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Outstanding kids park

For younger kids and mid teens this is a great park. Not a big coaster park. Great for toddlers w... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David1212abc
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Bristol, Tennessee
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Best Kids Part

In my opinion it's the best park for younger children. I love that it's all set in the forest with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle R
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“soak zone”(125 reviews)
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With something for everyone, Idlewild & SoakZone is rated the Best Kids Park in the World by Amusement Today magazine, and rated Best Park for Families by the National Amusement Park Historical Association. With two parks in one, this is what family...more
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Rt. 30 East, Ligonier, PA 15658
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For younger kids and mid teens this is a great park. Not a big coaster park. Great for toddlers w Mr Roger neighborhood, basic old time rides for others ... Also rope type course and of course storybook forest... Look online for best deals.

Thank David1212abc
Jeff C, Public Relations Manager at Idlewild & SoakZone, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for visiting and for providing you review. We look forward to spending more great family fun days with you soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I live nearby and have been a season pass holder for the last 3 years. In that time, the park has really gone downhill. This year, the large attraction rides were closed all or most of the season, Serpentine Slides, Toboggan Run, Turtles, Wild Mouse...More

2  Thank Littlebitofall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our 4 year old grandson there. Our reaction would be who did you bribe to get the number 1 rating for kids. If Idlewild gets a rating of 10, then Knoebles Grove in Elysburg, Pa should be rated a 40. At least 30...More

1  Thank billandloretta311
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In my opinion it's the best park for younger children. I love that it's all set in the forest with mature trees and tons of shade. The waterpark is great for everyone young and old. Kiddie area for young kids, wave pool and water slides...More

Thank Michelle R
Jeff C, Public Relations Manager at Idlewild & SoakZone, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello, and thank you for your review. Our team works hard to deliver great family fun experiences, and we are glad to hear that you enjoy your time with us. We look forward to having more fun times with you and the family again in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

i went to idlewild as a youngster and i loved it there and still do. a beautiful park still today wirh some new attractions i havent been on but want to. family friendly . miss some of the old rides . but its ok idlewild...More

Thank Mary M
Jeff C, Public Relations Manager at Idlewild & SoakZone, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for visiting and for providing your review. We look forward to entertaining you and creating more great family memories with you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My kids spent 3 hours in the wilderness area with the climbing nets and ball pit before they ever entered the rides area. The little one loved Daniel Tiger and the kiddie park, while the older kids loved the rest. They wanted to go to...More

Thank Sue D
Jeff C, Public Relations Manager at Idlewild & SoakZone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for your review. We will share your comments with the team, and we look forward to entertaining you again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a special trip to the Pittsburgh area to take our 3 year old to Idlewild to see Daniel Tiger and ride the trolley to the Land of Make Believe. She ended up loving that but other aspects of the park as well. The...More

Thank Amelie_08
Jeff C, Public Relations Manager at Idlewild & SoakZone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for providing your review. We apologize for any technical issues on the Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood trolley ride, which the maintenance team was able to correct. Thank you again, and we hope to have the opportunity of serving you again in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited Idlewild since I was young and now take my children. The park has always been wonderful for kids and is in a beautiful setting. However, this year we were really disappointed. First, several of the rides weren't open including the two largest...More

1  Thank mom8854
Jeff C, Public Relations Manager at Idlewild & SoakZone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you choosing Idlewild and SoakZone as your place for a summer family visit. We are sorry that you were disappointed with some aspects of your visit, and will share your feedback with the management team. Rafters' Run and Serpentine Slides in SoakZone are the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in the Laurel Highlands with mature oak trees through out the park, Idlewild used to be my favorite park. The place is in serious need of maintenance and repair. It is being mis-managed to the point I think it will not be open in...More

4  Thank BobKPgh
Jeff C, Public Relations Manager at Idlewild & SoakZone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for providing your feedback. We'll pass your comments along to the management team. We are sorry that you were disappointed in your visit, as our team works very hard to deliver quality family fun experiences to those who visit with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Idlewild today with our 1 & 3 year olds. The only part of the park we were really interested in was Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, as our 3 year old is a bit obsessed. We came from out of town, but on other reviews...More

3  Thank katie126
Jeff C, Public Relations Manager at Idlewild & SoakZone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and for providing your review. Sorry to hear that you were unimpressed with your visit, as we try very hard to deliver quality family fun experiences to those that visit. We'll pass along your comments to the management team. We are...More

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If you get rained out before noon I know they will give you tickets for another time. But no refunds. Go to the customer service
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Response from Victoria W | Reviewed this property |
We stopped at the Zoo on the way there and at a farm on the way back to break up the drive. We also spent the night since three hours is a long drive after being outside all day. My grands are 4 and 5 years old and had a... More
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Ciara B
May 12, 2018|
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Yes, to my best understanding, but they change things around frequently. Best to email them to double check. Have fun and enjoy!
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