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Kennywood Park

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2018 Annual Summertime Visit

Its August, its busy, its hot, and lots of lines. However, we arrived at 630-ish (8/4) and I found... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sam280_
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Wildwood, NJ
Couples Hanging Out

This was my first time here. There are plenty of roller coasters, if you like that kind of thing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vickilynn111
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Douglasville, Georgia
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Kennywood is America's Finest Traditional Amusement Park! Located just outside Pittsburgh, PA, Kennywood offers a unique mix of classic rides and modern thrills, including six roller coasters, a 14-ride Kiddieland, and several attractions that...more
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4800 Kennywood Blvd, West Mifflin, PA 15122-2399
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went to Phantom Fright Nights this past Saturday night. I purchased the pre scare buffet with admission to the park for my boyfriend's birthday. After being stuck in traffic for over and hour due to construction, we enter the park at 5:25. I asked...More

1  Thank Terri D
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Terri, thank you for sharing your review on TripAdvisor. We are sorry for the disappointing experience you had and want to assure you this is far outside the norm and standard we aspire for. We want to make things right for you and your...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So much was wrong with our trip to Fright Nights this last weekend. Ride Malfunctions: —Twice while waiting in line for Ghostwood Estates, the ride broke down and the worker told us it would be down for 30min. Naturally, we didn’t try to ride it...More

Thank Em A
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Em, we are sorry to hear about your experience at Phantom Fright Nights. While occasional ride stoppages for maintenance reasons are a part of amusement parks all over, the number you dealt with, and timing, is certainly unfortunate. And the issue you experience in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its August, its busy, its hot, and lots of lines. However, we arrived at 630-ish (8/4) and I found a parking spot right near the main gate. The park was spotless upon entry, and the admission staff and guest service team were very happy to...More

Thank sam280_
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, and appreciate you telling the TripAdvisor community about it! Next time, we hope you're able to spend a full day with us and maximize your Kennywood time! :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love kennywood park they have very good service the kennywood employees are very nice and there food is awesome I will go kennywood every summer season and during phantom fright night too

Thank taram3215022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time here. There are plenty of roller coasters, if you like that kind of thing. I don't! But there were a few rides I could get on Like the haunted house, water rafting and bobsled. Ice cream was enjoyed while the...More

Thank Vickilynn111
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review! You make a great point that while roller coasters are often the headlining attraction, there's plenty of fun stuff available for those who don't do those high-intensity rides. And, great advice about the type of clothes to wear when visiting on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family went to Kennywood on Sunday as a last outing of summer. We had not been there for several years. The park was very busy but we had a great time. My husband and I went as a senior couple with our two married...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family always makes the best out of everything so we tried to this trip. One good thing about most things being closed was upon entry we got a free pass for next year. Thanks Kennywood! We’ll be back!More

Thank Justin C
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Justin, thanks for sharing about your experience with the TripAdvisor community. It was important to us to provide complimentary passes at the end of the year as a thank-you to our loyal patrons as we worked to resolve some of the operational challenges that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going to Kennywood for as long as I can remember. Year after year with my parents, taking picking baskets, running around with cousins and friends, and the thrills had by all. The park was beautifully maintained, rides were open, food was good, and...More

3  Thank Heather W
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Heather, we're sorry to see your review and that you did not enjoy Kennywood. While we did face more operational challenges than normal this summer, the picture you paint is one very different from reality here in the park, where safety is our top...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Overall-Kennywood is a good time for all ages. We went today to check out the all new Thomas Town and let me tell you it did not impress. The whole area has five rides, one which is not for young children. It was cool to...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

We visited Kennywood over Labor Day weekend and my whole family (2 teenagers) had a great day! It was my kids’ first time at Kennywood; I hadn’t been here since I was in high school. Overall, it was a fun day and it’s a great...More

Thank songsparrow22
Nick P, Public Relations Manager at Kennywood Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your thoughtful review. We appreciate you taking the time to provide these insights for other guests, and hope to have you and your family join us again in the future.

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songsparrow22
10 October 2018|
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Response from sam280_ | Reviewed this property |
Memorial Day weekend should not be an issue for any rides or stands to be closed. Obviously there could be closures based on mechanical issues, but that would be a on-off. The new themed Steeler Country isscheduled to be... More
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drewedwards
1 August 2018|
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Response from Kimknowsgoodfood | Reviewed this property |
Hi--- limited operation probably just means the park is only open on weekends. Ride closings usually only happen due to a malfunction or bad weather. If the park is open, most rides will be operating (except, perhaps, the... More
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laurelbeatty
1 August 2018|
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Response from Kimknowsgoodfood | Reviewed this property |
Thomasland at Kennywood is now open. I was there today. It has a lot of cute rides for smaller kids.
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