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Paul Bunyan Land

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Went for the memories!

I went here several times as a kid. I wanted my children to experience what I experienced. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fargo, North Dakota
Many happy memories

I first met Paul Bunyan almost 70 years ago. It had been almost 50 years since our last visit, but... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Beth S
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17553 State Highway 18, Brainerd, MN 56401-5401
+1 218-764-2524
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 5 July 2012

Have been to Paul Bunyan Land two years in a row and it is a fun time. Kids love it when Paul says hello to them by name. The rides are great for the 4 to 7 year old range. The Pioneer Village behind the...More

4  Thank SMM55122
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

I'm an old farmer and was honestly surprised at the amount of junk and the lack of rides working. The animals were on healthy llamas were over hot the pig has lost over half of its hair. It was just messy and poorly organized there...More

4  Thank Allison T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here several times as a kid. I wanted my children to experience what I experienced. The park has moved since I was a kid, but many of the rides are the same. I remember it being much, much bigger as a kid and...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

I first met Paul Bunyan almost 70 years ago. It had been almost 50 years since our last visit, but he remembered me. We had a wonderful conversation. What a great guy! Babe the Blue Ox is still there, as is Sport, the Reversible Dog....More

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We first visited this park 15 years ago with the kids. They loved it as it is geared for smaller children. Recently, our grown daughter wanted to go back and re-live the park. It was just as before - cheesy greeting from the Paul Bunyan...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Well, my wife and I took our 5 year old daughter here as my wife was nostalgic of seeing Paul talk when she was a kid. The three of us was over $70. He talked and that was cool, and then we walked the grounds....More

1  Thank Justin B
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My husband visited Paul Bunyan Land as a kid and wanted to take our kids for their first visit. The other reviewers are correct...it is pricey for what you get. The rides are older and not well attended. I imagine it is difficult to staff...More

1  Thank ANGELAS644
Reviewed 1 July 2018

It had rained an inch and a half the night before and unbeknownst to us the rides still had that inch and a half in their kiddie rides. The kids came off the first ride soaked. We did tell someone and we saw they wiped...More

Thank MinnSummer
Reviewed 1 July 2018

I brought my 6 year old grandson there, only to find that hardly any of the rides were attended and open. The employees there were mostly young teenagers. The cost was very expensive, I believe it was around $45.00 for the two of us to...More

Thank jamieo798
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We were shocked at the admission cost $21.95 per person. The rides are the same ones I road on in the 70's. Only one ride attendant for all the rides, really??? As the day went on we did see two ride attendants. The grounds are...More

2  Thank elkceg
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

My toddlers had a lot of fun here.The only thing is Inreally wanted Paul Bunyan to actually say my kids names it just generic hi and conversation.Other then that it was awesome for kids about 36 inches and had loads to do!

Thank Genoa H
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

I came here with my son for a school field trip and it was the best experience. We definitely will be going back.

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Cindy I
21 September 2017|
Response from Rhonda H | Reviewed this property |
Paul Bunyan Land is only open Memorial Weekend through Labor day weekend 7 days a week 10AM-6PM, so they are not open in October.
Cindy I
21 September 2017|
Response from Karissa E | Reviewed this property |
It says on their website that they are open every day from 10am to 6pm.