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Six Flags Great Adventure

Jackson, New Jersey

Six Flags Great Adventure is the country's largest theme park, water park and wild animal safari park. Located on 2,200 acres, 67 miles south of New York City and 50 miles north of Philadelphia, are three separate gate parks – Six Flags Great Adventure theme park, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor water park and Six Flags Wild Safari animal park. The 260-acre theme park, the largest of the three, has 10 themed sections offering a total of more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions.

Six Flags Great Adventure has a reputation for having world-class roller coasters. The large collection of 13, includes the world's tallest steel coaster– Kinda Ka, one of the world's tallest, fastest and steepest wooden coasters– El Toro, plus favorites like Nitro, Superman Ultimate Flight and Bizarro.

Besides thrill rides, the park offers families with children three separate areas – Looney Tunes Seaport, Bugs Bunny National Park and Safari Kids World. One of the park's original rides – The Big Wheel – received an eco-friendly face lift for the park's 35th anniversary in 2009. This landmark 15-story attraction was outfitted with 7,824 new energy saving LED bulbs for an animated evening light display.

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Park Information

Park type: Theme Park
Opening year: 1974
Park size: 260 acres
Attractions: 53
Roller Coasters: 13
See: Six Flags Great Adventure Roller Coasters

Hotels & Lodging

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Operating Season

April to December

Park Location

1 Six Flags Blvd
Jackson, NJ 08527

Phone: (732) 928-2000

Map & Directions

Six Flags Great Adventure Location Map & Directions

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