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Canobie Lake Park

Opens in 3 min: 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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Family Park

This park is an excellent choice for families to have fun. There's attractions for all ages. It's a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dwb13
Fantastic park and Screem Fest is nicely done.

This park might not be as big scale as Six Flags, but it's so much better because it offers... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
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Canobie Lake Park in Salem, New Hampshire has over 85 Rides, Games, Live Entertainment and Attractions, including our wild roller coaster, UNTAMED!
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85 N Policy St, Salem, NH 03079-2079
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is an excellent choice for families to have fun. There's attractions for all ages. It's a pleasant atmosphere and safe area. IT's very well maintained and really pretty.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely has a lot to offer the family, but the water park, while awesome, was so crowded we couldn't go. 6 year old was bummed.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

This park might not be as big scale as Six Flags, but it's so much better because it offers different levels of thrills for families of all ages. Always clean, picturesque and lots to do. Been coming here since I was 10 and love that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MiamiGoer
Reviewed October 28, 2018

This is a smaller amusement park than say Six Flags, but it packs a punch full of fun! There weren’t too many people there when we went, and were able to hit all the rides we wanted, even a few times. Food was good, it’s...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kelly C
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Our kids thoroughly enjoy Canobie Lake Park. My son (the oldest) loves the Halloween Screamfest and looks forward to it each year. The staff has always been helpful, polite and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dave C
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

This was a fantastic day out admission reasonable very little queuing for rides lots for every age in family weather was beautiful so no body cold after water rides

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joan G
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Priced reasonably, Very clean, including restrooms, would go again! Our party ranged in age from Toddlers to Seniors, there were rides age appropriate for everyone!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Just went to Canobie after 2 years, weather was perfect so it was very crowded but so much fun. Amazing how many rides fit into this space. Rides were perfect for all ages and wide variety of food. Only suggestion would be to note in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Went late afternoon on Saturday and had so much fun we decided to go again for a full day on Sunday. The park is clean..staff is friendly and enthusiastic, plenty of food choices, arcade games, and rides for everyone. Parking is FREE! Loved it..loved it...loved...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank George G
Reviewed September 14, 2018

A nice break from the "fast and furious" concrete amusement parks, Canobie is light and breezy with an old fashioned feel. Nevertheless, still plenty of rides, food, and entertainment. Grounds are clean and neat, plenty of places to sit in the shade, and of course,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Dawn D
August 24, 2018|
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Response from NEfam | Reviewed this property |
For the last couple of years we’ve gone during the week. Monday last year and Wednesday this year...both during the month of July. Hardly any wait times! I’m sure weekends are quite a bit busier.
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August 8, 2018|
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Response from Robert M | Reviewed this property |
We packed a lunch and had our hands stamped so we could return after eating lunch in the car. I'm not sure if they have a picnic spot or not but the air conditioning in the car felt good!
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June 9, 2018|
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I’m not sure about that ride
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vacayisfun
PA
Canobie Lake Park on 4th of July (4 Replies)
I am wondering if it gets extremely crowded there on summer holidays such as the 4th of July. We are looking for an activity on the last day of our vacation as we leave North Woodstock, NH and head back home. Some of the reviews described long lines at Canobie Lake. We have waited an hour on line @ Hershey Park on a Saturday in the summer Can anyone give me an idea of what to expect there?
March 21, 2009|
Response fromBeckiet82|
It will be EXTREMELY crowded. The lines at Canobie on a super busy day will be ridiculous. I would probably try to choose another day if possible.
Shadow123789
West Buxton, Maine
Any good Mom & Pop lodging in or around Canobie Lake Park? (3 Replies)
Trying to book lodging for my brother, his wife and 3 teenagers for 7/9/11. They are on a very low budget. Thought a mom & pop motel would be less expensive for them. Anyone know of any in or around Salem I can check into. Anything within 15 miles from Canobie would be great! Thank you.
July 02, 2011|
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I would recommend the Wyndham in Andover Ma. This is located just under 15 miles from Canobie Lake Park and right on route 93..maybe a 15 minute ride away. The service is great..the rooms clean and very comfortable and the service it top notch. Go on their website..and sign up for Wyndham rewards. My friends from NC have been here most of the week and they got a rate of $79 per night .
beccafromms
Brookhaven, Mississippi
Boston to Salem, NH? (4 Replies)
I know I can ride the train to Salem, MA, but what about to Salem, NH, if we want to go to Canobie Lake Park? Would we have to rent a car or could we ride the train there for the day? We definitely want to do a day in Salem, MA.
March 17, 2013|
Response fromRemay28|
You can take a bus from South Station and/or Logan Airport to Salem, NH on the Boston Express, the bus stop in Salem, NH is about a mile away from Canobie Lake Park. There are not a lot of sidewalks from the bus stop to the park. Canobie is only open seasonally. It would probably be easier renting a car.