Amusement park in the United States

West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA
Status Operating
Opened 1898
Owner Palace Entertainment

Kennywood is an amusement park located in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA. The park first opened in 1898 as a trolley park for the Monongahela Street Railway Company. Along with Playland Park, it is one of only two amusement parks listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Kennywood is owned by Kennywood Entertainment, which until December 2007 was a closely held family business owned by the Henninger and McSwigan families. Kennywood Entertainment is now operated by Palace Entertainment, a subsidiary of Parques Reunidos, an international amusement park company based in Madrid, Spain.

Roller coasters

View from the parking lot


Class Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Roller Exterminator Reverchon Spinning
Wild Mouse
1999 Operating
Roller Jack Rabbit John A. Miller Wooden
1920 Operating
Roller Lil' Phantom Molina & Sons Kiddie 1996 Operating
Roller Phantom's Revenge Morgan Hyper
2001 Operating
Roller Racer John A. Miller Wooden
1927 Operating
Roller Sky Rocket Premier Rides Launched 2010 Operating
Roller Steel Curtain S&S Worldwide Hyper 2019 SBNO
Roller Thunderbolt Andy Vettel Wooden 1924 Operating


Class Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Powered Brownie Coaster W.F. Mangels Wooden
Side Friction
1928 Unknown Scrapped
Roller Dipper Philadelphia Toboggan Company Wooden 1948 1984 Scrapped
Roller Gee Whiz Dip The Dips Fredrick Ingersol Wooden 1902 1921 Scrapped
Roller Laser Loop Schwarzkopf Launched
1980 1990 Relocated to La Feria Chapultepec Magico
Roller Racer John A. Miller Wooden
1910 1926 Scrapped
Roller Scenic Railway John A. Miller Wooden 1904 1910 Scrapped
Roller Speed-O-Plane John A. Miller Wooden 1911 1923 Scrapped
Roller Steel Phantom Arrow Dynamics Terrain 1991 2000 Converted to Phantom's Revenge
Roller Steeplechase Unknown Sextuple 1903 1904 Scrapped
Roller Teddy Bear Philadelphia Toboggan Company Wooden 1935 1947 Scrapped
Roller Tickler W.F. Mangels Wooden
1931 1952 Scrapped
Roller Wild Mouse B. A. Schiff & Associates Wild Mouse
1958 1960 Unknown



Name Manufacturer Type Opening
Spinvasion Zamperla Gryphon 2023


Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Aero 360 Zamperla Ranger 2000
Auto Race Traver Engineering Company Track Ride 1930
Black Widow Zamperla Frisbee 2012
Cosmic Chaos Zamperla Disk'O 2007
Cranky's Drop Tower Zamperla Drop Tower 2018
Crazy Trolley Zamperla Junior Flying Carpet 2001
Diesel Drivers Zamperla Track Ride 2018
Dizzy Dynamo Carousels USA Junior Teacups 1970
Elephant Parade Zamperla Junior Jets 1987
Flynn's Fire Training Zamperla Fire Brigade 2018
Ghostwood Estate ETF Ride Systems Trackless Dark Ride 2008
Gran Prix Reverchon Dodgems 1973
Harold's Helicopter Tour Zamperla Junior Jets 2018
Kangaroo Aero-Affiliates Flying Coaster 1962
Kenny's Karousel W.F. Mangels Junior Carousel 1924
Merry-Go-Round Dentzel Carousel Company Carousel 1927
Musik Express Mack Rides Superbob/Musik Express 1987
Noah's Ark Philadelphia Toboggan Company Funhouse 1936
Old Mill Philadelphia Toboggan Company Scenic Boat Ride 1901
Pirate HUSS Pirate Ship 1982
Pittsburgh Plunge Hopkins Shoot The Chute 1995
Raging Rapids Intamin River Rapids 1985
Red Baron Chance Rides Junior Jets 1979
S.S. Kenny Zamperla Rockin' Tug 2007
Skycoaster Sky Fun 1 Inc. Skycoaster 1994
Steel City Choppers Carousels USA Roundabout 1974
Swing Shot S&S Worldwide Screamin' Swing 2006
Turtle Traver Engineering Company Tumble Bug 1927
Turtle Chase R.E. Chambers Junior Tumble Bug 1950
Wacky Wheel W.F. Mangels Junior Ferris Wheel 1924
Wave Swinger Zierer Waveswinger 1984
Whip W.F. Mangels Whip 1926
Whippersnapper W.F. Mangels Junior Whip 1985
Whirlwind Zamperla Junior Chair-O-Plane 1984


Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Bayern Kurve Schwarzkopf Bayern Kurve 1994 2004 Stored - reopened 2009
Bayern Kurve Schwarzkopf Bayern Kurve 2009 2020 Unknown
Calypso Unknown Calypso 1961 1980 or later Unknown
Caterpillar Traver Engineering Company Caterpillar 1923 1945 Unknown
Caterpillar Allan Herschell Company Caterpillar 1969 1983 Scrapped - parts to Idlewild Park
Flying Carpet Zierer Flying Carpet 1988 2006 Relocated to Parque Diversiones (not used)
Ghost Ship Bill Tracy Tracked Dark Ride 1967 1975 Burned down
Gold Rusher Bradley & Kaye Tracked Dark Ride 1981 2007 Scrapped
Great Balloon Race Zamperla Balloon Race 1990 1994 Relocated to Idlewild Park
Kenny's Parkway CTEC Ropeway 1996 2020 Scrapped
Kiddie Old Mill Philadelphia Toboggan Company Scenic Boat Ride 1937 1970s Scrapped
King Kahuna HUSS Top Spin 2003 2009 Relocated to Parque Diversiones
Laff in the Dark Traver Engineering Company Tracked Dark Ride 1935 1965 Scrapped
Le Cachot Pretzel Company Tracked Dark Ride 1954 1998 Scrapped
Log Jammer Arrow Dynamics Log Flume 1975 2017 Scrapped
Monongahela Monster Eyerly Aircraft Company Polyp 1979 1989 Unknown
Orbiter Zamperla Junior Paratrooper 1982 2020 Unknown
Paratrooper Hrubetz Lifting Paratrooper 1976 2020 Unknown
Phantom Flyers Bisch Rocco Flying Scooters 1995 1996 Relocated to Lake Compounce
Pitt Fall Intamin Drop Tower 1997 2011 Unknown
Pounce Bounce S&S Worldwide Junior Drop Tower 2002 2020 Unknown
Ranger HUSS Ranger 1983 1983 Unknown
Rotor Chance Rides Rotor 1988 1994 Relocated to Lake Compounce
Super Round-Up Hrubetz Round-Up 1976 1985 Relocated to Idlewild Park
Space Odyssey Eli Bridge Company Scrambler 1959 1978 Unknown
Swing Around HUSS Ramba Zamba/Swingaround 1984 1984 Travelling USA
Swing Around HUSS Ramba Zamba/Swingaround 1989 2005 Scrapped
Tilt-A-Whirl Sellner Manufacturing Tilt-A-Whirl 1976 1988 Relocated to Idlewild Park
Tornado Arrow Dynamics Tracked Dark Ride 1963 1966 Relocated to Storytown USA
Tri-Star HUSS Tri-Star 1992 1992 Relocated to Idlewild Park
Turnpike Arrow Dynamics Track Ride 1966 2009 Scrapped
Volcano HUSS Enterprise 1978 2015 Scrapped - parts to Volcano
Volcano HUSS Enterprise 2016 2020 Unknown
Whip W.F. Mangels Whip 1918 1925 Unknown
Wipeout Chance Rides Trabant/Satellite 1993 2008 Relocated to Lake Compounce