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Kings Island is an amusement/theme park located in Mason, Ohio, not too far from the city of Cincinnati. Opened in 1972, Kings Island has been recognized as one of the most notable seasonal theme parks in the United States, and is home to several record breaking coasters, including The Beast and Banshee. Kings Island is one of Cedar Fair's most popular parks.

The park has switched owners numerous times since it first opened, and as a result, has used several famous cartoon characters as its mascots over the years, beginning with Hanna-Barbera characters such as Scooby-Doo, and later Nickelodeon characters such as SpongeBob SquarePants. The current set of mascots for the park are the characters from Charles Schulz' Peanuts comic strip such as Charlie Brown and Snoopy.

Kings Island is partnered with Coca-Cola, Starbucks, Chick-fil-a, Tom & Chee, Auntie Annie's, LaRosa's Pizzeria, Skyline Chili, Subway, Graeter's Ice Cream, Dip n Dots. Build a Bear Workshop, Panda Express, ICEE, Kraft-Heinz, Prairie Farms, Eisenberg Franks, Fischer Homes, Panama Jack, Hershey's Ice Cream, and Charles Schulz' Peanuts.

Record Breaking Rides:

-Banshee: Worlds Longest Inverted Roller Coaster and the most inversions on a inverted roller coaster (8), tied with Montu at Busch Gardens Tampa

-The Beast: Worlds Longest Wooden Roller Coaster

-Drop Tower: Worlds Tallest Gyro Drop Tower(315 ft)

-Flying Ace Aerial Chase: Worlds First Suspended Family Coaster(2001)

-Surf Dog: Worlds First Zamperla Skater Coaster(2006)

-The Great Pumpkin Coaster: Worlds First E&F Miller Coaster(1992)

-Delirium: Largest Giant Frisbee in the World (137 ft tall)

-Invertigo: Only operating Invertigo (Vekoma Inverted Boomerang) in North America

-Flight of Fear: world's first launched roller coaster to feature linear induction motor (LIM) technology.(1996)

-Diamondback: the first hypercoaster to feature a splashdown effect.

History

1972 souvenir map of the park.

In 1972, a new amusement park was opened by Taft Broadcasting in Mason, Ohio to relocate several rides from existing park Coney Island, which was built near the Ohio River and prone to flooding. The new park was named Kings Island, taking its name from Coney Island and the nearby area of Kings Mills.

Hosting a variety of rides and shows for all ages, Kings Island has drastically changed throughout the years. Originally, the park mascots were the animated characters of Hanna-Barbera, but this changed when Paramount bought the parks in 1992 and merged with Viacom in 1994 to implement Nickelodeon TV characters, as well as rides based on Paramount films such as Top Gun, Face/Off, The Italian Job: Stunt Track, and Tomb Raider: The Ride. The Hanna-Barbera characters remained in the park until 2006, when the children's' area of Hanna-Barbera Land was changed to Nickelodeon Universe. That same year, the current owners of the park, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, acquired Kings Island and the rest of Paramount's theme parks. As a result, they began to remove all movie themes from their rides starting in 2008, in addition to replacing the Nickelodeon Universe with the current Planet Snoopy in 2010, featuring characters from Charles Schulz's Peanuts comic strip. The Peanuts retheming also resulted in the removal of Scooby-Doo in his ride, which was rethemed to a generic haunted house under the name Boo Blasters on Boo Hill. This marked the first time that Scooby-Doo was not present in the park since it first opened, which at the time was over thirty-five years.

In 2020, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic resulted in the park delaying both the annual season and the debut of the newly constructed Orion coaster from April 11 to July 2, but with limited capacity and reservations. Events such as the return of 2019's Grand Carnivale were also postponed to the following year in 2021. Though the reservation requirement was lifted by August, the park's annual holiday events of Halloween Haunt and Winterfest were cancelled for that year as well. However, a new Halloween event by the name of Tricks and Treats Fall Fest was featured. This event focused more on seasonal foods and traditions than scare mazes. Despite the difficulties, virtual queues debuted for popular attractions that same year, and an announcement was made that all season pass holders who had previously purchased or renewed their season passes for 2020 would receive free pass renewals for 2021.

Special Events:

Layout

Kings Island is split into eight sections and a Picnic Grove Area. Each section is themed to a certain concept, with the attractions, scenery, and restaurants also reflecting on the themes of the area.

International Street

The Eiffel Tower, showcase attraction of the park, as seen from the entrance.

International Street is the entrance area of the park. This area is themed to a small town, possibly to imply the beginning of an adventure. Most of this area features restaurants, gift shops, and restrooms, but there are also a few attractions as well:

Attractions:

  • Eiffel Tower
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near right side near the elevator)
  • Grand Carousel(Previously known as Carousel)
  • Tower Gardens(Located next to Grand Carousel, Used for Seasonal events such as Cornered During Halloween Haunt and Tricky Corn Maze During Tricks and Treats Fall Fest, During Winterfest it is used for Candy Cane Lane)(Temp Closed)
  • International Street Height Wall(Located to the left of the Fast Lane Buying Stand)
  • Fischer Homes Family Care Center(Located across from Chick-fil-a)

Theaters/Stages:

  • Kings Island Theater(Indoor)(Formerly known as The Paramount Theatre, and American Heritage Music Hall) (Located near Main Entrance)(Temp Closed)
  • International Street Bandstand(Outdoor)(Located near Eiffel Tower near fountain)
  • International Showplace(Outdoor-with seating)(Located near Eiffel Tower)(Temp Closed)

Restaurants:

  • Tower Drinks(Located under Eiffel Tower)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Funnel Cakes(Located On Left Back Side of midway)
  • Auntie Anne's(Located On Left Back Side of midway near Homage)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Wishbone Grill(Located On Left Front Side of midway near Starbucks)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Starbucks(Located On Left Front Side of midway)
  • Skyline Chili(Located On Left Front Side of midway)(MP)
  • Chick-fil-a(Located to the Right of International Showplace)(MP)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • French Corner(Located On Right Back Side of midway)(MP)
  • Graeter's Ice Cream(Located On Right Front Side of midway)
  • Cinnabon(Located On Right Front Side of midway to the Left of LaRosa's Pizzeria)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • LaRosa's Pizzeria(Located On Right Front Side of midway)(MP)
  • International Restaurant(Located Over Main Entrance)

Shops:

  • Kings Island Collections (Located On Left Back Side of Entrance)
  • Creative Glass(Located On Left Back Side of midway in front of Emporium)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Emporium(Located On Left Back Side of midway)
  • Homage(Located On Left Back Side of midway)
  • Sweet Spot(Located On Right Back Side of midway)
  • Build A Bear Workshop(Located On Right Front Side of midway)
  • Animal Fair(Located On Right Front Side of midway)
  • Kings Island Trading Company(Located On Right Front Side of midway)
  • KI Essentials(Located On Right Side of Entrance)
  • Funpix(Located on left side)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Fast Lane Buying Stand(Located on Left Side)
    • Walk-up Stand

Restrooms:

  • Men's(Located to the right of the main entrance next to Kings Island Trading Company)
  • Women's(Located to the right of the main entrance in the same building(when looking at the main entrance from the fountain it is on the left of the building next to KI Essentials))
  • Men's(Located on the left side of the entrance in same building before you get in the park)
  • Women's(Located on the left side of the entrance in same building before you get in the park)

Lockers

  • (Located near the Front Entrance to the right of the Kings Island Collections store)

Action Zone

Action Zone is home to many of the major thrill rides of the park. Although originally themed to a stunt arena for films under Paramount's ownership, it is now themed around thrill-seeking and adventure, and features many rides to accompany this theme. The site of this area originally opened as Lion Country Safari (later renamed Wild Animal Safari), and featured a monorail attraction where guests could observe various zoo animals. A sub-area named Adventure Village later opened in this spot, before all animal attractions were removed and the Adventure Village name was given to the entire area. The area was again entirely rethemed and renamed to its current iteration of the Paramount Action Zone, featuring rides either based on or named after Paramount films. The film company's name was removed along with several rides being renamed following Cedar Fair's acquisition of the park.

Attractions:

  • Banshee (***No Bags Allowed in Queue***)
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near Entrance)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit(use elevator if needed)
    • Funpix Ride
  • The Bat (Previously known as Flight Deck and Top Gun)
    • This Ride is off the path past Banshee and X-Treme Skyflyer
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Drop Tower (Previously known as Drop Zone: Stunt Tower)
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near Entrance)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Delirium
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near Entrance)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Congo Falls (Previously known as Amazon Falls)
  • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Invertigo(Previously known as Face/Off)
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near station, under batwing)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Xtreme Skyflyer(Pay Per Ride)
  • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)

Games:

  • Banshee Arcade(Located under Banshee Station)

Former Attractions/Restaurants/Shops:

  • Son of Beast (Closed in 2009. Replaced by Banshee.)
  • Thunder Alley (Previously known as Days of Thunder and XS Raceway. Closed in 2012. Replaced by the queue line/station for Banshee)
  • King Cobra (Closed in 2001)(Replaced by: Banshee, Slingshot, and Delirium)
  • The Demon (Closed in 1987)
  • Lion Country Safari Monorail (1974-1993) (An air-conditioned monorail system in Wild Animal Habitat (Action Zone), that ran at ground level that allowed guests to view many wild animals. Kings Dominion also operated a similar attraction. The trains were later sold to Jungle Jim's International Market in Fairfield, Ohio. Son of Beast was later built on part of the site. Known as Wild Animal Safari Monorail (1977–1982) Wild Animal Habitat Monorail (1983–1993))
  • Outback Discounters(-1998)(Replaced by Ice Scream Zone)
Theaters/Stages:
  • Timberwolf Amphitheater(Located Behind Drop Tower)

Restaurants:

  • Ice Scream Zone(Located to the right of Banshee)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Chicken Shack(Located across from Congo Falls)(Previously called Kafe Kilimanjaro, and Stunt Crew Grill)(Previously housed Slaughterhouse Haunt maze)(MP)
  • Dip ‘n’ Dots(Located near Entrance to Action Zone)
    • Walk-up Stand

Shops:

  • Coaster Connection(Located to the right of Drop Tower)(Previously called On Location)

Restrooms:

  • Men's(Located Next to Banshee near the entrance of the Bat)
  • Women’s(Located Next to Banshee near the entrance of the Bat)
  • Men's(Located to the Right of the Chicken Shack)
  • Women’s(Located to the Right of the Chicken Shack)

Lockers

  • (Located to the right of Coaster Connections)

Oktoberfest

Named for the German festival of the same name, this area reflects on the heavy amount of German heritage in the Cincinnati area, and even sells alcohol at the Festhaus and Bier Garten.

Attractions:

Theaters/Stages:

  • Festhus(Indoor)(Located near Viking Fury or Delirium)

Former Attractions:

  • Remote Control Boats
  • Bayern Kurve(Stood where Festhaus now stands)
  • De000000r Spinnen Keggers(Stood where Viking Fury now stands)
  • Skyride(A cable car skyride that took passengers from Oktoberfest (where Adventure Express's entrance is today), over the International Street fountains, to Hanna Barbera Land (Planet Snoopy). The Hanna Barbera Land (Planet Snoopy) Station house still remains today as a merchandise store called Snoopy Boutique.)
  • Sling Shot(2001-2021)

Restaurants:

  • Panda Express(Located in Festhaus)(MP)
  • Drink Express Refill(Located in Festhaus LaRosa's Pizzeria)
  • Festhaus Bar(Located in Festhaus near Panda Express)
  • Festhaus LaRosa's Pizzeria(Located in Festhaus) (MP)
  • Hank's Mexican Grill(Located across from Adventure Express)(MP)
  • Bier Garden(Located behind Hank's Mexican Grill)
  • Coca Cola Marketplace(Located to the right of Adventure Express)
  • Oktoberfest Bar(Located near Viking Fury entrance)
    • Walk-up Stand

Shops:

  • Airbrush(Located to the left of Hank's Mexican Grill)
    • Walk-up Stand

Games:

  • Guess Age and Weight(Located next to Festhus near Pond)

Restrooms:

  • Men's(Located across from Hanks Mexican Grill to the right of Coney Confections)
  • Women’s(Located across from Hanks Mexican Grill to the right of Coney Confections)
  • Men’s(Located in Festhaus near LaRosas Pizzeria)
  • Women’s(Located in Festhaus near LaRosas Pizzeria)

Coney Mall

Themed to classic carnivals and named for the park's predecessor, Coney Island, this area features many classic themed rides, carnival games, and restaurants. This area also features a large arcade.

Attractions:

  • The Racer
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near entrance)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Dodgem
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near drive box)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit or Fast Lane)
  • Scrambler
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near drive box)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Zephyr
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter through exit)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Monster
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near Arcade on right side)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit near Subway or Exit near Arcade)
  • Shake, Rattle, and Roll (Previously known as Troika)
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near Entrance)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • WindSeeker CLOSED
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near back of queue)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Kings Mills Antique Autos(Original antique cars closed in 2004 as Les Taxis to make way for The Italian Job: Stunt Track now known as Backlot Stunt Coaster)
    • Fast Lane Plus Available(Enter near Entrance)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Fast Lane Plus)

Former Attractions:

  • Action Theater (Closed in 2013)
  • Zodiac (Closed in 1989. Replaced by Flight Commander, a double Ferris Wheel ride)
  • Flight Commander (Closed in 1995. A family ride similar to Astro Orbiter at various Disney Parks. Replaced by Launch Pad)
  • Launch Pad(An upcharge attraction in which guests where strapped in a harness and would jump on a trampoline. Sat on the former Flight Commander Pad. Replaced by Eurobobbles)
  • Eurobobbles (A small upcharge attraction where a guest would get in a ball and roll around in a pool of water. Also sat on the former Flight Commander Pad. Replaced by Dinosaurs Alive!)
  • Dinosaurs Alive!(Closed at the conclusion of the 2017 Haunt season. Animatronic dinosaur exhibition featuring 60 dinosaurs, including Stegosaurus, Apatosaurus, Triceratops, and Tyrannosaurus Rex, Replaced by Kings Mills Antique Autos, and Orion)
  • Halley's Comet (Closed in 1979. Replaced by The Bat, a classic Round-Up ride)
  • The Bat (Closed in 1983. Replaced by Vortex. Name was later reused for a 2014 re-theme of Flight Deck.)
  • Vortex (Closed at the conclusion of the 2019 Halloween Haunt season. Arrow Dynamics custom looping coaster that operated for over thirty years at the park)
  • Flying Eagles (Previously known as Flying Scooters. Closed in 2004 and was relocated to Carowinds. Replaced by the 3-Point Challenge basketball hoops game. A clone of this ride was later built in Planet Snoopy in 2015, under the name Woodstock Gliders.)

Restaurants:

  • Coney Bar-B-Q (Located to the right of The Scrambler)(MP)
  • Drink Express Refill(Located in Coney BBQ)
  • Skyline Chili (Located between The Scrambler and Dodgems)(MP)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Subway (Located between The Racer station and Monster)(MP)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Juke Box Diner (Located across from Shake Rattle And Roll)(MP)
  • Coney Treats (Located to the left of Dodgem)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Ralph's Ice Cream (Located across from Shake Rattle And Roll + Attached to Juke Box Diner)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Dip ‘n’ Dots(Located to the left of Coney Treats)
    • Walk-up Stand

Shopping:

  • Coney Confections (Located across from The Racer station)
  • Orion Merchandise Store(Located across from the Zephyr in the Coney Mall Arcade Building near the entrance to Area 72)
    • Walk-up Stand

Games:

  • Three Point Challenge(Located near Juke Box Diner)
  • Peach Basket Midway Game(Located Near The Racer and Coney BBQ)
  • Goblet Toss Midway Game(Located Near Kings Mills Antique Autos)
  • Ring Toss Midway Game(Located Near Dodgem and Zephyr)
  • Coney Mall Arcade(Located Near Monster And Zephyr)
  • Basketball(Located next to The Racer)
  • Basketball(Located Next To Dodgem)
  • Guess Age and Weight(Located next to Zephyr)

Restrooms:

  • Men's- (Located to the left of Windseeker)
  • Women’s- (Located to the left of Windseeker)

Area 72

Formerly known as X-Base, themed to a top-secret military base specializing in extraterrestrial studies, to get to this area(Go past Zephyr and under The Racer)

Attractions:

  • Flight of Fear (Previously known as The Outer Limits: Flight of Fear)(***No Bags Allowed in Queue***)
    • Fast Lane Plus Available(Enter near exit)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit then go towards loading station)
    • Funpix Ride exclusive
  • Orion (***No Bags Allowed in Queue***)
    • Fast Lane Plus Available(Enter near Entrance)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit(use elevator if needed)
    • Funpix Ride

Former Attractions:

  • Firehawk (Originally operated at Geauga Lake as X-Flight (2001-2006) (Closed at the conclusion of the 2018 Halloween Haunt season and was replaced by Orion in 2020)
  • Fight Team Aerial Helicopter Tours (Closed in 2003, Replaced by Firehawk) - Join our flight team on a helicopter ride around the park or to surrounding areas.

Restaurants:

  • Meteor Canteen (Located near Flight Of Fear and Orion)(MP)
    • Walk-up Stand

Restrooms:

  • Men's- (Located to the left of Meteor Canteen in same Building)
  • Women’s- (Located to the left of Meteor Canteen in same Building)

Lockers

  • (Located to the right of the Flight of Fear Entrance)

Rivertown

Rivertown is an area themed to an old-time small town, with some of its rides implying that is a ghost town. This is due to the three of the coasters (The Beast, Diamondback, and Mystic Timbers) being given the storylines that the area of the rides was abandoned due to unusual circumstances, particularly as a result of a mysterious, but dangerous creature now inhabiting the property.

Attractions:

Former Attractions:

  • Shawnee Landing (Closed in 1976. Replaced by The Beast)
  • Kenton's Cove Canoes(Closed in 1972, Replaced by Kenton's Cove Keelboat Canal)
  • Kenton's Cove Keelboat Canal (Closed in 2001, Replaced by Tomb Raider: The Ride(The Crypt))

Restaurants:

  • LaRosa's Pizzeria (Located near The Beast)(MP)
  • Tom + Chee (Located near Diamondback)(MP)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Miami River Brewhouse (Located across from Mystic Timbers)(MP)
  • Rivertown Potato Works (Located near White Water Canyon)(MP)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Rivertown Funnel Cakes (Moved in 2016 for construction of Mystic Timbers) (Located across from Kings Island and Miami Valley Railroad)
  • Paradise Island (Located in between Backlot Stunt Coaster and Diamondback)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Coca Cola Freestyle (Located near Kings Island and Miami Valley Railroad)
  • Coca Cola Refill (Located near Rivertown Arcade- in same building)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Coca Cola Refill (Located near Diamondback)
    • Walk-up Stand

Shopping:

  • Diamondback Trading Post (Located near Diamondback)

Theaters/Stages:

  • Rivertown Stage(Temporary/Outdoor)(Located across from Kings Island and Miami Valley Railroad Station and next to Rivertown Funnel Cakes)

Games:

  • Basketball(Located near The Beast)
  • Soccer Challenge(Located near The Beast)
  • Rivertown Arcade(Located near The Beast)
  • Guess Age and Weight(Located across from LaRosa's Pizzeria)

Restrooms:

  • Men's- (Located across from Diamondback Trading Post to the right of Linus Launcher)
  • Women’s- (Located across from Diamondback Trading Post to the right of Linus Launcher)
  • Men's- (Located across from Rivertown LaRosa's Pizzeria)
  • Women’s- (Located across from Rivertown LaRosa's Pizzeria)
  • Mens- (Located in Miami River Brewhouse)
  • Women’s- (Located in Miami River Brewhouse)

Lockers

  • (Located to the right of the Mystic Timbers Entrance)

Planet Snoopy

Originally named Hanna-Barbera Land and themed to Hanna-Barbera cartoons, the family area of the park has changed themes numerous times, once to Nickelodeon's library of television shows under the name Nickelodeon Universe, and again to its current theme of the Peanuts comic strips and TV specials by Charles Schulz.

Attractions:

  • Flying Ace Aerial Chase(Previously known as Rugrats Runaway Reptar)
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near Race For your life Charlie Brown)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Boo Blasters on Boo Hill
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near entrance)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown!(Previously known as The Wild Thornberry's River Adventure and Kings Mills Log Flume)(Temporary Closed till memorial day)
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near back of queue)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
    • Funpix Ride
  • Woodstock Express (Previously known as Scooby-Doo, The Beastie, and Fairly Odd Coaster)
    • Funpix Ride
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Surf Dog (Previously known as Avatar: The Last Airbender)
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near entrance)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Linus Launcher (Previously known as Danny Phantom's Phantom Flyers)
  • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • The Great Pumpkin Coaster (Previously known as Little Bill's Giggle Coaster, Top Cat's Taxi Jam, and Scooby-Zoom)
    • Funpix Ride
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Woodstock Whirlybirds (Previously known as Lazytown Sportacopters and Yogi's Sky Tours)
  • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Kite Eating Tree (Previously known as Plankton's Plunge)
  • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Snoopy vs. Red Baron (Previously known as Blue's Skidoo, Red Baron’s Biplanes and Dick Dastardly's Biplanes)
  • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Joe Cool's Dodgem School (Previously known as Jimmy Neutron's Atom Smasher and The Flintstones Boulder Bumpers)
  • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Character Carousel (Previously known as Nick-O-Round and Hanna-Barbera Carousel)
  • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Charlie Brown's Wind-Up (Previously known as The Backyardigans' Swing Along and Pixie and Dixie's Swing Set)
  • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Woodstock Gliders (The original Flying Eagles was closed in 2004 and replaced by the 3-Point Challenge basketball hoops game)
    • Fast Lane Available(Enter near entrance)
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Snoopy's Space Buggies
  • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Sally's Sea Plane (Previously known as Timmy's Air Tours and Atom Ant's Airways)
  • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Snoopy's Junction (Previously known as La Aventura de Azul and Quick Draw's Railway)
    • This Ride is Located Behind Surf Dog
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Linus' Beetle Bugs (Previously known as Swiper's Sweepers, Alley Cat 500, Funky Phantom, and Screecher)(Originally operated at Coney Island)
    • This Ride is Located Behind Surf Dog
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • PEANUTS 500 (Previously known as Nick Jr. Drivers, Fender Bender 500, Kiddie Turnpike, and Mr. Jinks' Jalopies)
  • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • PEANUTS Off-Road Rally (Previously known as Go, Diego, Go!, Motor Mouse, and Pee Wee Raceway)(Originally operated at Coney Island)
    • This Ride is Located Behind Surf Dog
    • Accessibly(Enter through Exit)
  • Planet Snoopy Height Wall(Located across from Woodstock Express)

Theaters/Stages:

  • PEANUTS Playhouse (Outdoor)(Formerly known as Nickelodeon Theater) (Located near Woodstock Gliders)
  • PEANUTS Showplace(Indoor)(Previously housed the Enchanted Theater, the Halloween Haunt maze attraction CarnEVIL, and Snoopy's Sketch School, made for the PEANUTS Anniversary the park hosted.) (Located behind The Great Pumpkin Coaster)

Former Attractions:

  • Snoopy's Splash Dance (Closed in 2014. Replaced by Woodstock Gliders and Snoopy's Space Buggies, Previously known as SpongeBob SquarePants: Bikini Bottom Bash(2006-2009) and Nickelodeon Green Slime Zone(1995-2005) )
  • Scooby's Ghoster Coaster (Closed in 2005 during the Nickelodeon Universe renovation)
  • Sunshine Turnpike (It was removed after the 1994 season, to make room for Nickelodeon Splat City. Formerly known as Marathon TurnpikeSpeed Buggy Turnpike)
  • Boo-Boo's Baggage Claim (Closed in 2005 during the Nickelodeon Universe renovation)
  • Baba Louey's Buggies (Closed in 2005 during the Nickelodeon Universe renovation)
  • Enchanted Voyage (1972-1983. Replaced by Smurf's Enchanted Voyage)
  • Smurf's Enchanted Voyage(1984-1991. Replaced by Phantom Theater)
  • Phantom Theater (1992-2002. Replaced by Scooby-Doo and the Haunted Castle)
  • Scooby-Doo and the Haunted Castle(2003-2009. Replaced by Boo Blasters on Boo Hill)
  • Enchanted Theater (500 seat children's theater in Hanna-Barbara Land. This theater has since been the site of the Halloween Haunt maze attraction CarnEVIL. But would later be removed for Snoopy's Sketch School, made for the Peanuts Anniversary the park hosted. Now it is a theater named the Peanuts Showplace.)
  • Gulliver's Rub-A-Dub (Closed in 1981)
  • Skyride (Closed in 1979. A cable car skyride that took passengers from Oktoberfest (where Adventure Express's entrance is today), over the International Street fountains, to Hanna Barbera Land(Planet Snoopy). The Station house still remains today as a merchandise store Snoopy Boutique.)
  • Jetson's Jet Orbiters (Closed in 2005 during the Nickelodeon Universe renovation)

Restaurants:

  • Planet Snoopy Ice Cream (Located across from The Great Pumpkin Coaster)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Planet Snoopy Grill (Located to the right of the Planet Snoopy Ice Cream)(MP)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Snoopy's Snack Shack(Previously called Krusty Krab Snack Shack)(Located near PEANUTS Playhouse)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Snoopy Treats (Located near Kite Eating Tree)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Snoopy Snow Cone (Located to the left of Joe Cool's Dodgem School)
    • Walk-up Stand

Shopping:

  • Snoopy Boutique (Located near Woodstock Whirlybirds)

Games:

  • Midway Games(Located near Sally’s Sea Plane and Surf Dog)

Restrooms:

  • Men's- (Located to the left of Sally’s Sea Plane)
  • Women’s- (Located to the left of Sally’s Sea Plane)

Picnic Grove

This area is used for catered/private events. From November-March this area is used to store ride vehicles and cars to do maintenance on.

Restrooms:

  • Men's- (Located behind The Beast Pavilion)
  • Women’s- (Located behind The Beast Pavilion)

Soak City: (Temporary Closed till memorial day)

Soak City is the water-park section of Kings Island included with admission. It first opened in 1989 as WaterWorks, before being rethemed in 2004 as Crocodile Dundee's Boomerang Bay. The name was shortened to Boomerang Bay in 2007 to drop any ties to the film franchise under Cedar Fair's ownership. The section was then once again rethemed and expanded, being given the new name of Soak City in 2012, the same name shared by several of Cedar Fair's water parks.

Attractions:

  • Mondo Monsoon (Previously known as Tasmanian Typhoon)(Temporary Closed)
  • Breaker's Bay (Previously known as Great Barrier Reef and Surfside Bay)(Temporary Closed)
  • Tidal Wave Bay(Temporary Closed)
  • Tropical Plunge(Temporary Closed)
    • Fast Lane Plus Available(Enter near Entrance)
  • Pineapple Pipeline (Previously known as Bondi Pipeline and Bonzai Pipeline)(Temporary Closed)
  • Splash River (Previously known as Crocodile Run and Kings Mills Run)(Temporary Closed)
  • Splash Landing (Previously known as Jackaroo Landing)(Temporary Closed)
  • Rendezvous Run (Previously known as Coolangetta Racer)(Temporary Closed)
    • Fast Lane Plus Available(Enter near Entrance)
  • Pipeline Paradise (Previously known as Wipe-Out Beach)(Temporary Closed)
  • Thunder Falls (Previously known as Sydney Sidewinder and Sidewinder)(Temporary Closed)
    • Fast Lane Plus Available(Enter near Entrance)
  • Tropical Twister (Previously known as Awesome Aussie Twister and Ultra Twister)(Temporary Closed)
  • Paradise Plunge (Previously known as Down Under Thunder and The Helix)(Temporary Closed)
  • Zoom Flume (Previously known as Snowy River Rampage and Rushing River)(Temporary Closed)
    • Fast Lane Plus Available(Enter near Entrance)
  • Aruba Tuba (Previously known as Koala Splash)(Temporary Closed)
  • Lookout Lagoon (Previously known as Kangaroo Lagoon)(Temporary Closed)
  • Castaway Cove (Previously known as Wallaby Wharf)(Temporary Closed)
  • Coconut Cove (Previously known as Kookaburra Bay)(Temporary Closed)
  • Kings Island and Miami Valley Railroad(This Station is Temporary Closed)
  • Accessibly(Enter through Exit near front of train)

Restaurants:

  • Island Smokehouse (Located near Breakers Bay)(MP)(Temporary Closed)
  • Subway (Located near Kings Island and Miami Valley Railroad)(MP)(Temporary Closed)
  • Skyline Chili Express (Located near Tidal Wave Bay)(MP)(Temporary Closed)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Calypso Coolers (Located near Entrance of Soak City)(Temporary Closed)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Coconut Cove Café & Bar (Located near Breakers Bay)(MP)(Temporary Closed)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Coca Cola Refill Stand (Located across from Coconut Cove Café & Bar)(Temporary Closed)
    • Walk-up Stand
  • Coca Cola Refill Stand (Located near Sea Side Supplies in same Building)(Temporary Closed)
    • Walk-up Stand

Shopping:

Restrooms:

  • Men's- (Located in between Breakers Bay and Pipeline Paradise)(Temporary Closed)
  • Women’s-(Located in between Breakers Bay and Pipeline Paradise)(Temporary Closed)
  • Men's- (Located to the Left of the Soak City Entrance near Seaside Supplies)(Temporary Closed)
  • Women’s- (Located to the Left of the Soak City Entrance near Seaside Supplies)(Temporary Closed)
  • Men's-(Located to the right of Coconut Cove Café & Bar)(Temporary Closed)
  • Women’s-(Located to the right of Coconut Cove Café & Bar)(Temporary Closed)
  • Men's- (Located near Kings Island and Miami Valley Railroad)(Temporary Closed)
  • Women’s- (Located near Kings Island and Miami Valley Railroad)(Temporary Closed)

Lockers

  • (Located across from Coconut Cove) (Temporary Closed)
  • (Located right out of the Kings Island and Miami Valley Railroad entrance before you go into the water park- in the back corner) (Temporary Closed)

Former attractions

  • Splash Island (Closed in 1996 for expansion, some of the slides have been rebuilt next to Aruba Tuba)
  • Fast Tracks (Closed in 2003, replaced by Coolangetta Racer)
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