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Lake George, New York: Magic Forest (Gone) Team Field Report

Magic Forest site is now Lake George Expedition Park. I-87 exit 21 to Hwy 9 north. Just south of town, east side of the road.

Magic Forest.

Magic Forest

Storybook theme park (1963-2018) had a diving horse, fairy tale dioramas, Muffler Men, and plenty of chances to pose with bizarre statuary. Report...
Rex (later Lightning) the Diving Horse

Magic Forest in Lake George featured its Rex the Diving Horse show. A field report and review. Report...

Visitor Tips and News About Magic Forest

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Statue of Magic Forest staffer.

Magic Forest

With 5 children and 4 adults this attraction was on our must see list when we went to Lake George last summer. All of us enjoyed it, ages 2,4,7, 9, 13, 31, 32, and two 50+. It was clean, affordable, and the perfect temp because of its location in the woods. There were great rides, live shows, and a lot of things to explore. We spent a wonderful afternoon there!

[luvducks05, 06/24/2008]

Magic Forest Photo Opportunity.

Magic Forest - Photo op

My girlfriend and I were checking out your web site over the summer trying to find somewhere to go on a road trip. We thought Magic Forest in Lake George, NY would be a great place to go. We had no idea what a strange and wonderful place it was. We had both been to Lake George as children but somehow neither of us ever went to Magic Forest.

Photo op: Princess Kelly and Knight Ham are ready to rule the Magic Forest.

[Brian Hamilton, 11/02/2004]
Magic Forest

Back in july I took my kids to a small amusement park called the Magic Forest. In the parking lot of the park is a huge Uncle Sam statue that has a sign on it stating it is the largest one in the world. The park is pretty nice for kids 6 and under.

[Bob Vornlocker, 10/09/1997]

The World's Largest Uncle Sam is 36 feet tall. Magic Forest had been home for many years to Rex the Diving Horse.

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