Indiana Beach

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Indiana Beach Amusement Resort
IndianaBeach logo.png
SloganThe riviera of the midwest! and There's more than corn in Indiana!
LocationMonticello White County, Indiana, United States
Coordinates40°47′N 86°46′W / 40.79°N 86.77°W / 40.79; -86.77Coordinates: 40°47′N 86°46′W / 40.79°N 86.77°W / 40.79; -86.77
OwnerMorgan RV Resorts
Opened 1926
Operating season May through September
Rides
Total 38
Roller coasters 6
Websitehttp://www.indianabeach.com
 
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Indiana Beach Amusement Resort
IndianaBeach logo.png
SloganThe riviera of the midwest! and There's more than corn in Indiana!
LocationMonticello White County, Indiana, United States
Coordinates40°47′N 86°46′W / 40.79°N 86.77°W / 40.79; -86.77Coordinates: 40°47′N 86°46′W / 40.79°N 86.77°W / 40.79; -86.77
OwnerMorgan RV Resorts
Opened 1926
Operating season May through September
Rides
Total 38
Roller coasters 6
Websitehttp://www.indianabeach.com

Indiana Beach is an amusement park and resort located on Lake Shafer in Monticello, Indiana.

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History

The resort was developed and owned by the Spackman family, who sold to Morgan RV Resorts LLC in 2008.[1]

Controversy

In 2011, former and current employees staged a protest due to working and safety conditions at the park, claiming that "Rides are continuously closed, or many times forced to be open using rigged components because the company will not or cannot pay for the parts that will allow maintenance to fix them properly." [2] .[3] An inspector from the state's division of Homeland Security investigated as a result of the protest and found no major safety violations.[4]

Rides

Shafer Queen
Hoosier Hurricane
Air Crow
Carnival Games

Roller Coasters

Name Type Design Year Opened Manufacturer
Cornball Express Wood Twister 2001 CCI
Galaxi Steel Galaxi 1971 S.D.C.
Hoosier Hurricane Wood Out and Back 1994 CCI
Lost Coaster of Superstition Mountain Wood Elevator Lift 2002 CCI
Steel Hawg Steel El Loco 2008 S&S
Tig'rr Steel Jet Star 1984 Schwarzkopf

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Boardwalk Funway Major Rides

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Kiddy Land

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Ideal Beach Water Park

[8]

Attractions

Adventure Point

Opened:(2011)

Other Attractions

Games

[9]

Lodging

Lodging at Indiana Beach includes a hotel called Beach Club Inn. Along with the Beach Club Inn is Ideal Beach Suites and Boardwalk Motel, two other motel-type accommodations within the resort. There are also the Beach Club and Hoosier Pointe, which are lakefront cottages and duplexes that have access to a private pool as well as private boat docks. Ideal Cottages were added to the lineup in 2011. Indiana Beach Cottages offer different sizes/designs and sleeping capacities. There are also two campgrounds totaling approximately 1,000 camp sites.

Awards

Award Year Ride
World's Best Wooden Roller Coaster 2002 Cornball Express
World's Best Walk-Thru Attraction 2008 and 2009 Dr. Frankenstein's Haunted Castle

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