Cliff's Amusement Park, Albuquerque

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Cliff's Amusement Park is a combination amusement park and water park in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. It opened in 1959. It features 24 rides for all ages, food, and carnival style games. It also features a water attraction, WaterMania!, which operates Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. It's also has the only wooden roller coaster in New Mexico, the New Mexico Rattler.
Cliff and Zella Hammond built a small kiddie park located at 7600 Lomas Blvd in 1959 and named it Uncle Cliff’s Kiddieland. After a few years at this location, the neighbors started a petition to have the park shut down. They relocated for a very short time to Little Beavertown in Tijeras Canyon outside Albuquerque.
In 1963, Cliff's relocated to its present location at 4800 Osuna Rd. NE. At that time it was on the very outskirts of Albuquerque. As bigger attractions were being built the company wanted to take the emphasis from the word "Kiddie" and dropped it and renamed the park Cliff's Amusement Park.
Roller Coasters Galaxi New Mexico Rattler
Water Rides WaterMania! Rocky Mountain Rapids Big Flush Coaster
Thrill Rides Cliff Hanger Wind Rider Music Express Fireball Falling Star TiltAWhirl Sea Dragon Demolition Disco
Kiddy Rides Carousel Little Demolition Disco Doggie Ride Spin O Rama Train Frog Hopper Baja Buggies
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  • took the kids few weekends in a row last summer and decided we should get a membership. It was worth every penny. Although the food and drinks are a bit pricey, buying the refillable cup makes it wort...  more »
  • This is our goto place when we don't have time to take the grandkids out of town. We buy the season pass and bring the kids as often as we can.  more »
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  • As a kid I worked here. I have never worked anywhere else that was as enjoyable. The experience of seeing the lights, hearing the laughter and seeing the smiles on the faces of kids and adults alike was the best. Now it has improved for the better. This local family owned business has given joy to generations of New Mexicans. Stop and see for yourself. It may not be those big flashy amusement parks, but it is the best little park you ever visit.
  • It's about as good as you can expect it to be for a place without any competition. The rides are old and so is the atmosphere. When they say your Grandma was a Cliff's kid, it's true.. though the rides are also the same age. The addition of the water park has really saved this place. It's a decent place to take your kids without having to book a flight. Just don't expect any high-speed thrills here.

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