New Jersey: Construction-themed park Diggerland to open June 14

 
 
Guest ride in a modified excavator bucket during a preview day at Diggerland USA in West Berlin, N.J.
Guest ride in a modified excavator bucket during a preview day at Diggerland USA in West Berlin, N.J.
Matt Rourke / AP

A construction-themed park opening next month in New Jersey will let kids, and adults, move some earth with excavating equipment. Diggerland USA outside Philadelphia says many of its plans are based on four similar parks in the United Kingdom. The park is set to open June 14. Many of the rides are repurposed from heavy construction equipment. Some include standard carnival games reimagined. There is to be a duck pond and a bowling game using excavators.

Details: diggerlandusa.com or 856-768-1110.

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