Greer’s Newest Thrill: The Apache Coaster Arrives Memorial Day 2024

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Countdown to Memorial Day 2024 has officially begun, and we’re gearing up for the grand opening of an exciting addition to the mountain adventure scene. Say hello to the Apache Coaster, an exhilarating alpine coaster that’s set to redefine your idea of fun. Nestled in the breathtaking landscapes of the White Mountains at Sunrise Park Resort, this coaster promises to be one of the most unforgettable rides you’ll ever experience.

The Apache Coaster – Your Ticket to Thrills

The Apache Coaster, owned and operated by the White Mountain Apache Tribe, is a state-of-the-art alpine coaster that promises thrills, chills, and breathtaking views at Sunrise Park Resort. With 3,287 feet of track, a top speed of 25 MPH, and spectacular views, it’s one of the most exciting mountain coasters in the country.

Key Rider Requirements:

  • Riders must be at least 54″ tall.
  • Children between 54″ and 59″ must be accompanied by a responsible person.
  • Maximum weight limit per sled is 375 pounds.
  • Riders must be able to operate handbrakes.
  • Closed-toe shoes are required for all riders.
  • No pregnant women, heart problems, or recent surgeries.

Technical Details:

  • 3,287 feet of track.
  • Year-Round Ride (available in Summer and Winter).
  • Top speed of 25 MPH.
  • One of only two alpine coasters in Arizona.
  • The only tribal coaster in the country.
  • High-tech coaster engineered by Wiegand, the worldwide leader in mountain coasters.

Map of the Apache Alpine Coaster at Sunrise Park Resort

The Apache Coaster is one of only two alpine coasters in Arizona and the only tribal coaster in the entire country. It’s engineered by Wiegand, the world leader in mountain coasters, ensuring a safe and exhilarating ride.

A Cool Summer Cabin Escape

But your adventure doesn’t have to end with the Alpine Coaster. Just 8 miles away from the Sunrise adventure park, you’ll find 20 summer cabins dotting the picturesque town of Greer on the river or private trout ponds. Imagine waking up to the serene sound of flowing water or watching wildlife from your cabin’s deck. When staying in a Greer Lodge cabin, guests have access to a myriad of free amenities to enjoy the cool summer weather such as:

  • Free fly fishing (catch and release only).
  • Volleyball.
  • Basketball.
  • Horseshoes.
  • (2) Kids’ playset.
  • River bridges.
  • Hammocks by the river or trout ponds.
Kids Playset near Volleyball court
Kids Playset & Volleyball court in Greer Lodge meadow

Fly Fishing - Private Trout Ponds
Cabins by Private Trout Ponds

Volleyball in nature
Outdoor volleyball by Cabins #251-258

River Bridges
River bridges steps from Cabins #94-96

Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or a bit of both, Greer has something for everyone. It’s a small mountain town that offers a big escape from the daily grind, surrounded by nature’s beauty, and only a short drive away from the exciting Apache Coaster at Sunrise.

This Memorial Day 2024, make the most of your getaway – ride the Alpine Coaster, explore the town of Greer, and book your summer cabin escape at Greer Lodge Resort & Cabins. It’s the perfect blend of adventure and relaxation in one of Arizona’s friendliest towns.

Remember, Greer Lodge Resort & Cabins is not affiliated with Sunrise Ski Park but aims to inform visitors about the incredible adventures available in the White Mountains. Whether you’re seeking heart-pounding excitement or a tranquil escape, Greer has it all. Come and experience the best of Arizona’s mountain paradise – book your cabin at Greer Lodge by calling 928-735-2304 or texting 928-225-7620 and/or get your tickets to experience the Alpine Coaster adventure today!

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Official Press Release and Apache Coaster images & map by Sunrise
Banner image AI-generated.

This post was written by Juliana Hughes