Abandoned Amusement Parks of Pennsylvania

Park Name Dates City County Ref
? Duquesne
Alameda Park Greensville Mercer
Aliquippa Park Aliquippa (Pittsburgh) Beaver
Angela Park Hazleton Luzerne
Beach Haven Beach Haven (Berwick) Luzerne
Beechwood (Beachwood) Conshohocken [0103189](Phila)
Beury’s Grove Lavelle Schuylkill
Burkes Glen Park Monroeville Allegheny
Cabana Beach Hendersonville Washington
Castle Rock (Park) Newtown Square ? [0103189]
Calhoun Park Lincoln Place (Pittsburgh) Allegheny
Canadohta Lake
Amusement Park
Canadohta Lake (Lakeville) Crawford
Carsonia Park closed 1950 Reading Berks
Cascade Park New Castle Lawrence
Central Park Rittersville (Bethlehem) Lehigh
Chestnut Grove Park (could
be Chestnut Hill Park)
Chestnut Hill Park See White City
(Springfield Twp/Chestnut Hill, PA) below
Children’s Zoo Highland Park (Pittsburgh) Allegheny
Columbia Park Bloomsburg [7711485]
Coney Island Neville Island (Pittsburgh) Allegheny
Croops Glen Park Hunlock Creek (Nanticoke) Luzerne county
Dell Lake Park Hegins Schuylkill
Hanson’s Amusement Park
Harvey’s Lake Luzerne
Trevorton Northumberland
1910-1916 Wilkinsburg (Pittsburgh) Allegheny
Dream City Pottsville – See Schuylkill Park
Dreamland Park Chambersburg (Franklin)
Dreamland Park Pricetown (Reading) Berks
Edgemont Park Edgemont (near Palmerton) Northampton
Edgewood Park Shamokin Northumberland
Eldora Park Charleroi Washington
Electric Park Pottsville – See Railroad Park
Evergreen Park Conyngham  [7710468]
Exhibition Park Philadelphia Philadelphia
Conneaut Lake Park
Fairview Park 1940s?-1980 Delmont (Pittsburgh) Allegheney? [6680362]
Fantasyland Gettysburg Adams
Shavertown (Dallas) Luzerne
Forest Park Hanover York / Adams
Forest Park Chalfont Bucks
Four Mile Creek Park Erie Erie
see Forest Park,
Chalfont PA above
Ghost Town
in the Glen
Moosic – See Rocky Glen Park Lackawanna
Greater Island Park See Island
Park, Easton
Hanson’s Park Harvey’s Lake – see Don
Hanson’s A.P. above
Harmerville Park Blawnox – See National Amusement Park Allegheny
Harrison Park Blakeslee Corners [7711485]
Lake Picnic Ground
Harvey’s Lake – see Don
Hanson’s A.P. above
Hazle Park Hazleton Luzerne
Hecla Park Mingoville (Bellefonte) Centre
York York
Hillside Park Honesdale [9912141]
Homestead Park Homestead (Pittsburgh) Allegheny
Hunting Park (Carousel only?) Philadelphia Philadelphia
Ideal Park Johnstown (Cambria)
Idlewild Park Sharon Mercer
Amusement Park
Montoursville (Williamsport) Lycoming
Indian Park Shamokin – see Edgewood Park above Northumberland
Indian Trail Park Cherryville Northampton
Easton Northampton
Island Park Johnstown – See Luna Park Cambria
Sunbury Northumberland
Ivyside Park Altoona Blair
Junction Park Rochester (New Brighton) Beaver
Karakung Park Havertown Delaware [0103190]
Kauffman Park Mt Gretna Lebanon
Kelly’s Hall Philadelphia Philadelphia
Sayre Bradford
Kishacoquillas Park Lewistown Mifflin
Lake Ariel Park Lake Ariel Wayne
Lake Lodore Waymart (E. of Carbondale) Wayne
Lake Park Harvey’s Lake
Lake Winola Park west of Clark’s Summit Lackawanna
Lakeside Park East Mahanoy Jct. (Barnesville) Schuylkill
Lakeview Park Royersford Montgomery
Lakewood Park East Mahanoy Jct. (Barnesville) Schuylkill
Laurel Park Mt. Gretna – See Kauffman Park Lebanon
Laurel Hill Park (Carousel
Dunmore [7711485]
Valley Railroad Picnic Grounds
Harvey’s Lake – see Don
Hanson’s A.P. above
Lenape Park Kittaning Armstrong
Lenape Park West Chester – See Main Line Park Chester
Luna Park Johnstown Cambria
Luna Park Philadelphia area ?
Luna Park Pittsburgh Allegheny
Luna Park Scranton Lackawanna
Magic Valley Bushkill Pike
Max M.
Brown Memorial Park
Williamsport – see Memorial Park Lycoming
Main Line Park West Chester Chester
Manila Park (Manila Grove) Coaldale (Tamaqua) (Schuylkill)
Maple Grove Park Lancaster Lancaster
Mapleview Park 1928-1930 Canonsburg (near Washington) Washington [0503291]
Maple View Park (Farm) (see Mapleview Park above)
Williamsport Lycoming
Menlo Park Perkasie Bucks
Midway park Williamstown Dauphin
Millside Park [added 05-2005] East Greenville [6754891]
Monarch Park Oil City (toward Franklin) Venango
Moon Valley Park Milford [9910100]
Moosic Lake Amusements east of Scranton (Mt. Cobb ) Lackawanna [7711485]
Morado Park Beaver Falls Beaver
Mountain Park Laurel Run/Wilkes Barre
(sometimes listed as Mountain Top)
Mt. Gretna Park Mt. Gretna Lebanon
National Amusement Park Blawnox (Pittsburgh) Allegheny
Nay Aug Park Scranton Lackawanna
Neshaminy Falls Park Neshaminy Falls Bucks
New Rocky
Glen Park
Moosic – See Rocky Glen Park Lackawanna
Newton Lake Park north of Carbondale Lackawanna
Nippenose Park Jersey Shore (Lycoming/Clinton)
Northern Electric Park Clark’s Summit Lackawanna
Oak Park Lansdale Montgomery [7824890]
Oakford Park Jeanette (Greensburg) Westmoreland
Oakwood Amusement Park Crafton (Pittsburgh) Allegheny
Olympia Park (Olympic) McKeesport Allegheny
Ontalanee Park New Tripoli Lehigh
Harrisburg Dauphin
Pendora Park Reading Berks
Pen Mar Park see Pen Mar Park – Pen Mar,
in Maryland!
Penn Valley Park Trevose Bucks [7709466]
Penryn Park Cornwall Lebanon
Perkins Park Cambridge Springs Crawford
Playland Park Cheltenham area (Philadelphia) Philadelphia
Playtown Park Springfield (near Media, Philadelphia) Delaware
Point Breeze Park Philadelphia area (Philadelphia)
Railroad Park Pottsville Schuylkill
Rainbow Gardens McKeesport Allegheny
Ringing Rocks Ringing Rocks (Pottstown) Montgomery
Riverview Park Pittsburgh ?
Rock Point Park Ellwood City Lawrence
Rocky Glen
Moosic (Avoca) Lackawanna
Lancaster Lancaster
Green Park
Hummel’s Wharf (Selinsgrove) Snyder
Roseville Park Sharon [7824890]
Ross Farms Pittsburgh Allegheny
Sanatoga Park Sanatoga (Pottstown) Montgomery
Sans Souci Park Wilkes Barre Luzerne
Saratoga Park Sanatoga – See Sanatoga Park Montgomery
Schenley Park Pittsburgh ?
Schuylkill Park Port Carbon (Pottsville) Schuylkill
Shady Grove Park Uniontown (Connellsville) Fayette
Shohola Glen Shohola [9910100]
Smith’s Island Amusement Resort Philadelphia (in the river) [7709466]
Six Gun Territory Willow Grove – See Willow Grove Park Montgomery
Sleepy Hollow Ranch Quakertown ?
Southern Park Pittsburgh Allegheny
Story Land Schellsburg Bedford
Sunset Park Williamsport Lycoming
Sunset Beach Park Harvey’s Lake Luzerne
Swatara Park Middletown Dauphin
Dell Park
South Williamsport
Toby Park Tobyhanna Monroe
Torresdale Park Torresdale ?
Trout Pond Park Muncy Lycoming
Tumbling Run Park Pottsville [7824890]
Twin Grove Park
Un-defunct! – Reopening 2002!
Twin Grove Park (Pine Grove area) Lebanon [0214199]
University Park Easton Northampton
Valley Glen Park Valley Glen Lebanon
Valley View Park Inkerman Luzerne
West Point Park West Point Montgomery
West View
West View Allegheny
Springfield Township (near Chestnut Hill) Montgomery
White City Port Carbon – See Schuylkill Park
White Rose Park York York [7710467]
White Swan Park Coraopolis (Pittsburgh) Allegheny
Williams Grove Amusement Park ?-2005 Williams Grove (Mechanicsburg)
Willow Grove Park Willow Grove Montgomery
Willow Mill Park Mechanicsburg Cumberland
Butztown (Bethlehem) Northampton
Wolfe’s Park Sweet Valley (Sylvan Lake) Luzerne
Woodside Park Philadelphia Philadelphia
Zieber’s (Oak Park??) Lansdale Montgomery


Exhibition Pittsburgh
Sesquicentennial Philadelphia

The following I
am unsure about:

Valley Forge


was this an AP?

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

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