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Lakemont Park

Lakemont Park

amusement park
Lakemont Park
Lakemont Park Logo.jpg
Location
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Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Status Operating
Opened 1894
Previous names Boyertown USA
Area 51 acres (20.6 hectares)
Website http://www.lakemontparkfun.com

Lakemont Park is an amusement park located in Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA. The park is the eighth oldest theme park in the United States of America, and is home to the oldest operating roller coaster.

It was originally opened as a trolley park in 1894. The park was standing but not operating from the end of their 2016 season until May 24, 2019 when the park reopened.[1]

The park is located next to the stadium for the Altoona Curve baseball team.

Roller coasters[edit | edit source]

Current[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Leap-The-Dips Edward Joy Morris Side Friction 1902 SBNO
Little Leaper Allan Herschell Company Kiddie Unknown Operating
Skyliner Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters Wooden 1987 Operatng

Past[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Gravity Railroad Unknown Wooden Unknown 1901 -
Mad Mouse Allan Herschell Company Wild Mouse Unknown 2003 -
Toboggan Chance Rides Sit-Down 1971 2016 -
Twister Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. Wooden 1927 1935 -

References[edit | edit source]