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Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
San Francisco/Sacramento, California


The Joker - The Most Anticipated New Ride to Come to Northern California in 10 Years!

Wood meets steel in this thrilling new ride experience when The Joker, an exciting new hybrid roller coaster is now open.  This state-of-the-art "must-ride" coaster marries the best of both classic and modern coaster designs for an unparalleled and unique experience. As the second DC-themed attraction at the park after SUPERMAN Ultimate Flight, The Joker's villainous personality is evident in the coaster's chaotic twists and turns, including the first ever step-up under flip and a breaking wave turn, the only one of its kind on the West Coast.

The Joker - Ride Facts

  • 3,200 feet of dual-colored purple and green track
  • First ever step-up under flip
  • 3 inversions
  • A wild Zero G barrel roll
  • Breaking wave turn
  • Asian camel hump
  • 15 extreme airtime moments
  • 78 degree drop
  • 180 degree stall 
  • Maximum speeds of 53 mph
  • Nearly 2 minutes long
  • (2) 24 passenger trains
  • 100-feet tall

General Facts

  • Location is the former site of the wooden coaster Roar 
  • Second DC-themed ride attraction
  • Manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction
  • Now open