Goliath is a wooden roller coaster located at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Illinois. Designed by Alan Schilke, this coaster features RMC’s original Topper Track design and opened to the public on June 19, 2014. Goliath initially set three world records among wooden coasters, having the longest drop at 180 feet (55 m), the steepest angle of 85 degrees, and the fastest speed of 72 mph (116 km/h). In addition, the ride features two inversions and a drop that reaches 15 feet (4.6 m) below ground level.

Tech Data

Ride Type: I-Box Coaster

Lift Type: Chain

Length: 3100′

Height: 165′


Speed: 72 MPH

Inversions: 2