Seasonal August 02, 2016
The Best Water Park In The Nation Is Right Here In New York… And You’ll Want To Visit
With summer somehow already coming to a close, we’re taking advantage of every free moment we have by getting outside in the sun! There’s nothing quite like cooling off and enjoying a day at the lake or your favorite swimming hole, but what if you’re looking for something that’s a bit more thrilling?
Whether you’re looking to switch up your routine or revisit a longtime favorite place, the best water park in our nation is right here in New York and you’ll want to visit:
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
Recently recognized by
Travel Channel as one of our nation's greatest water parks, Enchanted Forest Water Safari has to be on your New York summer bucket list.
Inside of our Adirondack Park in Old Forge, you'll find New York's largest water theme park!
Enchanted Forest Water Safari has over 50 rides, more than 30 of which are exciting water rides.
Since opening in the late 1950s, Enchanted Forest Water Safari has transformed over the last 60 years, becoming the ultimate New York water park.
In 1978, the amusement ride area of the park was created.
The addition of the Ferris Wheel, the thrilling ride pictured above and several others only added to the parks appeal, drawing in more visitors.
Originally known as just Enchanted Forest, the park took on the name of Enchanted Forest Water Safari back in the late 1980s.
In the mid 1980s, the park quickly began to add more and more water rides, adding Water Safari to its name.
Popular areas such as the Saw Mill, pictured below, weren't added to the park until 1999.
Today, this place is well-known as New York's best water park, a place that all of our residents should visit at least
How to get here:
3183 New York 28 Old Forge, NY 13420
Open now through September 5th, you can
to check out their hours for the rest of the season.
The park is great for people of all ages, offering a variety of attractions to keep you busy.
From tube rides to wave pools and intense slides to bumper cars, there's a little bit of everything at Enchanted Forest Water Safari!
If you're looking for your regular dose of nostalgia, you can take a visit to the Museum of Enchanted Memories!
Opening in 2005, the museum that you'll find inside of this water theme park showcases some of its best memories. The museum gets to show the new generations just how far this water park has come, celebrating over 60 years of outdoor fun.
For those of us who grew up visiting this water park, the image of Paul Bunyan is often what comes to mind when we think back on old memories!
One of the few things that's still inside of this park that has been here ever since the beginning, the statue of Paul Bunyan has become an iconic feature of this New York water park. Who's had their picture taken in front of this tall but friendly giant?
With so much to see and do at this incredible park, it never hurts to get yourself familiar with the
map of Enchanted Forest Water Safari.
There’s nothing quite like spending the day at a water park! Looking to find a water park closer to you? Then check out these 7 other
Water Parks In New York That Are Pure Bliss For Anyone Who Visits!