Top Theme Park Attractions: The 12 Oldest Rollercoasters In America

Wildcat lake compounce

Wildcat – 1927
Lake Compounce, Bristol, Connecticut

Lake Compounce has been hosting guests since it opened as a public lake in 1846. It is America’s oldest continuously operating amusement park and its beloved Wildcat coaster stands at the entrance to the park, greeting and enticing visitors to ride. It was also created by Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters and climbs to a height of 85 feet with a top speed of 48 MPH (77 KPH).