Fun Theme Park Facts

Here are some fun amusement park facts for you to enjoy!  You might be able to use these in your class and you might be asked these at a VBS meeting!

  • Jurassic Park, The Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood is the most expensive ride ever built at $110 million.
  • The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World is the most visited theme park in the world.
  • The oldest theme park that is still in operation is Bakken in Klampenborg, Denmark.  The park opened in 1583.
  • The oldest wooden roller coaster in the US is Leap-The-Dips in Lakemont Park, Pennsylvania.  The roller coaster was built in 1902 and can still be ridden!  It’s the last surviving side friction roller coaster.
  • Your chance of dying in a ride-related accident in a US theme park is 1 in 150 million.
Leap-The-Dips

Leap-The-Dips

Bakken theme park in Denmark

Bakken theme park in Denmark

 

 

 

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