May 31, 1975 - Official grand opening. Congressman Neal Smith, Altoona Mayor Lloyd Sievers and Adventureland President John Krantz spoke at the opening ceremony. (But parts of the park opened in 1974.)
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|About the Area Info Box|
Dragon island is currently one of only two sections of the park that have clearly marked signs at their entrance indicating the name of the area.
The lamp posts and Mirror Maze mirrors were originally at Riverview Park.
Food and Drink
- Vending Machines
- A water fountain is located on the side of the Duck Pond game, facing the Himalaya.
- The colorful (green and purple) bench seats were from the former Iowa Cafe.