Lake Erie Eagles
Lake Erie Eagles is a classic family Flying Scooters ride.
In 2005 maXair opened as the tallest and fastest frisbee ride in the world. In 2006 Skyhawk started swinging riders 125 feet into the air. Riders would twist and turn thru canyons on Maverick in 2007. In 2008 fun was out of this world for guest who braved Planet Snoopy, the park's new kids area that was relocated from Geauga Lake. Shoot the Rapids became Cedar Point's newest water ride in 2010. In 2011 riders would swing 301 feet into the air on WindSeeker. At the end of 2011, long time Cedar Fair CEO, Dick Kinzel retired. In 2012 Cedar Fair got a new CEO, Matt Oumitt. For 2012 Cedar Point added Dinosaurs Alive. GateKeeper would take guest upside down 6 times and over the new front gate in 2013.
Lake Erie Eagles was built by Larson. It is the only ride currently in the park that was built by Larson. Lake Erie Eagles is a modern Flying Scooters ride. The Flying Scooters ride model was developed in the early 1930's. Cedar Point actually had an early model of this ride. The ride opened in 1944 and was removed in 1960. The original ride was named Flying Scooters and was on the Main Midway where Cedar Downs is today.
The Flying Scooters ride model has been very popular since it was first introduced. The ride has been installed in many parks over the years.
Lake Erie Eagles was a great introduction of a classic amusement park ride.
The average wait time for Lake Erie Eagles is 10-15 minutes. The longest line for this ride can get up to 30 minutes if the park is busy.
Lake Erie Eagles was a great addition to Cedar Point. After Lake Erie Eagles Cedar Point added: Rougarou (2015), Valravn (2016), Cedar Point Shores Water Park (2017), Steel Vengeance (2018), Forbidden Frontier on Adventure Island (2019), and Cedar Point's 150th Anniversary Celebration (2021). All of these new additions have helped make Cedar Point a better place.
Photos by: Jake Hamons and Cedar Point.
Last Updated: 5/20/2020