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March 7, 2016 14:24:28 (EDT)
Contact the Hudson Recreation Dept. at 880-1600 regarding reserving space for a bbq.

March 5, 2016 18:51:37 (EDT)
I remember the park and the animals back in the 80s. We just visited the park today and what a joy that was. We are wondering if the park would allow us to rent some space for a family BBQ in July. It would be such a beautiful place that is centrally located to everyone and the kids could play... (more)

March 4, 2016 11:25:34 (EDT)
To inquire about purchasing a bench for the park contact the Friends of Benson Park at

Jack b
March 2, 2016 22:28:26 (EDT)
The old red roller coaster is still in operation at Santa s village

Patti Peters
March 1, 2016 14:47:20 (EDT)
How do i go about buying a bench at the park?

February 1, 2016 12:45:11 (EDT)
Benson Park is now owned by the Town of Hudson. To schedule field trips, contact the Recreation Dept. at 880-1600.

January 31, 2016 16:37:29 (EDT)
I am looking at scheduling field trips for my summer camp and was wondering if Benson's is back up and running.

Michael Roy
December 5, 2015 11:19:34 (EDT)
Good morning, I'm trying to find concrete evidence, pictures, bill of sales, news paper clippings regarding the Native American Statue that currently stands in front of what used to be the Mohawk Club in Shirley Massachusetts. People herabouts say that it was bought from Benson's. If you have... (more)

Jeffrey F. Hull Jr.
November 14, 2015 22:11:35 (EDT)
I would like to know where the replica F-unit type train engine and cars went after they sold the Benson's park, and if it is still running anywhere or there.

October 31, 2015 12:55:06 (EDT)
What were the bumper stickers they used to put on every bumper???

Dan R.
October 16, 2015 21:02:28 (EDT)
I have the best memories of Bensons Animal Farm. Bensons was my first jod in the early eighties. I worked selling animal food at the petting zoo. Now im in my fifties and enjoy the memories of my highschool years and my first job at Bensons. Thank you for the interesting website.

Dana Sion
September 28, 2015 17:20:39 (EDT)
There is also a Benson's Wild Animal Farm museum opening in the future at the old Elephant Barn in the park that has been under construction by volunteers while fundraising is ongoing. On weekends you may also visit the wonderful store The Friends of Benson Park operates offering refreshments,... (more)

September 17, 2015 11:52:29 (EDT)
There is a book "Benson's Wild Animal Farm" by Bob Goldsack. It is available on Amazon and through Arcadia Publishing.

September 12, 2015 21:09:19 (EDT)
Where in New Hampshire can I learn about all the history of benson's wild animal farm.

Mr. Bill
September 7, 2015 18:56:50 (EDT)
Field Trip! What an exciting phrase for 4th graders to hear. From a 3 room schoolhouse in Shirley MA off on an aventure to be remembered forever. A school bus loaded with excitement headed to Hudson NH and Bensons Wild Animal Farm. None of us had much money in our pockets, no need to. Walking... (more)

September 7, 2015 18:16:38 (EDT)
What happened to the elephants?

August 22, 2015 14:51:00 (EDT)
RIP Liz. We loved you.

Dorothy Brousseau
August 20, 2015 22:23:12 (EDT)
Liz died at The Elephant Sanctuary on Tuesday.

Elizabeth Leach
August 1, 2015 19:02:49 (EDT)
I have a clip of an Amish man walking in the corn pasture and it looks like he is carrying a stick in one hand and possible corn in the other hand. It has your name on it and Wilton stamped in along with a copyright C. I had received it from my mother-in-law who has since passed several years... (more)

Tina Alexander
August 1, 2015 14:47:28 (EDT)
A couple weeks ago I met with a man who showed me available areas to "adopt" he was going to send me an email with information. I have not gotten the email as of yet. If anyone knows who I can contact that would be great. I am embarrassed to admit I cannot remember his name.

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