May 18, 2011
2 new rides at Knoebels Amusement Resort still need some work
Two major new rides are still being worked and will not be ready for the public when Knoebels Amusement Resort in Northumberland County, Pa., opens for daily operation this month, kicking off its 85th season.
The Flying Turns roller coaster and the Bl... Read More »
September 11, 2007
Knoebels has best carousel and is second-best park
Knoebels Amusement Resort captured multiple honors in the 2007 Golden Ticket Awards, including the top carousel and the No. 2 spot for best overall amusement park. The top overall amusement park was Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, which is owned by Cedar F... Read More »
September 18, 2006
Knoebels: Family fun, family run - San Jose Mercury News
Clouds block the sun on the last Wednesday morning of the season at Knoebels Amusement Park & Resort. But the parking lot fills with cars nonetheless, as families turn out for a final taste of summer.
This year has been less kind than most to Knoebels, which straddles three townships and two counties in an area so rural, the park doesn't have a street address. (Its location is commonly given as Elysburg, a Northumberland County village about two hours from the Lehigh Valley.)
September 03, 2006
Knoebels ranks third in worldâ€™s parks - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Knoebels Amusement Park & Resort, the family-owned Northumberland County amusement park, continues to rank among the world’s top parks, according to an industry publication.
Knoebels ranked as the third-best park in the world in the annual Golden Ticket awards, issued Sunday by trade paper Amusement Today. It trailed only Cedar Point, in Sandusky, Ohio, and Pleasure Beach Blackpool in Blackpool, U.K.
Knoebels also took first place for best food and placed in the top five for friendliest park staff, best wooden roller coaster, best Halloween event and best dark ride.
June 04, 2006
Hear the 'happiest music' at Knoebels Amusement Park - Allentown Morning Call
Old-fashioned pipe organs will fill the air with music and put visitors in touch with the past Friday, Saturday and next Sunday at Knoebels Amusement Park and Resort.
Nearly 50 organs, both antique and modern, will be played and displayed during the special three-day event. This total doesn't even include the organs that Knoebels routinely operates daily at the resort in Elysburg, Northumberland County.
April 27, 2006
Knoebels adds new attractions
For years the slogan of Knoebels Amusement Park was “fun, food and fantasy.” Each year the park seems to become a little more fun, with the addition of new rides, attractions and games. And with this year’s new additions, this season will probably offer even more fun for park-goers....
The park is in the midst of building another thriller called “The Flying Turns.” The ride is like a roller coaster, where one sits on the train that rolls on a wooden track.
You can also try on a relatively new ride, “The Looper.” While it isn’t brand new, many people might not have been to the park since it opened last Labor Day weekend. The fast pace ride sends people spinning upside-down.