Dinosaurs Alive! opened at Kings Island, Cedar Point's sister park, in 2011. In 2012, the attraction was brought to Canada's Wonderland, Cedar Point, Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom and Kings Dominion. In 2013, the attraction was added to Worlds of Fun, Valley Fair and Carowinds. Cedar Point's is very unique because it is the only one that is on an island!
After Dinosaurs Alive opened Cedar Point would do what it does best and go back to building roller coasters. Over the next several years Cedar Point would add: GateKeeper (2013), New Gemini Midway (2014), Rougarou (2015), Wicked Twister Midway (2015-2022), Valravn (2016), Cedar Point Shores Water Park (2017), and Steel Vengeance. All of these additions rounded out Cedar Point's collection of rides.
On August 21, 2018, Cedar Point announced that Dinosaurs Alive was going extinct and would be replaced with Forbidden Frontier for the 2019 season.
Forbidden Frontier on Adventure Island opened in May 2019 replacing Dinosaur's Alive! as well as what was left of the Shoot the Rapids ride site. Forbidden Frontier is a highly immersive experience for guest to explore!
Last Updated: 02/03/2023
Photos by: Andrew Borgen, Cedar Point, and Jake Hamons.