Cliff's Amusement Park

Amusement park in the United States

Cliff's Amusement Park
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Status Operating
Opened 1964
Owner Hammond Family
Operating season May-October
Previous names Uncle Cliff's Amusement Park
Area 9 acres

Cliff's Amusement Park is an amusement park in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It is one of two operating parks in the state, the other being Western Playland.


The park did not operate at all in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.[1]

Roller coasters


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Galaxi SDC Sit-Down 1977 Operating
New Mexico Rattler Custom Coasters International, Inc. Wooden
September 28, 2002 Operating
Spin-O-Rama SBF Visa Group Spinning
April 16, 2016 Operating


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Coaster B. A. Schiff & Associates Kiddie 1964 Unknown Unknown
Mad Mouse Allan Herschell Company Wild Mouse 1964 1981 Magic Mesa Fun Park

In 2012, it was reported that Cliff's had acquired the former Greezed Lightnin' roller coaster, which was sitting in storage at Joyland Amusement Park after the closure of Six Flags AstroWorld. Clearly this fell through, as the ride is still in storage at Joyland.[2][3]



Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Baja Buggy Zamperla Jump Around 2005
Carousel Chance Rides Carousel 1970
Cliff Hanger Larson International & A.R.M. (USA) Drop Tower 2005
Demolition Disco Soli Dodgems 1975
Doggie-Go-Round SBF Visa Group Junior Jets 2012
Downdraft Dartron Ramba Zamba/Swingaround 2000
Falling Star Chance Rides Falling Star 2005
Frog Hopper S&S Sansei Technologies Junior Drop Tower 2002
Happy Swing Zamperla Happy Swing 2012
Kiddie Bumper Cars Soli Junior Dodgems 1980
Musik Express Mack Rides Superbob/Musik Express 2005
Sea Dragon Chance Rides Pirate Ship 1999
SideWinder Moser's Rides Frisbee 2007
The Balloon Wheel Zamperla Junior Ferris Wheel 1999
Tilt-A-Whirl Sellner Manufacturing Tilt-A-Whirl 1980
Train Chance Rides Miniature Railway 1975
Wind Rider A.R.M. (USA) Star Flyer 2012


  1. Laflin, Nancy (October 8, 2020). "Owner of Cliff's Amusement Park trying to stay optimistic and reopen next year". KOAT7. Archived from the original on January 18, 2021. Retrieved January 18, 2021.
  2. Historic Greezed Lightnin' moving to Cliff's Amusement Park - Amusement Today
  3. The new AstroWorld is not bringing back Greased Lightnin' after all: Legendary roller coaster's too pricey - CultureMap Houston