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Lakemont Park, Altoona

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  • Lakemont is best known for Leap the Dips, which is the world's oldest operating roller coaster. It is unusual as it is a side friction coaster, which was common in the early 1900's. This is the only r...  more »
  • This park is good for a family with young kids and it's nice for a cheap activity but when I was younger it was so much nicer than it is now. Some of the rides need some work, like the Skyliner. Howev...  more »
  • This old amusement park used to be a real charm, but has sadly not been well-maintained. They do have a nice light show at Christmas time, put the kids in the car and drive through.  more »
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  • One of the best July 4 ths of my life.Ridung The Leaps to Dips was awesime. It might be old but has spunk and good air time. I recommend any coaster enthusiast make it a point to ride. They also have the Skyliner which is another good ride. Another old wood coaster.
  • Poorly maintained amusement park, or should I say permanent carnival? A majority of the park looks like it is a permanent carnival and less of an a true amusement park. The one true gem (also poorly maintained) is Leap-The-Dips, one of the last remaining side friction roller coasters and the oldest surviving roller coaster in the world. That alone warrants a trip here although it does have a separate admission per ride.
  • Perfect. Where can you go, ANYWHERE and enjoy some old-school rides, bring your picnic lunch, and end the day in a waterpark for under 10 bucks a person. We loved it. From Virginia.
  • Nostalgia and labor day free of charge admission. Very old school amusement park. $3.00 ride tickets for the old coasters is fair.
  • I don't think I'd go back. My fiancĂ© and I are mid twenties and it was more a child's attraction. The roller coaster was meh... The water park was honestly sad. It was pretty dead honestly, so we did at least get to ride everything as soon as we walked up to it. I don't recommend going unless it's for children under ten...