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Western Playland
Western Playland Logo.jpeg
Slogan What would you do to go to Western Playland?
Location Sunland Park, New Mexico, United States
Theme Theme Park
Owner Pat Thompson
Opened 1960
Area 30 acres (12 ha)
Total over 30
Roller coasters 2
Water rides 1

Western Playland is a 30-acre (12 ha) amusement park located in Sunland Park, New Mexico. It was located in Ascarate Park in El Paso, Texas from 1960 until 2006, but after conflicts with El Paso County, owner Pat Thompson decided to move it to Sunland Park where the owner of Sunland Park Casino donated land right across from his casino.

Wester Playland
New coaster "The Hurricane"

It is home to the rides the Hurricane, Tsunami, El Bandido Roller Coaster, Paratrooper, Round up, Tilt-a Whirl, Pharaoh's Fury, Scrambler, Himalaya, and more.

The park is opened seasonally, usually March to October. It opens only during the weekends for most of the season, except for summer, its peak season, when they also open during the week.

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