Guide: Water Parks in the Tri-state Area

 

Are you looking for some outdoor fun and adventure this summer? Or maybe you're just thinking up some ideas to help the kids cool off in the summer heat? The tri-state area has a handful of water parks that may do the trick. Below is a list of water parks in the area.

Connecticut

Lake Compounce and Crocodile Cove
822 Lake Avenue
Bristol, CT 06010
Popular ride: Riptide Racer
Four riders go down a slide face-first in a race.

Quassy Amusement and Waterpark
2132 Middlebury Road
Middlebury, CT 06762
Popular ride: Category 5 Rapids Raft Rides
Making its debut in 2018, this ride features three giant water raft rides.

New Jersey

Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
New ride for 2019: Salem's Scream
This ride features a 50-foot speed slide where the floor drops out from the starting platform.

CoCo Key Water Resort
915 Route 73
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Popular ride: Barracuda Blast
Riders slide into darkness in the 350-foot tube before landing into slide pool.

Mountain Creek Water Park
200 NJ-94
Vernon Township, NJ 07462
Popular ride: Colorado River
Riders brace the waters together through 1,600 feet of cascading waterfalls, wild rapids and enclosed tunnels.

Ocean Oasis Water Park and Beach Club
3501 Boardwalk - End of Surfside Pier
Wildwood, NJ 08260
Popular ride: Cliff Dive
Riders face a five-story drop in 3 seconds on this speed body slide.

Raging Waters Water Park
3501 Boardwalk - End of Mariner’s Pier
Wildwood, NJ 08260
Popular ride: Rocket Raft Run
Riders tube down a long twisting open slide before landing in a splash pool.

Runaway Rapids Water Park at Keansburg Amusement Park
275 Beachway Avenue
Keansburg, NJ 07734
Popular ride: Mega Bunga Falls
Riders will slide down feet first in an open slide before dropping into a splash pool.

Sahara Sam's Oasis Beach Club Outdoor Water Park
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ 08091
Popular ride: Rip 'N' Roll
This wave pool is one of the park's newest attractions and covers 12,000 square feet.

Sahara Sam's Oasis
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ 08091
Popular ride: The Flow Ride
This is New Jersey's only indoor surfing simulator.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor
1 Six Flags Boulevard
Jackson, NJ 08527
New for 2019: Calypso Springs
This 100,000 gallon activity pool features a beach entry-style pool, a Obelisk-style fountain and a large open lounge deck.

The Land of Make Believe & Pirate's Cove
354 Great Meadows Road - Rt. 611
Hope, NJ 07844
Popular ride: Blackbeard's Pirate Fort
Perfect for young children, the Blackbeard's Pirate Fort features a 1,000 gallon dumping bucket.

Tomahawk Lake Water Park
155 Tomahawk Trail
Sparta, NJ 07871
Popular ride: Sitting Bull
Body slide which exits into a 3-1/2 foot pool.

New York

Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags Great Escape
1172 State Route 9
Queensbury, NY 12804
News rides for 2019: Bucket Blasters and Shipwreck Cove
Hurricane Harbor, formally Splashwater Kingdom, has been completely renovated with new rides and attractions for 2019.

SplashDown Beach
16 Old Route 9 West
Fishkill, NY 12524
Popular ride: The Megalodon
Making its debut in 2018, the Megalodon features a near-vertical, zero gravity experience with sudden drops.

Splish Splash
2549 Splish Splash Drive
Calverton, NY 11933
Popular ride: Bombs Away
Making its debut in 2018, Bombs Away features two dueling 300-foot slides perched on a tower over 50 feet in the air.

White Water Bay Indoor Waterpark at Six Flags Great Escape Lodge 89 Six Flags Drive
Queensbury, NY 12804
Popular ride: Avalanche
This ride features a white-water rafting experience, complete with a 41-foot drop.

Outside of the Tri-state Area

Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom
3830 Dorney Park Road
Allentown, PA  18104
Popular ride: Cascade
This 30-foot slide will take riders straight down 465-thrilling feet of high speed waterslide.

Great Wolf Lodge
1 Great Wolf Drive
Scotrun, PA 18355
Popular Ride: Hydro Plunge
This water coaster sends riders down a thrilling 52-foot vertical drop and through enclosed tubes with twisting curves.

Sesame Place
100 Sesame Road
Langhorne, PA 19047
Popular ride: Count’s Splash Castle
This is a multi-level interactive water-play attraction.

The Boardwalk at Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
Popular ride: Breakers Edge Water Coaster
Opened in 2018, this water coaster features splash-filled hills, turns and high-speed tunnels.

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