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l Opened l 1894 l- l Size l 51 acres (20.6 hectares) l- l Official website l http://www.lakemontparkfun.com l-
Lakemont Park

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Location

Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA

Lakemont Park is a theme park located in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The park is the eighth oldest theme park in the United States of America, and is home to the oldest operating roller coaster.

Lakemont Park was founded in 1894 as a trolley park, one of many that would open in the late nineteenth century into the early twentieth century in the eastern United States. Today, it has the distinction of being home to the world's oldest operating coaster, Leap the Dips, and one of the few side-friction wooden coasters left in existence. The other star attraction at Lakemont is Skyliner, a relocated 1960 woodie.

Between 2017 and 2018, the park was closed for a major refurbishment.

Present Roller Coasters (3)

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Leap-The-Dips Edward Joy Morris Side Friction 1902 Open
Little Leaper Allan Herschell Company Kiddie Unknown Open
Skyliner Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters Wooden 1987 Open

Past Roller Coasters (4)

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Gravity Railroad unknown Wooden unkmown 1901 No
Mad Mouse Allan Herschell Company Steel-Wild Mouse unknown 2003 No
Twister Philadelphia Toboggan Coasters, Inc. Wooden 1927 1935 No
Tobaggan Chance Rides Steel-Sitdown 1971 2016 No
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