VALLEJO (CBS13) – After 16 years of rides, “Roar” at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom said farewell.
The Vallejo theme park closed its only wooden roller coaster as planned Sunday. Many longtime fans visited the park for one final ride.READ MORE: 'You're Scaring Kids': Crowd Combats Anti-Pride Protesters At Children's Museum By SingingRivers See Crowds With Triple-Digit Heat, Also Rescue Calls
Park officials said “Roar” has been providing memories since it first opened in 1999.
“It was our first major coaster and our only wooden coaster,” said Lee Munroe, the Six Flags park ambassador. “It’s had over 11 million riders.”MORE NEWS: Dispute At Knights Ferry Recreation Area Turns Violent, Vehicle Hits 4 People
So far, park officials are keeping quiet about what will replace the ride.