Easton, Pennsylvania: Bushkill Park - Haunted Pretzel (Closed)

Trolley park first opened in 1902, grew into an amusement park. Closed since floods of 2004-2006; owners hope to reopen some day.


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Bushkill Park - Haunted Pretzel - Closed

The park is an old family amusement center that dates back to the early 1900's. It's still got some old-style rides, like a walk-through funhouse, a beautiful old carousel, some very cool kiddy rides and the cheesiest haunted ride I've ever encountered, called "The Haunted Pretzel." On the day we visited, we got on the ride for free - the ticket taker didn't seem to think it was worth the price, apparently. The clattering car jerking over ancient tracks is the scariest part of the ride.

[Dan McKInney, 03/05/2002]

June 2008: A big spring flood in 2005 closed this park, and it remains closed, although there's hope that it will reopen eventually....

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