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  Discount Hersheypark tickets, hotel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Transformation to HERSHEYPARK In 1971, the first phase of a five-year redevelopment campaign began the conversion from Hershey Park as a regional amusement park to HERSHEYPARK, one of America's most popular theme parks.
HERSHEYPARK During the 1980's and 1990's The 1980's brought the addition of rides including the Cyclops, Pirat, Wave Swinger, Conestoga, and Timber Rattler.
In 1996, HERSHEYPARK celebrated its 90th operating season with the unveiling of a new one-of-a-kind wooden roller coaster, The Wildcat, named for The Wild Cat at Hershey Park from 1923 to 1946.
www.amusementpark.com /index.cfm/fuseaction/info/type/history/parkid/48   (1353 words)

 CNN.com - Hersheypark Arena runs down the clock - April 30, 2002
Hersheypark's seating is on a steeper grade than the norm in modern venues.
Not all hockey: At Hersheypark in 1962, Philadelphia Warriors center Wilt "The Stilt" Chamberlain scored 100 points against the New York Knicks, a record for single-player points scored in an NBA game.
Hersheypark's distinctive cement barrel ceiling is patterned on a European arena style.
archives.cnn.com /2002/TRAVEL/NEWS/04/30/hersheypark.closure/index.html   (1080 words)

 Hersheypark - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hersheypark was opened in 1907 as a leisure park for the employees of Hershey's, an American confectionery company.
Twin Toboggans, Hersheypark's third roller coaster, built in 1972, was removed in 1978.
Three coasters were added to Hersheypark Lightning Racer (2000), Roller Soaker (2002) and Storm Runner (2004), continuing the rapid expansion of the park from the mid-1980s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hersheypark   (2521 words)

DEP Secretary James M. Seif this week awarded Hersheypark®, Hershey, Dauphin County, a $15,000 grant to sponsor the "Hersheypark® Green Team," a daily show at the amusement park that incorporates environmental messages into its performance.
"Hersheypark® prides itself in being ‘clean and green’ and committed to environmental concerns, from recycling to using post consumer recycled goods to education," said Franklin Shearer Sr., senior vice president and general manager of Hersheypark®.
Hersheypark® is a member of the Susquehanna Valley Ozone Action Partnership.
www.dep.state.pa.us /DEP/DEPUTATE/POLYCOMM/UPDATE/06-09-00/06090025.htm   (402 words)

 Hersheypark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It has great scenery, it's clean, it's not too crowded, all the roller coasters are definately worth riding, it has nice music, and it's simply a wonderful amusement park.
The Trailblazer is a short mine train built in one of Hersheypark's many forests.
It's a good ride, but compared to the other, better roller coasters at Hersheypark, this one is pretty bad.
home.comcast.net /~pontiac_2003/coasters/Hershey/Hersheypark.html   (476 words)

 Hershey Park
Hersheypark has gone to great lengths to make this renovation almost an attraction as it occurs.
The Boardwalk at Hersheypark is a $19.7 million enhancement, the biggest financial investment in the Park’s history.
Hersheypark invites the public to log onto www.hersheypark.com to share their memories of “100 Years of Happy” by sending in favorite Park moments in the form of photographs, videos or written stories.
www.themeparkadventure.com /hersheypark.htm   (2266 words)

 CoasterRadio.com - The Pennsylvania Amusement Park Roadtrip Brought To You By VisitPA.com - Hersheypark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Hersheypark is home to over 60 rides and attractions, 6 drenching water rides, and over two dozen kiddie rides.
I was excited to start the trip at Hersheypark, because to me, it is a true mix of all the different types of parks that we are going to be visiting over the next four weeks.
While we were out on the road, Hersheypark announced their plans for their 100th Anniversary in 2007.
www.coasterradio.com /roadtrip_hersheypark.html   (1870 words)

 PIAA football: Hersheypark Stadium should hold up to snow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Hershey is expected to get hit with snow today and tomorrow, but at least the Hersheypark Stadium field won't be a muddy mess for the PIAA football championships.
A-Turf is similar to the artificial surfaces that have been installed at numerous WPIAL stadiums in the past few years.
The PIAA has been holding all four championship games at Hersheypark Stadium since 1998, and the old natural grass surface has sometimes been a subject of controversy.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/03339/247648.stm   (296 words)

 Tell Hersheypark not to replace its dolphin show! Petition
At an amusement park such as Hersheypark, dolphins are obviously not a main attraction, nor are they what draws crowds to your facility.
At Hersheypark, the constant noise from loud thrill rides, noisy visitors, screaming passengers on the nearby Storm Runner coaster, filters, pumps, and a variety of other sources can be overwhelming to such an acoustically-oriented animal.
Should you desire to learn more about the problems with maintaining dolphins in captivity, we would be happy to provide you with an extensive report the author recently completed, along with many other resources.
www.thepetitionsite.com /takeaction/979580779   (992 words)

 Hersheypark :: ThrillNetwork.com
Three roller coasters were added to Hersheypark in the 1990s.
In the new millennium, three coasters were added to Hersheypark — Lighting Racer (2000), Roller Soaker (2002), and Storm Runner (2004).
Hersheypark was a big surprise to me during my first visit.
database.thrillnetwork.com /park_view.php/187   (1143 words)

 Hersheypark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Ted was formerly the President and CEO of Greenbrier Resort and Club Management Co. and has served on the HERCO board of directors since 1996.
Highlights this year include the classic Hersheypark Christmas Candylane featuring over a million holiday lights, the Hershey Sweet Lights Holiday Drive-Thru Spectacular that winds through nearly two miles past nearly 600 displays.
As a side note, the entrance and exit to the Canyon River Rapids and Tidal Force will be redesigned to enter and exit through The Boardwalk next season according to the park.
www.screamscape.com /html/hersheypark.htm   (665 words)

 ThrillNetwork.com :: Hersheypark announces changes for 2005
Dec. 9th, 2004 -- Hersheypark has announced that Turbulence, their previously announced drop coaster, has been cancelled due to the ride manufacturer's refusal to provide the ride as specified in its contract.
The area will be highlighted by the statute of Milton S. Hershey and historic carousel, along with an abundance of new flowering baskets, lush plantings and shade arbors.
Hersheypark is scheduled to open its 2005 operating season on May 7, 2005.
www.thrillnetwork.com /stories_view.php/762   (581 words)

Hershey's chocolate can be found in the gift and souvenir shops, the aroma of chocolate drifts through the air coming from the nearby chocolate factory while roller coasters take their riders aboard for a screaming adventure.
The GIANT Wheel was constructed in 1972 and opened to the public in 1973 as part of a massive plan to transform the park into Hersheypark, the major theme park we know of today.
Remember dates are subject to change so be sure to check with Hersheypark or their main website to confirm.
members.tripod.com /matt.meckley   (592 words)

 USATODAY.com - Hersheypark adding attractions for 2007 centennial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Hersheypark will add the $19.7 million Boardwalk at Hershey attraction for 2007, with its opening scheduled for Memorial Day weekend.
The opening will be part of a centennial celebration at the park that will include new shows, fireworks displays, beach parties and promotions throughout the 2007 season.
The centerpiece will be the East Coast Waterworks attraction, with 225 feet of bridges, seven slides, two crawl tunnels and 200 water toys such as sprays and dump buckets.
www.usatoday.com /travel/news/2006-07-17-hersheypark_x.htm?csp=34   (211 words)

 CEI: Resources - Press Releases
This summer, HERSHEYPARK will be generating something new and exciting - clean electricity from a newly installed 10-kW Wind Turbine and 2-kW Community Energy Solar Power System located at the Green Team staging area in the Pioneer Frontier section of HERSHEYPARK.
Frank O'Connell, General Manager of HERSHEYPARK, adds, "All of us at HERSHEYPARK are excited and proud to be part of this innovative and educational project.
Combined, the solar panels and wind turbine are expected to produce approximately 30,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity which will be fed directly into the Park's electrical grid for use by the Park as a replacement for conventional sources of electricity.
www.communityenergy.biz /pr/cei_pr_hershey.html   (743 words)

 RideZone's Hersheypark Main Page
Hersheypark is home to ten roller coasters as well as a nice, large collection of old and new rides.
Hersheypark offers a pay one price plan for entrance to the park.
Hersheypark also features Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream and of course Hershey's excellent chocolate.
www.ridezone.com /parks/pa/hershey/index.htm   (312 words)

 Amusement Park Week: HersheyPark - News
HersheyPark's big one is called the Great Bear.
At HersheyPark, the Lightning Racer is a wood coaster that not only goes fast, but it races another car on another track.
HersheyPark offers something called Flex Tickets, which offer a modest savings if you attend two or three days in a row.
www.nbc4.com /news/2206768/detail.html   (503 words)

 Fred's Hersheypark Photos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Hersheypark shoehorned Great Bear next to and around SooperDooperLooper, one of the first big coaster in the park and one of the first coasters to feature a verical loop.
Hersheypark also has quite an arsenal of wooden coasters.
In 1996, Hersheypark opened the Wildcat which is now one of the countries top wooden roller coasters.
www.themeparkreview.com /hershey/hershey98.htm   (150 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Hersheypark was among the finalists that included Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Parc Asterix.
When you go to HP on a normal operating day, most, if not all, of the rides are operating.
Not many parks can give Cedar Point a run for their money, but Hersheypark would certainly have to be one of them.
www.coasterbuzz.com /2003-29-490428.htm   (413 words)

 Hersheypark's New Roller Coaster Is Taking Shape - Entertainment
The "top hat" piece is the tallest part of the coaster at 150 feet.
They'll be rockin' and rollin,'" said Kent Bachmann, Hersheypark director of planning and engineering.
Storm Runner is expected to be ready when the park opens in May. Click here for virtual ride on the new roller coaster.
www.wgal.com /entertainment/2818597/detail.html   (236 words)

HERSHEYPARK® also features top-notch live entertainment, with everything from rock-n-roll to Broadway-caliber performances.
The water rides include the TIDAL FORCE®, the world's tallest splashdown ride and the white-water adventure of the Canyon River Rapids.
Extend your visit to HERSHEYPARK® by spending some time in an incredibly unique region of Pennsylvania.
www.visitpa.com /pathrills/parks/park_hershey.shtml   (219 words)

 Injury Accidents at Hersheypark
Official U.S. federal and state data on theme park accidents is almost nonexistent.
Four passengers were transported from the scene and I later heard that they were taken to the Hershey Medical Center for treatment.
The other boat passengers were escorted from the area by what appearred to be Hersheypark officials.
www.themeparkinsider.com /reviews/hersheypark/accidents   (830 words)

 Coasterimage.com - Hersheypark Pictures
We first visited Hersheypark during the Christmas Candylane event they hold each winter.
It was a blast riding in the cool weather with everything all decorated for the holidays and only having part of the park open just whetted our appetite for a trip back.
HERSHEYPARK GALLERY PHOTOS TAKEN ON July 17, 2002 - June 13, 2004 - June 14, 2004
www.coasterimage.com /pictures/hersheypark   (163 words)

 Hersheypark 2000
A very pregnant Debbi and I went to Hersheypark one Friday evening, having missed going during the 1st Annual Amusement Park Outing.
At least Hersheypark gets credit for keeping the original configuration of the trains and not adding rediculous horse collars to them.
The helix off the lift is a lot of fun and unique, and there are the requisite loops, heartlines and immelman(?), but that's about it.
www.rowan.edu /earth/denton/MDL/2000/hersheypark/index.html   (660 words)

 Hersheypark in the 1980's
To any one who has never been to Hersheypark before 1998, this is what Comet Hollow was like without Great Bear.
In 1984, along with the Conestoga, Hersheypark added the Timber Rattler, which was part of the upcoming development of the Pioneer Frontier theme area.
In the 1970's/80's Hersheypark used to have junior bumper cars that were located right underneath the Fender Bender bumper cars building.
members.tripod.com /matt.meckley/hersheypark_in_the_1980's.htm   (567 words)

 Novelty Monorails-HersheyPark
This is one of the first monorails I ever rode, but in 1996, the executive officers of TMS made the pilgrimage to Hershey and besides the ride on the train, we canvassed the gift shop for monorail related items and repeatedly took rides on the Hershey Wildcat, their then new wooden coaster.
Park employees told me that the now unused station is sometimes put into service for special events staged for groups that are using a nearby building.
Since the thirty one year old monorail is still a popular ride with guests, HersheyPark will probably introduce a new crop of youngsters to monorail travel this summer.
www.monorails.org /tMspages/Hershey.html   (372 words)

 Lancaster County Pennsylvania Dutch Country Official Visitors Center :: HERSHEYPARK
Be sure to visit Christmas in Hershey - a magical time, filled with unique attractions, events and activities.
At the center of it all is HERSHEYPARK CHRISTMAS CANDYLANE, where the magic of the holidays comes to life with a million twinkling lights, a selection of rides for all ages, festive decorations, Santa and his reindeer and shopping in our quaint village shops!
As we continue to announce exciting news about the celebration, be sure to visit Hersheypark.com  often for more information!
www.padutchcountry.com /member_pages/HERSHEYPARK.asp   (166 words)

 Miller & Norford, Inc. - Current Projects: HersheyPark
Miller & Norford, Inc. is pleased to again be working with Hershey Entertainment & Resorts Co., at HERSHEYPARK, Hershey, PA on several new attractions for the 2003 season.
There will be some new dining facilities for the 2003 season.
Employees of HERSHEYPARK will be provided with a 6,600 sq.
www.millernorford.com /hersheypark.shtml   (168 words)

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