Six Flags Great Adventure, Green Lantern

Key Information

Jackson, New Jersey, USA
Six Flags
Opening Date
Jul 1,1974
Official Website
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Located in Jackson, New Jersey, Six Flags Great Adventure is one of the flagship parks in the Six Flags chain. The park is home to two of the world's most highly-regarded roller coasters - twisting, turning wooden beast El Toro, and the towering Kingda Ka. As well as an extensive line-up of other coasters, it is also hosts a number of off-the-shelf kids' rides, many of which are housed in the Bugs Bunny National Park and Safari Kids areas. The formerly self-drive, separately-ticketed safari that neighbored the park is now a guided attraction that is included with park admission, known as Safari Off Road Adventure.

Park History

Opened at a cost of $10 million in 1974, the Great Adventure complex originally consisted of two separate, but related parks: the child-friendly Enchanted Forest and a drive-through safari. In 1977, it was purchased by Six Flags, which set about adding large-scale attractions such as the Rolling Thunder wooden coaster and Roaring Rapids water ride. Throughout the 1990s, Six Flags Great Adventure remained a relatively minor park in the chain, but this changed dramatically with the construction of the record-breaking Kingda Ka roller coaster in 2005. The enduringly popular El Toro opened a year later, earning the park its current status as a magnet for coaster enthusiasts.


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Cyborg Cyber Spin

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Safari Off Road Adventure

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Saw Mill Log Flume

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Kingda Ka

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Chop Six

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