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Watch Crazy First Person Action Park Video
We shared the news with you last Summer that the infamous Action Park is back. Of course, we're talking about the legendary, and legendarily dangerous waterpark in North Jersey. After closing in the late 90s, going through a series of different names, they came back amid much fanfare last year. So w…
What Are Your Favorite Carnival Rides?
Summer in Ocean County is a time for BBQs, swimming, enjoying the beach, and of course carnivals. And as the season continues, carnivals are popping up here and there. So what thrill rides do you look forward to when the carnival comes to your town?
Would You Ride This Waterslide? [Video/Poll]
It seems like 2014 is the year of "the tallest ___ in the world". Of course, just this month, "Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom" opened at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, the tallest drop ride in the world. Throw in some water, and you have another extreme thrill rid…
Action Park Reopening
Stories about adventures (and misadventures) at New Jersey's Action Park have become legends over the past 20+ years. After all of the reminiscing, (and possibly therapy), the famous (and somewhat infamous) water park is officially reopening in only days.
Would You Ride This DIY Roller Coaster? [Video]
I don't know what it is about backyard do it yourself thrill rides, but it seems to be a trend these days. First, we showed you this backyard looping water slide, then this video of a backyard roller coaster went viral. Now we have this one - another home hobbyist builds a do it yourself r…
A NJ Legend Returns – Action Park to Reopen This Summer
When I first heard the news, I thought that it had to be a late April Fool's joke. But no, apparently it's true. With a legend almost as rich as the Jersey Devil himself, a famous (and to some, infamous) New Jersey institution will be returning this summer.
Ladies and gentlemen, Action Park…
Great Adventure Reaches Record Heights
A record was broken today. Six Flags Great Adventure's new ride, "Zumanjaro: Drop of Doom" had the final beam attached to the structure to make it officially the tallest drop ride in the world at 41 stories.
Remembering Action Park [Video]
For New Jerseyans who grew up in the 80s and 90s, a rite of passage was surviving a trip to Action Park in Vernon Township. Mashable takes a look back at the country's most terrifying water park. Watch for yourself:

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