Campy Snoopy at Knott’s Berry Farm with Kids in Buena Park, California

Camp Snoopy is a children’s section of Knott’s Berry Farm theme park that has rides for young children. While most of Knott’s Berry Farms has roller coasters and thrill rides for teens and adults, Camp Snoopy caters to toddlers and small kids. It is beautifully designed and themed as a summer camp, and has multiple rides, some of which parents can even take infants on.

Knott’s Berry Farm’s Camp Snoopy is a great in and of itself, but is also a really good alternative to nearby Disneyland, which is much more expensive and crowded. This article will share a good list of the rides and attractions at Camp Snoopy. While it’s not exhaustive, it’ll give you a good idea of what to expect for your kids.


Camp Snoopy Rides

Balloon Race

Sit in a hot air balloons that gently go up and revolving around in a circle. Great for kids and parents.

Camp Bus

Sit inside a bus the revolves vertically like a ferris wheel. Great for kids and parents.

Charlie Brown’s Kite Flyer

Sit in a swing seat and gently revolve around in a circle above the ground. Great for kids and parents.

Flying Ace

Kids can sit inside a mini airplane and fly around in a circle.

Grand Sierra Railroad

Ride a mini steam engine train that takes a casual tour of Camp Snoopy. Great for kids and parents.

Linus Launcher:

Lay down on your stomach and fly go above the ground like a hang glider as you revolved around a circle. Great for kids and parents.

Pig Pen’s Mud Buggies

Ride inn an ATV-style buggy that revolves around the middle as it bounces up and down. Great for parents and kids.

Rapid River Run

Get dizzy riding in a boat that spins and swings all at the same time. Great for parents and kids.

Rocky Mountain Trucking Company

Kids sit inside a truck that follows a track, going slowly in a loop. They get to honk horns along the way, and parents can sit on top of the truck.

Timberline Twister:

A mini roller coaster with ups and downs zooming through the trees. Great for parents and kids.

Woodstock’s Airmail

This ride sits kids in a row as they go up high, then gently drop a few times. Kids only.

There are also children’s rides outside of Camp Snoopy, spread throughout Knott’s Berry Farm.


Visiting Knott’s Berry Farm

Location and Address

Knott’s Berry Farm is located in Buena Park, near where the 5 freeway and 91 freeway intersect.

8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, California 90620

Parking & Admission

There are a couple paid parking lots around the park. Admission depends on the day you buy your ticket. You can purchase tickets that need to be used on a specific day from the Knott’s website, or you can buy tickets that are good for any day here >

Best Time to Visit

Weekdays generally have fewer crowds, allowing for shorter lines and more time on the attractions. Arriving early in the day let’s you get better parking and is also less crowded. Holidays such as Halloween and Christmas are fun because the park is decorated and has special events, but also tends to be more crowded.


Soak City Food & Facilities

Food

There is a main restaurant inside of Camp Snoopy called Grizzly’s Creek Lodge. It has typical American food and provides ample seating. There are numerous snack stands throughout the area. And of course, there are many more restaurants throughout the rest of Knott’s Berry Farm.

Bathrooms & Facilities

Knott’s Berry Famr has bathrooms and drinking fountains throughout the park, and there are ones centrally located in Camp Snoopy.


Accommodations Near Knott’s Berry Farm

If you’re coming from out of town, or just want to stay a few days in Buena Park, there are a lot of options available to you.

Knott’s Berry Farm Hotel

Stay at the official hotel, located conveniently right next to Knott’s Berry Farm and Knott’s Soak City. You can easily walk to either theme park. Book Here >

Family-friendly Hotels in Buena Park

There are a lot of hotels suitable for kids in Buena Park. Here’s are shortlist of some great ones – they include some combination of free breakfast, onsite restaurant, pool & hot tub, cribs available and family-style living rooms:

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Vacation Rental Homes in Buena Park

If you’re looking for an entire house for more of a “home” feeling, there are plenty of rentals available on Airbnb or Vrbo:


Activities & Attractions Around Buena Park

If you’re staying a little longer, there are plenty of other activities in the Buena Park area for the entire family. Here are a few highlights:

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Video of Our Visit to Camp Snoopy

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