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Amusement Park Name Changes                       

Former Park Name Current Park Name Comments
1962 World's Fair Fun Forrest Amusement Park Area called "Gayway" during the World's Fair
Adventure World Six Flags America Started as Wild World in 1982.  Adventure World 1990-1998.
AstroWorld Six Flags AstroWorld Purchased by Six Flags in 1975.
Big Chief Carts and Coasters Mt. Olympus Theme Park New name in 2004.
Bland's Park DelGrosso's Amusement Park Changed names in 2000.
Boyertown USA Lakemont Park Boyertown from 1986 to 1988.
Branson USA Celebration City Branson USA 1999-2001.  Park closed 2002.
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Busch Gardens Africa Busch Gardens renamed both its parks in 2006.
Busch Gardens The Old Country Busch Gardens Europe The Old Country name lasted from 1975 to 1991.
Busch Gardens Williamsburg Busch Gardens Europe Busch Gardens renamed both its parks in 2006.
Camp Snoopy Nickelodeon Universe Mall of America renamed it The Park at MOA after not renewing the Snoopy contract.
Carowinds Paramount's Carowinds Paramount purchased the park in 1993.
Coney Island Astoland Amusement Park Astroland opened in 1964.
Como Park Como Town Old park taken down and replaced by Como Town in 2005.
Conko's Party Pier Dinosaur Beach Conklin Show operated it from 1988 to 1992.
Darien Lake Six Flags Darien Lake Purchased by Premier Parks in 1995.  Six Flags name in 1999.
Deer Park Funland Michigan's Adventure  
Disney MGM Studios Disney's Hollywood Studios Changed in 2008.
Dreamland Astroland Amusement Park Dreamland (1904-1911) was part of Coney Island.
Dorney’s Trout Ponds & Summer Resort  Dorney Park Name began around 1870.
Elitch Gardens Six Flags Elitch Gardens Six Flags name added from 1999 to 2006.
Enchanted Village Wild Waves Called Wild Waves & Enchanted Village in 1984. 
Fiesta Texas Six Flags Fiesta Texas Purchased by Six Flags in 1986.
Fish Weir and Summer Resort Dorney Park Park oringionally started in 1860.
Fun Pier Morey's Piers From 50s to 80s.  Reopened in 1992 as Morey's Wild Wheels.
Fujikyu Highlands Fuji-Q Highlands  
Gayway Fun Forest Amusement Park Area called "Gayway" during the 1962 World's Fair.
Geauga Lake Geauga Lake & Wildwater Kingdom Geauga Lake closed its amusement park in 2007 to focus on the water park.
Goldrush Junction Dollywood Goldrush Junction 1970-1976.  Then SDC - Tennessee.
Grand Prix Boomers  
Great Adventure Six Flags Great Adventure Six Flags purchased park in 1977.
Happyland Playland Amusement Park Relocated to another section of PNE after 1957 season.
Hunt's Pier Dinosaur Beach Hunt's Pier name was from 1957 to 1987.
Kings Dominion Paramount's Kings Dominion Paramount purchased the park in 1993.
Kings Island Paramount's Kings Island Paramount purchased the park in 1993.
Kentucky Kingdom Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom Six Flags purchased park in 1997.  Name changed in 1998.
Knott's Camp Snoopy The Park at MOA For a few years, they dropped the Knott's portion of the name.
Korakuen Park LaQua Amusement Park Name change for 2003.
Little A-Merrick-A Little Amerricka Changed in 2006.  Named after Lee Merrick, park owner.
Luna Park Astroland Amusement Park Luna (1903-1944) was destroyed by fire.  Part of Coney Island.
Marine World Six Flags Marine World Original park name from 1968.  Six Flags name added in 1998.
Marine World Africa USA Six Flags Marine World Park had this name for a few years until adding Six Flags in 1998.
Mariner's Landing Morey's Piers One of three piers at Morey's Piers.
Marriott's Great America Paramount's Great America One of two parks with identical Marriott name.  Changed in 1992.
Marriott's Great America Six Flags Great America One of two parks with identical Marriott name.  Changed in 1984.
Ocean Pier Dinosaur Beach Ocean Pier name from 1905 until fire closed park in 1943.
O'Neill Amusements Como Park Como Park's rides are operated by O'Neill Amusements.
Paramount's Carowinds Carowinds Paramount name dropped in 2007 when purchased by Cedar Fair.
Paramount's Great America California's Great America Paramount name dropped in 2007 when purchased by Cedar Fair.
Paramount's Kings Dominion Kings Dominion Paramount name dropped in 2007 when purchased by Cedar Fair.
Paramount's Kings Island Kings Island Paramount name dropped in 2007 when purchased by Cedar Fair.
The Park at MOA Nickelodeon Universe Changed to Nickelodeon in March 2008.
Rebel Railroad Dollywood Rebel Railroad 1961-1969. Goldrush Junction 1970-1976.
Riverside Park Six Flags New England Six Flags brand added in 2000.
Santa Claus Land Holiday World Santa Claus name from 1946 to 1984.
Sea World of Ohio Geauga Lake Sea World Ohio purchased by Six Flags in 2001.
Silver Dollar City - Tennessee Dollywood SDC name was from 1977 to 1986.
Six Flags Darien Lake Darien Lake Six Flags name added in 1999.  Removed in 2007.
Six Flags Elitch Gardens Elitch Gardens Six Flags name added from 1999 to 2006.
Six Flags Ohio Geauga Lake Six Flags Ohio name lasted for only the 2000 season.
Six Flags Over Mid America Six Flags St. Louis Name changed in 1996.
Six Flags Worlds of Adventure Geauga Lake SFWoA from 2001 to 2003.  Now owned by Cedar Fair.
Steeplechase Park Astroland Amuesment Park Steeplechase (1897-1964) was part of Coney Island.
The New Marine World Theme Park Six Flags Marine World "New" name used only in 1998.
Timber Falls Adventure Golf Timber Falls Adventure Park Name changed in 2004
White City Lakeside Amusement Park Founded in 1908 as White City.
Wild Waves & Enchanted Village Wild Waves Started as Enchanted Village.  Dropped name in 2007. 
Wild World Six Flags America Wild World 1982-1989.  Changed to Adventure World.
Wild Wheels Raceway & Adventure Pier Morey's Piers One of three piers at Morey's Piers.

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