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Rebuilding Timber Mountain Log Ride at Knott’s: Part I

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Timber Mountain Log Ride under construction.

One of the most iconic and impressive theme park attractions in California is the Timber Mountain Log Ride at Knott’s Berry Farm. Built in the late 1960s by Bud Hurlbut and Arrow Dynamics, the famous log ride began operation on July 11, 1969 in Buena Park, and has thrilled countless millions of guests ever since. Today, the Timber Mountain Log Ride is still considered by many industry professionals and fans alike to be the greatest log flume attraction ever built, due to its physical length and one-of-a-kind experience. To compare, Timber Mountain is to Knott’s Berry Farm what Pirates of the Caribbean is to Disneyland; a timeless classic that stands as a monument to the pioneers of the industry, while entertaining and thrilling generations to come.

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