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 Knoebels Amusement Park Information and Review   

Pennsyslvania's Best Kept Secret.

Knoebels Park Map                    Knoebels Calendar



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Nestled in Elysburg, Pennsylvania, far from city life and amongst the forests and valleys of the Susquehanna River, lies Knoebels Amusement Park and Resort -- pronounced (kuh-NO_bel)

A terrific amusement park that your family will love.  The atmosphere, prices and rides make this a wonderful park to visit.  In addition the park is impressively clean.  The rides are staffed by mature adults rather than all kids.  This wonderful park is family owned and operated. It is one of the largest free-admission parks in the country. Throughout the park's wooded grounds are more than 50 different rides including  rides for kids,  family rides and thrill rides.


Every ride in Knoebels has its own life and was once located in a park somewhere else.  Knoebels  rescues rides and either rebuilds,  or re-engineers them to fit within the park's borders. Features   include two world-class wooden roller coasters, a 1913 carousel, wonderful restaurants, games, a giant pool, waterslides, gift shop, entertainment as well as a campground, coal mining museuem and miniature golf course. 


Knoebels park also has a lot of wonderful entertainment including magic shows, parades, jugglers, and a variety of singing troops and bands. You will enjoy the Motion Ride, where you experience seat movement that is coordinated with the action on the 3d screen.  Additional fun can be found at the shooting gallery, arcade, Laser Tag Game, miniature golf and bingo.   To view the current events at Knoebels click here:  calendar page.


Entertainment and Additional Features at Knoebels...

Additional features include Knoebels Coal Mining Museum.  This museum is Knoebels’ tribute to the anthracite coal mining industry. Knoebels History Museum. In addition, you can View a time line and photo exhibit detailing the history of Knoebels which is located in the rear of the Mining Museum.  Learn about the history of the carousel in America and see examples of the work of all of the major carousel carvers in Knoebels Carousel Museum.  Admission is free

Playland is Knoebels main arcade and is located in the middle of the park. It opens a half hour before the park opens. You play the games with quarters rather than tokens.    Some of the games include; Pinball, Driving and Shooting Games, Redemption Games, Skeeball and Dance Dance Revolution.

Things To Bring On Your Trip

Camera, sun glasses, bathing suit, beach towels, sun screen, picnic lunch and water (if desired).  Comfortable walking shoes, are a must.

Rules and Regulations

Pets are permitted on a leash, and under control, at campgrounds, and also inside the park.  Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the park.


Amusement Park - Open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day. Also, Saturdays & Sundays in May and September.

Crystal Pool - Daily Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Campground - April 15 through October 15



Other Area Attractions

Ashland Pioneer Tunnel Coal Mine Tour and/or Steam Locomotive ride

Centralia, PA
-Near Abandoned Town consumed by an underground mine fire.

Harrisburg Attractions
 -- Visit the capitol, museums and more.  Located less than 2 hours away from Knoebels.  Note: You will want to reserve your capitol tour as far in advance as possible.  

Eckley Miners Village -- Nineteenth century mining town with guided walking tours through the village. Includes an 1890 miner’s home, two different churches and a doctor’s office. The visitors’ center has an orientation video and exhibits on the lifestyle of miners and their families.

Houdini Museum Tour & Magic Show -- Tour the museum featuring exciting exhibits, the history of magic, the magician Houdini, and more. There is also a live magic show performed by a professional magician that takes about 2 1/2 hours to complete. Appropriate for all ages.

Pocono Raceway - Visit a NASCAR raceway

Yuengling Museum -- Museum with displays on memorabilia from the Yuengling Brewery dating from the mid-1800s to the present. Advertising items, neon signs, collectibles and more are among the exhibits in the museum. The gift shop features many collectible items that relate to the brewery.

Crayola Factory --
A discovery center featuring a number of hands-on creative learning activities. See how crayons are made and enjoy the creative studio and color garden. Hours vary by season.