Opened in 1894 as a trolley park, Lakemont Park has overcome many obstacles to become the 8th oldest amusement park in the United States. One of Lakemont’s most prized possessions is the world’s oldest roller coaster, Leap-the-Dips. Built at the park in 1902 by the E. Joy Morris Company, the historic wooden roller coaster was restored and reopened on Memorial Day 1999. It was named a National Historic Landmark in 1996.Lakemont Park features over 30 rides and attractions, including the Island Waterpark, two rollercoasters, Go-Kart track, the kids Mini-Indy Go-Karts, Spins’n Grins Kiddieland, an 18 hole minature golf course, arcade, games, delicious All-American amusement park food, and more.The Hampton Inn Altoona is less than 4 miles from Lakemont Park and is your perfect host hotel when visiting the park. Let us show you how we Make It Hampton. We are located just off Interstate 99 at the Plank Road Exit. The Hampton Inn Altoona offers a daily hot On the House breakfast along with complimentary wireless Internet access. Book online today for the best rate guaranteed and earn Hilton HHonors points and miles with your stay.
Contact Lakemont Park at 1-800-434-8006.