Six Flags Great Adventure Captures Second Place in Best Theme Park Contest

World’s Largest Theme Park Named Among Best in the Country

STATE — After four weeks of competitive voting, USA TODAY and 10Best Readers’ Choice announced yesterday that Six Flags Great Adventure, the world’s largest theme park, captured second place in the best theme park contest.

Known for its world-class thrill rides and one-of-a-kind Safari Off Road Adventure, the Jackson, NJ theme park boasts 12 roller coasters including three of the world’s best—El Toro, Nitro and Kingda Ka.

“We are grateful to our enthusiastic fans who voted Six Flags Great Adventure one of the best theme parks ,” said Park President John Fitzgerald. “The award speaks to our industry-leading, innovative thrill rides and attractions, as well as our delivery of first-class guest service.”

Great Adventure’s sister property, Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, Calif., took the coveted No. 1 spot as America’s Best Theme Park.

To see the complete list of winners in the ‘Best Theme Park’ contest category, visit

Roller coaster fans can celebrate the park’s diverse collection August 16 during National Roller Coaster Day.

Great Adventure will begin the day with exclusive ride time on Kingda Ka, the world’s tallest and fastest coaster, and the new Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom, the world’s tallest and fastest drop ride, at 9:30 am.

The celebration will also feature bonus double rides, interactive social media games and giveaways throughout the day.

Six Flags Great Adventure will its announce exciting 2015 plans on August 28.  For more information, visit

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company with $1.1 billion in revenue and 18 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada.

For 53 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions including up-close animal encounters, Fright Fest® and Holiday in the Park®.

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