Hersheypark Ride Height Guide for Families

Are you visiting Hersheypark with your family and wondering what the Hersheypark Ride Height requirements are? We have visited with toddlers all the way up to tweens and Hersheypark has attractions everyone in the family can enjoy.

Hersheypark has small rides for young children all the way up to extreme thrill coasters for older kids and adults. Thankfully you can find something everyone in your family can ride during your Hersheypark visit.

The height requirements at Hersheypark are divided into 6 different groups. They are:

  • Hershey Miniature Under 36″
  • Kisses 36″-42″
  • Reese’s 42″-48″
  • Hershey’s 48″-54″
  • Twizzler 54″-60″
  • Jolly Rancher 60″ and Up

There are many attractions at Hersheypark that the entire family can ride together and then there are some that are only for small children or older kids.

Guide to Hersheypark Ride Height

Hershey Miniature is for the smallest child in your family. They have rides that are perfect size for toddlers and preschoolers. Some of our favorites are the classic cars and speedway.

Hershey Miniature: Under 36″

  • Balloon Flite
  • Bayside Pier
  • Carrousel
  • Convoy
  • Dry Gulch Railroad
  • East Coast Waterworks
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Granny Bugs
  • Helicopters
  • Intercoastal Waterway
  • Kissing Tower
  • Mini Scrambler
  • Mini-Himalaya
  • Minty Bees
  • Misfit Bug
  • Monorail
  • Pony Parade
  • Sandcastle Cove
  • Scrambler
  • Shoreline Sprayground
  • Space Age
  • Starship America
  • The Shore
  • Tilt-a-Whirl
  • Tiny Tracks
  • Traffic Jam
  • Twin Turnpike: Classic Cars
  • Twin Turnpike: Speedway

Kisses: 36″-42″

Kisses adds a few more Hershey attractions like Reese’s Cupfusion. This is a fun interactive ride at Hersheypark.

  • Balloon Flite
  • Bayside Pier
  • Carrousel
  • Coal Cracker
  • Cocoa Cruiser
  • Convoy
  • Dizzy Drums
  • Dry Gulch Railroad
  • East Coast Waterworks
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Frog Hopper
  • Frontier Flyers
  • Granny Bugs
  • Helicopters
  • Intercoastal Waterway
  • Kissing Tower
  • Livery Stables
  • Mini Pirate
  • Mini Scrambler
  • Mini Himalaya
  • Minty Bees
  • Misfit Bugs
  • Monorail
  • Pony Parade
  • Red Baron
  • Reese’s Cupfusion
  • Sandcastle Cove
  • Scrambler
  • Shoreline Sprayground
  • Skyview
  • Space Age
  • Starship America
  • Sweet Swing
  • Swing Thing
  • Tea Cups
  • The Shore
  • Tilt a Whirl
  • Tiny Tracks
  • Traffic Jam
  • Trailblazer
  • Twin Turnpike: Classic Cars
  • Twin Turnpike: Speedway
reese's cupfusion at hersheypark

Reese’s: 42″-48″

If you have a Reese’s in your family you can go on the sooper dooper looper. This is a “big kid” roller coaster that is great for your first kids first coaster. We also really love Laff Trakk which is an indoor roller coaster. During special events, like Hersheypark in the Dark, they turn all the lights off for a unique experience.

  • Balloon Flite
  • Bayside Pier
  • Breaker’s Edge Water Coaster
  • Carrousel
  • Coal Cracker
  • Coastline Plunge- Hydro
  • Coastline Plunge- Pipeline
  • Coastline Plunge- Riptide
  • Coastline Plunge- Surge
  • Cocoa Cruiser
  • Comet
  • Convoy
  • Dizzy Drums
  • Dry Gulch Railroad
  • East Coast Waterworks
  • Fender Bender
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Frog Hopper
  • Frontier Flyers
  • Granny Bugs
  • Helicopters
  • Intercoastal Waterway
  • Kissing Tower
  • Laff Trakk
  • Livery Stables
  • Mini Pirate
  • Mini-Himalaya
  • Mini-Scrambler
  • Minty Bees
  • Misfit Bug
  • Monorail
  • Music Express
  • Pirate
  • Pony Parade
  • Red Baron
  • Reese’s Cupfusion
  • Sandcastle Cove
  • Scrambler
  • Shoreline Sprayground
  • Skyview
  • sooper dooper looper
  • Space Age
  • Starship America
  • Sweet Swing
  • Swing Thing
  • Tea Cups
  • The Howler
  • The Shore
  • Tilt-a-Whirl
  • Tidal Force
  • Tiny Tracks
  • Traffic Jam
  • Trailblazer
  • Twin Turnpike: Classic Cars
  • Twin Turnpike: Speedway
  • Whip
  • Whitecap Racer
laff trakk at hersheypark

Hershey’s: 48″-54″

Once your child is 48″ they can ride a lot more slides at the water park and roller coasters in the park. The Lightning Racers is a wooden roller coaster that has two coasters racing each other. This is thrilling and fun!

  • Balloon Flight
  • Bayside Pier
  • Breaker’s Edge Water Coaster
  • Carrousel
  • Coal Cracker
  • Coastline Plunge-Hydro
  • Coastline Plunge- Pipeline
  • Coastline Plunge- Riptide
  • Coastline Plunge- Surge
  • Coastline Plunge- Vortex
  • Coastline Plunge- Whirlwind
  • Cocoa Cruiser
  • Comet
  • Convoy
  • Dizzy Drums
  • Dry Gulch Railroad
  • East Coast Waterworks
  • Fender Bender
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Frog Hopper
  • Frontier Flyers
  • Granny Bugs
  • Helicopters
  • Hershey Triple Tower
  • Intercostal Waterway
  • Kissing Tower
  • Laff Trakk
  • Lightning Racer
  • Livery Stables
  • Mini Pirate
  • Mini Himalaya
  • Minty Bees
  • Misfit Bug
  • Monorail
  • Music Express
  • Pirate
  • Pony Parade
  • Red Baron
  • Reese’s Cupfusion
  • Sandcastle Cove
  • Scrambler
  • Shoreline Sprayground
  • Sidewinder
  • Skyview
  • sooper dooper looper
  • Space Age
  • Starship America
  • Sweet Swing
  • Swing Thing
  • Tea Cups
  • The Claw
  • The Howler
  • The Shore
  • Tidal Force
  • Tilt-A-Whirl
  • Tiny Tracks
  • Traffic Jam
  • Trailblazer
  • Twin Turnpike-Classic Cars
  • Twin Turnpike-Speedway
  • Wave Swinger
  • Waverider
  • Whip
  • Whitecap Racer
  • Wild Mouse
  • Wild Cat
hersheypark height requirements
Checking the Hersheypark Height Requirements on Our Visit

Twizzler: 54″-60″

At this height you can ride a lot more of the huge roller coasters like Fahrenheit and Great Bear. These are thrill rides for brave coaster fans.

  • Bayside Pier
  • Breaker’s Edge Water Coaster
  • Candymonium-Coming Summer 2020
  • Carrousel
  • Coal Cracker
  • Coastline Plunge- Hydro
  • Coastline Plunge- Pipeline
  • Coastline Plunge- Riptide
  • Coastline Plunge- Surge
  • Coastline Plunge- Vortex
  • Coastline Plunge- WhirlWind
  • Cocoa Cruiser
  • Comet
  • Convoy
  • Dry Gulch Railroad
  • East Coast Waterworks
  • Fahrenheit
  • Fender Bender
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Frog Hopper
  • Frontier Flyers
  • Great Bear
  • Hershey Triple Tower
  • Intercoastal Waterway
  • Kissing Tower
  • Laff Trakk
  • Lightning Racer
  • Mini Pirate
  • Mini Himalaya
  • Misfit Bug
  • Monorail
  • Music Express
  • Pirate
  • Reese’s Cupfusion
  • Scrambler
  • Shoreline Sprayground
  • Sidewinder
  • Skyrush
  • Skyview
  • Sooper Dooper Looper
  • Starship America
  • Storm Runner
  • Sweet Swing
  • Tea Cups
  • The Claw
  • The Howler
  • The Shore
  • Tidal Force
  • Tilt-a-Whirl
  • Trailblazer
  • Twin Turnpike: Classic Cars
  • Twin Turnpike: Speedway
  • Wave Swinger
  • Wave Rider
  • Whip
  • Whitecap Racer
  • Wild Mouse
  • Wildcat

Jolly Rancher: 60″ and Up

At a Jolly Rancher you can ride all the big coasters but there are a few of the smaller attractions that you are too tall for.

  • Bayside Pier
  • Breaker’s Edge Water Coaster
  • Candymonium-Coming Summer 2020
  • Carrousel
  • Coal Cracker
  • Coastline Plunge- Hydro
  • Coastline Plunge- Pipeline
  • Coastline Plunge- Riptide
  • Coastline Plunge- Surge
  • Coastline Plunge- Vortex
  • Coastline Plunge- WhirlWind
  • Cocoa Cruiser
  • Comet
  • Dry Gulch Railroad
  • East Coast Waterworks
  • Fahrenheit
  • Fender Bender
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Frontier Flyers
  • Great Bear
  • Hershey Triple Tower
  • Intercoastal Waterway
  • Kissing Tower
  • Laff Trakk
  • Lightning Racer
  • Monorail
  • Music Express
  • Pirate
  • Reese’s Cupfusion
  • Scrambler
  • Shoreline Sprayground
  • Sidewinder
  • Skyrush
  • Skyview
  • Sooper Dooper Looper
  • Starship America
  • Storm Runner
  • Tea Cups
  • The Claw
  • The Howler
  • The Shore
  • Tidal Force
  • Tilt-a-Whirl
  • Trailblazer
  • Twin Turnpike: Classic Cars
  • Twin Turnpike: Speedway
  • Wave Swinger
  • Wave Rider
  • Whip
  • Whitecap Racer
  • Wild Mouse
  • Wildcat

Hersheypark Rides Everyone Can Ride

These ride heights at Hersheypark allow everyone to ride and are great for families that want to stick together.

  • Bayside Pier
  • Carrousel
  • Dry Gulch Railroad
  • East Coast Waterworks
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Intercoastal Waterway
  • Kissing Tower
  • Scrambler
  • Shoreline Sprayground
  • Starship America
  • The Shore
  • Tilt-a-Whirl
  • Twin Turnpike: Classic Cars
  • Twin Turnpike: Speedway

The Hersheypark height requirements offer so many options for families of all ages. It is a great amusement park to visit if you are looking for something the family can do together.

Are you planning a trip to Hershey, PA? Check out our Hershey Hotel reviews and the Best Things to Do at Hersheypark. Looking for a guide to all of Hershey? Read our Fun Things to Do in Hershey, PA with kids to start planning.

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