Knott's Berry Farm has invited me and my family to come celebrate Camp Snoopy's 30th birthday. Even though Camp Snoopy is only 30 he's had a little work done, a revitalization, if you will. They have also revamped The Calico Mine ride. I can't wait to see all the improvements, my old favorites and, of course, have some chicken pot pie!
CAMP SNOOPY will introduce three new rides built by Zamperla.
Charlie Brown’s Kite Flyer invites campers to “fly a kite” with Charlie Brown and soar above the
land’s winding paths and babbling streams – but watch out for the kite-eating tree! This 32-
passenger adventure allows guests to sit side-by-side on 16 swings for a spin that whisks riders
up to 18 feet above the ground. As the tree rises, good ol’ Charlie Brown is revealed upside
down and all tied up in kite string! Charlie Brown’s Kite Flyer will replace Snoopy Bounce.
Pig Pen’s Mud Buggies lets tykes climb aboard their very own all-terrain vehicle for an
adventurous ride around the High Sierras. Six four-seater ATVs will spin, bounce, and bump up
to 24 guests at a time, while Pig Pen looks on from his center perch. Pig Pen’s Mud Buggies will
replace Log Peeler.
Linus Launcher recreates that classic Peanut’s moment when Snoopy grabs Linus’ blanket and
launches him on a wild ride. On Linus Launcher, guests lay on one of twelve “blankets” as they
fly round and round. Up to 24 guests lay side-by-side while Snoopy launches them up almost 10
feet in the air. Guests will enjoy a Woodstock’s-eye view of Huff ‘n Puff, The Grizzly Creek
Lodge, and all of Camp Snoopy below! Linus Launcher will replace Charlie Brown’s Speedway.
Knott's has also done a major refurbishing of the CALICO MINE ride. It now includes dozens of new
richly-detailed animatronic figures, state-of-the art lighting, audio, and all-new special effects. The attraction’s rustic wooden loading platform has been refreshed and now includes a “peek-in” similar to those
found throughout Ghost Town, offering guests windows into the rich mining history of the 1850s on their way toward boarding the mine train car. Improvements have also been made for disabled guests looking for ADA accommodations.
I'll be live tweeting our day at the park on June 28th. You can follow the tweets with #KnottsSummer or come down and join the fun!
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