Abandoned Amusement Parks of New York

Park Name Dates City County Ref
?? Charlotte
?? Newburgh
?? Ontario Lake
Athletic Park Buffalo
Bergen Beach Carnasie Shore
Brighton Beach Park Coney Island (Brooklyn)
Bronx Park Bronx
Boardwalk North Beach (Long Island)
Carnival Court Buffalo (same as Athletic Park)
Celoron Park Chautauqua Lake
Classon Point ??
Dolles Park Schenectady
Dreamland Park Coney Island (Brooklyn)
Eldridge Park Elmira
Electric Park Albany [see Electric Park, Kinderhook]
Electric Park Kinderhook
Enna Jettick Park Auburn
Erie Beach – not in Buffalo but in Fort Erie,
Ontario – see Defunct Parks of Canada
Fitches Bridge Elmira
Fort George Amusement Park New York City (Harlem River)
Fraley’s Park Waverly
Freedomland Bronx (New York City)
Fun and Games Park North Tonawanda
Gaslight Village Lake Geroge
Glen Haven Park Rochester
Glen Park & Casino Williamsville (Buffalo)
Idlewild Park [added 03-2005] Olcott [ref 6754891]
Kaydeross Park Saratoga Lake
Lakeside Park Auburn
Long Point Park Geneseo NY Livingston
Luna Park Coney Island (Brooklyn)
Luna Park Buffalo
Luna Park Schenectady
Mid City Park Albany
Midland Beach ?
Monticello Amusement Park Monticello
Olcott Beach Olcott
Ontario Beach Rochester
Paradise Park Fort George (NYC)
Paradise Park Rye Beach
Rexford Park Schenectady
Rockaways’ Playland Rockaway Beach, Queens [also see Thompson’s AP]
Rorick’s Glen Elmira
Roseland Park Canandaigua Ontario County
Rye Beach Park Rye
Sacandaga Park Sacandaga
Sea Lion Park Coney Island (Brooklyn)
Seneca Park Rochester
Sherman’s
Hot news! Reopening for 2000!
Caroga Lake
Skyline Park Tioga Center (Owego)
South Beach Staten Island
Steeplechase Park Coney Island (Brooklyn)
Stewart Park Ithaca
Storytown USA Lake George
– still open as the Great Escape
Suburban Park Manlius (East of Syracuse) Onondaga County
Thompson’s Amusement
Park
see Rockaway’s Playland,
Rockaway Island
Tirell’s South Beach Staten Island
Wendell’s Park Fort George
White City Binghamton
White City Syracuse
Woodcliffe Pleasure Park Poughkeepsie (On the Hudson)
Woodlawn Beach Buffalo
(1939 World Fair) Flushing (New York City)
(Pan American Exposition 1901) Buffalo

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

Rockaways Playland, Queens NY

Rockaways Playland, Queens NY

Located on Beach 98th Street stood one of the last great amusement parks in the borough of Queens which stood proudly from 1902 until 1982. Rockaways’ Playland was opened with the hopes of becoming a huge summer attraction for...