Two events for (all) the ages!

You could have fond memories of Rocky Point and Crescent Park.  You may want to learn about former Rhode Island amusement parks you never knew existed.  Or you may have been born before all these parks closed, and you want to see what you missed.  Whatever ride you want to take, the Rhode Island Historical… Continue reading Two events for (all) the ages!

Rocky Point Park’s dark corners

  The history of Rocky Point’s dark rides, post 1948 reopening, has as many twists and turns as a dark ride track.  So to shed a little light on the timeline, hold onto the lap bar and keep your hands and feet inside the car. Here we go! Rocky Point’s 1948 reopening debuted two dark… Continue reading Rocky Point Park’s dark corners

A Castle, a Rocket, and Salty Brine. My first visit to Rocky Point Park.

For most of you who park in the city lot and walk down the former amusement park roadway to Rocky Point State Park, you probably think of the Flume when you eventually look to your left.  Not me.  The park’s kiddieland is engrained into my memory; the first rides I saw upon my initial visit… Continue reading A Castle, a Rocket, and Salty Brine. My first visit to Rocky Point Park.