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Magic Forest

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Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845
+1 518-668-2448
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Closed when we were there but looks like fun!

This park was closed for the season when we were in Lake George but it looked like it would be fun... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Salisbury, North Carolina
Heaven for the 11 and unders

Yes, it's an old venue. We prefer to call it "kitschy". There are things here you can't find... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Debbie R
Schenectady, NY
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A family fun park, in the Adirondacks, that features 25 amusement rides, including the Safari Ride, plus live animal performances, magic shows and the ever-popular "Rex the Diving Horse."
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“safari ride” (31 reviews)
“amusement park” (36 reviews)
“ferris wheel” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845
+1 518-668-2448
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

This park was closed for the season when we were in Lake George but it looked like it would be fun. I've read mixed reviews about it but I love the fact that it looks like a throw back to the '60's. I'd love to...More

Thank Slick5276
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Yes, it's an old venue. We prefer to call it "kitschy". There are things here you can't find anywhere else: old, cool rides...a DIVING HORSE...a great magician...decently priced food..and best of all: SHADE. FInally, you won't be dragging home kids with sunburns and heat exhaustion....More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We came for the put put. Course was excellent but items were dated. That being said they were repairing any issues as they came. Good course with a food challenge

Thank The_Traveling_Ben
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The park is nice and clean. Most of the park is shaded under the trees. Great park for young kids. You don't have to wait in long lines for the rides. Our family went several times when our children were younger.

Thank Dmac5781
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Took our granddaughter and great niece there in July. So much fun to watch them enjoy the rides and my husband to reminisce of his childhood visits there.

Thank Vinni C
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Very old and scary rides, dioramas that seem untouched since the 60's(not in a good way)... be warned. Go on a boat ride, or anywhere else. Brought out of town family here and were most alarmed at the shoddy conditions. Save your cash money. Even...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

We took our almost 3 year old grandson. The smile on his face as he experienced his firs "thrill" rides said it all. He was able to ride all but 2 rides and the one he could have ridden, but the attendant advised that it...More

Thank shm2723
Reviewed 1 September 2017

According to Wikipedia the 'uncanny valley' occurs when human replicas appear almost, but not exactly, like real human beings and elicit feelings of eeriness among observers. I bring this up because the Magic Forest is home to some of the best examples of this I've...More

1  Thank michapok
Reviewed 31 August 2017

My kids grew up here. It's an amazing place and a one-of-a-kind experience. Be sure to bring a sweater/sweatshirt (even in the summer months) because it is mostly in the shade.

Thank _Dad_In_Westchester_
Reviewed 25 August 2017

we took my 3 year old daughter today and she had a blast! this place caters to the little kids. where else can you go and its all about the kids

Thank serenitydaddy
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Ariel M
15 July 2017|
Response from Laurie M | Reviewed this property |
I think that you would probably be towed.
14 August 2016|
Response from Nathanwelton |
Yes, they have quite a few picnic tables and I believe you are able to bring a cooler in. We brought food, not in a cooler, and didn't have an issue.
14 August 2016|
Response from 5-fosters | Reviewed this property |
There is a area with several picnic table just outside a small snack bar. The day we were there, a summer camp group was there and they had their own food item stored in coolers. My guess is that you can, but I'd ask at... More