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Kennywood Park

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Address: 4800 Kennywood Blvd, West Mifflin, PA 15122-2399
Phone Number:
14124610500
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Fri - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Kennywood is America's Finest Traditional Amusement Park! Located just...

Kennywood is America's Finest Traditional Amusement Park! Located just outside Pittsburgh, PA, Kennywood offers a unique mix of classic rides and modern thrills, including six roller coasters, a 14-ride Kiddieland, and several attractions that cannot be found anywhere else, including the newly revamped Noah's Ark, recognized by "Amusement Today" as the world's best walkthrough/funhouse attraction for the past six years. Kennywood's three wooden coasters have all been designated Landmark rides by the American Coaster Enthusiasts (ACE). Founded as a trolley park in 1898 and named a National Historic Landmark in 1987, Kennywood guarantees unforgettable fun for all ages. The experience goes well beyond the rides, as guests enjoy homemade fudge, Deep Fried Oreos, tasty funnel cakes, and Kennywood's world-famous Potato Patch fries! 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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I haven't been to Kennywood for years, due to moving away. But going back, was worth the wait. Enjoyed every minute of it. Can't wait till next year! This was the first time our... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
angelshelby2000
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Tidioute, Pennsylvania
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Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been a Season Pass holder since they were first offered. I consider Kennywood among the nations finest family oriented amusement parks.

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Tidioute, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't been to Kennywood for years, due to moving away. But going back, was worth the wait. Enjoyed every minute of it. Can't wait till next year! This was the first time our daughter went and loved it.

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Thank angelshelby2000
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this review

We are so glad you were able to introduce your daughter to Kennywood and visit after a long time away! Thanks for sharing this feedback with the TripAdvisor community...hope to see you all again this summer! More 

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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is by far a place you must visit if you are in the area. It is a timeless tradition. I have been going since grade school and I am now 43.The park has awesome rides and they are always trying new things to keep up. The park is always very clean and always has been. They take great pride... More 

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Thank Valtmiller
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review of Kennywood! We appreciate you telling the TripAdvisor community about your experiences, and hope to continue to provide a great time for you and your family for many years to come! More 

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25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This park was so fun. Didn't have that long lines even in the summer. I went at least 3 times this summer. It's not that expensive even if it was I would still go. All the roller coasters are awesome. My top 5 would have to be 1.sky rocket 2.exterminator 3.phantom 4.jack rabbit 5.racers. I love all of these roller... More 

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Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this review

Thanks for the five-star review! We appreciate you telling the TripAdvisor community all about your time at Kennywood--and good call on the Potato Patch fries! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

This was my first time going to the holiday lights, and I was so pleasantly surprised! We purchased tickets online because it was $3 cheaper--recommend of course. There are lights everywhere, they really do a nice job! There is not too heavy of a crowd so it's enjoyable to walk around. There's a light show on the lagoon every 30... More 

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Thank simonina88
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear you enjoyed Holiday Lights! Our team works very, very hard to put together all those light displays and shows (close to 2 million lights total!) and we're happy you appreciated it. On less crowded nights, like when you visited, we do at times close lines out before 9, but on busy nights the lines... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Everything about this visit went well! Parking was free which was a pleasant surprise. We arrived before 6 and had to wait outside the gate. The crowd was a nice mix of people: families with some younger kids, families with teenagers, groups of teenagers, groups of adults, and couples of varying ages. From the gate, just as my last visit,... More 

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Thank Lynne C
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this review

Hi Lynne, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed Phantom Fright Nights! As you noted, our team works very hard to provide a totally different experience from what Kennywood offers during the summer. We appreciate you sharing your review with the TripAdvisor community, and look forward to hosting you again soon! More 

Rankin, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

We visited Kennywood Park to take in their annual Holiday Lights display. The park seems to outdo itself every year and puts on a wonderful display. Most of the park is open to walk around. The 4-D theatre is showing The Polar Express and provides a way to take a break from the cold. In addition, Noah's Ark was open,... More 

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Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this review

Hi Scott, thanks so much for sharing your review with the TripAdvisor community! We appreciate the kind words and will keep working to make Holiday Lights a top-notch experience for all who visit. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

What a great experience. Well worth the effort. The admission price is reasonable, $16.99 buying at Giant Eagle is about the best price. Seems like they discount the prices somewhat on Facebook for certain nights if you follow the Kennywood page. Open from 5-9 which due to the weather is about all one could do, especially with children. Kiddieland is... More 

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Thank byoung1942
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words in your review! We are glad you enjoyed yourself and appreciate you sharing the experience with the TripAdvisor community. As you mentioned, we do often run special discount promotions through our social media, so anyone looking for a deal should be sure to follow our Facebook, Twitter and other pages! Thanks again! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

My family loves Kennywood and especially Doc Dixon's magic show. We had seen him there during the summer, but this was the first time seeing him at Holiday Lights. What a GREAT SHOW! Glad you have him on a stage where he can do a bigger show. When he made the table float my kids' screamed "Wow!" Love the way... More 

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Thank Bob P
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this review

Hi Bob, you are right, Doc Dixon is great! We're happy he is part of the Kennywood family. Thank you for sharing your experiences with the TripAdvisor community. We look forward to hosting you and your family again soon. More 

McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

A friend took our kids here on opening night! It is always beautiful and well worth! My daughter really enjoyed the petting zoo and train display

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Thank Kelly T
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this review

Hi Kelly, thank you for sharing your experiences with the TripAdvisor community! We are glad to hear your family enjoyed the petting zoo and other parts of Holiday Lights! We will keep working to make the experience better every year. More 

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