Idora Park

Amusement park in the United States

Idora Park
Youngstown, Ohio, USA
Status Defunct
Operated May 30, 1899 to September 3, 1984

Idora Park was an amusement park previously located in Youngstown, Ohio, USA.


On August 28, 1984, the park announced that it would close on Labor Day (September 3). The park president stated that it had not been profitable for the last two seasons and that it could not afford to replace the Wildcat.[1]

On March 5, 2001, the ballroom was destroyed by fire.[2]



Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Baby Wildcat Unknown Wooden Unknown 1984 Scrapped
Figure Eight Frederick Ingersoll Wooden 1902 1919 Scrapped
Firefly Unknown Wooden 1920 Unknown Scrapped
Jack Rabbit TM Harton Company Wooden 1914 1984 Scrapped
Wildcat Philadelphia Toboggan Company Wooden 1930 April 26, 1984 Scrapped
Wild Mause Unknown Wild Mouse Unknown Unknown Scrapped


  1. "Fire, Operating Losses Force Idora Park To Close". The Cincinnati Enquirer. 1984-08-29. p. 45. Retrieved 2022-. {{cite news}}: Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Fire destroys historic Idora Park Ballroom". The Monitor. 2001-03-06. p. 4. Retrieved 2022-09-15.

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