All amusement parks in California
Are you looking for never ending roller coaster fun or do you want to be amazed by the beauty of a gorgeous theme park? You have come to the right place. With 1 amusement parks California is the king of all states concerning amusement park fun! You will find an amusement park for everybody here in the bear state. With over 70 coasters in the state you can go nuts as a thrill seeker. The biggest park with over 60 rides is Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, however Six Flags Magic Mountains is the park with the most roller coasters in Amerika! Below you will find all the amusement parks in California. By amusement parks we mean more than a big playground and with more than 10 rides from roller coasters to shows. Hover your mouse over the park to see how many rides this park has! If you click on the amusement park you will come to the page dedicated to this park. Go enjoy all amusement parks in California! After California then Florida has the most amusement park with 13 parks, then New York state and New Jersey both with 12. After that is Pennsylvania with 10 and then Texas with 8.
All amusement parks in California
Below you will find a short description and a deeplink to all the amusement parks in California! Starting with the biggest first.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
With more then 60 rides Six Flags Discovery kingdom in California is by far the biggest Amusement park in the state! At the moment you will find 10 roller coaster. The most spectaculair coasters are the Medusa, the Joker and Superman: Ultimate Flight. Six Flags Discovery Kingdom has over 14 rides with a high insensitivity rating! This amusement park in California is located in the city Vallejo which is close to San Francisco.
Disneyland Park is one of the most famous amusement parks in the world. And it is located in California, Anaheim. Close to Los Angelos. Have a great encounter with all your favorite characters from the Disney universe! Amaze yourself at the beautiful design of every ride in the park. Disneyland is a fantastic family park. The ride are mainly moderate or calm which makes them great for family’s with children. The amusement park has some great coasters such as the Indiana Jones Adventure, Space Mountain and the Matterhorn Bob. You will get a real bobsled experience in the last one while you are riding down the mountain!
California’s Great America
With 50 rides in total California’s Great America is an impressive amusement park in California. The third biggest park in the state has got some thrilling rides! With 8 roller coasters the Flight Deck is the most impressive one. The amusement park does have a great wooden roller coaster called the Gold Striker. This park has a great mix between children’s entertainment en thrilling rides!
Legoland California is mainly famous for its beautiful Lego construction. Different parts of the States has been rebuild here with small Lego stones. The rides here are beautiful so you won’t know where to look when riding them! It is a great experience for children of all ages. The Lego Technic Coaster is a beautifully build Coaster. It looks like you are sitting in a car build of Technic Lego itself! Enjoy the miniature fun!
Six Flags Magic Mountains
With more then 45 rides but almost half of them being Roller Coasters we have come to THE roller coaster park of the world! With 20 roller coaster there is no amusement park having more coasters then Six Flags Magic Mountains. Personally I have never spoken someone who had done them all in 1 day! Batman The Ride and Superman: Escape from Krypton are 2 of the best! This park is most suitable for real thrill seekers! Six Flags Magic Mountain is located in the Los Angelos area, California
Knott’s Berry Farm
Knott’s Berry Farm is an amusement park in California. It is not that famous as one of the Six Flags or Disneyland Parks in California but still it is pretty impressive. It has rides for every generation. There are some slow turning but nice Carousels and the park has 10 impressive roller coasters! So are you searching for a great thrill, this park is definitely suitable for you. Take a look at those special coaster and decide for yourself if you are brave enough to ride them. In HangTime you’ll go almost straight up and down! The Silver Bullet and Xcelerator The Ride are just very fast and they have some awesome turns! You’ll find Knott’s Berry Farm in the Los Angelos area, California.
Disney California Adventure Park
The second Disney amusement park in California is another one where you can meet all your favorite Disney characters. This Disney park, having a little less high intensity rides, is just as beautiful as the first one. You will be amazed by all the themes in the rides. Besides that the park has a lot of great Disney shows. Disney California Adventure Park has 1 intens rollercoaster: California Screamin’.
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
With over 35 rides California’s number 8 biggest amusement parks is still quit big. You will find a lot of different type of rides here. There is much to do for small and older children. Also there are some nice coasters. Evereyone knows the look one of the most beautiful coaster in America: the Giant Dipper Roller Coaster. It comes with a fantastic view over the ocean! As the name indicates you’ll find Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk in the city of Santa Cruz.
Castle Park is a medium size amusement park in California with around 30 rides. Most of them are calm or moderate so it makes the park a great day out with the family. However it does have some spectaculair rides such as the “Fireball” and the “Flying Saucer”. Both are carousels which makes you go spinning crazy fast! The rides in the park are relatively small and the playground most suitable for young children. The park is friendly prices. It is most suitable for family’s with young children.
Started as a beautiful Garden, Gilroy Gardens is now a quit big amusement park part of the Cedar Fair entertainment company. The amusement park has still as a theme gardens making thing park outstanding for walking or riding around the different great gardens. As you would expect for a garden park you will find mostly moderate and calm rides here mainly focusing on the beautiful surroundings. It wil come as now surprise that you will find Gilroy Gardens in the town Gilroy. The park is a great day of fun for the whole family!
Universal Studios Hollywood
More then 50 years old “Universal Studios Hollywood” is famous all over America. It is as well a film studio as an amusement park in California. Different movie theme are changing yearly in the park. The park has great rides in the themes of Harry Potter, King Kong or Jurassic Park. You will really be amazed over the beauty of the rides! Go with the family because the park doesn’t have intens rides.
Belmont Park in San Diego is a smaller Amusement Park with some nice rides. Most of the rides are calm or moderate. So the park is suitable for family’s with children. It does have a rollercoaster and 1 intens carousel ride, the “Octotron”. The coaster is a traditional wooden rollercoaster with red and white colors. It is also a more moderate coaster so suitable for the largest part of the family. From the top of the rollercoaster or other high rides you have a beautiful view over the oceaan!
On the famous Santa Monica Pier in California you will find the just as famouse Pacific Park. It is a small amusement park build entirely on e Pier in the ocean! It is a small park but its famous for its big ferris wheel with a great view over the ocean! The park also has a moderate roller coaster. It is also great to ride for its beautiful views!
Funderland is a small amusement park in Sacramento. It has around 10 rides. Most of them are tour or carousel kind of rides so the park is mainly suitable for small kids. But they will have a great day out with the family!
Scandia Fun Center
Scandia Fun Center is part of a small amusement park chain in California. There used to be 3 Scandia parks in California but one has closed its door in 2019 and the other is too small to be on this website. The fun thing about the park is the fact that they have all rides in Viking-Scandinavian Theme. You will find some small rides here mainly suitable for small children.
Sonoma TrainTown Railroad
As small as the park is, we have decided to add the park to our sit because t does have a moderate roller coaster which is pretty impressive for an amusement park in California with only 7 rides. The roller coaster is definitely the main ride. The Mine Train is even fun for bigger children! Sonoma TrainTown Railroad is located in Sonoma which is in the San Francisco Bay area. Entrance to the park is free. You will pay per ride.