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Hersheypark
Hershey, Pennsylvania

     In 1903, Milton S. Hershey began construction on what was to become the world's largest chocolate manufacturing plant.  He also wanted to create a new community around his factory.  Because he was concerned about providing adequate recreation, he built a park that opened on April 24, 1907.  Amusement rides, a swimming pool, and a ballroom were added a few years later.  Hershey's Park was an ideal spot for picnicking, boating, and canoeing.  A carousel was put into operation on July 4, 1908.  Soon a 1,500-seat amphitheater opened.  The entrance sign read, "Ye who enter here leave dull cares behind."  The Hershey Conservatory and Greenhouse opened in February, 1910.

    The park's name changed from Hershey Park to Hersheypark in 1971.  Admission to the park includes admission to the 11-acre walk-though ZooAmerica.  Adjacent to the park is Hershey's Chocolate World.   

     Five coasters have left the park:


I just visited Hersheypark, so check back in a few days for lots of new pictures, including coverage of Storm Runner!


Cocoa Cruiser
Cocoa Cruiser Cocoa Cruiser Cocoa Cruiser Zamperla Rides Kiddie Coaster

Comet
Comet  Comet roller coaster  Comet wooden roller coaster at Hersheypark

Fahrenheit
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Great Bear
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Lightning Racer
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Sidewinder
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Skyrush
Skyrush - Huge unsupported lift hill Skyrush - Wing Coaster Train 85-degree drop on the Skyrush coaster at Hersheypark Cable lift on Skyrush Skyrush roller coaster and Hershey, PA Great airtime on the Skyrush roller coaster Skyrush Skyrush Skyrush Skyrush Skyrush Skyrush Skyrush Skyrush

Sooperdooperlooper
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Trailblazer
   

Wildcat
   
Wild Mouse
   

Roller Soaker
Roller Soaker Water coaster - Roller Soaker Suspended interactive roller coaster Hersheypark's Roller Soaker Pictures of the Roller Soaker coaster at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania Shooting water at a roller coaster Roller Soaker The defunct Roller Soaker


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