"America's Finest Traditional Amusement Park", dates back to 1899.
In May of 1899, Kennywood amusement park opened in West Mifflin, Pennsylvania. It started off as a trolley park at the end of the Monongahela Street Railway. Soon after a carousel, a casino hall and dance pavilions were added. By 1902, the first roller coaster was added to the park and today it has a total of eight, three of which are the original wood coasters. There are about 40 rides and attractions in Kennywood and it sits on about 80 acres. There are several attractions throughout this historic park you will fin do where else in the country. Speaking of historic, in 1987, Kennywood was designated a U.S. national Historic Landmark. If you are a amusement park buff, this should certainly be on your must see list while in Pittsburgh.