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 Rainy Day Activities

You’ve spent the off season counting down the days til’ you can come to Knoebels, and suddenly rain starts falling from the sky ruining your dreams of a sunny day. Don’t fear! Grab an inexpensive poncho from any of the gift shops around the park for a guaranteed wet free time! Below are sure ways to have an enjoyable time all day long on rainy days at Knoebels, making memories the old fashioned way is even possible when Noah decides to show up in the Ark! 

Rides

Even on the wettest days at the park our staff is determined to keep the rides open all day long! From an inside roller coaster to a 100-year-old carousel each is accessible in the rain allowing for you to have a wonderful day! 

  • Black Diamond
    This award winning indoor dark ride/coaster is sure to keep you dry and on the edge of your seat around every spooky turn!
  • Bumper Cars
    Drive around and chase your friends! This ride is sure to bump away those rainy day blues!
  • Grand Carousel
    This 100 year old gem has been keeping guests dry for years! Ride one of our beautifully painted horses and enjoy the organ music!
  • Cosmotron
    Get out of the rain and enjoy an exciting light show and some great music!
  • Haunted Mansion
    Stay dry, if you dare! This bone chilling ride thrill ride is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat!
  • Tea Cups
    Spin all your rainy day sadness away! This ride will leave you dizzy and dry!
  • Whipper
    This Knoebels classic will keep you dry as it glides you along its track!

Games

Ready to take on your friends at fun and fantasy enthused games? Or test your gaming skills at multiple indoor simulations? There are numerous indoor and undercover gaming areas all over Knoebels for your competitive side to show on even the dampest of days. 

  • Fascination
    Don’t think the rain is stopping any time soon? Come to Fascination and play this fun filled bingo and skeeball combination game! Grab a $20.00 bag of 46 tokens and play out the longest of storms!
  • Lazer Runner
    Stay out of the rain and challenge your friends in this exciting laser tag game!
  • Playland Arcade
    Want to kill some time while you wait out the rain? Playland Arcade has plenty of new and old games to play while you pass the time!

Dining

At some point, you’ve got to eat, right? Obviously, sitting outdoors munching on a soggy hamburger isn’t the plan, but luckily there are various dining choices to escape the rain at Knoebels. Each menu specializes in countless food options that are sure to cure your crave of any food item you desire. 

  • Alamo
    Stay out of the rain and enjoy anything from appetizers, salads, or hearty entrees from this fan favorite!
  • Cesari’s
    What’s better than a hot, delicious pizza on a cold, rainy day? Cesari’s is said to have the best amusement park pizza in the country!
  • International Food Court
    After you visit the mining museum, stop by the International Food Court and eat at one of its four stands! You can get anything from tacos, sandwiches, wraps, burgers, Asian dishes, Polish platters and even our world famous Gator Bites!                                                                                        
  • Oasis
    Wait out the rain while enjoying some of our delicious dinner specials!                                                         
  • Phoenix Junction
    Stay dry and enjoy a  premium burger, prime rib sandwich, crab cake or a dinner special!         
  • Stony Gables
    Wanna stay dry and satisfy that sweet tooth? Come to Stony Gables and try some of our delicious fudge!

Shops

What’s a better way to chase away the your rainy sadness other than shopping in one of our 20 stores? Each of our stores offers merchandise from themed shirts to nostalgic items that are sure to make your day memorable at Knoebels, even in the dreariest of weather.

Attractions

Want to take a break from the rain pounding all around? Not a big fan of rides? There are plenty of other attractions at Knoebels! Beat away the rain by visiting one of our museums or live shows going on all day long!

  • Museums
    Take a tour through time and stop to visit one of our museums that features special exhibits of carousels, anthracite mining, and the Knoebel family history!
  • Roaring Creek Saloon
    Stop by and enjoy some food and a show! There’s also an arcade with plenty of games to play while you wait for that pesky rain to pass!
  • XD Theater
    The rain may stop you from riding a coaster but that doesn’t mean you can’t get that roller coaster thrill! Stop by the XD Theater and enjoy any of the exciting simulations!
Kozmo Recommends Hot Day at Knoebels

 Hot Day Activities

Looks like it's gonna be a scorcher, so pack your sunscreen and keep cool with my summer favorites!

  • Sklooosh
    Take a voyage on Knoebels' wettest ride, which features a 50 foot drop and one giant wave!
  • Flume
    Roll down a winding river and through the woods in a log boat and cool off with two thrilling drops!
  • Crystal Pool
    Take a dip in our nearly 900,000 gallons of refreshing mountain stream water or take the plunge with our exciting water slides!
  • Old Mill
    No need to scream! Old Mill has all the ice cream you can eat! But beware of brain freeze!
  • Mini Golf
    Practice your putting on our custom, 18-hole course conveniently tucked away in a shaded area.
  • Pioneer Train
    Sit back and relax as you wind through the deep Knoebels woods and feel the breeze through your hair!
Kozmo Recommends Short Stay at Knoebels

 Short Visit

Don't have time on your side? That's okay! I'll give you the inside-scoop on some must-see Knoebels attractions!

If time's not on your side, make sure to ride all of our award winning roller coasters:

Not a thrill seeker? Here are some relaxing rides and fun games for everyone:

  • Antique Cars
    Take a trip back in time as you ride one of our nostalgic Model T-like replicas!
  • Grand Carousel
    Over a century old, our carousel features beautiful hand-carved horses. Don't forget to try to catch the brass ring!
  • Pioneer Train
    Sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful scenery on this 1.5 mile train ride!
  • Scenic Skyway
    Take a relaxing chairlift ride to the top of the mountain! You can't get this kind of view at just any park!
  • Fascination
    A Knoebels favorite, this unique game is a combination of skee ball and bingo!

Grab a quick snack at any of these Knoebels Favorites:

  • Cesari's Pizza
    No trip to Knoebels is complete without some of our delicious, mouth watering pizza!
  • Funnel Cakes
    You're in Pennsylvania Dutch region, so why not try this sweet, doughy, crunchy classic!
  • French Fry Stand
    What's better than delicious, fresh cut fries? Our famous fresh cut fries are the perfect short visit snack!
  • Old Mill
    Satisfy your sweet tooth with our great selection of hard ice cream!
  • Stony Gables
    Looking for the perfect dessert? Stop by this quaint little cottage and try any of our delicious homemade fudge!

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 Multi-Day Visit

I'm so excited to spend our days together! I have the perfect itinerary for us, from rides and games to food and lodging!

  • Rides

    Our extensive variety rides date back to 1926. You are sure to find a ride that everyone will love at Knoebels, from the classic Grand Carousel, to the high-flying Impulse.

  • The Alamo

    Whether you’re looking for a lighter meal of appetizers, salads or sandwiches or want a hearty, homemade dinner like chicken & waffles or roast beef, there’s something for every appetite.

  • Campground / Cottage / Lake Glory Campground

    Turn your Knoebels visit into a family vacation by staying at the Kno

    ebels Park Campground, Cottages, or neighboring Lake Glory Campground! After a long day of riding, playing, swimming and eating at Knoebel’s, you’ll be just a few minutes away from the crackling campfire and your pillow.

  • Swim

    Take a dip in our nearly 900,000 gallons of refreshing mountain stream water or take the plunge with our exciting water slides!

  • Golf

    Take a break from the park with your own brand of fun awaiting you on the green at Knoebels Three Ponds Golf Club.

  • Attractions

    If you’re not a fan of rides or you simply need a break from all the action, Knoebels has plenty of fun family attractions to keep you entertained! From classic arcades games and Fascination, to live demonstrations and our very own bald eagle habitat, there’s a thing to do for visitors of all ages!


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 Week-Long Trips

There is so much in store for you during your days here at Knoebels!

  • Rides
    Our extensive variety rides date back to 1926. You are sure to find a ride that everyone will love at Knoebels, from the classic Grand Carousel, to the high-flying Impulse.

  • Crystal Pool
    Take a dip in our nearly 900,000 gallons of refreshing mountain stream water or take the plunge with our exciting water slides!

  • Campground / Cottage / Lake Glory
    Turn your Knoebels visit into a family vacation by staying at the Knoebels Park Campground, Cottages, or neighboring Lake Glory Campground! After a long day of riding, playing, swimming and eating at Knoebel’s, you’ll be just a few minutes away from the crackling campfire and your pillow.

  • The Alamo Restaurant
    Whether you’re looking for a lighter meal of appetizers, salads or sandwiches or want a hearty, homemade dinner like chicken & waffles or roast beef, there’s something for every appetite.

  • Three Ponds Golf Club
    Take a break from the park with your own brand of fun awaiting you on the green!

  • The Nickle Plate Bar and Grill
    Whether you worked up an appetite out on the course or just want to get a great burger and a beer, the Nickle Plate can make it happen. Located ½ mile from the park at Three Ponds Golf Club.

  • Museums
    From Carousel memorabilia dating back to 1870, to genuine tools and artifacts from mining days, Knoebels Carousel, History, and Mining Museums offers a glimpse into the past.

  • Arcades
    With an assortment of traditional games, like Skee ball, to modern video and electronic games, The Playland and Roaring Creek Saloon Arcades are sure to fit your gaming fancy.

  • XD Theatre
    If you like 3D movies, then you'll love our 4D motion ride experience! See, hear and feel the action as you are immersed in new and exciting worlds.

  • Lazer Command
    ALL NEW THIS YEAR! Test your skills and stealth against your friends with our indoor laser tag game!

  • Concerts and Shows
    Find fabulous free entertainment from top names in magic, comedy, and music of all genres at the Bandshell or Roaring Creek Saloon.

  • Mini Golf
    Tucked away in a shaded area, our mini golf course is a great place to escape the heat on a hot day or simply practice your putting skills as you navigate through a series of traditional obstacles.

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 Thrill Seekers

Spin, twist, fly, swing, flip, splash, free fall or go fast! Whatever your preference, we have a variety of rides to get your heart racing. Our world-class roller coasters and nostalgic thrill rides will keep you coming back for more!

  • Flying Turns
  • Impulse
  • Phoenix
  • Twister
  • Cosmotron
  • Downdraft
  • Galleon
  • Giant Flume
  • Haunted Mansion
  • Power Surge
  • Skloosh
  • StratosFear
  • Lazer Command
    ALL NEW THIS YEAR! Test your skills and stealth against your friends with our indoor laser tag game!
  • Arcades
    With an assortment of traditional games, like Skee ball, to modern video and electronic games, The Playland and Roaring Creek Saloon Arcades are sure to fit your gaming fancy.

 

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 Young Families

  • Try one of our 26 exciting games throughout the park.

  • Arcade With an assortment of traditional games, like Skee ball, to modern video and electronic games, The Playland and Roaring Creek Saloon Arcades are sure to fit your gaming fancy.

  • Time Machine Theater
    Join in the fun. Dress in costume and become part of the show as you act out a fable told by one of the Time Machine Theatre storytellers.

  • Lazer Command
    ALL NEW THIS YEAR! Test your skills and stealth against your friends with our indoor laser tag game!

  • Mini Golf
    Tucked away in a shaded area, our mini golf course is a great place to escape the heat on a hot day or simply practice your putting skills as you navigate through a series of traditional obstacles.

  • Kosmo’s Play Area
    Kids will love frolicking in Kozmo’s special playground. Parents can follow them as they climb and explore.

  • Roaring Creek Saloon Magic Shows
    With top names in Magic

 

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