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Farewell Big Bad Wolf at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

The Big Bad Wolf, Busch Gardens williamsburg' suspended roller coaster, reaches nearly 50 mph as it rambles through the Williamsburg park's natural terrain and dense forest. ©2009 Busch Entertainment Corp.  After 25 years traveling at the speed of fright, The Big Bad Wolf will take its last trip through Busch Gardens Williamsburg Bavarian village Sept. 7,2009.

“We hate to see The Big Bad Wolf go,” said John Reilly, Busch Gardens’ general manager. “We realize The Big Bad Wolf is a guest favorite. We’re making the announcement now so coaster fans can ride one last time before it closes after Labor Day.”

The world’s first suspended roller coaster took coaster design to a new level when it opened in 1984.

There is a rumor floating around the blogging network that the BBW  will be replaced with a new roller coaster (presumably a Bolliger & Mabillard Flyer) to anchor a new country (presumably Spain).

More than 29 million guests have ridden what has become one of the park’s most beloved thrill attractions. Legions of fans—young and old alike—often cite it as their introduction to the coaster experience.

Park officials are reviewing several design concepts for a new park attraction to replace The Big Bad Wolf, but no announcement is planned at this time.

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