As odd as it sounds I can't find and don't remember any topics on this. I want to know what your favorite small park is to escape the corporate park crowds and just "enjoy a day at the park." I got to say that my favorite small park is Indiana Beach and if I got to choose any small park to go to next, I think I'd choose Lake Compounce. What's your favorite small park and why?
----------------- Tuesday's Gone With The Wind. Elijah Rock. Is it written in the stars? La Vie Boheme!!!
I love going to Conneaut Lake Park. Ever since going to Paint It Blue this past spring I grew to love that place. It just seems like home to me now. I can't get enough of it. I hope they make that a yearly event like they said they might. I love helping with park maintenance wherever I can!
----------------- What would we all do if roller coasters became non-existent???
Definately Knoebels!! I absolutely love it, especially since Im only 3 hours away! Its great old rides, amazing woodies, and just an incredible traditional park feeling. Its really a park where you can take it easy! Too bad I cant make it to PPP :(
I'm much more of an Amusement Park enthusiast then a thrill-seeking coaster type. The parks tend to have a richer history and usually do a better job of preserving it (intentionally or not) than the larger parks. I like looking at the old quirky rides - even kiddy rides. I don't think I can choose a favorite small park. They all offer something different.
The only "corporate" park I visited this year was Kings Island. The rest ranged from Idlewild (biggest "small park" ) to Bushkill - a true hidden and tiny gem.
----------------- I started out with nothing and still have most of it left.
*** This post was edited by millrace on 9/23/2002. ***
Lake Winnie(pesaukah). Why? It's the only one I've been to, but I had a blast. It is one of the many small parks featured in the PBS show about small amusement parks. It's a must-watch for anyone here!
----------------- My two favorite coasters are both named Superman. Nitro, Gemini, Laser, Ice, Thunder...The American Gladiators!