Wylie Park in Aberdeen, SD
The votes are in and Wylie Park has been named No. 2 in the Nation! "When judges read the nomination for Wylie Park and saw photos, they knew right away that it definitely belonged on the list of our country's Top 10 Lawns for Family Fun'" said Anita Fisher, Briggs & Stratton marketing communications manager. With more than 210 acres of grassland, a myriad of recreational opportunities are available, including camping, picnicking, playground areas, swimming beach, miniature golf, softball, volleyball, horseshoes and miles of rambling recreational trails.
Aberdeen is proud to announce that Wylie Park was awarded the 2010 George S. Mickelson Great Service Award for their exemplary job of exceeding visitors' expectations in customer service. For more information on Wylie Park, call the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department at (605) 626-7015.
Rides and AttractionsAll rides at Storybook Land are $2.25 per ride. You may purchase a Storybook Land punch card for $17.50.
Storybook Land Express
Ride the miniature train, a scale replica of an 1863 C.P. Huntington, that travels on 16 gauge steel tracks and circles the park.
Humpty Dumpty Roller Coaster
Thrilling young and old alike, this coaster dips, turns and flies 20 feet in the air along the track at speeds up to 20 miles per hour. You'll want to ride again and again for the chance to squeal with delight. The coaster operates daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm. Hours of operation may vary after mid-August.
Wylie Park Zoo
The zoo has a wide array of animals native to the north central United States including buffalo, elk, deer, sheep, prairie dogs, geese and more.
Wizard's Balloon Ride
View Storybook Land from more than 30 feet above the ground as you twirl and spin.
Land of Oz Carousel
Hand carved and painted antique animals highlight this historic carousel.
Thunder Mountain Miniature Golf
Cross footbridges and raging rivers as you mini-golf on a volcano. You will not believe your eyes or ears as Thunder Mountain explodes and shoots flames 18 feet in the air! For more information call(605) 225-8541 or visit www.thunderroad.info.
Wylie Thunder Road
Rev your engines and take to the track as you race go-karts on this ride. For more information call (605) 225-8541 or visit www.thunderroad.info.
Roll-Out In-Line Skates & Bike Rentals
Tour Wylie Park on our surreys, fun cycles, peddle go-carts, choppers, children's small trikes, kids trikes, John Deere Tractor bikes, tandem bikes, or cruise the park on in-line skates. For more information call (605) 225-1139 or visit www.rolloutbikerentals.com.
Wylie Bumper Boats
The bumper boat ride is a great way to cool off and enjoy the lake. For more information call (605) 225-8541 or visit www.thunderroad.info.
Do not miss the fabulous ski shows put on by the Aberdeen Aqua Addicts. Shows are free of charge. For more information call (605) 626-7015.
Children's Fishing at Lake Minne-Eho Allowed
Each year the lake is stocked with fish by the Department of Game, Fish, and Parks. Only children 16 years and under are allowed to fish and there is no charge. For more information call (605) 626-7015.
Train Depot Museum
Visit the authentic 1881 Train Depot which was relocated to Storybook Land and features interesting information on the history of railroading in the region. The Depot Museum is open May 26 to September 4 from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM daily.
Storybook Land Visitor Center
The visitor center is the perfect place to purchase souvenirs and find information about the community. The center has two rooms which can be rented for family gatherings. For more information or to reserve a room, please call (605) 626-7015.
Wylie Park Campground
RV sites, camping cabins and tent sites available. Call (888) 326-9693 for reservations.
Fees, Charges, & Hours of Operation
|$34/day (includes water and electricity)
$1/day additional w/sewer
|$52/day (small - 12'x12'); $68/day (medium - 12'x16'); (large - 1 bedroom, restroom and kitchen facilities)$114/day (Sunday-Thursday) $142/day (Friday, Saturday & Holidays)|
|$152/day (Sunday-Thursday) $190/day (Friday, Saturday & Holidays)
(3 bedroom, restroom, and kitchen facilities)
|$22/day ($2 additional per tent)|
|Washer and Dryer available|
|Reservations:||Call (605) 626-3512 or (888) 326-9693 toll free|
|Call (605) 626-7015, Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Aberdeen Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Department.
Wylie Thunder Road
|$5.25 single + tax (7 yrs and older) / $6.25 + tax double
(Buy 5 get 1 Free)
|$6.00 single + tax (57" or taller) / $7.00 + tax double
(Buy 5 get 1 Free)
|$6.50 + tax / (4 Minute Jump)
Buy 4 Jumps for $24.00 + tax
|Laser Maze:|| $3.25 + tax / game
Buy 5 games for $11.00 + tax
|May and September: (Early season hours may vary)
Saturday - Sunday: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
June - August (Late season hours may vary)
Daily: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
|Thunder Road (605) 225-8541|
Storybook Land/Visitor Center
|Season:||Memorial Weekend to Labor Day|
|Hours:||April 15 - May 26:
Monday - Friday: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Memorial Weekend - Labor Day:
Daily: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
*Information Center inside Visitor Center will be open Memorial Weekend - Labor Day Weekend
|Party Room Rental:||$50 per time block, Monday through Friday;
$60 per time block, Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays
|More Information:||Call the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Department, (605) 626-7015|
|Paddleboats:||$6.00 for 4 seat (1/2 hour)|
|Canoes:||$5.00 (1 hour)|
|Funyak:||$4.00 (1/2 hour)|
|Hours:||Friday - Sunday: 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Times vary after August 10, 2016
|More Information:||Please call (605) 626-7015, Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM|
Hole-In-1 Mini Donuts & Tastee Treats
|Hours:||Friday - Sunday: 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
|More Information:||(605) 226-1773|
Wylie Thunder Mountain Mini-Golf
One child (5 and under) free per paying adult
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
May and September hours may vary, please call ahead
Weekends in September
|More Information:||(605) 225-8541 or www.ThunderRoadAberdeen.com|
Roll-Out In-Line Skate & Bike Rentals
Tandem, MT, Jr, Wagon, Bike Trailer, Cruiser
|Small Surrey||$15 per / hr
$10 per 1/2hr
|Large Surrey||$24 per / hr
$17 per / 1/2 hr
|Fun Cycle||$9-12 per / hr
$5-7 per 1/2 hr
|Go-Karts||$10-12 per / hr
$5-7 per / 1/2 hr
|Chopper||$7 per 1/2 hr, $12/hr|
|Children's Bikes||$5 per / hr
$3 per / 1/2hr
|Skates:||Ask Pricing / Protective Equipment Free with Skate Rental|
|Hours:||Memorial Weekend - Labor Day:
Daily: 12:00 PM - Dark
Weekends: Noon - Dark
|More Information:||Call John Kersten at (605) 225-1139 or Roll Out at (605) 226-1773
Or visit www.rolloutbikerentals.com.