Updated January 24, 2019 by Gregg Parker

The 10 Best KNex Roller Coasters

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Best Mid-Range
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This wiki has been updated 9 times since it was first published in January of 2019. One drawback to many popular building sets is that they don't really do anything. After you've put the structure together, it just sits on the floor, ready to be kicked over accidentally. Thankfully, K'Nex offers a variety of kits for designing interactive roller coasters. Once assembly is complete, kids can be proud of their work and spend hours watching cars zip down the tracks. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best knex roller coaster on Amazon.

10. Cobra's Coil

9. Looping Light-Up

8. Hyperspeed Hangtime

7. Typhoon Frenzy

6. Kraken's Revenge

5. Bionic Blast

4. Infinite Journey

3. Disney Parks Space Mountain

2. All-American Set

1. Viper's Venom

Editor's Notes

January 24, 2019:

The biggest decision that needs to be made when selecting one of these kits is whether you plan to let your kids build it on their own, or if you're going to put it together and simply let them play with it. If you're the former, one of the more limited sets is a good place to start, as they will have fewer pieces and less repetition when building. More complicated sets will required dexterity in order to handle the tiny pieces, and you'll be doing a lot of the same things over and over with the rods and connectors.


Gregg Parker
Last updated on January 24, 2019 by Gregg Parker

Gregg Parker is a writer and puppy enthusiast who divides his time between Los Angeles and the rest of the world. A graduate of the University of Southern California, his eclectic career has involved positions in education, health care, entertainment, nonprofit fundraising, technology, and literature. A points and miles expert, he's well-versed in all topics related to travel, including luggage and travel accessories. Other areas of expertise include pet care products, teaching resources, kitchen appliances, and anything related to coffee or barbecue.


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