Kings Dominion

Cedar Fair amusement park in Doswell, Virginia

Kings Dominion is a theme park in Doswell, Virginia. It is 20 miles (30 km) north of Richmond and 75 miles (120 km) south of Washington, D.C., off Interstate 95.[1] The 400-acre (1.6 km2) park opened on May 3, 1975.[2] It is owned by Cedar Fair. Kings Dominion offers over 60 rides, shows and attractions including 21 roller coasters and 63-acre (250,000 m2) water park.[3] The name of the park comes from the name of its sister park, Kings Island, and the nickname for the state of Virginia, "Old Dominion".

Eiffel Tower at Kings Dominion


  1. "Directions to the Park". Kings Dominion. Retrieved 5 August 2015.
  2. "Big day arrives for Kings Dominion". Free Lance-Star. Fredericksburg, Virginia. May 3, 1975. p. 2.
  3. "Virginia's Gateway to Family Thrills". TripAdvisor. Retrieved 5 August 2015.