Northwest Carousels

Here are links to carousels in the northwest area. Click on their names for a visit to their websites:

  • The Coeur d'Alene Carousel
    This website has information about the 1922 Spillman Engineering carousel that once operated at Playland Pier in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. The carousel will be returning to Coeur d'Alene, check out this website for more information.

  • Spokane Riverfront Park
    Riverfront Park is the home of the Spokane's 1909 Looff Carrousel!

  • A Carousel for Missoula
    The carousel in Missoula, Montana features 38 hand carved ponies, three replacement ponies, two chariots, 14 gargoyles and the largest band organ in continuous use in the United States.

    Spokane and Missoula are official carousel sister cities, as proclaimed by the mayors of both cities!

  • Great Northern Carousel
    Ever ridden a carousel fish? How about a leaping carousel frog or rabbit? The Great Northern Carousel in Helena, Montana offers these as well as rides on some more traditional carousel animals! (Each time you view this page, a different picture will be displayed, so be sure to click your browser's refresh button while you're there!)

  • Ferry County Carousel
    The Ferry County Fair carousel is located in Republic, Washington. This wooden carousel was made by the Armitage-Herschell Company between 1895 and 1900.

  • Salem's Riverfront Carousel
    Salem, Oregon is the home to a beautiful recently constructed carousel. Be sure to check out their horses by clicking here.

  • The Albany, Oregon Carousel Project
    Here is another hand-carved carousel in the works. The website features a number of pictures of their carousel figures in the creation stage. Check back often to see their progress!

  • Bickleton Carousel
    Bickleton, Washington is the home to a 1905 Herschell-Spillman carousel, said to be one of only three of its type still in operation.

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