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Lakemont Park

Altoona, PA
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Ranked #5 of 19 attractions in Altoona
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Description: The eighth oldest park in the United States.
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Cumberland, Maryland
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78 reviews 78 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

On Wednesday through Friday, the park is only five bucks. What an incredible value for smaller children! I have taken kids from ages 1- 11 to the park and we all have a great time. The water park and slides are included in the price. Love it! This park does have some large rides but my bore teenagers or ultimate... More

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Frederick, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Nothing like an old wooden roller coaster and not one but two. Make sure you hold on during your ride on Skyliner....pretty wicked for such an old coaster!

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

WARNING-- The oldest roller coaster, LEAP the DIPS, built in 1909, is poorly maintained and VERY dangerous. I assumed rides must be safe but this is incorrect. Both my child and I got our backs hurt when flying at least 3-5" off the hard seat with no restraints and SLAMMING down at what looked like deep wells, over and over... More

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Salisbury, North Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

What a very clean and beautiful park! The rides are older and there isn't a great variety, but in today's economy how can you afford to update and compete. You can tell the owners take care of what they have and that is something rare to find. It needs to be appreciated for what it is, which for younger children... More

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We had a family reunion here. The picnic area was fine but the rides are just in sad need of repair. I have major safety concerns with this park. There is mega rust on the rides at which I was very nervous with my kids riding. I let my 9 year old ride the go cart which caught on fire... More

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Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We visited this historic amusement park on a Saturday. As the admission was $10 a person instead of the $5 charged Wed-Fri, the place was nearly empty. No queues for the rides. The kids could just stay on for another go if they were enjoying it. The modest, dated water park had a few dozen families, despite the perfect summer... More

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Mifflinburg, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We went to Lakemont park yesterday. We were a little apprehensive because of the negative reviews, but we figured for $5 a person to give it a shot. I am very glad we did. The park is old no doubt, but we found it to be very clean and maintained. They had fresh, beautiful landscaping and some great old fashioned... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Slipped in before the ball game and took a ride on the wooden roller coaster and a few other rides. They had a "dollar days" event while I was there. Admission: 5 dollars for the whole day. Putt putt golf, rides, go-karts, you name it. The place was well kept and clean. I had a blast. Haven't been to this... More

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Took my grandkids with my daughter to Lakemont for a day out. I knew going in that it isn't one of the "mega" parks like some of the other major amusements but I did expect the park to at least try. One of the very few GOOD things was I accidentally left my purse on a bench and someone returned... More

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Winchester, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We took our family to Lakemont Park in Altoona, PA and we all had a blast. It is not as commerical compared to many other amusement parks. The lines are short and your able to get right on the rides. It was a great way to bond with my children.

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