Knott’s Berry Farm has announced that their oldest roller coaster, Montezooma’s Revenge, will close this Monday, January 10th, for a major refurbishment.

UPDATE 1/11/2022:

  • In a strange turn of events, Knott’s Berry Farm announced today on Twitter that, after being closed on Monday, Montezooma’s Revenge will be reopening today, January 11th, due to “popular demand.”
  • With this announcement, the park reiterated that it will be the last chance to ride the iconic coaster before it closes for major renovations.
  • A new closing date for Montezooma’s Revenge has not been provided at this time.

What’s Happening:

  • Montezooma’s Revenge is a roller coaster at Knott’s Berry Farm that catapults passengers out of the station at 55 mph in just 4.5 seconds, up through a 76 foot, 360° loop, and then to the top of a 148-foot tower.
  • After a moment of weightlessness, the train zooms down the tower, backward, goes through the loop, and passes through the station up a second 112 foot tower, then down the tower into the station.

  • Today, Knott’s announced that this historic coaster will be upgraded with exciting changes while keeping the ride’s unique charm that guests have loved for generations.
  • The United States’ only flywheel-launched roller coaster will be closing for refurbishment this Monday, January 10th.
  • The new Montezooma’s Revenge is scheduled to open in 2023.
  • Knott’s has stated that more information on the refurbishment will be revealed later this year.

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