Dorney Park

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
250
amusement park
Location
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Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Status Operating
Opened 1884
Owner Cedar Fair
Area 200 acres (80.9 hectares)
Website http://www.dorneypark.com

Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is a theme park owned by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company located in Allentown, PA. The park is a combination theme park and water park. Interestingly, the park was originally opened in 1884 as a trout hatchery and summer resort.

History[edit | edit source]

In 1992, Dorney Park was acquired by Cedar Fair for $48 million.

Roller coasters[edit | edit source]

Present (7)[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Hydra The Revenge Bolliger & Mabillard Floorless 2005 Operating
Possessed Intamin Inverted 2008 Operating
Steel Force Morgan Hyper 1997 Operating
Talon Bolliger & Mabillard Inverted 2001 Operating
Thunderhawk Herbert Paul Schmeck Wooden 1923 Operating
Wild Mouse Maurer AG Wild Mouse 2000 Operating
Woodstock's Express Zamperla Kiddie 2000 Operating

Past (9)[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Dragon Coaster Zamperla Powered 1992 2010 Valleyfair!
Flying Dutchman Pinfari Sit-Down 1977 1988 Unknown
Hercules Curtis D. Summers Wooden 1989 2003 -
Kiddie Coaster B. A. Schiff & Associates Kiddie 1952 Unknown -
Laser Schwarzkopf Sit-Down 1986 2008 Travelling in Germany
Scenic Railway Fredrick Ingersoll Wooden 1903 1920 -
Steel First Allan Herschell Company Kiddie 1990 2010 -
Stinger Vekoma Shuttle 2012 2017 -
Wild Mouse B. A. Schiff & Associates Wild Mouse 1964 1965 Bushkill Park

Attractions[edit | edit source]

Operating[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Antique Carousel Dentzel Carousel 1995
Apollo Soriani & Moser Ramba Zamba/Swingaround 1984
Cedar Creek Cannonball Crown Metal Products Miniature Railway 1993
Cedar Creek Flyers Larson International Flying Scooters 2015
Dodgem I.E. Park Dodgems 2017
Demon Drop Intamin Freefall 2010
Dominator S&S Worldwide Drop Tower 1999
Enterprise HUSS Enterprise 1984
Ferris Wheel Chance Rides Ferris Wheel 1991
Kaleidoscope HUSS Troika 2017
Meteor Zamperla Ranger 2002
Monster Eyerly Aircraft Company Polyp 1995
Musik Express Mack Rides Superbob/Musik Express 1984
Revolution Chance Rides Frisbee 2004
Road Rally Morgan Juvenile Track Ride 1994
Scrambler Eli Bridge Company Scrambler 1970
Sea Dragon Chance Rides Pirate Ship 1984
Thunder Creek Mountain Barr Engineering Log Flume 1982
Tilt-A-Whirl Sellner Manufacturing Tilt-A-Whirl 2002
Wave Swinger Zierer Waveswinger 1985
Whip W.F. Mangels Whip 1920
White Water Landing Arrow Dynamics Shoot The Chute 1993

Closed[edit | edit source]

This list is incomplete, please expand it if you can.


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Bucket O’ Blood Pretzel Amusement Ride Company Tracked Dark Ride 1937 1983 Burned
Flying Bobs Allan Herschell Company Matterhorn Unknown 1983 Burned
Grande Carousel Philadelphia Toboggan Company Gallopers 1932 1983 Scrapped
Hang Time HUSS Top Spin 1998 2015 Scrapped
Joker Zamperla Rainbow/Ali Baba 1994 2004 Unknown
Journey to the Center of the Earth Philadelphia Toboggan Company Scenic Boat Ride 1927 1992 Scrapped
Meteorite Philadelphia Toboggan Company Crazy Daisy 1940s 1993 Scrapped
Palacio de Cristal Bertazzon Mirror Maze 1975 Unknown Unknown
Ranger HUSS Ranger 1984 1984 Unknown
SkyScraper Gravity Works Booster 2000 2004 Relocated to Valleyfair!