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Address: Sylvan Beach, NY
Phone Number: 315-762-5212
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A small, family-run amusement park offering an antique teacup ride.

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Fun time, needs a little TLC

Fun escape to eat ride a few rides and play some fun old style games. Could use a little paint and a little more shade. Retail shops need to modernize and have some new... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2016
Kevin J
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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washington,pa
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

If you know what to expect,you won't be disappointed. My kids age 7 and 9 had a blast riding the rides. They loved the roller coaster,bomber,and bumper cars. The park is really nice at night with all the lights on! Yes the rides are old,and yes the park needs updated,but it also wouldn't have the same feel either. Still a... More 

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West Yarmouth, MA
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100 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

This place was always retro and full of nostalgia but it has really taken a turn for the worse. It made me sad because I loved it as a kid. Needs some love to restore it.

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Syracuse, NY
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Spent the day in Sylvan beach. Will never swim there again. Everyone was covered in blue green algae. Disgusting. Arcades and rides are showing lots of wear. Food at Eddie's still great.

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Thank marcee246
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Fun escape to eat ride a few rides and play some fun old style games. Could use a little paint and a little more shade. Retail shops need to modernize and have some new selections. Probably should capitalize on ghost tours more. Maybe even add a as seen on ghost tours T shirt. Prices seemed a little high for tickets... More 

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Thank Kevin J
Liverpool, New York
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61 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

The concept is very nice..an old amusements setting right on the water with a beach nearby. The reality is the rides are run down and very overpriced at $1 a ticket with most rides costing a few tickets per ride. The merry go round ride lasredess than 3mins. The "roller coaster" did not appear safe so we did not allow... More 

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Thank enrichmentacademy
Gastonia, North Carolina
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209 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Quaint/ old fashion amusement park. Tilt o whirl/merry go round from times gone by. Stop in and visit but don't expect hi tech. This is a gem

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Binghamton, New York
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102 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This was such an unusual visit for us. We came up for the beach on the Saturday of July 4th weekend. It was crazy windy, not sure what was going on but when you walked onto the beach you were assaulted by sand particles. It may have reduced the crowds because the beach was empty, or at least as empty... More 

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Thank Thomas C
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Made to sound better then it is. Nothing to do except ride a couple old rides. There isn't little shops or food like I read. Nothing there!

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Thank Shannon M
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71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

If you b come between Memorial and Labor Day expect the beach to be packed. The amusement park is nice for small children.

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Thank Amber D
Oneida, New York
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Buying the one price ride bracelet is a great value. The old style rides are still fun and my sons enjoy going.

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