Not Many People Remember That Wisconsin Was Once Home To The World’s Longest Alpine Coaster
A lot of attractions have come and gone in the Badger State. Some we easily forget, while others are greatly missed. Cascade Mountain’s alpine coaster is definitely one of the latter. Though only open for a short period of time, it gained notoriety as the world’s longest alpine coaster. Gone for decades, there aren’t many pictures of the now-defunct coaster. However, we did find some rare footage of the once-beloved ride. The quality isn’t the best, but it captures just how thrilling the alpine coaster was in its heyday. Take a look:
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Ready to see Cascade Mountain’s alpine coaster in action? Check out the rare footage below.
While the alpine coaster is gone, Cascade Mountain is still a great visit. For more information on the resort, click here.
So, do you remember Cascade Mountain’s adrenaline-pumping alpine coaster? Ever visited? If so, was it as much fun as it seems? Tell us in the comments section.
This isn’t the only defunct attraction from the past that’s dearly missed. Read about another here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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