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“Great Value in a scenic setting” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lakeside Park Carousel

Lakeside Park Carousel
1 Lakeport Road | Lakeside Park, St. Catharines, Ontario L2N 5B3, Canada
905 934-1221
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Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
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St. Catharines, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Great Value in a scenic setting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

This carousel has been at Lakeside Park for many years. During all that time the price for a ride on it has been 5 cents and will always be that price. The original owner donated it to the city of St. Catharines and that was one of the stipulations..that the fee would always be just a nickel. It sits just feet away from Lake Ontario. I love to go for a ride there still.

Visited June 2013
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St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Leglislated fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Those with a taste for nostalgia, with small children to entertain or their own inner child to satisfy will savour a ride on the hand-crafted steers of this magical carousel. With its nickel admission (per ride) embedded in legislation, cost is never a factor. Only the shadow of the under-construction condo tower threaten the carnival mood; let's hope the park is never rezoned!

Visited August 2013
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St. Catharines, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“How can you beat a 5 cent ride?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The carousel is located at a park on Lake Ontario. All rides are 5 cents and you can ride as many times as you want. Children and adults may ride.

Visited August 2013
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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 attraction reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Can't miss”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Every visit to St. Catharines Ontario will include a trip to the lake. Lakeside park including a pier and white sanded beach houses the carousel! The price has stayed the same 5 cents for as long as it has been open. The brightly painted assortment of animals and carousel music brings a smile to every face!!!! Enjoy your visit!

Visited August 2013
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Lakeside carousel”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The carousel itself is lovely, many, many kids enjoy it, safe and of couse extremely cheap. Beach is nice very clean, nice pier to walk out on ........cant swim in the water, posted many days

Visited August 2013
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