Huck Finn's Playland

Amusement park in the United States

Huck Finn's Playland
Albany, New York, USA
Status Operating
Opened June 18, 2015
Owner Jeff Sperber

Huck Finn's Playland is an amusement park located in Albany, New York, USA.


Hoffman's Playland closed on September 14, 2014 after its owners Dave and Ruth Hoffman decided to retire. The rides were purchased by the Sperber family who rebuilt them at the present site. The park reopened as Huck Finn's Playland on June 18, 2015.[1]

In 2023, it was sold to a local movie theater company.[2]

Present roller coaster

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Roller Coaster Allan Herschell Company Kiddie June 18, 2015 Operating



Name Manufacturer Type Opened
4x4 Trucks Venture Rides Track Ride 2015
Boats Allan Herschell Company Roundabout 2015
Caterpillar Allan Herschell Company Happy Caterpillar 2015
Ferris Wheel Eli Bridge Company Ferris Wheel 2015
Fun Slide Unknown Giant Slide 2018
Helicopter Allan Herschell Company Junior Jets 2015
Jets Allan Herschell Company Junior Jets 2015
Little Wheel Eli Bridge Company Junior Ferris Wheel 2015
Merry-Go-Round Allan Herschell Company Carousel 2015
Octopus Eyerly Aircraft Company Octopus 2022
Paratrooper Hrubetz Paratrooper 2015
Red Baron Bradley & Kaye Junior Jets 2015
Rock-Spin-Roll Hampton Rides Junior Teacups 2015
Scrambler Eli Bridge Company Scrambler 2015
Tilt-A-Whirl Sellner Manufacturing Tilt-A-Whirl 2015
Train Allan Herschell Company Miniature Railway 2015
Umbrella Hampton Rides Roundabout 2015


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed
Balloon Ride Bradley & Kaye Balloon Race 2015 2019


  1. Shaw, Derek (August 2015). "Hoffman's Playland reborn as Huck Finn's Playland" (PDF). Amusement Today. p. 26. Retrieved 2023-12-15.
  2. Hughes, Steve (2023-11-03). "Movie theater owner buys Huck Finn's Playland". Times Union (in English). Retrieved 2023-11-10.