Every major Southern California theme park is expected to open major new additions this year and Knott’s Berry Farm is no exception. Late last year the park announced that the aging Bigfoot Rapids attraction would receive a major thematic overhaul in the vein of what was done to the Calico Mine and Log Rides. Knott’s has shared a first ever behind the scenes look at the work going into the attraction and we cannot wait to see more.
Also announced was the official grand opening date which will open on May 17, 2019.
On the outskirts of Calico, a new expedition in an uncharted territory awaits eager explorers with the debut of the park’s newest attraction, Calico River Rapids. Opening on Friday, May 17th, the new white water raft ride takes explorers on a search for new land where indigenous wildlife, treacherous roaring rapids, dynamic water effects plus a variety of wild surprises will be encountered along the way. The attraction comes to life with new animatronics and special effects designed and manufactured by Garner Holt Productions, Inc.
Are you excited to see what Knott’s has up their sleeve with Calico Rapids?