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Family and Dog friendly and Great prices on Entry and Eats!

Living five miles from Hersheypark and holding season passes, I know a thing about amusement parks... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DogTagTours
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Hershey
via mobile
Fabulous family day out

My Dad and I were over from Ireland visiting my brother and he and his wife took us to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yvonne E
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Cork, Ireland
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  • Excellent79%
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  • Average3%
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“free admission”(229 reviews)
“per ride”(94 reviews)
“all ages”(205 reviews)
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Knoebels is a place the whole family can enjoy! It is America's largest free-admission amusement park and also offers free parking, free daily entertainment and free picnic facilities. While at the park, you can take a dip in our 900,000 gallon...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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391 Knoebels Blvd, Elysburg, PA 17824-7127
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+1 800-487-4386
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 February 2004

We have visited Knoebels amusement park twice the past two summers. Both times for weekend trips. what we have found is a nice littel old-time amusement park. No fee to get in......you buy ticket books for the rides. We spent $40 in tickets for two...More

16  Thank DayTrip17432
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 18 May 2012 via mobile

The amusement park is great..kids (5/11) love it. Great Octoberfest. Prices for rides are cheaper than Hershey, Dorney by far and have pretty much the same rides but just call it something different. HOWEVER...the water park is unsafe. My son was literally drowning and as...More

36  Thank mkfam
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Living five miles from Hersheypark and holding season passes, I know a thing about amusement parks in PA. From wait times for coasters to parking fees Knoebels will keep coaster riders happy for an hour or two. but they’ll be able to ride multiple times...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My Dad and I were over from Ireland visiting my brother and he and his wife took us to the Hallo-fun event in Knoebels. What an amazing place. My 5 year old nephew had a ball going on all of the rides and we all...More

Thank Yvonne E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for the fall festival on Saturday. It rained the entire time, but that didn't stop us. All the rides were walk on and the Phoenix was running amazing. It was my daughter's first ride on it and she LOVED it. I will continue...More

Thank Dizneylvr1971_10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family had been going to Knoebels for several years. It is a great place for families, especially those with younger children. Parking and admission to the park is free. Your best bet is to buy the unlimited ride wrist band ($38) for the children...More

Thank Rmcgarril
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Free parking with short walk to park and free admission if you don’t do rides! We all got the day pass, we actually did the math and it was worth it if you do rides all day, which we did. There was a kid section...More

Thank Holly G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

College tour visit to Bloomsburg and found out this place is open weekends in the fall... My family and I have never been there and so glad we went... Not much too look at from the entrance however this place is a gem. It takes...More

Thank yummimummi1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We discovered this gem 3 years ago and come back annually. This year we visited in June and again in October. I love that there is no admittance fee, that we can bring our own food and drinks if we like. Although, there are plenty...More

Thank Lindsay C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not many amusement parks anymore will let you into the park without a fee and a fee for parking. This place charges not for both. You pay by the ride or amusement and there are plenty of them, especially for kids and young adults. The...More

Thank ronDover
Reviewed 9 October 2018

My family has driven up here from Baltimore a half dozen times. I can't think of any place in the region like it. If you don't feel like riding any rides, you pay nothing! Just walk on in and hang out. Great for parents who...More

1  Thank JoeS5996
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This park is top notch low key family fun. AN old time park which is VERY family friendly and reasonably priced for an amusement park. MANY kiddie rides, heavily shaded, FREE admission, FREE entertainment, reasonably priced foods. You can even bring your dog and walk...More

1  Thank Helen L
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Response from Susan C | Reviewed this property |
I have never experienced closed rides or concessions in my numerous visits.
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Response from Lori S | Reviewed this property |
There is a very large area by the pool. It does get crowded but we’ve always had luck finding a spot for our towel. It is concrete and gets very hot on the feet! That is my one and only complaint about the pool area- I think... More
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Response from rddiggins | Reviewed this property |
You will want to bring your own chairs as the chairs they offer sell out quickly.
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