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Express Train, Rollercoaster, Carousel & Wizard Balloon
The New Humpty Dumpty Roller Coaster is Now Open!

Storybook Land Express Train, Humpty Dumpty Roller Coaster, Land of Oz Carousel, & Wizard's Balloon

The Aberdeen Sertoma Club and the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department sponsor the operation of a miniature train, a roller coaster, a carousel, and a balloon ride, from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend in Storybook Land.
Storybook Land Express Train
The train, a scale model replica of an 1863 C.P. Huntington, runs over a one-mile track that circles Storybook Land, the Land of Oz, and travels through the zoo area.
Storybook Land Express Train Ride 
 Humpty Dumpty Roller Coaster Ride Humpty Dumpty Roller Coaster
The coaster runs on 260 feet of steel rail track and has 6 cars that will carry up to 12 adults and children.  Children under 36" will not be allowed to ride the coaster and children between 36" and 42" must be accompanied by an adult.
Land of Oz Wizard's Balloon
The newest ride in the Land of Oz is the Wizard’s Balloon ride. It features eight festive balloons which can accommodate up to 32 riders. The balloons, powered by a hydraulic cylinder, slowly rise and rotate until they reach a maximum height of 32 feet. Once they reach the top, the balloons continue to rotate and offer a panoramic view of the Land of Oz. 
 Wizard's Balloon Ride
 Carousel Ride Land of Oz Carousel
The Aberdeen Sertoma Club, with the generous support of the community, funded the purchase of a 30-horse Allan Herschell carousel which operates in the Land of Oz. 

Hours of Operation
The train, roller coaster, carousel, and balloon rides operate from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm during the summer (from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend) at a cost of $1.75 per person to ride or purchase a 10-ride punch card for $14.00. All profits generated through the operation of the train, roller coaster, carousel, and balloon rides are used for future improvements at Storybook Land and the Land of Oz. Hours of operation vary beginning mid August.

For More Information
If you have any questions, please contact the Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department at (605) 626-7015.


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