Sierra Sidewinder Spinning Roller Coaster at Knott's Berry Farm

Park: 10 AM - 6 PM Waterpark: Closed View Hours
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Sierra Sidewinder

A new twist on traditional roller coasters, Sierra Sidewinder combines speed with spin. Each of the four cars will take riders through a series of nose-dives, banks, dips, and turns at a speed of 37 mph while continually rotating on its axis.

Height Requirement: 48 inches or 42 inches and accompanied by a supervising companion

2 Minutes
Max Speed
37 MPH

Rider Safety Information

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  • The Sierra Sidewinder is a family roller coaster where the individual cars spin freely during the course of the ride. Because of the spinning action of the cars, you will never experience the same ride twice.
  • Please notify the Guest Service Associate on the loading platform, by having a member of your party enter through the exit. The Guest Service Associate will direct you to the wheelchair lift and assist you in boarding the train.
  • To board the ride, riders must be able to transfer into the seat. The seat is 17” wide and 15” deep.
  • Each rider must be able to remain sitting up straight, keeping their head upright, their back and shoulders against the seatback, and their hands, arms, legs, and feet down and inside the ride at all times. Riders must be able to hold on with one functioning hand and brace with one functioning leg. Riders with a neck brace, broken collar bone, or a full arm cast must not ride. Riders with a full leg cast can participate providing the leg cast can fit inside of the ride and the restraint system can be used as designed. Please review all restrictions listed on the sign at the attraction entrance.
  • Guests prone to seizures, dizziness, claustrophobia, or high blood pressure should not ride.
  • Service animals cannot accompany the guest on this attraction.
  • Visit our Guest Assistance Guide for additional Accessibility information.