Kennywood's Oldest Roller Coaster!

The Jack Rabbit has been a Kennywood favorite for young and old since 1920. Designed and built by John Miller on a natural ravine, the Jack Rabbit is best known for its 70-foot, double-dip drop. Help celebrate Jack Rabbit's 100th season by sharing your favorite memories in our 100 Years, 100 Memories contest!

Riders must be at least 42 inches tall to ride. Riders between 42” and 48” must ride with a responsible person.

Minimum Height 42"
Thrill Level  3 
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The Jack Rabbit rounds a bend on its way to the famed double-dip drop.
Kennywood Park's Jack Rabbit has been drawing riders to the Pittsburgh-area amusement park for a century and counting. Known for its innovative use of the Monongahela Valley terrain of Kennywood, plus its airtime-inducing double-dip drop, there's a reason why Jack Rabbit continues to be considered among the best roller coasters in the world. Take a virtual ride and see for yourself!

CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION
Coaster Designer - John Miller, Harry Baker Coaster
Coaster Manufacturer - John Miller
Original Year Erected - 1920 Year Erected at
Kennywood - 1920
Classification - Wood
General Description/Category - Terrain Coaster

DIMENSIONAL STATISTICS
Tallest Vertical Height - 40 feet
Maximum Drop - 70 feet
Maximum Speed - 45 Miles per Hour
Linear Length of Track - 2,132 feet
Ride Duration - 1 minute, 15 seconds
Number of Lift Hills - 1

TRAIN INFORMATION
Train Manufacturer - Andrew Vettel
Number of Trains - 3
Number of Cars per Train - 3
Number of Seats per Car - 6

Riders must be at least 42 inches tall to ride. Riders between 42” and 48” must ride with a responsible person.