|Location||Seaside Park, New Jersey, USA|
|Operated||1957 to 2012|
|Previous names||Funtown U.S.A.|
Funtown Pier was an amusement park in Seaside Park, New Jersey, USA.
History[edit | edit source]
The amusement park was opened as Funtown U.S.A. in 1957. The pier was extended the following year and new attractions were added. The park was still going by the name "Funtown U.S.A." in 1982, but this was later changed to "Funtown Pier".
In October 2012, Funtown Pier was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.
Past roller coasters[edit | edit source]
|Dragon Wagon||Wisdom Rides||Kiddie||2002 or earlier||2012||Unknown|
|Funtwon Family Coaster||E&F Miler Industries||Family||2004||2012||-|
|Looping Coaster||Interpark||August 23, 1989||2012||-|
|Mighty Mouse||Miler Manufacturing||2005||2012||-|
|Swose||Allan Herschell Company||Wild Mouse||1961||1963||Unknown|
|Wild Mouse||B. A. Schiff & Associates||Wild Mouse||1957||1960||Unknown|
Past attractions[edit | edit source]
|Giant Wheel||Kroon||Ferris Wheel||1989||2012||Scrapped|
|Log Flume||Arrow Dynamics||Log Flume||1977||1997||Stored then scrapped|
References[edit | edit source]
- "Seaside Heights To Open Park", The News Journal.
- "Seaside Heights Adds Rides To Its Boardwalk 'Funtown'", The Morning News.
- "Funtown U.S.A. advert", The Ridgewood News.
[edit | edit source]
- on the Roller Coaster DataBase.