Fun Theme Parks to Explore

Here are some reviews and thoughts about the 22 amusement parks in NJ. How many of these action-packed amusement and theme parks have you experienced? This is your connection to find some fun theme parks where you can zoom on the thrill rides or just simply stroll along one of New Jersey's many famous boardwalks and piers that are filled with rides, arcades, and amusements. NJ is also home to many smaller exciting indoor amusement centers. We've listed them here as well. Click the play buttons below to see videos of every theme park!

NJ's Largest Indoor Amusement Park

iPlay America is by far one of the most unique attractions in all of New Jersey. Designed to look like a boardwalk, the indoor amusement park will make you feel like you're in another world of fun.

iPlay America

  732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Freehold, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

From the moment guests step inside iPlay America, they enter a world of fun like no other. iPlay America, the indoor city, recreates the Jersey Shore from the Boardwalk and mid-way style games people loved as kids, to the asphalt city streets complete with two-story buildings, mailboxes, fire hydrants, benches and more to create... Read More

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An Amusement Park right by the Ocean

What could possibly make an amusement park cooler than it already is? Being right on the beach, of course! Afterwards, consider stopping at the aquarium for to continue your day full of fun.

Jenkinson's Boardwalk

  732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Located in beautiful Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, Jenkinson's Boardwalk has attractions for people of all ages. It features white sandy beaches, fun games, mini golf courses, aquarium, arcades, thrilling rides and exciting attractions. From cotton candy and ice cream to pizza and healthier options, you can find exactly what... Read More

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Iconic Amusement Park on Seaside Heights Boardwalk

When you think of New Jersey, you may quickly think of Seaside Heights. Casino Pier is the iconic amusement park right on the boardwalk. A must see for those from both near and far!

Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach Waterpark

  732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Bring your Family to Reconnect and Reminisce! Seaside Heights, NJ is waiting for you this summer! Don’t miss a visit to Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark in the heart of the Jersey Shore. It’s two great parks in one convenient location in the center of town. Casino Pier offers some of... Read More

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Over 100 rides & attractions on the beach!

Morey's Piers is made up of three piers: Surfside Pier, Mariner's Pier, and Adventure Pier. All three piers are on the Wildwood Boardwalk and extend right onto the beach. Also enjoy two water parks that lie on Surfside and Mariner's Pier!

Morey's Piers

  609-522-3900 | Cape May County

Wildwood, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

MOREY'S PIERS, located on the boardwalk in the Wildwoods, New Jersey, is a classic seaside amusement park, family owned and operated since 1969. With 3 huge Amusement Piers, 2 beachfront Water Parks, 100-ish unforgettable rides, 40 thrilling games, 5 ridiculously fun restaurants, 1... Read More

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Diggerland USA is America’s only construction theme amusement park, where children, adults, and families can drive, ride and operate real machinery, with over 30 fun and safe attractions. Dig up lasting memories driving dump trucks, excavators, a ropes course, zip line, and more! New for 2020, The Water Main Aquatic Park, a 2-acre outdoor water park expansion included for all visitors with brand new splashing attractions to dive into.

Diggerland USA

  856-768-1110 | Camden County

West Berlin, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Diggerland USA is America’s only construction theme amusement park, where children, adults, and families can drive, ride and operate real machinery, with over 30 fun and safe attractions. Dig up lasting memories driving dump trucks, excavators, a ropes course,... Read More

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Indoor AND Outdoor Amusement Park in NJ

What makes The Funplex in Mount Laurel NJ so unqiue is that it combines indoor and outdoor attractions to create one fun amusement park! Throw an amazing birthday party for your kids.

The Funplex - Mount Laurel

  856-273-9666 | Burlington County

Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

With more than 25 acres of indoor and outdoor fun, this award-winning family entertainment center has become the go-to venue for corporate events, parties or simply a day of family fun! Inside- A Boardwalk that captures all of the fun of the shore with AirShot and Fun-A-Whirl rides, games, and Electric Go Karts, 16-lane Bowling... Read More

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Indoor Amusement Park with Outdoor Water Park

The Funplex in Mount Laurel provides fun for the entire family during every season of the year. Enjoy the fun rides and games inside, or go for a dip in The Splashplex on warmer days.

The Funplex - East Hanover

  973-428-1166 | Morris County

East Hanover, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

The Funplex East Hanover is over 100,000 sq. ft. of fun! An award-winning family entertainment center that offers everything from Go Karts and Arcade to an exhilarating Waterpark and more, making The Funplex the go-to venue for corporate events, parties or simply a day of family fun. Widely-popular indoor attractions include a... Read More

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A True Classic New Jersey Amusement Park

Land of Make Believe works to ensure that they offer family fun at an affordable price for the entire summer. You can even bring your own food into the park to have a picnic! Make sure to check out their all-new Safari Adventure!

Land of Make Believe

  908-459-9000 | Warren County

Hope, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Land of Make Believe is the original Family oriented Amusement and Waterpark. Safe, wholesome and affordable. There is something for every member of the family. You can bring your own food, picnic inside the park and enjoy a whole day of Incredible Family Fun.New this year is the spectacular thrill ride “Scream... Read More

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Every Child's Dream Come True in an Amusement Park

Storybook Land has been capturing the spirit of childhood in their theme park for over 63 years. Explore a world that is filled with real-life versions of all of your favorite nursey rhymes.

Storybook Land

  609-646-0103 | Atlantic County

Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Whimsical and magical!\nThe memories of childhood will ring true as your family literally walks through its all-time favorite stories and nursery rhymes at Storybook Land. Walk through the park and be amazed as these stories come to life! Children's classics are interspersed with exciting family rides and... Read More

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Nickelodeon Universe at American Dream

  1-833-263-7326 | Bergen County

East Rutherford, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Nickelodeon Universe at the all-new American Dream mall in East Rutherdford, NJ provides the ultimate indoor play experience. Meet all of your favorite Nickelodeon characters in person or ride on the exciting, state-of-the-art rides that were inspired by them.\nThe little ones will love rides like Blue's Skidoo, Fairly Odd... Read More

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Experience 1880 Frontier Life right in Stanhope NJ!

Wild West City in Sussex County NJ is designed to look and feel like Dodge City, Kansas in the 1880s. Porytayals of real life characters and events take place daily. 

Wild West City

  973-347-8900 | Sussex County

Stanhope, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Visit the Wild, Wild West!Step back in time to the Wild, Wild West at Wild West City theme park! Experience an atmosphere of true western hospitality at a reasonable cost! Wild West City is a Northern NJ theme park that brings the old west back to life. Main Street 1880 is a re-creation of a frontier... Read More

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Keansburg Amusement Park

  732-495-1400 | Monmouth County

Keansburg, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Home to thrilling rides!\n \nLeave your worries behind and have fun on the Northern Shore of New Jersey. At Keansburg Amusement Park, there is no entry fee! Spend only on the rides that appeal to you. At Keansburg Amusement Park, there is something for everyone! There are dozens of kiddie... Read More

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Gillian's Wonderland Pier

  609-399-7082 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Many great attractions! \n \nIf you are looking for fun and excitement in \"America's Greatest Family Resort\" you will surely find it at Gillian's Wonderland Pier. Gillian's Wonderland Pier is located at Sixth Street and the Boardwalk, in beautiful Ocean City, New Jersey. Gillian's Wonderland... Read More

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Eagleswood Amusement Park

  609-978-6606 | Ocean County

Staffordville, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Go ride the go karts!\n \nEagleswood Amusement Park has a ton of fun activities to offer! This family-friendly Southern NJ amusement park is located on Route 9 only just south of Route 72 (right behind Calloway's Restaurant and Bar) and is only 5 minutes from the LBI Causeway, making it a... Read More

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Get ready in 2020!


Six Flags Great Adventures acnnounces the launch of the Jersey Devil Roller Coaster. This will be the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world!

Six Flags Great Adventure

  (732) 928-2000 | Ocean County

Jackson, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Home to the tallest and fastest coaster in America!\n \nSix Flags is New Jersey's premiere amusement park. If you haven't heard about it yet or haven't been there yet, you are missing out on one of the New Jersey's best attractions! Six Flags Great Adventure is known for its award-winning... Read More

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Playland's Castaway Cove

  (609)-399-4751 | Cape May County

Ocean City, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Home to thrilling rides!\n \nPlayland's Castaway Cove has many exciting fun family rides including bumper cars, a Ferris wheel, a hot air balloon ride, a merry go round and more. For the more adventurous, they have exciting thrill rides including a Gravitron where the centrifugal force... Read More

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Clementon Park and Splash World

  856-783-0263 | Camden County

Clementon, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

An NJ amusement and water park all in one!\n \nClementon Amusement Park is just 15 minutes from downtown Philadelphia, offering area residents and groups a clean, friendly and professionally-run theme and waterpark right in their own backyard. It will give fun-seekers a classic, quality,... Read More

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Steel Pier

  609-345-4893 | Atlantic County

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Check out the helicopter rides!\n \nRide every fun-filled thrilling ride Steel Pier has to offer. Steel Pier is home to numerous amazing attractions, such as the Slingshot, the Mix and the Freedom Flyer. Enjoy classic favorites like the double-tiered carousel and Ferris wheel. Best of all,... Read More

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Fantasy Island Park

  609-492-4000 | Ocean County

Beach Haven, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

 \nBeautiful and quaint!\nFantasy Island Park will delight both young and old. Fantasy Island Park is truly unique. The park has a charming Victorian vibe; Z-Brick walkways, oak benches, ornate lamp posts and Tiffany glass chandeliers and panels all come together to create an exquisite, clean,... Read More

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The Bumper Boats are a Must-Ride!

Blackbeard's Cave has so many unique attractions to offer, some of which including go karts, batting cages, tank tag, and more. They are most well known for their bumper boats!

Blackbeard's Cave

  732-286-4414 | Ocean County

Bayville, New Jersey

Amusement Parks in NJ

Fun for all ages! The goal at Blackbeard's Cave is to put a smile on your face, whether you are 1 or 101. This is accomplished with games that are both fun and challenging, a 20-hole miniature golf course, a go-kart track complete with bridges and tunnels and exciting bumper boats. Blackbeard's Cave also has batting cages where you... Read More

Visit Website View Details

NJ's Largest Indoor Amusement Park

iPlay America is by far one of the most unique attractions in all of New Jersey. Designed to look like a boardwalk, the indoor amusement park will make you feel like you're in another world of fun.

iPlay America

 732-577-8200 | Monmouth County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Freehold, New Jersey

From the moment guests step inside iPlay America, they enter a world of fun like no other. iPlay America, the indoor city, recreates the Jersey Shore from the Boardwalk and mid-way style games people loved as kids, to the asphalt city streets complete with two-story buildings, mailboxes, fire hydrants, benches and more to create... Read More

View Details

An Amusement Park right by the Ocean

What could possibly make an amusement park cooler than it already is? Being right on the beach, of course! Afterwards, consider stopping at the aquarium for to continue your day full of fun.

Jenkinson's Boardwalk

 732-892-0600 | Ocean County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey

Located in beautiful Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, Jenkinson's Boardwalk has attractions for people of all ages. It features white sandy beaches, fun games, mini golf courses, aquarium, arcades, thrilling rides and exciting attractions. From cotton candy and ice cream to pizza and healthier options, you can find exactly what... Read More

View Details

Iconic Amusement Park on Seaside Heights Boardwalk

When you think of New Jersey, you may quickly think of Seaside Heights. Casino Pier is the iconic amusement park right on the boardwalk. A must see for those from both near and far!

Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach Waterpark

 732-793-6488 | Ocean County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Seaside Heights, New Jersey

Bring your Family to Reconnect and Reminisce! Seaside Heights, NJ is waiting for you this summer! Don’t miss a visit to Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark in the heart of the Jersey Shore. It’s two great parks in one convenient location in the center of town. Casino Pier offers some of... Read More

View Details

Over 100 rides & attractions on the beach!

Morey's Piers is made up of three piers: Surfside Pier, Mariner's Pier, and Adventure Pier. All three piers are on the Wildwood Boardwalk and extend right onto the beach. Also enjoy two water parks that lie on Surfside and Mariner's Pier!

Morey's Piers

 609-522-3900 | Cape May County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Wildwood, New Jersey

MOREY'S PIERS, located on the boardwalk in the Wildwoods, New Jersey, is a classic seaside amusement park, family owned and operated since 1969. With 3 huge Amusement Piers, 2 beachfront Water Parks, 100-ish unforgettable rides, 40 thrilling games, 5 ridiculously fun restaurants, 1... Read More

View Details

Diggerland USA is America’s only construction theme amusement park, where children, adults, and families can drive, ride and operate real machinery, with over 30 fun and safe attractions. Dig up lasting memories driving dump trucks, excavators, a ropes course, zip line, and more! New for 2020, The Water Main Aquatic Park, a 2-acre outdoor water park expansion included for all visitors with brand new splashing attractions to dive into.

Diggerland USA

 856-768-1110 | Camden County

Amusement Parks in NJ

West Berlin, New Jersey

Diggerland USA is America’s only construction theme amusement park, where children, adults, and families can drive, ride and operate real machinery, with over 30 fun and safe attractions. Dig up lasting memories driving dump trucks, excavators, a ropes course,... Read More

View Details

Indoor AND Outdoor Amusement Park in NJ

What makes The Funplex in Mount Laurel NJ so unqiue is that it combines indoor and outdoor attractions to create one fun amusement park! Throw an amazing birthday party for your kids.

The Funplex - Mount Laurel

 856-273-9666 | Burlington County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Mount Laurel, New Jersey

With more than 25 acres of indoor and outdoor fun, this award-winning family entertainment center has become the go-to venue for corporate events, parties or simply a day of family fun! Inside- A Boardwalk that captures all of the fun of the shore with AirShot and Fun-A-Whirl rides, games, and Electric Go Karts, 16-lane Bowling... Read More

View Details

Indoor Amusement Park with Outdoor Water Park

The Funplex in Mount Laurel provides fun for the entire family during every season of the year. Enjoy the fun rides and games inside, or go for a dip in The Splashplex on warmer days.

The Funplex - East Hanover

 973-428-1166 | Morris County

Amusement Parks in NJ

East Hanover, New Jersey

The Funplex East Hanover is over 100,000 sq. ft. of fun! An award-winning family entertainment center that offers everything from Go Karts and Arcade to an exhilarating Waterpark and more, making The Funplex the go-to venue for corporate events, parties or simply a day of family fun. Widely-popular indoor attractions include a... Read More

View Details

A True Classic New Jersey Amusement Park

Land of Make Believe works to ensure that they offer family fun at an affordable price for the entire summer. You can even bring your own food into the park to have a picnic! Make sure to check out their all-new Safari Adventure!

Land of Make Believe

 908-459-9000 | Warren County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Hope, New Jersey

Land of Make Believe is the original Family oriented Amusement and Waterpark. Safe, wholesome and affordable. There is something for every member of the family. You can bring your own food, picnic inside the park and enjoy a whole day of Incredible Family Fun.New this year is the spectacular thrill ride “Scream... Read More

View Details

Every Child's Dream Come True in an Amusement Park

Storybook Land has been capturing the spirit of childhood in their theme park for over 63 years. Explore a world that is filled with real-life versions of all of your favorite nursey rhymes.

Storybook Land

 609-646-0103 | Atlantic County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Whimsical and magical!\nThe memories of childhood will ring true as your family literally walks through its all-time favorite stories and nursery rhymes at Storybook Land. Walk through the park and be amazed as these stories come to life! Children's classics are interspersed with exciting family rides and... Read More

View Details

Nickelodeon Universe at American Dream

 1-833-263-7326 | Bergen County

Amusement Parks in NJ

East Rutherford, New Jersey

Nickelodeon Universe at the all-new American Dream mall in East Rutherdford, NJ provides the ultimate indoor play experience. Meet all of your favorite Nickelodeon characters in person or ride on the exciting, state-of-the-art rides that were inspired by them.\nThe little ones will love rides like Blue's Skidoo, Fairly Odd... Read More

View Details

Experience 1880 Frontier Life right in Stanhope NJ!

Wild West City in Sussex County NJ is designed to look and feel like Dodge City, Kansas in the 1880s. Porytayals of real life characters and events take place daily. 

Wild West City

 973-347-8900 | Sussex County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Stanhope, New Jersey

Visit the Wild, Wild West!Step back in time to the Wild, Wild West at Wild West City theme park! Experience an atmosphere of true western hospitality at a reasonable cost! Wild West City is a Northern NJ theme park that brings the old west back to life. Main Street 1880 is a re-creation of a frontier... Read More

View Details

Keansburg Amusement Park

 732-495-1400 | Monmouth County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Keansburg, New Jersey

Home to thrilling rides!\n \nLeave your worries behind and have fun on the Northern Shore of New Jersey. At Keansburg Amusement Park, there is no entry fee! Spend only on the rides that appeal to you. At Keansburg Amusement Park, there is something for everyone! There are dozens of kiddie... Read More

View Details

Gillian's Wonderland Pier

 609-399-7082 | Cape May County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Ocean City, New Jersey

Many great attractions! \n \nIf you are looking for fun and excitement in \"America's Greatest Family Resort\" you will surely find it at Gillian's Wonderland Pier. Gillian's Wonderland Pier is located at Sixth Street and the Boardwalk, in beautiful Ocean City, New Jersey. Gillian's Wonderland... Read More

View Details

Eagleswood Amusement Park

 609-978-6606 | Ocean County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Staffordville, New Jersey

Go ride the go karts!\n \nEagleswood Amusement Park has a ton of fun activities to offer! This family-friendly Southern NJ amusement park is located on Route 9 only just south of Route 72 (right behind Calloway's Restaurant and Bar) and is only 5 minutes from the LBI Causeway, making it a... Read More

View Details

Get ready in 2020!


Six Flags Great Adventures acnnounces the launch of the Jersey Devil Roller Coaster. This will be the tallest and fastest roller coaster in the world!

Six Flags Great Adventure

 (732) 928-2000 | Ocean County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Jackson, New Jersey

Home to the tallest and fastest coaster in America!\n \nSix Flags is New Jersey's premiere amusement park. If you haven't heard about it yet or haven't been there yet, you are missing out on one of the New Jersey's best attractions! Six Flags Great Adventure is known for its award-winning... Read More

View Details

Playland's Castaway Cove

 (609)-399-4751 | Cape May County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Ocean City, New Jersey

Home to thrilling rides!\n \nPlayland's Castaway Cove has many exciting fun family rides including bumper cars, a Ferris wheel, a hot air balloon ride, a merry go round and more. For the more adventurous, they have exciting thrill rides including a Gravitron where the centrifugal force... Read More

View Details

Clementon Park and Splash World

 856-783-0263 | Camden County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Clementon, New Jersey

An NJ amusement and water park all in one!\n \nClementon Amusement Park is just 15 minutes from downtown Philadelphia, offering area residents and groups a clean, friendly and professionally-run theme and waterpark right in their own backyard. It will give fun-seekers a classic, quality,... Read More

View Details

Steel Pier

  609-345-4893 | Atlantic County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Check out the helicopter rides!\n \nRide every fun-filled thrilling ride Steel Pier has to offer. Steel Pier is home to numerous amazing attractions, such as the Slingshot, the Mix and the Freedom Flyer. Enjoy classic favorites like the double-tiered carousel and Ferris wheel. Best of all,... Read More

View Details

Fantasy Island Park

 609-492-4000 | Ocean County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Beach Haven, New Jersey

 \nBeautiful and quaint!\nFantasy Island Park will delight both young and old. Fantasy Island Park is truly unique. The park has a charming Victorian vibe; Z-Brick walkways, oak benches, ornate lamp posts and Tiffany glass chandeliers and panels all come together to create an exquisite, clean,... Read More

View Details

The Bumper Boats are a Must-Ride!

Blackbeard's Cave has so many unique attractions to offer, some of which including go karts, batting cages, tank tag, and more. They are most well known for their bumper boats!

Blackbeard's Cave

 732-286-4414 | Ocean County

Amusement Parks in NJ

Bayville, New Jersey

Fun for all ages! The goal at Blackbeard's Cave is to put a smile on your face, whether you are 1 or 101. This is accomplished with games that are both fun and challenging, a 20-hole miniature golf course, a go-kart track complete with bridges and tunnels and exciting bumper boats. Blackbeard's Cave also has batting cages where you... Read More

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Here is The Most Unique Amusement Park in NJ!

 

Field Station Dinosaurs!

Photo of a father holding his young son in front of a dinosaur at Field Station amusement park in Leonia NJ

There are some that might not consider Field Station Dinosaurs a conventional amusement or theme park, but we feel that it is a wonderful off-the-beaten-path utterly unique attraction that offers an exciting hands-on experience for families. Hence, we have listed it here as one of the most unique amusement parks, not just in NJ but on the entire East Coast!

 

There are over 30 exciting educational live shows, fun games, life-size dinosaurs and activities for children to explore.

 

Field Station Dinosaurs
Overpeck County Park | Henry Hoebel Area
Fort Lee Road, Leonia, NJ 07605
855-999-9010

 

 

Best Wooden Roller Coasters in NJ

 

The Great White at Morey's Piers!

Photo of one of the best roller coasters on a beach in NJ which is the Great White wooden roller coaster with 6 red cars full of people with the beach in the background at More's Piers amusement park in Wildwood NJ

A classic wooden roller coaster with a tremendous 105 drop at speeds of over 50 MPH. On the beach with the Atlantic Ocean in the backdrop. Perfection!

 

Here are our top picks of the best wooden coasters 

1. El Toro | Great Adventure


2. Great White | Moreys Piers


3. Hellcat | Clementon Park

 

 

What is the Fastest Monorail Roller Coaster in NJ (and the World)?

 

The NJ Devil!


Coming in 2020

The tallest, fastest and longest single-rail roller coaster!

13 stories high

87-foot drop

180 degrees inversions

Zero-G roll

Inline single passenger riders on a thin monorail track

Speeds up to 60 MPH

Over 3000 feet of track (That's over 10 football fields long!)



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