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Idlewild & SoakZone

Rt. 30 East, Ligonier, PA 15658
+1 724-238-3666
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If your looking for a great relaxed day at an amusement park you can do no better than idle wild... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2015
Brian M
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
via mobile

What an awesome place to go!! I can see why we have been chosen, the best children's park in the... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2015
Carol B
Ligonier, Pennsylvania
via mobile
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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!
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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Rt. 30 East, Ligonier, PA 15658
+1 724-238-3666
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Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

If your looking for a great relaxed day at an amusement park you can do no better than idle wild. Talk with anyone who went there in their youth and watch their eye's glow as they recall their visit years ago. The good news is...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 27 March 2015 via mobile

What an awesome place to go!! I can see why we have been chosen, the best children's park in the world! You must see, once in your life time! But once isn't enough!! Love you ildewild!!

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 25 March 2015

I took my son there last summer and we had a blast. The only downside was that they no longer have Mr. Roger's neighborhood but are instead putting in a Daniel Tiger's neighborhood attraction. The only other downside is that the Soak Zone is quite...More

Thank Destiny P
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Love this park, can't say enough about it. My husband brought is here and kids loves it.my husband used to go here when he was a child and the fact we can bring our children is wonderful. We go visit his parents every yr who...More

Thank Gina L
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Fun afternoon at the park nestled in the mountains! - great family experience. Very clean and definitely will go back. The lazy river is not huge but a nice little ride and the soak zone with the wave crashes is lots of fun

Thank firefightermom
Reviewed 8 January 2015

This park is great if you have young children. The swimming pool area is also very nice. Have fun!!!

Thank irishgirltara
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Idelwild is an historic and beautiful amusement park dating back to the late 1800's. It is a park for youn kids so if you have little ones this is the place for you. Mr. Roger's neighborhood, tame roller coaster, little kids rides, Fairyrtale Village etc....More

Thank ashotwell
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We've traveled lots of places and seen loads of amusement parks. None is as good for little kids as Idlewild. The best rides, totally safe and a great place for any kids first amusement park experience. Don't miss the Dodlebug, It was my first ride...More

Thank jim m
Reviewed 31 October 2014

The family really enjoyed this little park. The rides and attractions matched up so wonderfully well for our mixed age range (4 yr, 9 yr, and 12 yr) No one was left out or bored. There could be some updates to the story book land/Mr.Rogers...More

Thank AMorris32
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We visited on a Sunday for Hallowboo. Restricted hours and rides and obviously no soak zone! My son is 7 and is such a thrill ride enthusiast that we are slowly outgrowing this park. Our day was short due to a few rides being closed...More

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Andrea M
29 June 2017|
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Response from christens02 | Reviewed this property |
We went last year and this year, and my youngest was 18 months the first time. He is still under 36 inches, so there were limits to what he could ride. I think that you have to be able to walk on your own to ride most of... More
16 June 2017|
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Response from brewlovers | Reviewed this property |
The help hired at the Park are college and high school students, many are heading back to school, thus no one is there to operate rides and stands. Unfortunately, as beautiful as the Park is, the owners aren't taking care of... More
15 October 2016|
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Response from llizzi b | Reviewed this property |
it is perfect for a 1.5 yr old. ours walked the whole time because everything in storybook forest is their height! he rode a motorcycle merry go round by himself..and we all went in the ball pit. many things to be... More