About Coaster Grotto

Coaster Grotto is an online community and web site that began in April, 2001. The site is dedicated to bringing roller coaster fans up to date industry news and information, detailed theme park reviews, and 1000's of original roller coaster photos. Coaster Grotto also includes a comprehensive searchable database containing statistics on 1000's of roller coasters and 100's of theme parks around the world.

Coaster Grotto has received several awards including a nomination for "Coaster Site of the Year" in the 2002 "Coasters' Choice Awards", as well as being featured in several news articles including USA Today, Salt Lake Tribune, and Sky News.

RCT Grotto is a subdivision of Coaster Grotto, and home to the Beast Trainer and Son of Beast Trainer for the popular game series RollerCoaster Tycoon.

Coaster Grotto Membership is a free service that gives you unlimited access to all the features of Coaster Grotto and RCT Grotto. As a member you will be able to:

  • Rate any of the theme parks and roller coasters featured in the database.
  • Save a Track Record of all of the parks you have visited and the roller coasters you have ridden.
  • Rank your favorite Top 20 coasters.
  • Post your comments about news articles, theme parks, roller coasters and rides.
  • Contribute news and data to the site.

Coaster Grotto Personals is the Internet's first online personals service designed specifically with coaster fans in mind. You can create a free personal profile to help make new friends, find someone special, or just let people know a little more about yourself. You can also use our free online messaging system to contact other members. View our Personals FAQ to find out more.

Membership and Registration

Registration is simple and only requires a valid email address. Once you have created your membership account you will have instant access to all of the features on Coaster Grotto and RCT Grotto.

To use Coaster Grotto Personals you must be of at least 16 years of age, and be a member of Coaster Grotto or RCT Grotto. You can delete your profile at any time and still be a member of the site, however, if you delete your membership accocunt your profile will be deleted as well.

After Registering your password will be sent to you automatically within a few minutes. If you do not provide a valid email address, or your mailbox is full, you will not receive your password and you will not be able to log in. If you do not receive your password within 24 hours of registering you should contact us and we will activate your account manually.

Once you have received your password, you should log in and change it to something of your choice. If you do not log in within one week of registering your account may be deleted automatically. You can change your password and other account details at any time from the Modify Account page. If you change your email address, you will be sent a new password.

About Park Reviews

All Park Reviews are written and compiled by Coaster Grotto; we do not accept third party reviews. The views and opinions expressed in the Park Reviews reflect those of the reviewer, and are in no way affiliated to any other persons or entities.

Coaster Grotto attempts to treat all parks equally, with the opinions and views expressed being a direct result of our experiences whilst visiting a given park. We do not accept bribes to write good or bad reviews about a park, and we do not write intentionally misleading information to influence the number of visitors to a park. For more information about some of the terms used in the Park Reviews, visit the Glossary.