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Miniature Train and Carousel at Wheaton Regional Park

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Fun for Bigger Kids

The train and Carousel is fun for the little kids below 10 years of age.The nearby playground is... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2018
Don M
Bethesda, Maryland
Toot toot

We took our 19 month old granddaughter for a first time ride on the train and the carousel. Seemed... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2017
Orchard Park, New York
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2002 Shorefield Rd, Wheaton, MD 20902-1820
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Reviewed April 27, 2018

The train and Carousel is fun for the little kids below 10 years of age.The nearby playground is great for 10 year olds and above with fantastic climbing and very high slides.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Don M
Reviewed October 23, 2017

We took our 19 month old granddaughter for a first time ride on the train and the carousel. Seemed a little steep ($6 per adult) and there were four adults and one child. Children have to be under two to ride for free. None the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Smythe5
Reviewed September 27, 2017

Great fun on merry go round and train. The train was a surprisingly long and beautiful ride. I may have enjoyed it more than my grandson, but he was excited to be there. Highly recommended. We saw 6-10 yr old kids enjoying it, too.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Sandy M
Reviewed August 22, 2017

The miniature train and carousel at the Wheaton Regional Park make the picnic area and the playground of the park completed. The carousel is a small one located just right in front of the train station. Children can enjoy the ride on the carousel and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We came here to ride the carousel. It’s also called the Ovid Hazen Wells Carousel. And we found it to be a very interesting one. Made somewhere between 1910 and 1915 by Herschell Spillman, it seems to be a transitional carousel. Alan Herschell split with...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Bertram S
Reviewed June 8, 2017

great playground and has a separate area right by the other area for younger kids. and omg the train ride for $2 is amazing! its worth the traffic to get to - nice park all around!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sherri K
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We've been going here for 3 years & it has yet to get old. What kid doesn't like like carousels, mini trains & ice cream? They got this... And real cheap too. I stocked up on tickets. Line can be long in summer.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank DC2BK
Reviewed May 28, 2016

A small park in nearby Wheaton, the train ride was excellent for young kids. Cost of only $2 per ticket and a ride that is 15 minutes long, perfect for little ones. A nice bucolic park, fun playground for older kids and the merry-go-round, a...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank JHaakRI
Reviewed October 26, 2015

The carousel and train are inside the park and next to the swings and slides. The train is a lot of fun around Halloween when they have the "Haunted Train". It is fine for little ones because it is not too scary...just fun.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Marylandf00die
Reviewed October 21, 2015

The train went really fast (10 minute ride). If it were slower it would have been scarier. Would have liked to have seen it "break down" and "attacked" by zombies or something to prolong the ride. But hey, $6 plus the carousel was a great...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank TSK1970
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August 27, 2017|
Response from Bertram S | Reviewed this property |
About a month ago we paid with a credit card. This was an important question - some carousels take cash only.