Keansburg Amusement Park

Amusement park in the United States

Keansburg Amusement Park
Keansburg, New Jersey, USA
Status Operating
Opened June 1903
Owner Hank Gehlhaus
Operator Seacoast Amusements Inc.
Operating season April - Septemebr

Keansburg Amusement Park is an amusement park located in Keansburg, New Jersey, USA. Filled with dozens of exciting rides, fun games, three large family arcade centers, and an abundance of delicious boardwalk food.


The park was severely damaged in October 2012 when it was hit by Hurricane Sandy.[1] The park immediately said it would rebuild and set a reopening date of April 2013.[2] It reopened on May 18, 2013.[3]

Roller coasters


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Looping Star Pinfari Sit-Down July 5, 2015 Operating
Sea Serpent E&F Miler Industries Kiddie 1998 Operating


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Jack Rabbit John A. Miller Wooden 1931 1941 Scrapped
Wild Cat Schwarzkopf Sit-Down 1985 2012 Scrapped
Wild Mouse B. A. Schiff & Associates Wild Mouse Unknown 1979 or later Scrapped



Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Bumper Cars Bertazzon Dodgems 2013
Carousel Chance Rides Gallopers 1998
Cliffhanger Dartron Industries Cliffhanger 2004
Double Shot S&S Worldwide Drop Tower 2000
Frog Hopper S&S Worldwide Junior Drop Tower 1998
Gravitron Wisdom Rides Rotor 1987
Log Flume L&T Systems Log Flume 1998
Loop-O-Plane Eyerly Aircraft Company Loop-O-Plane Unknown
Moby Dick Wisdom Rides Miami 2004
Pharaoh's Fury Chance Rides Pirate Ship 1996
Raiders Wisdom Rides Funhouse 1997 or earlier
Red Baron Zamperla Junior Jets 1998
Rockin' Tug Zamperla Rockin' Tug 2013
Tilt-A-Whirl Sellner Manufacturing Tilt-A-Whirl Unknown
Twister Wisdom Rides Tornado 2023
Wave Swinger Zierer Waveswinger 2013


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Spook House Pretzel Company Tracked Dark Ride 1931 2012 Damaged in Hurricane Sandy
Chaos Chance Rides Chaos 1999 Unknown Standing but not operating
Tornado Wisdom Rides Tornado 1999 2022 Unknown


  1. "Amusement park destroyed by Sandy". Chron. 2012-11-02. Retrieved 2022-04-22.
  2. Livio, Susan K. (2012-11-01). "Keansburg Amusement Park vows to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy destruction". Retrieved 2022-04-22.
  3. Columbus, Gina (2013-05-19). "After Sandy, Jersey Shore opens for summer". USA Today. Retrieved 2022-04-22.