What Are Some of the Attractions at Hersheypark Theme Park?


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As of 2015, attractions at Hersheypark include roller coasters, water rides, family rides and rides for children. ZooAmerica features large mammals and other creatures, while the Overlook Arcade and Play Dome Arcade feature both classic and new video games and game machines. The park also hosts seasonal and special events.

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The roller coasters at Hersheypark include the Cocoa Coaster, a moderate-speed ride with moderate turns and bumps. The roller coaster is open during spring, summer, Halloween and Christmas. The Lightning Racer is the earliest wooden racing and dueling coaster completed in the United States. Tourists can also ride the coaster at night as part of the park's Dark Ride Experience.

The Coal Cracker is a hydroflume boat ride that takes visitors along a canal and down a giant water slide. Family rides include the Fender Bender bumper car ride and Frontier Flyers, an interactive passenger swing ride where riders can change the fin directions to change course.

Several rides are suitable for younger kids. Bizzy Bees is a circular ride where kids rid bee carts and can press buttons to make bee sounds. Balloon Flite is a moderate-speed spinning ride that simulates being in a hot air balloon. The Dinosaur-Go-Round is a dinosaur-themed merry-go-round.

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