Cedar Point's Classic Wooden Coaster, Blue Streak

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Blue Streak
The must-ride classic.

Don’t call it a throwback. Blue Streak may be Cedar Point’s oldest and most classic coaster, but it still competes with some of the park’s heavy hitters. It’s one for the ages and has been a family favorite since it opened in 1964, when it reversed a decade long drought of coasters in the park. A gentle wooden coaster that is nestled between two steel powerhouses offers a 1 minute and 30 second ride most recognizable for its classic out and back layout. The 78-foot climb up the first hill takes riders on a thrill packed ride of hills to the front of the park at speeds up to 40 m.p.h. It then takes a 180-degree turnaround before heading back to the station, but not before going over some more hills before coming to a stop. Some roller coaster aficionados may even call it a bucket list coaster. So don’t count this one out, Blue Streak is packed with hills, thrills and history. 

Height Requirement: 48” minimum

HEIGHT
78 FT
SPEED
40 MPH
DURATION
2 Min

Rider Safety Information

Min Height
48"
  • A high speed wooden roller coaster with a combination of banked turns and airtime humps.
  • An individual lap bar and seatbelt secures each rider across the thighs and pelvis.
  • Due to the nature of the restraint, this ride may not accommodate guests of a larger size.
  • Guests must have a minimum of three functioning extremities.
  • Guests with a cervical collar, neck brace, broken collar bone, full arm cast, braced arm cast, or full leg cast are not permitted to ride.
  • Alternate access is available at the ride exit. Riders will have to transfer into the seat, on their own or with the assistance of a companion. A transfer device is available upon request which may assist a rider out of a wheelchair and into the ride unit.
  • Please do not use the ride restraints for support while entering and exiting, as they will shift.
  • Visit our Guest Assistance page for additional Accessibility information.