Abandoned Amusement Parks of Massachusetts

Park Name Dates City County Ref
(Bass Point) Nahant
Jolly Cholly’s Funland
aka Jolly Charlies, Jolly Chollies
North Attleboro +09-99
Kiddietown Peabody
Lexington Park Lexington/Bedford
Lincoln Park North Dartmouth
Merrimac Park Lawrence
Mountain Park ?-1980s Holyoke
Mt. Tom Park
(see Mountain Park above)
Holyoke
Nantasket Point Sunset Point (Nantasket) +01-00
Nipmuc Park ?-1970s Mendon +06-00
Norumbega Park 1897-1963 Auburndale (Newton)
Paragon Park Hull (Nantasket Beach)
Pleasure Island Wakefield
Plum Island Newburyport
(The Pit) Boston
Revere Beach Revere Beach
Sabbatia Park Taunton
Salisbury Beach (part still operating) Salisbury Beach
Westwood park Westwood
White City Worcester
Wonderland Revere Beach

The information in this table was provided by Joel W Styer, all credit goes to him.

Norumbega Park, Auburndale, MA

Norumbega Park, Auburndale, MA

Situated perfectly on the Charles River in an area rich with history, a trolley like many other of the time rose up. In June 1897 directors of the Commonwealth Avenue Street Railway opened a park by the name of Norumbega...
Mountain Park, Holyoke MA

Mountain Park, Holyoke MA

In 1894 a trolley park sat halfway up Mount Tom in Holyoke, Massachusetts that would later become the famous Mountain Park. It all started in when Holyoke Street Railway Company purchased 365 acres on the side of Mount Tom. In...