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So my final thoughts on this years trip compared to last years. Silverwood is a great local park... an ok regional park... but a horrible destination park... Let me explain. One Train ops on the rollercoaster "SUCKS"... Even SFMM has at least two trains running on most coasters during peak season. I know Tatsu and Apocalypse are horrible with one train running but X2, Goliath, and even Ninja were running two trains... So that alone for me turns Silverwood into a horrible destination park... What saves it though is the love shown by the cast members... Everyone hustling trying to get everyone on and off as quickly as possible. Anytime I wanted to chat with the ride ops or grounds maintenance they always took time for me to chat up "shop".... so much so that I knew how many people they were expecting, how many they expect on a normal day... Or what plant that is or even saying... "They used to look better but the storm took a beating on them." It's the love shown by the members that makes Silverwood special.... Could be ever been a "Destination" park? You bet... put two trains on the coasters... build an "Outlaw Run" like coaster and a hotel and this place would give SDC, Dollywood, and Holiday World a run for their money.... then only thing holding them back then is the weather from Nov. through March where there is 6-18 inches of snow on the ground and way below freezing most of the time... there is always something Until Spring break and my next trip report...
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Your photos of Mt. Hood and the Columbia have me longing for Oregon. Thanks for reminding me to get there this year. Oh, thanks for the Silverwood too.
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One of these years I will get out there.
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