Silverwood Theme Park is an amusement park located in northern Idaho, United States, near the town of Coeur d'Alene, and just 47 miles from Spokane, Washington on U.S. Route 95. Owner Gary Norton opened the park in June 20, 1988 and originally included a few carnival rides, a main street with shops, and an authentic steam train that traveled in a 30-minute loop around the owner's property. From 1973 to 1988, the land with an airstrip and other attractions was operated as the Henley Aerodrome, named after the family whom Norton bought it from in 1981. As the years went by, Silverwood has grown in size and popularity. In 2003, an adjacent waterpark named Boulder Beach opened and is included with admission to Silverwood. In 2009 Silverwood began an annual Halloween event during the month of October called Scarywood. Garfield and Odie are the official mascots of Silverwood Theme Park. Today Silverwood is the largest theme and water park in the American Northwest on 413-acre (1,670,000 m) and boasting more than 65 rides, slides, shows and attractions. Contents 1 Timeline, 2 Scarywood Haunted Nights, 3 Current Silverwood Theme Park Rides, 4 Current Boulder Beach Water Park Slides & Attractions, 5 Defunct Rides and Attractions, 6 Gallery, 7 References, 8 External links

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