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“Nice park” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Kennywood Park

Kennywood Park
4800 Kennywood Blvd., West Mifflin, PA 15122
(412) 461-0500
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Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Amusement Parks
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Owner description: 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Nice park”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013 via mobile

I like kennywood park, there is alot of rides and games but it all the same. You need to change things around the same thing gets boring, year after year. They need to put money into it the park.

Visited June 2012
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Irwin, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Getting rather over priced.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Kennywood is getting way too expensive. The only time my family and I go is for my husband's company picnic when tickets are only 10.00. It is a Pittsburgh icon but it needs more updated rides. Not real impressed with the park because the lines are long and the park is rather small.

Visited July 2012
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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37 attraction reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“A fun outing when in Pittsburgh”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

The park has rides that take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane. There is a nice mix of rides for young and old. The Jack Rabbit wooden roller coaster is thrilling and there isn't another one like in existence. The old time carousel is a perfect way to end your day. The park is not huge like Great Adventure or Disney but it has many rides packed into it. You feel like you have stepped back in time. It is a happy place. Lines for rides aren't too bad and thin out at night. The food choices are excellent - you must get potato patch fries. Food is a bit expensive. If in Pittsburgh you need to come to the park. You will enjoy it!

Visited July 2012
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Rimersburg, PA
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Great Atmosphere!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

There are some of the most exciting rides in America. The potato Patch fries are to die for and the shows on the lagoon are very entertaining. I love the Phantom's Revenge and the Log Jammer.

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Scenery Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“FUN FUN”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Like their sister park, Sand Castle, they have the market cornered for amusement parks. But, I have been going there each year for the last 60 years and it is always a great time. Clean and well maintained. Lots of food choices from indoor restaurant to stands throughout the park. Updated with newer coasters and pavilions available to bring your own picnic.

Visited August 2012
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