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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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You have to remember I visit Cedar Point in Ohio a lot. Kennywood was a nicer smaller park. There were a few coasters to ride and we also spent some time in the kids park, as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Medina, Ohio
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mississauga
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ugliest part of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is a beautiful city but Kennywood is in a gritty scummy area. Kings Island, Cedar Pt, Carowinds...waaayyy nicer areas

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

Hello Wayne, while we appreciate all feedback, positive and negative, we are sorry to see your review, especially when you did not actually visit us to better understand the experience. Kennywood is a blue-collar park in a blue-collar area that has been part of the fabric of the Greater Pittsburgh area for nearly 120 years, and we are confident you... More 

Mililani, Hawaii
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Im not much of an amusement park person, but my kids are. We we back in PA to visit family and attend a Steelers game and decided to take the kids to my childhood theme park Kennywood. My kids are in love with Disneyland and have been there about a dozen times, so I didn't know how they work react... More 

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Thank kelo134g10
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing the Kennywood experience with your children! We appreciate the feedback, and that you shared it with the TripAdvisor community. We'll continue working hard to make sure Kennywood provides that timeless, affordable fun for a long time to come. More 

Delmont, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never met anyone who doesnt like Kennywood. A friend of mine from Mich wasnt going to go on the Thunderbolt , but after the 1st ride she wanted to go back on. And who doesnt like Raging rapids ??

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

Hi Sharon, Thanks for sharing your experiences with the TripAdvisor community - and thanks for bringing your out-of-state friend along for the experience! We hope you both come back to visit us soon! More 

Medina, Ohio
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77 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to remember I visit Cedar Point in Ohio a lot. Kennywood was a nicer smaller park. There were a few coasters to ride and we also spent some time in the kids park, as our grandson was also there.

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Thank mrpar3pro
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review with the TripAdvisor community! We are happy to be a perfect 'day trip' park, where you can make just about every ride in a daylong visit, and maybe even more than once on some of your favorites, including our six adult roller coasters!! We hope to have you visit us again soon. More 

North Canton, Ohio
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89 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amusement park fun for the entire family. Lots of walking! Lots of eating! Lots of shopping! Lines weren't crazy long to ride rides. Priced right. Clean park.

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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 4 weeks ago

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

Hi Robert, we really appreciate your review and are glad we've earned your support. We pledge to keep working hard for it! More 

Tidioute, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

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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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016

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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27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2016 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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Thank vivian_is_awesome123
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 27 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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