In the late 1920's, amusement rides were added to the growing resort, including a carousel, hey-day, dodge 'em, and two wooden roller coasters. The smaller roller coaster had one car seating six riders. Park goers enjoyed the beach, waterslides into the lake, a tree covered picnic grove, and all of the latest amusements, located just behind the Lake Ariel Hotel. As many as 10,000 patrons would visit the park in a single weekend at the park's peak. Lake Ariel Park continued to thrive though the 1930's. During World War II, the park closed temporarily, and struggled after the war until the heavy snows in the winter of 1954-55 and Huricane Diane in 1955 closed the park for good.
Remains of the park and the roller coaster were visible for many years, at least until the mid 1980's. It is unknown if anything remains today.
Information obtained from Scranton Luna Park, by Jack Hiddlestone, and submissions by C. Theobald, F. Musso, B. Nicoteri, R. Decker, and J. Moyer.
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