Family Rides

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Our Family Favorites include classic rides and attractions that the whole family can enjoy.  We have a traditional Carousel, Haunted House, and Tilt-A-Whirl.  But we also have some unique rides that are very popular, like Scat II.  You definitely don’t want to miss out on any of these Family Favorites!

Bumper Cars

Bumper Cars | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

How are your driving skills? Grab the wheel and either go solo or bring a friend along to determine who is the the best bumper of them all on this classic family ride.

Height Requirements: Must be 48″ to drive, All passengers must also be 48″

Antique Cars

Antique Cars | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

Enjoy this classic family ride. Become the driver and stay on course, or sit back and relax as your chauffeur takes you through the beautiful scenery at Hubcap Alley.

Height Requirements: Must be 48″ to drive, Passengers can be of any size

Bluegrass Breeze Swing

Bluegrass Breeze | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

Bluegrass Breeze Swing Carousel is an iconic addition to Beech Bend Park. This Italian made, hand painted swing is a masterpiece to admire and quite a thrill to ride. Located in the front of the park, Bluegrass Breeze will rise up over three stories while rotating and oscillating.

Height Requirements: 48″ to ride

Dizzy Dragon

This one is not for those with weak stomachs. Jump into the belly of the dragon and spin until there’s no tomorrow. Just be careful; getting off is sometimes the hardest part.

Height Requirements: 32″ with adult or 42″ to ride alone

Flying Bobs

This classic Himalaya-type ride is sure to offer thrills to children and adults of all ages! Hop aboard your swinging car and race both forwards and backwards on this high speed action thrill ride!

Height Requirements: 42″ to ride

 

Go Carts

Go Karts | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

Test your driving skills on the Go Carts, located near the park entrance.

Height Requirements: 60″ to drive. Passengers can be any height as long as they can sit up and safely wear a seatbelt

Tickets are REQUIRED for this ride. The ride is not included in park admission.

For a driver, a $5 ticket is required. For a passenger, a $3 ticket is required.

The ride duration is approximately 5 minutes for the listed ticket amounts. Tickets are sold at the Dippin’ Dots stand adjacent to the Speedway.

Gold Rush Golf

Miniature Golf Course | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

Enjoy a game of miniature golf during your day at Beech Bend Park. Play the beautiful 18-hole course under multiple shade trees. It’s the perfect way to take a rest from the rides and still have fun.

There is a $2.00 deposit per person to play to cover the ball and club rental.

When the items are returned at the end of the game, the $2.00 will be returned in full to each player.

Grand Carousel

Grand Carousel | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

New for 2008, this profound and majestic Grand Carousel adds to the park’s beauty, as it sits directly adjacent to the pond. At four horses abreast and with the capacity to seat 60, this classic family ride is sure to please all of its riders.

Height Requirements: Anyone may ride

Granny Jones Petting Farm

Granny Jones Petting Farm | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

Goats of all sizes and shapes, from babies to mommas, will greet you as you enter the farm. Pet all of our goats and all the other animals at the farm, and don’t forget to feed them!

A cup of feed can be purchased for just $0.25 at the farm to feed the friendly animals.

Haunted House

Haunted House | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

Get ready for the Haunted House! Take it on by yourself or grab a friend to venture through the creeps and corners of this spooky attraction. The newly renovated Haunted House will scare you silly! And try not to scream too loud as you pass by the ghouls and goblins on this ride-through attraction.

Height Requirements: 32″ with adult or 48″ to ride alone

Hip-Hop Drop

Parents and kids alike, climb aboard the Hip-Hop. It may look like a kiddie ride, but it is sure to offer a thrill to all those who ride. Jump on the 30 foot tower that blasts you up and down on this family fun ride.

Height Requirements: 36″ with adult or 42″ to ride alone

Scat II

Scat 2 | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

The Scat II is a one-of-kind thrill ride. Riders sit in two tubs, accommodating 10 passengers each. The center then spins around, as do the tubs, giving the riders two forces, flattening the riders to the walls of the tubs.

Height Requirements: 42″ to ride

Sizzler

The Sizzler resembles a classic Scrambler ride. It may be similar, but it’s just not the same. Rotate on 3 turbines holding 4 cars each. Experience high speeds and intense g-forces on the Sizzler. (Click on the image to the left to view an on-ride video of the Sizzler!)

Height Requirements: 44″ with adult or 52″ to ride alone

Spinning Out

Spinning Out | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

Spinning Out is our brand new family roller coaster. It is themed like a race car, spinning out of control in a spectacular back to back seating configuration. Each car holds four people, a perfect size for the entire family, and the cars will spin freely throughout the ride, delivering different ride experiences each time the weight distributions change! Spinning Out will surely become a favorite for kids and parents alike!

Starship 4000

Starship | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

The Starship 4000 is an intense, gravitron type ride. Riders stand upright in the spaceship car which accommodates 45 passengers. The ship then spins counter-clockwise reaching rotational speeds of 30 rpm, as the riders slide up and down the car’s wall.

Height Requirements: 42″ to ride

Tea Party

Tea Party | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

Try not to get too dizzy as you jump onto The Tea Party. Our family sized Tea Party will drive you wild; it’s fun for the whole family! Grab the wheel and spin, or just sit back and relax.

Height Requirements: Anyone may ride with adult or 36″ to ride alone.

Tilt-a-Whirl

The classic Sellner Tilt-A-Whirl ride is a family favorite and has been at Beech Bend for several years. Jump in one of the spinning cars and hold on tight. Just be warned, riding after lunch could result in a Tilt-A-Hurl!

Height Requirements: 32″ with adult or 46″ to ride alone

Tornado

Tornado | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

NEW TORNADO RIDE COMING IN 2018!

The Tornado literally is a park favorite. It is designed so the whole family can participate, and you control the ride. Eight arms holding 4 passengers each rotate counter-clockwise. The motor then raises the cars up, letting the riders fly through the air. Riders can add an intense “tornado” feeling by using the wheel to spin each individual car.

Height Requirements: 38″ with adult or 48″ to ride alone

Whitewater Express

Whitewater Express Flume | Beech Bend Amusement Park - Bowling Green, KY

Need something to cool you off on a hot and humid summer day? We’ve got the answer! The Whitewater Express splashes thousands of gallons of water every day on its fearless riders. Be ready to get soaked!

Height Requirements: 36″ with adult or 48″ to ride alone

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