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So What Do Security Guards Do When the Park Is Closed?

When Great America is closed, what does a security guard do exactly? Our security manager, Rob, says that his days consist of lots of patrolling, and a surprising amount of wildlife encounters!
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Take a Front-Seat Virtual Ride on Gold Striker

Did you know that Northern California’s tallest, fastest and highest-rated wooden coaster is located right here at California’s Great America? Buckle up, hold on tight, and get ready to experience the rush of strikin’ gold!
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Fun Color by Number Sheets for Home Artists

Grab your trusty box of colored pencils, or any medium you choose, and get to coloring. Don’t forget to share your work on social media by tagging @cagreatamerica! We can’t wait to see how talented our fans are!
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Celebrate Cinco with a Great America Michelada

Chef Erick has put together a video tutorial that walks you through how to make his version of a michelada right in your own kitchen!
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Here’s How to Make a Great America Funnel Cake at Home

With the help of Erick Ponce, Great America’s executive chef, we’ve concocted a copycat Great America funnel cake recipe that you can make at home. We've taken our in-park recipe, scaled it down and only included common pantry items. Enjoy a taste of Great America right at home!
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Virtual Backgrounds for Zoom, TikTok and More!

Video conferencing has become a staple of daily life as we all adjust to our temporary "new normal.” Luckily, California’s Great America is here to spice up your daily meetings with five virtual backgrounds featuring some of your favorite attractions and park scenes.
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Take a Front-Seat Virtual Ride on RailBlazer

Buckle up, remain seated and hold on tight. It's time to challenge the drops, loops and thrills of RailBlazer!
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5 Digital Puzzles to Play at Home

The Great America team has put together five great digital puzzles that you can complete at home from your computer, phone or tablet!
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The World’s Coolest Physics Classroom

We’ve assembled a downloadable worksheet that quizzes students at a high-school level about the principles of amusement park physics. While students are at home this spring, they can supplement their distance learning with a fun, real-world application for kinematics principles.
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California’s Great America Word Search

This word search challenges puzzle lovers to find the names of 30 popular Great America rides and attractions.
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