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Valleyfair Rider Height and Safety Guide

Rider Height and Safety

How the Rides Measure Up.

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Rider Height and Safety Guide

At Valleyfair, we have plenty of exciting rides and shows for everyone, and we are proud to have earned one of the best safety records in the industry. We are committed to providing our guests with a safe environment and enjoyable day. For details on the height requirements and accesibility of all of our rides, please download our Guest Assistance Guide.

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Thrill Rides

Minimum Height Required to Ride

54 Inches
RipTide

52 Inches
Power Tower
Steel Venom (maximum 78")

48 Inches
Corkscrew
Excalibur
High Roller
Looping Starship (maximum 76")
Renegade
RipCord
Wild Thing
Xtreme Swing

Family Rides

Minimum Height Required to Ride

52 Inches
SuperCat (under 52" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

48 Inches
Ferris Wheel (under 48" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Hydroblaster

46 Inches
Carousel (under 46" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Minnesota River Valley Railroad (under 46" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Monster (under 46" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
The Wave
Thunder Canyon
Tilt-A-Whirl (under 46" must be accompanied by a supervising companion and be at least 6 years old)

44 Inches
Mad Mouse (guests 44"-48" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

42 Inches
Wheel of Fortune (guests 42"-48" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

36 Inches
Bumper Cars (54" or 36" and accompanied by a supervising companion)
Scrambler (guests 36"-48" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

Note: A supervising companion is someone who meets all the requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 14 years of age or older and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior.

Children's Rides

Minimum Height Required to Ride Alone

48 Inches
Charlie Brown's Wind Up
Cosmic Coaster (under 48" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Flying Ace Balloon Race (under 48" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

42 Inches
Linus Launcher (maximum 72")
Lucy's Tugboat (under 42" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
PEANUTS 500 (under 42" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Sally's Swing Set (maximum 73")
Snoopy's Deep Sea Divers (42" or accompanied by a supervising companion)
Snoopy's Rocket Express (guests 36"-42" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Woodstock Whirlybirds (42" or 36" and must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

36 Inches
Kite Eating Tree (maximum 54"; guests over 54" must be accompanied by a child)
PEANUTS Road Rally (under 36" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Snoopy vs. Red Baron (maximum 54")
Snoopy's Moon Bounce (ages 3+ and maximum 54")

No Minimum
Linus Beetle Bugs (maximum 54")
PEANUTS Playhouse (maximum 54"; guests over 54" must be accompanied by a child)
Snoopy's Junction (maximum 54")

Note: A supervising companion is someone who meets all the requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 14 years of age or older and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior.

Soak City Waterpark

Minimum Height Required to Ride

56 Inches
Panic Falls Speed Slides
Raging Rapids

46 Inches
Hurricane Falls
Panic Falls Body Slides

42 Inches
Ripple Rapids (under 42" must be accompanied by a supervising companion; under 48" must wear lifejacket)

No Minimum
Breaker's Bay Wavepool (under 42" must be accompanied by a supervising companion; under 48" must wear lifejacket)
Giggle Run (maximum 54"; under 42" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
Splash Station (maximum 54"; under 42" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

Note: A supervising companion is someone who meets all the requirements to ride the ride themselves, is 14 years of age or older and demonstrates appropriate observed behavior.