West View Park

Amusement park in the United States
West View Park
West View, Pennsylvania, USA
Coordinates 40°31′00″N 80°02′08″W / 40.516740°N 80.035690°W / 40.516740; -80.035690
Status Defunct
Operated 1906 to 1977

West View Park was an amusement park located in West View, Pennsylvania, USA. It operated from 1906 to 1977. The park remained standing but not operating until 1980.


West View Park opened in the afternoon of May 23, 1906.[1]

Demolition work began on September 2, 1980. The following day, a fire destroyed part of the Dips roller coaster.[2] A retail park was built on the site, within which the first shops opene


This list is incomplete, please expand it if you can.
Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Racing Whippet Unknown Wooden 1927 1977 Scrapped
Dips Unknown Wooden 1912 1977 Scrapped


  1. "Opening West View Park", The Pittsburgh Press (1906-05-23), pp. 17. Retrieved on 18 December 2021.
  2. "W. View Park Goes Out In A Blaze Of Fire Before Planner Takes Over", The Pittsburgh Press (1980-09-03), pp. 69. Retrieved on 18 December 2021.

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