Six Flags Great Adventure is located in Jackson, New Jersey, about half way between New York City and Philadelphia. The park opened in 1974 as The Enchanted Forest but was renamed Great Adventure in 1976 and was sold to Six Flags the next year. Six Flags Great Adventure features the tallest roller coaster in the world - Kingda Ka.
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El Toro★ ★ ★
A 4,400-foot Intamin wooden coaster with a 176-foot drop and top speed of 70 mph. Height requirement: 48 inches
A 4,155-foot Bolliger & Mabillard stand-up coaster with a 144-foot drop, top speed of 63 mph and five inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches
Superman Ultimate Flight
A 2,759-foot Bolliger & Mabillard flying coaster with a 100-foot drop, top speed of 51 mph and two inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches
A 3,985-foot Bolliger & Mabillard floorless coaster with a 132-foot drop, top speed of 61 mph and seven inversions. Formerly called Bizarro, the coaster is getting its original name back for the the 2022 season. Height requirement: 54 inches
Batman The Ride
A 2,693-foot Bolliger & Mabillard inverted coaster with a 105-foot height, top speed of 50 mph and five inversions. Height requirement: 54 inches
Runaway Mine Train
An Arrow Development mine train with a 39-foot drop and top speed of 38 mph, this is the park's first coaster. Height requirement: 44 inches
A 1,377-foot indoor Intamin family coaster with a 37-foot drop and top speed of 33 mph. Height requirement: 44 inches
The Dark Knight Coaster
A 1,213-foot indoor Mack Rides wild mouse. Height requirement: 42 inches
For kids, the park also offers Harley Quinn Crazy Train, a Zierer Tivoli and Lil' Devil Coaster, a Zamperla Family Coaster.