Iowa’s Adventureland unveils another new ride on social media

Adventureland unveils another new ride on social media Updated: 9:37 AM CST Feb 8, 2022

Adventureland unveils another new ride on social media



AT 5:00 STARTS RIGHT NOW. JAMES: THANKS FOR JOINING US TONIGHT. FIRST AT 5:00, THE END OF AN ERA AT ADVENTURELA.ND STACEY: KCCI HAS LEARNED THE KRANTZ FAMILY, WHO OPENED THE PARK IN ALTOONA IN 1974, IS SELLING .IT KCCI’S CHRIS GOTHNER JOINS US LIVE FROM ALTOONA WITH THE NEW BUYER. CHRIS? RERT:PO PALACE ENTERTAINMENT WILL SOON BE THE NEW OWNER OF ADVENTURELD.AN IN FACT, IT MAY WELL ALREADY BE THE NEW OWNER, BECAUSE A SPOKESPERSON AN HOUR AGO TOLD US THE DEAL WAS CLOSING TODAY. THE PALACE SPOKESPERSON DIDN’T DISCUSS THE PLANS OF THE DE- – THE TERMS OF THE DEAL, BUT IT IS A NATIONAL COMPANY THAT OPERATES OTHER THEME DAN WATER PARKS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD. AS JAMES AND STACEY SAID, ETH PARK OPENED IN 1974, AND THE KRANTZ FAMILY HAS OWNED IT SINCE DAY ONE, BUT THAT NOWIS CHANGING, THE ERA HAS COME ATO CLOSE. THE COMPANY SPOKESPERSON SAYS PALACE PLANS TO KEEP WHAT PEOPLE LIKE ABOUT ADVENTURELAND THE SAME, BUT THEY SEE A BIG OPPORTUNITY FOR GROWTH. >> WE SAW A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO GROWT I AND TO CONTINUE IT INTO BETTER AND BIGGERHI TNGS AND TO MAININTA WHAT’S MADE IT SO BELOVED HERE OVER THE YEARS. IT WAS A REALLY GOOD FITIT WH THE OTHER PARKS THAT WE OPERATE. REPORTER: ADVENTURELAND ITSELF TO DIRECT QUESTIONS TO PALACE TODAY. EARLIER THIS YEAR, ADVENTURELAND WAS IN THE NEWS FOR THAT FALAT DEADLY ACCIDENT ON THE RAGING RIVER RIDE THAT EEDND UP WITH A YOUNG BOY KILLED. WE DID ASK THE PALACE ENTERTAINMENT SPOKESPERSON ABOUT WHETHER THAT HAD ANYTHING TO DO WITH THE REASONS BEHIND THE SALE. HE SAID HE WAS NOT ABLE TO TALK ABOUT THE REASONS THE FAMILY DECIDED TO SELL ADVENTURELAND. ALTHOUGH HE DID EXPAND ON THE COMPANY’S COMMITMENT TO SAFETY. WE WILL HEAR WHAT PALACE HAS TO SAY ABOUT THIS COMING UP ON KCCI

Adventureland unveils another new ride on social media

Adventureland Park in Altoona unveiled another new ride set to debut this summer.The park shared images of The Clipper on Facebook. Adventureland describes the new ride as a small swinging boat ride. It’s been placed near The Galleon.“Now pirates of all ages can ride on the high seas,” Adventureland said on Facebook.The park announced in September that it would remove three rides and add 10 additional attractions.The Lighthouse, Falling Star and Lady Luck rides have been removed from the park to make room for the additional new rides.Last week, the park shared a sneak peek of the new Lighthouse ride.In late December, the park also announced new ownership. Adventureland was acquired by Palace Entertainment.

Adventureland Park in Altoona unveiled another new ride set to debut this summer.

The park shared images of The Clipper on Facebook. Adventureland describes the new ride as a small swinging boat ride. It’s been placed near The Galleon.

“Now pirates of all ages can ride on the high seas,” Adventureland said on Facebook.

The park announced in September that it would remove three rides and add 10 additional attractions.

The Lighthouse, Falling Star and Lady Luck rides have been removed from the park to make room for the additional new rides.

Last week, the park shared a sneak peek of the new Lighthouse ride.

In late December, the park also announced new ownership. Adventureland was acquired by Palace Entertainment.

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