Announcement

Collapse
1 of 2 < >

Registrations

All new user registrations require email verification. Please make sure that micechat.com is not blocked. Approvals are done at least once per day, but they can't be done for accounts that have not verified their email address.
2 of 2 < >

Your Assistance Please

We need your help to battle spammers and also to keep our community user friendly.
PLEASE BE KIND TO OTHERS - Refrain from personal attacks. Avoid politics and harsh language whenever possible. If someone is violating our simple rules, DO NOT confront them, simply report the post.
STOP SPAMMERS - Report the post. DO NOT respond to them.

2017 is a year of renewal for us, we have lots of exciting changes on the way for you, but we don't have time to deal with trolls and spammers. If you find yourself suspended and need to plead your case, you will need to do so after your suspension. We are happy to address your concerns if you made a simple mistake. However, please note that those with a history of bad behavior and pushing our rules to the limit will not be given the courtesy of a reply.

MiceChat offers a number of ways for you to communicate and get involved. We offer Facebook Groups and Pages, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts. We have a front page filled with amazing content. We offer weekly meetups in the parks. Meets and events all over the world. Podcasts and videos. And we continue to maintain forums for your posting convenience. But with all those options, we can't be everywhere all the time. We need YOUR help. Please don't poke the trolls. Report posts and leave reputation. We'll do our best to keep the forums clean and active, but we can't do so without your help.

Thank you for your support folks, it's going to be a really fantastic year in the MiceChat world.
See more
See less

Knott's new Boardwalk area

Collapse

Ad Widget

Collapse
This topic is closed.
X
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • [Pictures] Knott's new Boardwalk area

    Here are some photos of the new Boardwalk area at Knott's Berry Farm, taken last week:

    Entrance:
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 01.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	112.1 KB
ID:	7372990

    Surfside Gliders (foreground) and Coast Rider:
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 02.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	120.4 KB
ID:	7372991

    Signs for Pacific Scrambler and Surfside Gliders:
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 03.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	76.7 KB
ID:	7372992

    Coast Rider from Boardwalk area (Xcelerator in background):
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 04.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	124.2 KB
ID:	7372993

    Surfside Glider ride vehicle (notice rudder for adjusting wind resistance and thereby steering vehicle):
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 05.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	77.6 KB
ID:	7372994

    Surfside Glider vehicles at rest...
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 06.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	118.4 KB
ID:	7372995

    and in motion:
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 07.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	109.3 KB
ID:	7372996

    Retro signage for new Boardwalk rides on side of old Knott's Berry Tales building:
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 08.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	107.2 KB
ID:	7372997

    Sign at entrance for Coast Rider:
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 09.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	159.4 KB
ID:	7372998

    Loading station for Coast Rider:
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 010.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	124.4 KB
ID:	7372999

    Lift hill:
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 011.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	139.0 KB
ID:	7373000

    Nice grassy area below Coast Rider:
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 012.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	147.7 KB
ID:	7373001

    Vehicle returning to station:
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 013.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	129.3 KB
ID:	7373002

    I asked the manager at Coast Rider if this was the same ride as Goofy's Sky School at Disney California Adventure. He told me that the manufacturer was the same, but the configuration was a little different. I also asked about the Lego Technic roller coaster at Legoland in Carlsbad, which I think the Coast Rider is more similar to, but he wasn't familiar with that roller coaster.

    One more shot showing the water area surrounding Pacific Scrambler and Surfside Gliders:
    Click image for larger version

Name:	Boardwalk 014.jpg
Views:	1
Size:	133.5 KB
ID:	7373003

  • #2
    Re: Knott's new Boardwalk area

    Made my way over yesterday, been a few months since I've been to the park, despite owning passes. Love the new area, just really nice on the eyes, especially all the blue in the pools for the water. Coast Rider was pretty fun, but the turns were killer on my legs, pushing them into the restraints. Hopefully this won't end up like Ghostrider for me, a ride that is just too painful to physically ride.

    I had to skip out on the Scrambler and the Gliders, only spinning ride I've been able to go on and not get incredibly sick from was Windseeker. Girlfriend loved the Scrambler though.

    Comment

    Ad Widget

    Collapse
    Working...
    X