Reduced hours at all Paramount parks this year
Published: February 1, 2006 at 10:32 AM
However, the schedules for Carowinds and Kings Island were just released, and they also show serious cutbacks in the hours they'll be open this year. Carowinds is closing at 8pm on summer weekdays, and PKI isn't opening until 10am on any day (used to be 9am). Also, PKI is closing at 10pm in the summer; I'm pretty sure that last year they were open until 11pm or even midnight, at least on Saturdays.
Is this just a general cost-saving measure, or are they in trouble financially? I'm particularly annoyed about the 9pm close for PKD since that makes it difficult for me to go there after work during the summer and make the drive worthwhile (I live over an hour away).