Funtown Pier

Funtown Pier
Location
Seaside Park, New Jersey, USA
Status Defunct
Operated 1957 to 2012
Previous names Funtown U.S.A.

Funtown Pier was an amusement park in Seaside Park, New Jersey, USA.

History

The amusement park was opened as Funtown U.S.A. in 1957.[1] The pier was extended the following year and new attractions were added.[2] The park was still going by the name "Funtown U.S.A." in 1982, but this was later changed to "Funtown Pier".[3]

In October 2012, Funtown Pier was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

Past roller coasters

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Dragon Wagon Wisdom Rides Kiddie 2002 or earlier 2012 Unknown
Funtwon Family Coaster E&F Miler Industries Family 2004 2012 Scrapped
Jet Set Schwarzkopf 1977 1979 Unknown
Looping Coaster Interpark August 23, 1989 2012 Scrapped
Mighty Mouse Miler Manufacturing 2005 2012 Scrapped
Roller Coaster Unknown Kiddie Unknown Unknown Unknown
Swose Allan Herschell Company Wild Mouse 1961 1963 Unknown
Toboggan Chance Rides Unknown Unknown Unknown
Wild Mouse B. A. Schiff & Associates Wild Mouse 1957 1960 Unknown
Zyklon Pinfari Unknown Unknown Unknown

Past attractions

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Giant Wheel Kroon Ferris Wheel 1989 2012 Scrapped
Log Flume Arrow Dynamics Log Flume 1977 1997 Stored then scrapped
Typhoon Zamperala Mini Discovery 2011 2012
Top Spin Huss Top Spin 2 2011 2012
Tower of Fear S&S Drop Tower 2012
Starship 2000 2012

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