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Coaster Grotto is your gateway to the world of theme parks and roller coasters. With a fully searchable database you can find out practically anything, from the tallest and fastest roller coasters in the world, to the top 10 best roller coasters on the planet. Keep up to date with the latest theme park news, and view thousands of pictures from one of the largest online collections of original roller coaster pictures.

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Theme Park News and Site Updates

Carowinds Pictures updated - Over 30 new pictures from the 2016 season have been added to the Carowinds picture gallery.
05 December 2018 16:07
Golden Ticket Awards winners announced for 2018 - Europa Park in Germany beats Cedar Point again to win best amusement park for the 5th year in a row.
14 September 2018 13:44
Six Flags announces new ride line up for 2019 - Magic Mountain, Great America, and Discovery Kingdom all get new roller coasters.
31 August 2018 10:43
Riders fall 34 feet in roller coaster accident at Daytona Beach Boardwalk Amusements - Six riders were sent to hospital after the train derailed from the Sandblaster roller coaster.
16 June 2018 16:30
Riders trapped on roller coaster at Flamingo Land - The Kumali roller coaster broke down on the lift hill and riders had to be evacuated.
01 June 2018 18:27
Riders stranded at Chessington World of Adventures - Sixteen people were rescued from two rollercoasters after a power cut in the local area left riders stuck on rides.
01 June 2018 18:01
Huge fire destroys parts of Europa Park - There were no reports of injuries but two themed areas were badly damaged.
27 May 2018 16:06
Six Flags to take over operation of Darien Lake and Frontier City - The deal sees Six Flags acquire the lease rights to operate five parks owned by EPR Properties.
27 May 2018 15:53
ICON opens at Blackpool Pleasure Beach - The UK's first double launch roller coaster opened to the public on Friday 25 May.
27 May 2018 15:41
Welcome to the new look Coaster Grotto - Our new site is now mobile/cell phone friendly so you can now easily access all of our information and photos wherever you are.
24 May 2018 13:32
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