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Six Flags Great Escape

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What is the amusement park near Lake George, New York?

Six Flags Great Escape

The 140-acre Six Flags Great Escape and Splashwater Kingdom features about 135 rides, attractions and shows. It is located in the Adirondack Mountain area of Queensbury, New York, near Lake George.

The Great Escape offers several "thrill" rides and roller coasters in various areas including the Fest Area and Ghost Town. Kid-centric areas include KIDZOPOLIS and Timbertown, while families of all ages can find attractions in Storytown, as well as Fest Area and Ghost Town. Splashwater Kingdom offers water rides with a paid admission to The Great Escape.

Six Flags Great Escape Lodge is nearby and not only offers 200 family-style suites, but a 38,000 square foot indoor water park. Packages to the lodge can include admission to The Great Escape amusement park.

The park opens with limited hours in mid- to late May. Seven-day-a-week operations begin in mid-June and extend through Labor Day. Weekend and some holiday hours close out the season through the end of October.

One-day and full season passes are available for The Great Escape. Groups of 15 or more may qualify for discounted rates. Go Fast Passes for designated ride times and meals may be added to admission. Two levels of VIP options are available. For more information, call (518) 792-3500 or visit



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