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Knoebels Amusement Park
An original musical tribute by Dave Parker to "The Phoenix" roller coaster at
Knoebel's Amusement Resort in Elysburg, PA. In 1985, the giant structure was
relocated to Knoebel's from the defunct Playland Park in San Antonio, TX, where
it had been known as "The Rocket".
Vintage 1982 home movie clips of Knoebels!
Knoebels Flood of 2006
How to get to
Knoebels Amusment Park
Bloomsburg exits 232, 236, 241 (old exits 34, 35, 36).
We suggest 232, PA 42 South to Catawissa. Cross bridge
to PA 487 South. Follow PA 487 for six miles.
Danville exit 224 (old exit 33). PA 54 East through
Danville. Just across river, turn left toward Elysburg.
Turn left on PA 487 North at light.
Near Hazleton take I-80 West at I-80 & I-81
junction. Follow I-80 West directions.
Minersville exit 116 (old exit 35). Turn left onto 901
to PA 54 West. Turn right onto PA 487. North at light
Follow 15 N. to Hummels Wharf. Bear right at the fork,
follow signs to Danville(Rt. 11N). At Danville follow
signs to Elysburg (Rt.54). Follow signs to Knoebels.
Follow 15 S. to I-80. Follow I-80 E. to Bloomsburg exits
232, 236, 241 (old exits 34, 35, 36). We suggest 232, PA
42 South to Catawissa. Cross bridge to PA 487 South.
Follow PA 487 for six miles.
Knoebels Amusement Park &
Note: We are
not affiliated with Knoebels Amusement Park. We are
life-long, multi-generation fans of the Knoebels Grove and
continue to follow what is happening at the park and visit
year after year. To contact Knoebels Grove directly,
please visit their
or call them at 1-800-487-4386.