Log Flume

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Construction[edit]

Water flume track supported by box-section steel supports. Boats are propelled up slopes on rollers, and they are then free to travel along the water channel at their own pace.

Special Track Sections[edit]

  • Reverser Turntable - allows log flume rafts to traverse the track backwards (Added Attractions and onwards)
  • S-bend left/right

Constraints[edit]

  • Maximum track slope - 25° (60 in RCT3)
  • Maximum height above ground - 39 feet

Vehicles[edit]

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Log Flume
(Log Flume)
RollerCoaster Tycoon 1

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Crocodile Ride
(Log Flume)
Wacky Worlds

Pre-built designs[edit]

RollerCoaster Tycoon[edit]

Build menu only[edit]
  • Logger's Revenge
Scenarios[edit]

RollerCoaster Tycoon 2[edit]

Build menu only[edit]
  • Splash Mine
Scenarios[edit]

Other Information[edit]

  • Log Flumes must be designed carefully, or they can go on forever. A Log Flume's only speed comes when it goes downhill, otherwise it goes at the boring pace of 2-3 mph. Use the slow speeds to develop a theme, and then climax with a big drop to keep guests coming back for more.
  • It is easy to overdo a Log Flume, making extra-long ride times. Make sure to not have a ride time any longer than 4 minutes, otherwise guests will get angry.
  • Good excitement ratings on Log Flumes come from having plenty of scenery and other rides around. Also, make sure to have at least one huge drop that gets the guests soaked and gives the boat temporary speed.
  • The Crocodile Ride has a bug in its data file, causing it to max out at 5 boats. This means that it can only be used for very small log flumes. This bug has been fixed in OpenRCT2.


In Real Life[edit]

Log flumes are a modern equivalent of the chute rides and old mill rides that were popular in the United States in the early 20th century, Shoot the Chute are a popular attraction and continue to be built today. The first modern day log flume ride opened in 1963 as the El Aserradero at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, Texas. It was constructed by Arrow Development, and the ride is still in operation. Arrow Development also built several other log flumes at other amusements parks like Log Jamboree, which opened in 1968 at Six Flags Over Georgia. Since then, this ride type has been extremely popular and has been manufactuered by many amusement ride manufacturers around the world.

Notes[edit]

RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 Rides and Attractions
Transport ChairliftLiftMiniature RailwayMonorailSuspended MonorailTrams
Gentle Car RideCircusCrooked HouseDodgemsFerris WheelFlying SaucersGhost TrainHaunted HouseMazeMerry-Go-RoundMini GolfMini HelicoptersMonorail CyclesMonster TrucksObservation TowerSpace RingsSpiral Slide
Roller Coasters Air Powered Vertical CoasterBobsleigh CoasterCompact Inverted CoasterCorkscrew Roller CoasterFlying Roller CoasterGiga CoasterHeartline Twister CoasterHyper Twister CoasterHypercoasterInverted Hairpin CoasterInverted Impulse CoasterInverted Roller CoasterJunior Roller CoasterLIM Launched Roller CoasterLay-down Roller CoasterLooping Roller CoasterMine RideMine Train CoasterMini Roller CoasterMini Suspended CoasterMulti-Dimension Roller CoasterReverse Freefall CoasterReverser Roller CoasterSide-Friction Roller CoasterSpinning Wild MouseSpiral Roller CoasterStand-up Roller CoasterTwister Roller CoasterSteel Wild MouseSteeplechaseSuspended Swinging CoasterVertical Drop Roller CoasterVirginia ReelWater CoasterWooden Roller CoasterWooden Wild Mouse
Thrill 3D CinemaEnterpriseGo KartsLaunched FreefallMagic CarpetMotion SimulatorPirate ShipRoto-DropSwinging Inverter ShipTop SpinTwist
Water Boat HireDinghy SlideLog FlumeRiver RaftsRiver RapidsSplash BoatsSubmarine Ride
Shops & Stalls Art Deco Food StallBalloon StallBeef Noodles StallBurger BarCandyfloss StallCash MachineChicken Nuggets StallChip ShopChips StallCoffee ShopCookie ShopDoughnut ShopDrinks StallFirst Aid RoomFlower Power T-ShirtsFried Chicken StallFried Rice Noodles StallFruity Ices StallFunnel Cake ShopHat StallHot Chocolate StallHot Dog StallIced Tea StallInformation KioskLemonade Market StallLemonade StallMeatball Soup StallMoon JuiceNeptune's Seafood StallPizza StallPopcorn StallPretzel StallRoast Sausage StallStar Fruit Drink StallSea Food StallSoft Toy StallSouvenir StallSoybean Milk StallSub Sandwich StallSujeonggwa StallSunglasses StallT-Shirt StallToffee Apple Market StallToffee Apple StallToiletsWitches Brew SoupWonton Soup Stall