Diggerland Rides

How tall do I need to be?

Many of the Diggerland attractions require a minimum of 36″ to ride on, some under the assistance of a parent or legal guardian. A few attractions require a 42″ height to participate. If your child is under 36″ they have free admission but attractions they may participate on are extremely limited and would only include the playground and arcade. Non-participating guests over 65 years in age are also free. Please review the rides and their guidelines below to ensure a pleasant experience at the park! Additional tips for your visit can be found on our “Know Before You Go” post.

NEW: Over the age of 18? Check out the newly released Diggerland XL experience!

THESE RIDES REQUIRE A MINIMUM HEIGHT OF 36″:

Backhoe Adventure

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Min 36” to ride with adult | Min 48” to operate – Height and Weight Restrictions.

Ready to drive? Take a Backhoe Adventure when you, three friends and a Diggerland ride operator climb inside the cab of a modified JCB 3CX backhoe, alternating behind the wheel of the machine as it navigates our course!

ARGO OFF ROAD

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Min 36” to ride with adult | Min 48” to drive – Height and Weight Restrictions.

A fleet of eight-wheeled all terrain ARGOs, made famous by their amphibious abilities and resemblance to the moon rover, allow guests to get in the driver’s seat and take the UTVs around a newly designed off-road course! PS – You can take one home!

Skid-Steers

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Operator minimum height: 48″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″ – Height and Weight Restrictions.

Get behind the controls of a JCB Skidsteer Loader 135 and negotiate your way through our course! These little loaders’ engines boast 47.9hp, but are completely safe for young ones to maneuver. If you’re not tall enough to drive alone, you can sit on mom or dad’s lap!

Big Diggers

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Operator minimum height: 42″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″ – Height and Weight Restrictions.

Learn to operate a real digger! Weighing in at a whopping 7,092 pounds, and with a powerful 26.8hp engine, kids can dig until their hearts are content on the JCB 8030’s. This supervised attraction offers family-friendly machinery and the chance to really get down and dirty!

Mini Diggers: Ducks

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Operator minimum height: 42″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″ – Height and Weight Restrictions.

Snatch floating ducks from a pond with a JCB 8018 CTS mini-excavator! At 2,200 rpms with its piston-driven motor, grabbing all the ducks from our pond is not as easy as it looks!

Mini Diggers: Treasure

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Operator minimum height: 42″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″ – Height and Weight Restrictions.

Dig up treasure in the JCB 8018 CTS mini-excavator. You’ll be in control of 4,017 pounds of diesel as you move the earth in front of you! See if you can find all of the hidden loot!

Mini Diggers: Bowlers

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Operator minimum height: 42″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 48″ – Height and Weight Restrictions.

No special shoes required for this game of EXTREME bowling! Your “bowling ball” is attached to the arm of a JCB 8018 mini-excavator! Manipulate the arm and see if you can knock down all of the pins! Sounds easy—but not when you’re controlling over two tons of steel!

Dumper Trucks

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Operator minimum height: 56″ | Lap rider must be: 36″ – 56″ – Height and Weight Restrictions.

At 1,310 pounds with 22hp, and 50 maximum torque, we challenge you to get behind the wheel of one of these Terex TA1EH Dumper Trucks! Try taming this monster of metal as you maneuver around a specially designed obstacle course!

Ground Shuttle

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Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 36″ – Height and Weight Restrictions.

The Groundshuttle, a reimagined JCB 540-170 Telescopic Handler, scoots its passengers 25 degrees in all directions while 6 ½ feet off of the ground. This amazing machinery weighs 26,587 pounds and features 109hp at 2,200rmp! Are you ready to ride?

Operation Battle Truck

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Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 36″ – Height and Weight Restrictions.

Take on Diggerland terrain during our Operation Battle Truck adventure! Hold on, you’ll be roaming the park in an actual five-ton military transport vehicle!

Excavator Express

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Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 36″ – Height and Weight Restrictions.

Now boarding the Diggerland train! This family-friendly ride isn’t pulled by a traditional engine, but instead, a Terex TA1EH Dumper! Take a break from all of the excitement of driving and enjoy a ride around the park!

Dig-A-Round

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Minimum height 36” to ride with an adult – Height and Weight Restrictions.

Half merry-go-round, half excavator! The Dig-A-Round is Diggerland’s version of a carousel! Climb into the bucket of a JCB 8065 and enjoy the breeze as you are elevated and circled around this 14,515 pound 8065 excavator!

Digger Derby

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Driver Must Be: 38″ | Driver Maximum Weight: 90 Lbs – Height and Weight Restrictions.

Your favorite video game fantasy has been brought to life – introducing Diggerland’s latest attraction, Digger Derby! Hop behind the wheel of one of these individual mini cars and prepare to burn some serious rubber as you operate the vehicle around our exclusive racetrack. No better way to test your speedway skills and get the adrenaline pumping!

Diggerland USA

THESE RIDES REQUIRE A MINIMUM HEIGHT OF 42″:

The Greased Beast

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Minimum rider height: 42″ – Height and Weight Restrictions.

Our latest attraction features 13 custom built seats in the rear hopper section of a steel demolition trailer; raising passengers over 34 feet in the air before a simulated dump of its cargo.

WorkMax Trucks

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Minimum rider height when accompanied by parents/guardian: 42″ – Height and Weight Restrictions.

The newest fleet of Diggerland machines – the JCB WorkMax 4 by 4 All-Terrain Vehicles. The trucks feature independent rear suspension, electronic four wheel drive with differential locking, steel tipping cargo beds and 265 millimeters of go-anywhere clearance.

Spin Dizzy

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Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 42″ – Height and Weight Restrictions.

Are you brave enough to conquer the Spin Dizzy as it lifts and spins you at not-for-the-faint-of-heart degrees? The specially designed three ton high, torque JCB JS220 will give adrenaline junkies just the fix they need. Strap in and hold on!

Sky Shuttle

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Rider minimum height when accompanied by parent or guardian: 42″ – Height and Weight Restrictions.

Taking our guests to new heights! This JCB 540-170 Telehandler moves up to 10 guests at a time straight up and away for the best view in the park at 50 feet into the air! The 26,587 pound machine boasts a turbocharged engine pumping 81kW (109hp) at 2200rpm!

Ropes Course

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Minimum climber height when accompanied by parents/guardian: 42″ – Height and Weight Restrictions. Close toe and close heel shoes required. No flip flops of sandals.

One of the world’s tallest ropes courses is right here in Diggerland! At four stories tall, this attraction is not for guests with a fear of heights. Suit up with your safety harness, take a deep breath and try to make it to the top. But once you get there, are you brave enough to look down?!

Rock Wall

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Minimum climber height: 42″ – Height and Weight Restrictions. Close toe and close heel shoes required. No flip flops of sandals.

Are you ready for the Rock Wall challenge? At 32 feet tall, this attraction is higher than a two story house! Once secured in a safety harness, climbers will work their way, step-by-step, up along the wall, trying to vanquish this vertical beast.

JUST ABOUT EVERYONE CAN ENJOY THESE ATTRACTIONS:

The Kid Zone

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Children Only, No Height Requirement.

Kids have a place of their very own in the Kids’ Zone! Packed with activities to keep them busy, mom and dad can relax and know that their child is safe and having fun in a place built just for them!

Barrel Train

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Height Requirement 30″. No Lap Riding (passengers must be able to sit upright on their own)

Kids (and parents) can have barrels of fun as a passenger on the Barrel Train. Six barrels are pulled by a dumper truck and take passengers on a short cruise around Diggerland.

The Diggerland Arcade

Diggerland has a full arcade center stocked with some awesome prizes! Take a break and play some Skee-Ball, air hockey, or one of the many other game systems to enjoy.

Micro Diggers

Our Micro Diggers are the perfect attraction for those not quite at the 36″ mark just yet! Grab your loose coins and dig your heart out with this miniature machinery.

Meet Dozer and Diesel

Dozer and Diesel are two baby Nigerian Dwarf Goats that call North America’s only construction-themed adventure park, home. You can watch Dozer and Diesel LIVE on the Goat Cam as well!

The World’s Fastest Backhoe

Home of The World’s Fastest Backhoe – the JCB GT. The GT is on display at Diggerland and will travel with our events team around the state making appearances at car shows and community events.

Gold Digger

Travel back in time to the Gold Rush era! Purchase your very own bag of dirt to experience the thrill of discovering awesome stones and minerals that reveal themselves when screened in water.

Duck Race

On your mark… get set… go, go, go! Choose your lucky rubber duck and use this attraction’s water pump to quack your way down the finish line faster than the rest!

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