Family Rides

Family Rides at KnoebelsKnoebels has always been a family-friendly amusement park. Share in the nostalgia of rides that have been around for generations or ride side by side on our brand new attractions. Don’t forget to compete for the carousel’s brass ring! Our family rides will have you talking about the family vacation for years to come!

Antique Cars

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.75, Additional Passenger $1.00
  • Min. Height: 48"
  • Min. Height w/ Adult: 48"

Drive your own beautiful antique car past a scenic wooded area and underneath the Phoenix Roller Coaster! These Model T-like replicas will transport you back to the days of the early 20th century as you steer along a guiding rail.

Balloon Race

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.25
  • Min. Height: 42"

Catch a breeze as the basket of your hot air balloon flies around higher and higher! This relaxing ride swings you up toward the treetops for a scenic little view.

Crazy Sub

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  • Status: CLOSED
  • Price: $1.25
  • Min. Height: 42"

Explore the deep sea on this crazy submarine ride. As your sub rises to the surface and gently dips down again, you’ll feel the motion of the ocean. This ride offers a gentle thrill that’s fun for the whole family.  

Giant Wheel

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $2.00
  • Min. Height: 48"

Our giant ferris wheel takes you around and around on a leisurely gondola ride.  Take in some breathtaking views of the valley from 110 feet above the park!

Grand Carousel

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.50

Choose your favorite hand-carved horse or carriage on our 100 year-old carousel and enjoy a ride set to the beautiful organ music. Don’t forget to try to catch the brass ring on one of the few carousels where you still can! It’s the perfect ride for the whole family!

Italian Trapeze

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.50
  • Min. Height: 42"
  • Min. Height w/ Adult: 42"

Ditch your porch swing and jump on a REAL swing! Ride side by side with your friends and family on our traditional swing carousel. Catch a breeze as you gently swing around, soaring higher and higher as the ride rises and tilts.

Kozmo's Kurves

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.50
  • Min. Height: 36"
  • Min. Height w/ Adult: 36"

This is more than just your average kiddie coaster. It’s a dipping, diving, thrilling mini steel rollercoaster that’s fun for the whole family! This little coaster can really pack a punch as it weaves under and over itself and across the motor boat canal.

Merry Mixer

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.50
  • Min. Height: 48"

Join us for a high speed square dance! It starts off slow, then picks up speed as your car whizzes back and forth amongst the others. Feel the centrifugal force against you as you scramble and spin into dizzying bliss.

Motor Boats

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.75, Additional Passenger $1.00
  • Min. Height: 48"
  • Min. Height w/ Adult: 48"

Navigate your way through our motor boat moat. You’re in control as you slowly drift downstream, ducking underneath bridges and the Kozmo’s Kurves coaster. It’s a great way to take a break from all the excitement and just relax!

Ole Smokey

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.25

All aboard the miniature steam engine train! Take a leisurely ride along a scenic edge of the park and over the stream. This Knoebels classic has been entertaining people of all ages for generations!

Paradrop

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.25
  • Min. Height: 42"
  • Min. Height w/ Adult: 36"

Our two-seater parachutes lift riders high into the sky to enjoy the beautiful view, then drop them unexpectedly before drifting to the ground.  

Pioneer Train

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.50

Chug along on a 1.5 mile train ride that passes underneath the Twister rollercoaster, through a tunnel and deep into the Knoebels woods. Sit back, relax and keep an eye out for the friendly wildlife along the way!

Rockin Tug

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.25
  • Min. Height: 42"

Your little tug boat is in for a wild ride on the high seas! As the waves get bigger, they send you spinning and careening back and forth on a thrilling adventure.

Roto Jets

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.50
  • Min. Height: 42"

Fly up high or down low as you travel around and around in your very own rocket ship! You control the altitude on this nostalgic park ride.

Scenic Skyway

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  • Status: CLOSED
  • Price: $3.00
  • Min. Height: 48"
  • Min. Height w/ Adult: 42"

Enjoy a relaxing 14-minute chairlift ride to the top of the mountain and back. Gaze out over the treetops at the stunning valley and lush, rolling hills beyond the park. You can’t get this kind of view at just any amusement park.

Skooter Bumper Cars

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.75
  • Min. Height: 54"

Race around and chase your friends in our classic skooters, considered by many enthusiasts as the best bumper cars out there! These cars can pack a real wallop!  

Tea Cups

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.50

Sit down and join us for tea time in these crazy, spinning cups! Watch the scenery blur around you as you whirl, twirl and figure eight into a dizzying wonderland.

Tilt-A-Whirl

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.50
  • Min. Height: 46"

Which dip or hill will send your car into a spinning frenzy? Travel around an undulating track on a free spinning, whipping, and whirling joyride.

Whipper

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  • Status: OPEN
  • Price: $1.50

When the bell rings get ready to be whipped into shape! Each car glides smoothly along the track until it approaches the curve. Then, throw up your hands and feel the forces pin you to the seat as you fly around the corner. This classic amusement ride has been a Knoebels favorite for generations!