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The Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom

89 Six Flags Dr, Queensbury, NY 12804-6215
+1 518-792-3500
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Decline in cleanliness

We've visited and thoroughly enjoyed The Great Escape for years. We live about 45 minutes away and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rotterdam, New York
No lines!

We went on a weekday in August. There were no lines. The park was empty. It was great. The water... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laura R
Guttenberg, New Jersey
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Opening weekend, May 13 & 14! The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom has over 135 rides, shows & attractions, including a full outdoor water park. Featuring thrilling rides like Comet and the all-new Extreme Supernova as well as two children's areas - there is something for everyone!
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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89 Six Flags Dr, Queensbury, NY 12804-6215
+1 518-792-3500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've visited and thoroughly enjoyed The Great Escape for years. We live about 45 minutes away and its always been a great getaway but the last visit proved to be disappointing. Everything just felt unclean, including the remnants of hair washed up near the rides....More

Thank ann4401
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a weekday in August. There were no lines. The park was empty. It was great. The water park is excellent with many rides for all ages.

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are season pass holders to six flags New England and have been checking other parks out this past summer. This is a very old park and is totally geared towards young children. My 13 yr old grandson was very bored and there were only...More

Thank Nanarules
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coasters, thrill rides, family rides they are all here. My 14 year and 9 year old had a blast going on the many unique rides this park had to offer. The Steamin' Demon up front offers a moderate thrill for newcomers to looping coasters, while...More

Thank edwardrX817CR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here during the week with my kids and grandkids, My kids had fun on the water rides and roller coasters. My grandson loved the little houses. It's nice that they keep these houses looking nice. The western town needs something for the little...More

Thank K s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I haven't been here since the 60's and it was disappointing. this place is old and run down. The old buildings from the original storytown are there, but I don't know how any child would even know what they represented. When we first arrived there,...More

Thank 1Scrappy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been there in about 3 years until today. This place has gone down hill. The cost of admission is crazy. Especially seeing at least 5 adult rides are shut down as well as a bunch of water slides. Speaking of rides , where'd they...More

1  Thank Haze97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you only have three adult water rides and two are closed, it's not a good sign. I've gone to a few water parks and I found this to be small and mainly for small children, not my teen. We did enjoy the wave ride...More

Thank SonjaV1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I prefer driving 3h to go to this park instead of going to the closer park 1h away from my place. staff is friendlier and rides don't take 1h to jump on with long lineups in blazing heat.

Thank armen12342017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 4 (with 15 and 20 year old "kids") recently spent a day and a half at The Great Escape. We lived in the area about 15 years ago and used to visit the tamer rides, and decided to revisit. We bought season...More

1  Thank PJMS_11
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Stephanie C
6 June 2016|
Response from Happyinhamp | Reviewed this property |
This is a question for the resort. I can't answer for them
2 June 2016|
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Response from Dave L | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure that you are not able to do this. I really don't think 6-Flags would want to sell "life time refills"!!!
24 August 2015|
Response from tonyb6118 | Reviewed this property |
If your a season pass holder its 1/2 price but the normal price is $18 for a single and $44 for a double person ride