Lakeside Amusement Park Carousel

History: This carousel was built in 1908 by C. W. Parker in Abilene, KS for the Lakeside Amusement Park which opened the same year. It is a classic wooden carousel with 4 rows on 3 levels.

It is one of Parker’s very early carousels with horses & menagerie animals carved in a folk art style. It’s the biggest one ever made by Parker and 1 of 16 still in operation being the only menagerie one left. There is no band organ.

Unique Figures: Griffin & dragon double chariot, jumping horses, goats, rabbits, lion, panther

Directions: 4601 Sheridan Blvd Denver, CO 80212

Phone:  303-477-1621

Hours: Summer – weekday evenings (Closed Tuesdays) and all day on weekends

Prices:  $5 (Spectators)  Gate Admission + Ride coupons


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