Violet Stubbs, 15 months, of Independence, rides on Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, June 26, after the facility reopened the day before. Visitors under 12 years old do not have to wear a mask. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

The doors are open and the horses are ready for riders at Salem's Riverfront Carousel.

The Salem attraction, which opened last Thursday, has limits in place to deal with Covid restrictions. The carousel is open only Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are limits on how many peope can be in the building, in the gift store and on the ride. The ride itself is limited to 24 people. A single ride costs $1.50. More details about one of Salem's most popular entertainment choices can be found on its website at http://salemcarousel.wixsite.com/salemcarousel.

Bella Mason, of Pennsylvania, waves as she rides on Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, June 26, after the facility reopened the day before. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Lily Guthrie, 5, of Salem, rides on Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, June 26, after the facility reopened the day before. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Families gathered at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, June 26, after the facility reopened the day before. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Families gathered at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, June 26, after the facility reopened the day before. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Joe Marvin, assistant operations manager, wipes down a carousel horse between riders at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, June 26, after the facility reopened the day before. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

The middle row of horses, which are currently closed to riders, wear masks and have stuffed animals strapped to their seats. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

Bryan Eldridge, operations manager at Salem's Riverfront Carousel cleans a horse between riders on Friday, June 26. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

The carousel uses snap bracelets to mark which horses have riders so that they can be cleaned at the end of each ride. Families gathered at Salem's Riverfront Carousel on Friday, June 26, after the facility reopened the day before. (Amanda Loman/Salem Reporter)

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