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Address: Rt. 30 East, Ligonier, PA 15658
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+1 724-238-3666

With something for everyone, Idlewild & SoakZone is rated the Best Kids...

With something for everyone, Idlewild & SoakZone is rated the Best Kids Park in the World by Amusement Today magazine, and rated Best Park for Families by the National Amusement Park Historical Association. With two parks in one, this is what family fun is all about! The oldest amusement park in Pennsylvania, Idlewild & SoakZone offers a delightful day of fun for every member of your group. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, having a party, hosting a company picnic, or spending quality time with family and friends, Idlewild & SoakZone helps make everything easier and hassle free with party packs and catered event menus. Attractions that include the Rollo Coaster, SoakZone, Storybook Forest and so much more make Idlewild & SoakZone the place to be for everyone young and old!

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Great Park -- Expensive Food

We had a wonderful time at this very clean and kid friendly park. My biggest complaint is the price and quality of the food. The food was very expensive for small portions and... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2014
Melaine R
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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Appalachian Mountains, Maryland
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Idlewild is a beautiful amusement park located in the Laurel Highlands of Ligonier, Pennsylvania. This park offers a good number of rides and includes admission into their water park, Soak Zone. Although, Idlewild does not offer large roller coasters or big thrill rides, it does have a nice selection of rides for people of all ages. This park has a... More 

3 Thank J G
Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
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172 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

We took our two young kids here and we all had an amazing time. If you go during the summer, go to the water park early and get that out of the way as it is less crowded and you will not have to wait in line long for slides. The park is very clean and they have things for... More 

1 Thank Eric C
Charleston, West Virginia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

This is such a fun park to visit-we go once each year. It's a good value, especially if you buy a package deal through one of the local motels or hotels. It's smaller than most amusement parks, but is still so much fun! It's great for smaller kids, and still has enough interesting rides for older kids too. And it's... More 

Thank Buckeye199
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2014

We had a wonderful time at this very clean and kid friendly park. My biggest complaint is the price and quality of the food. The food was very expensive for small portions and poor quality. A medium soft drink was $3.59 for about 12 ounces. I forgot to bring sunscreen and had to purchase a small bottle for a whopping... More 

Thank Melaine R
Cochranton, PA
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Took my grandson to Idlewild for the weekend.. I had visited the park when my children were younger. The park is clean, staff is very nice. The Soak zone is very nice. Prices of food is high, but you can bring your own. Souvenir pricing was reasonable. We had a great time.

Thank AMH5
Canton, Ohio
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

Our 4yr old loved that she was big enough to rides the rides. Met the princesses. I think it would have been better to have more princesses out at one time at different areas is the park so it would divide the crowd up. We were 4th in line to view the photos that the park staff took and it... More 

Thank him0mma
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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114 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

It was a fun day at Idlewild, I did not go to the Soakzone because it was too crowded, but we went to tons of fun rides. I have been to Idlewild many times and its age is beginning to show. Some things are in need of a sprucing up, painting etc. Other than that it is a great family... More 

Thank Adam K
Lorain, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 July 2014

it a nice park .wroth the trip but just hope it don't rain while you are there. everything was clean.will go back someday.grandchild love it there .nice place for kids.

Thank misdi57
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Relaxing, stress free, affordable & friendly. Our 7 year old loved it & we are glad we came You can bring in your own food & beverages & easy access to your car

1 Thank Mike N Susan J
blairsville, PA
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66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014

I love Idlewid. I love the atmosphere, the rides, the food, the water park and children's rides, hoot n holler, story book forest and more! The park has added a lazy river which is very relaxing. A great way to cool off on a hot day. The park is very well kept up. The children's section is absolutely gorgeous. It's... More 

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