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Address: Altoona, PA
Phone Number: +1 814-949-7275
12:00 - 20:00
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 20:00

The eighth oldest park in the United States.

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Place needs updated. Some of the rides are old and authentic. The train is a must ride. Do not ride any of the rides that will make you dizzy

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 April 2014
Gallitzin, Pennsylvania
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

Took my grandkids with my daughter to Lakemont for a day out. I knew going in that it isn't one of the "mega" parks like some of the other major amusements but I did expect the park to at least try. One of the very few GOOD things was I accidentally left my purse on a bench and someone returned... More 

1 Thank Sandra J
Winchester, United States
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

We took our family to Lakemont Park in Altoona, PA and we all had a blast. It is not as commerical compared to many other amusement parks. The lines are short and your able to get right on the rides. It was a great way to bond with my children.

4 Thank Terri E
Carrolltown, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

We went there for their summer kickoff free for memorial day...so glad it was free because if I would have had to pay for the experience I would be even more upset. They have signs and announcements that the park is smoke free and yet there are still ignorant people who walk around the park smoking...now I understand that the... More 

4 Thank Emily T
Gallitzin, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

Place needs updated. Some of the rides are old and authentic. The train is a must ride. Do not ride any of the rides that will make you dizzy

2 Thank ns3347
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

Lakemont Park used to be beautiful with mature trees and the finest wooden carousel, but the county sold the park and the trees were cut down and the carousel was sold in pieces to the highest bidder. The rides haven't been updated in years. The park food is terrible. There is a water park that young children will enjoy. Older... More 

3 Thank 64PamS20
Greensboro, North Carolina
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76 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2014

Don’t expect a big time thrill park- think more along the lines of traveling carnival and you won’t be disappointed. Lakemont is a small, family park. It has all the typical rides that you’d expect to find on a carnival midway, with the added attraction of a big roller coaster and a speedway (additional fee for each). The rides are... More 

1 Thank Jenn S
Altoona, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2014

I've gone here many times before, and I just think that the rides are great! I have also played golf many times before, and the parks set up is great also. I Hope that you will come and have a vist somethime soon!

4 Thank Jane G
State College PA
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43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

Very similar to Delgrosso's. It has some different rides and also has a day each week when you can get in for 5$. This has a few bigger kid rides like roller coasters and it also has the oldest roller coaster which is really a lot of fun.

3 Thank scottaenator
Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2013

I grew up in Altoona in the 1950,s and all our family reunions were held at the park. We loved the wooden roller coaster, oldest in the country The waterpark is fun for grandkids,but I remember fun summer days spent in the large pool and diving off the board. Paddle boating on the lake is great exercise and in the... More 

5 Thank Susan t
Columbus Ohio
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403 reviews
278 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013

Best part of the park is the leaping dips and that is a pay per ride. Parking & admission is free which is nice. The rides are old, which is not always bad, but lack of maintenance can be. The park is about 3-4 hours of fun and thats it. The wooden coaster is rougher than most wooden coasters I... More 

2 Thank ThreeWiseMen1998

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