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Kennywood Park

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Address: 4800 Kennywood Blvd., West Mifflin, PA 15122
Phone Number: (412) 461-0500
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Description: America’s Favorite Traditional Amusement Park since 1898, Kennywood...
America’s Favorite Traditional Amusement Park since 1898, Kennywood continues to delight each and every guest with 31 major rides, including three wooden coasters, two steel coasters including Phantom’s Revenge and Skyrocket, water rides, spinning rides, hi-speed rides for thrill seekers, Kid-sized rides for tiny daredevils, and relaxing rides for those who simply want to enjoy the splendor of a truly inviting venue. Combining the best of the old with the best of the new, guests will find the original, 110-year- old carousel pavilion, as well as state-of-the-art attractions like Phantom’s Revenge, Skyrocket, and Ghostwood Estate. In 2012, the new thrilling Black Widow ride features counterclockwise rotation and pendulum motions that create a variety of different sensations, depending on a rider’s specific position. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, having a party, hosting a company picnic or family reunion, Kennywood has large and inviting private party areas with delicious meal options to please even the pickiest eaters.
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Fun family outing

Went on Fathers Day and was pleasantly surprised. There weren't any long lines so we were able to get on the rides fairly quickly. We were there as soon as they opened. Later in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Gallipolis, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Overall the park was dirty. They didn't keep the food covered and my whole group got sick from eating the tacos on July 3rd. I had to leave the lines numerous times so I didn't poop my pants. Still here attempting to have a good time.

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Loved this beautifully landscaped park, with unique and historic rides and short lines. If you love old wooden coasters, they have some outstanding ones that are exceptionally well maintained and extremely fun. (Don't miss The Racer and The Jackrabbit.) Unlike so many newer parks, which tend to have basically the same types of rides with different names, Kennywood has a... More 

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Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Awesome time, I'm not sure what the reason for the bad reviews are, my family goes often and are very pleased how it is ran and the options you have there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This park is great for a family day of fun! We had nearly no wait times (because we went on a week day), but it was wroth it to take the day off! The staff was great and the park was clean. We happened to get rained out and the park gave us rain checks! Looks like we're going to... More 

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Gallipolis, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Went on Fathers Day and was pleasantly surprised. There weren't any long lines so we were able to get on the rides fairly quickly. We were there as soon as they opened. Later in the day it did get more crowded. We had trouble finding some of the rides. They need some signage along the park detailing where the rides... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We always have a great time here. The rides are awesome. We bought season passes and it has been fantastic so far!! We've already been three times this month and the lines have been fairly short. Awesome roller coasters, awesome water rides.

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Northeast Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Our family spent a summer weekday at Kennywood. We loved many of the rides (The Jack Rabbit, Thunderbolt, and Noah's Ark were favorites!), but others were lacking (Ghostwood Estate was underwhelming, and The Volcano was broken down). The bathrooms were very dirty. Still, the lines were relatively short, there was lots of shade, and the kids were having a good... More 

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Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this review

Hi Kimber926, Thank you for sharing your experience at Kennywood. It is great for us to get the feedback both positive and negative that you shared. I am sorry to hear your opinion of our Team Members; we have already shared it with all management and will review with all our staff the importance of a positive attitude and ensuring... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We always have a blast here. Lots of great rides, games, loads of food options and a historic feel. Parking is convenient and free (several lots across a busy street). All day event.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Always a fun day at Kennywood. Was disappointed that several rides didn't open until later in the day (black widow & pirate ship). For the past 2 years and 4 visits, the Volcano (my favorite ride) hasn't been operating; perhaps management should considering fixing it or removing it permanently.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Talk about history.. Kennywood is one of the oldest and most beloved amusement parks in America. Founded in 1898, Kennywood has thrilled and delighted both young and young-at-heart visitors for more than 110 years. From the early days of the carousel, through the development of the first roller coasters, to the technological advancements in today's steel looping coasters, Kennywood has... More 

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Address: Address: 4800 Kennywood Blvd., West Mifflin, PA 15122
Phone Number: (412) 461-0500
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  West Mifflin

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