Twin Lakes Amusement Park, Paris, IL. (ca.1954-ca.1983)
The Twin Lakes Park, located at the northern limit of the City, comprises some 37 acres in two tracts and the water area adjacent to them. In addition there is a large water acreage with no park development on the shoreline.
The small amusement park had a carrousel, bumper cars, miniature train ride, Tilt-a-Whirl, the Scrambler, a kiddie car and airplane ride, a roller coaster, an arcade and a high swing ride, along with a "Goofy Golf" minature golf course. The park had a bath house and shelter, a picknic area, boat rentals and tour boats, a dance hall, a professional league baseball diamond, Archery range, lighted horseshoe courts, a concession and novelties stand and the West Lake Scout Camp.