Bensons Animal Farm
Benson’s Animal Farm
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Bensons Animal Park

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Lisi May 29, 2012 17:44:27 (EDT)

@Toni: I DO remember the PA playing Bad Girls! (Kinda remember Emmy Lou the emu tearing around the park to that music.) That song always makes me remember that photo booth playing a continuous loop of Benny Benson saying "...and you forgot your camera..." (always wanted to secretly unplug that thing).


Mr. Dana Sion May 26, 2012 18:44:41 (EDT)

Sandra, to adopt-a-spot at Benson Park Email Natalie at "landscaping@bensonpark.org". Thank you for your support of Bnson Park.


micah May 21, 2012 16:49:27 (EDT)

I am 11 and no nothing about it but my grandma takes me and its sad my mom remembers it though.


SANDRA May 20, 2012 19:38:12 (EDT)

We want to know how to adopt a plot of land for improvement. we really enjoyed what others have done there.


Nancy H May 18, 2012 14:52:49 (EDT)

I went to Benson's serveral time as a young child, we took our daughter there when she was 5 yrs old in the early 80's. So sad, great memories!!!


Toni May 17, 2012 17:39:09 (EDT)

Okay, every time I hear Donna Summers "on the radio" I think of Bensons. Am I the only one who remembers in the early 80's, before the park would open in the morning, Bad Girls or Hot Stuff would blast over the PA system? Memories.


Dotty B. May 17, 2012 16:35:59 (EDT)

There are three Benson's elephants that are still alive: Liz, Ruth and Tina http://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=646&show=6


steve May 16, 2012 14:44:57 (EDT)

Here is the Park Brochure which has a map of the park.


Chris May 12, 2012 20:32:43 (EDT)

Can you ride bikes thru Bensons?


Chelsea May 12, 2012 18:49:18 (EDT)

Is there by chance a map of the area that shows trails?


Ann May 11, 2012 06:37:28 (EDT)

Does anyone remember ... when visiting the Old Woman of the Shoe if a cast member portrayed the Old Woman or if there was a mannequin at the display?


Dwaine High May 7, 2012 08:50:06 (EDT)

Hi Lee, I've got one of the frogboats and have been working to restore it. The steering mechanism has been replaced with all stainless steel so it will never rust again. I've gotten the fiberglass and resin to do the rest of the cosmetic work but I just can't find the time. I don't know how many of these are out there but just the couple times I've moved it around in the back of my truck I've gotten many comments and questions about it.Quite a few people have even recognized it as one of the former Bensons rides. It's a real conversation piece.Send me a message and we'll talk...


Lee Lavoie May 7, 2012 07:51:49 (EDT)

I am looking for a frog boat that was used in Swan lake. if you have one I would love to purchase it. Thanks Lee


Nick April 30, 2012 08:02:22 (EDT)

Fishing is indeed allowed...though adults will need NH fishing licenses...


shultzy April 29, 2012 22:04:50 (EDT)

enjoyed the park today,saw some people fishing and look forward to the dog park.


cheryl April 25, 2012 20:44:24 (EDT)

Ruth got new toys !!!

Toys for Trunks

bostonglobe.com/metro


Areinert April 25, 2012 07:07:56 (EDT)

My kids and i love going to bensons we always find something new! We are wondering if fishing is allowed there?
thanks for your help


cheryl April 23, 2012 08:37:45 (EDT)

Check this out !!!!!!!!

TOYS for TRUNKS

April 21,2012

BOSTONGLOBE.com/metro


MarciaC April 23, 2012 06:53:36 (EDT)

Wow! I didn't realize the park had reopened. Took my daughter there right before it closed back in the mid-80's. I remember my Dad talking about how he used to swim after watermoccasins and sold them to Benson's for movie money when he was a kid. That had to have been right around when they first opened. I will be planning on taking my granddaughters there when the sun comes back out!


Dana Sion April 19, 2012 20:17:23 (EDT)

The Friends of Benson Park, Inc. will be at Benson Park tomorrow Friday April 20th from 2 to 5pm in front of the old Elephant Barn offering Ice cold bottled water, Snacks, Benson Park hats & shirts for sale all helping to raise funds for Benson Park and opening The Benson's Wild Animal Farm Museum.


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