Silverwood

27843 N. US 95
Athol, ID 83801- Map It
(208) 683-3400

AAA Editor Notes

Silverwood 3 mi. s. of Athol on US 95. One of the Northwest’s largest theme parks, Silverwood covers 221 acres and offers more than 70 rides, slides, shows and attractions. Aftershock is a 191-foot-tall steel roller coaster that travels forward and backward through a cobra loop at speeds exceeding 65 mph. SpinCycle is a 104-foot-tall thrill ride that swings upside down like a giant pendulum with riders strapped into a cylinder on the other end that spins 360 degrees. Other rides include two wooden coasters: the 55-mph Timber Terror and Tremors, which reaches speeds of 63 mph during a 103-foot drop; the 140-foot-tall Panic Plunge drop tower; the Thunder Canyon white-water ride and a 1915 steam-powered train. Garfield’s Summer Camp has 10 family-friendly rides for kids. The park also has dozens of traditional amusement rides. Entertainment includes a magic show, a staged train robbery, and appearances by Garfield and Odie. Camping is permitted. Food is available. Time: Allow 6 hours minimum.
One-day pass $48; $25 (ages 3-7 and 65+). One-day pass after 5 p.m. $25. Two-day pass $76; $38 (ages 3-7 and 65+). All passes include Boulder Beach Water Park when open. Parking: $5.
Hours: Open daily, late May-Labor Day; Sat.-Sun., early-late May and day after Labor Day-late Sept. Hours vary for special events; phone ahead.