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    Prairie Rose Carousel

    by my2kids Written Apr 16, 2005

    Located next to the Chahinkapa Zoo in the park. Kids can enjoy a ride on a full restored musical carousel.

    This fully restored 1926 antique carousel is only one of the 150 original wooden horse carousels still operating in the United States.

    After four years of meticulous restoration of its 20 wooden horses, two chariots, calliope and mechanism, it's open to the public daily Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend.

    Carousel Hours

    ▪ Open May and September Weekends from 11:00 AM-8:00 PM

    ▪ Open Daily from 11:00 AM-8:00 PM Memorial Day thru Labor Day

    ▪ Schools can request special opening during months of May and September

    ▪ Cost is $1.00 per ride

    ▪ Special hours during Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter

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    Chahinkapa Zoo

    by my2kids Written Apr 16, 2005

    A nice little zoo - that is fun for everyone to leisurely walk through. Many different animals including bears, cougers, tigers, bison, camels, monkeys, deer, ducks, and more.

    There is even a petting zoo -
    Don't forget to get a carousel ride at the Prairie Rose Carousel right nearby the zoo enterence.

    ▪ Zoo Admission:
    Ages 6-12: $2.00
    Ages 13 & Up: $5.00
    Senior Citizens: $4.50
    Season Pass: $45.00 (family); $25.00 (single)
    ▪ Zoo Hours:
    May: 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
    June, July, August: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM
    September: 10:00 AM-7:00 PM

    My children and I always make a special trip in the summer just to visit.

    To see photos from our last trip here see these web pages:




    Don't forget to stop here.
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  • Baymont Inn & Suites Wahpeton

    $119 ($83 with discount) as of September 2015. This Baymont Inn is a former Holiday Inn Express and...

  • AmericInn Lodge & Suites Wahpeton

    2029 210 Drive, Wahpeton, North Dakota, 58075, United States

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Rodeway Inn

    209 13th St., S., Wahpeton, North Dakota, 58075-4604, United States

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Couples

  • Knights Inn Wahpeton

    995 21st Avenue North, 210 Bypass, Wahpeton, North Dakota, 58075, United States

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Solo

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