Flyover country? Hardly! The Heart of America region is home to an interesting mix of roller coasters that will thrill even the most seasoned coaster aficionado. Ranging from the classic Screamin' Eagle at Six Flags St. Louis to the region's newest coaster, Prowler at Worlds of Fun, 34 different coasters (eight wooden and 26 steel) at 11 parks and family entertainment centers call the Heart of America region home.

Arkansas Twister
Magic Springs
Hot Springs, AR
Wooden out-and-back
Operating Since 1992

 

Batman: The Ride
Six Flags St. Louis
Eureka, MO
B&M inverted coaster
Operating Since 1995

 

Big Bad John
Magic Springs
Hot Springs, AR
Arrow mine train
Operating since 2002

Boa Squeeze
Enchanted Foreset
Utica, IL
Indoor kiddie coaster
Opening date unknown

 

Boomerang
Worlds of Fun
Kansas City, MO
Vekoma Boomerang
Operating since 2000

 

The Boss
Six Flags St. Louis
Eureka, MO
Wooden terrain coaster
Operating since 2000

Diamond Mine Run
Magic Springs
Hot Springs, AR
Miler family coaster
Operating since 2000

 

Dragon
All-Star Adventures
Wichita, KS
Wisdom kiddie coaster
Operating since 2006

 

Evel Knievel
Six Flags St. Louis
Eureka, MO
Wooden twister coaster
Operating since 2008

Fire-in-the-Hole
Silver Dollar City
Branson, MO
Indoor coaster/dark ride
Operating since 1972

 

Gauntlet
Magic Springs
Hot Springs, AR
Vekoma SLC
Operating since 2004

 

Grand Expo Coaster
Silver Dollar City
Branson, MO
Zamperla kiddie coaster
Operating since 2006

Mamba
Worlds of Fun
Kansas City, MO
Morgan hypercoaster
Operating since 1998

 

Mr. Freeze
Six Flags St. Louis
Eureka, MO
LIM-launched shuttle
Operating since 1998

 

Ninja
Six Flags St. Louis
Eureka, MO
Vekoma looping coaster
Operating since 1989

Ozark Wildcat
Celebration City
Branson, MO
Wooden twister coaster
SBNO

 

Patriot
Worlds of Fun
Kansas City, MO
B&M inverted coaster
Operating since 2006

 

PowderKeg
Silver Dollar City
Branson, MO
Air-launched steel coaster
Operating since 2005

Prowler
Worlds of Fun
Kansas City, MO
Wooden terrain coaster
Operating since 2009

 

Python Pit
Zonkers
Olathe, KS
Indoor kiddie coaster
Operating since 1997

 

River King Mine Train
Six Flags St. Louis
Eureka, MO
Arrow mine train
Operating since 1971

Roller Coaster
Joyland
Wichita, KS
Wooden out-and-back
SBNO

 

Roller Coaster
Kiddieland
Pittsburg, KS
Schiff kiddie coaster
Opening date unknown

 

Screamin' Eagle
Six Flags St. Louis
Eureka, MO
Wooden out-and-back
Operating since 1976

Spinning Dragons
Worlds of Fun
Kansas City, MO
Spinning coaster
Operating since 2004

 

ThuNderaTion
Silver Dollar City
Branson, MO
Arrow mine train
Operating since 1994

 

Thunderbolt
Celebration City
Branson, MO
Compact steel coaster
SBNO

Tiger Terror
Route 66 Carousel Park
Joplin, MO
Wisdom kiddie coaster
Operating since 2002

 

Timber Wolf
Worlds of Fun
Kansas City, MO
Custom wooden coaster
Operating since 1989

 

Tony Hawk's Big Spin
Six Flags St. Louis
Eureka, MO
Spinning coaster
Operating since 2007

Twist 'n' Shout
Magic Springs
Hot Springs, AR
Zamperla wild mouse
Operating since 2000

 

Wacky Worm
Worlds of Fun
Kansas City, MO
Pinfari kiddie coaster
Operating since 1993

 

Wildfire
Silver Dollar City
Branson, MO
B&M looping coaster
Operating since 2001

X-Coaster
Magic Springs
Hot Springs, AR
Maurer Sohne X-Coaster
Operating since 2006