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Valleyfair Rider Height and Safety Guide
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 an enjoyable day. For details on the height requirements and accessibility of all of our rides, please download our Guest Assistance Guide.

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Thrill Rides

Minimum Height Required to Ride

52 Inches

  • Steel Venom (maximum 78")

48 Inches

  • Corkscrew
  • Delirious
  • Excalibur
  • High Roller
  • Northern Lights (guests 42”-48” must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
  • Power Tower
  • Renegade
  • Wild Thing
  • Xtreme Swing

44 Inches

  • North Star

42 Inches

  • RipCord

Family Rides

Minimum Height Required to Ride Alone

54 Inches

  • Bumper Cars (guests 48"-54” & at least 7 years old must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

52 Inches

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

48 Inches

  • Antique Autos (under 48” must be accompanied by a supervising companion)*
  • Ferris Wheel (under 48" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)*
  • Mad Mouse (guests 44"-48" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
  • Scrambler (guests 36"-48" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
  • Wheel of Fortune (guests 42"-48" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)

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
  • Tilter (under 46" & at least 6 years old must be accompanied by a supervising companion)*

44 Inches

  • Flying Eagles (guests 36”-44” 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.  Supervising Companions are responsible for ensuring that the guest remains seated properly—where applicable--and follows all rules and regulations.

*Hand-held infants are not permitted on this attraction.

Children's Rides

Minimum Height Required to Ride Alone

54 Inches

  • Kite Eating Tree (guests 36”-54” must be accompanied by a supervising companion; guests over 54" must be accompanied by a child under 54”)*

48 Inches

  • Flying Ace Balloon Race (under 48" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)*

42 Inches

  • Charlie Brown's Wind-Up
  • Cosmic Coaster (under 42" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)*
  • Linus Launcher (guests 36”-42” must be accompanied by a supervising companion)
  • Lucy's Tugboat (under 42" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)*
  • Snoopy's Rocket Express (under 42” must be accompanied by a supervising companion)*

36 Inches

  • PEANUTS 500 (under 36" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)*
  • PEANUTS Playhouse (under 36” must be accompanied by a supervising companion; guests over 60” must be accompanied by a child under 60”)*
  • PEANUTS Road Rally (under 36" must be accompanied by a supervising companion)*
  • Sally's Swing Set (maximum 73")
  • Snoopy vs. Red Baron (maximum 54")
  • Snoopy's Deep Sea Divers (under 36” must be accompanied by a supervising companion)*
  • Woodstock Whirlybirds (under 36” must be accompanied by a supervising companion)*

No Minimum

  • Linus Beetle Bugs (maximum 54")*
  • 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.  Supervising Companions are responsible for ensuring that the guest remains seated properly—where applicable--and follows all rules and regulations.

*Hand-held infants are not permitted on this attraction

Soak City Waterpark

Minimum Height Required to Ride Alone

56 Inches

  • Panic Falls Speed Slides
  • Raging Rapids

48 Inches

  • Breakers Plunge
  • Breakers Pipeline

46 Inches

  • Hurricane Falls
  • Panic Falls Body Slides

42 Inches

  • Breaker's Bay Wave Pool (under 42" must be accompanied by a supervising companion; under 48" must wear lifejacket)
  • Ripple Rapids (under 42" must be accompanied by a supervising companion; under 48" must wear lifejacket)

No Minimum

  • Barefoot Beach (guests over 54” must be accompanied by a child under 54”)
  • Splash Station (guests over 54” must be accompanied by a child under 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.  Supervising Companions are responsible for ensuring that the guest remains seated properly—where applicable--and follows all rules and regulations.