnum XL-200, maXair, Mine Ride, Planet Snoopy, Power Tower, RipCord, Skyhawk, Snake River Falls, Wicked Twister, WindSeeker
Please remember, it is not possible to specifically state which rides will be closed at a specific time because the varying degrees of inclement weather cause different effects on different rides.
Valravn, Rougarou, GateKeeper, Magnum XL-200, Millennium Force and Top Thrill Dragster: Loose articles of any kind including purses, backpacks, beverage containers, etc., may not be taken past the entrance, or in line and may not be left on the ride platform. Cell phones, pagers, or other small items must be secured in cargo pockets or waist packs. All loose items not able to be stored in cargo pockets or waist packs must be left in a locker or with a non-rider prior to entering the line.
Glasses must be secured with an athletic strap on Valravn, GateKeeper, Maverick, maXair, Power Tower, Skyhawk, Top Thrill Dragster and Wicked Twister.
Loose items may be secured by the rider inside the ride unit on all rides not listed above.
For safety reasons, taking pictures, videotaping and filming on rides are prohibited. Picture taking is permitted on the C.P. & L.E. Railroad.
Loose articles are defined as cell phones, pagers, hats, cameras, stuffed animals, umbrellas, beverage containers, personal entertainment devices, purses, backpacks, etc. If you have any questions about our Loose Article Policy, please call 419-627-2301.
No smoking in the ride area (for fire prevention purposes); no smoking in the ride queues (lines) for the courtesy and comfort of other guests. SMOKING IS CAUSE FOR REMOVAL FROM THE LINE. Designated smoking areas are located near Park Plaza Gift Shop, Raptor, Panda Express, Frontier Train Station and behind Giant Wheel. No food or drinks can be taken on to the ride platform (to help maintain our standards of cleanliness).
Most rides seat guests in groups of 2 or 4.