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Benson Park
Hudson, NH

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The Tour

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Tour Overview

Greetings and welcome to the place once called “The Strangest Farm on Earth”!  Benson Park was originally founded by John T. Benson and he opened “Benson’s Wild Animal Farm” back in 1924. 


On the tour we will share some of the stories and history about this beautiful place, how it all began and it's history throughout the years.   

You'll see

You'll see the one of the most beautiful parks in New Hampshire and on the tour see:

The Old Shoe 

The Elephant Barn

The Tiger Cage 

The Old Bear Cage 

The Lion Pavilion

The Gorialla Cage 

Swan Lake 

The Old Train Building

The Site of the Firefly Coaster

The A-Frame

And much more! 

You'll hear

You'll hear stories of

The Bears that once lived here 

The Gorilla that ran for President 

The 9-11 Memorial

John T. Benson, the parks original founder 

Elephant trainers 

Lion Tamers 

The Circus! 

Benson Park over the years

The Butterfly garden

The Alligators that once lived here

And much more

The tour begins at the front gate of Benson Park. 

19 Kimball Hill Rd, Hudson, NH.


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