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Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark facts for kids

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Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark
Waterpark Resort
Industry Hospitality
Headquarters 89 Six Flags Dr, Queensbury NY,
Owner Six Flags

Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark is a resort and waterpark, located in Queensbury, New York that first opened in 2006. The resort is owned and operated by Six Flags.

History

The resort officially opened on February 7, 2006 and became the first one in the state of New York to feature an indoor waterpark. It features 200 rooms and a 38,000-square-foot water park called White Water Bay. The park is opened year-round and constant 80-degree water temperature. On the other side across US 9 is the Six Flags theme park, Great Escape. This is the second resort the company has built, the first being Lodge on the Lake next to Darien Lake that opened in 1998. In November 2012, it announced an annual event, Holiday in the Lodge, to celebrate Christmas.

Attractions inside the resort

Attractions

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The Starlight arcade, in the lodge
  • Star Light Arcade
  • Tranquility Spa
  • Adirondack Fitness Center

Restaurants and shops

  • Johnny Rockets (Formerly Trappers Adirondack Grille; replaced in June 2008)
  • Johnny Rockets Sports Lounge
  • Northwoods Traders
  • Tall Tales Tavern
  • Tall Pines Coffee Corner

White Water Bay

Attractions

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Water slides in Tall Timber Treehouse
  • Tall Timbers Treehouse (A huge, water play area with a few slides, a dumping bucket on top, and tons of other water features)
  • Tak-it-Eesi-Creek (Lazy River that goes around Tall Timber's Treehouse)
  • Avalanche (Enclosed burgundy-colored family raft ride)
  • Boogie Bear Surf (FlowRider attraction)
  • Lott-A-Watta-Bay (Pool adjacent to Tak-It-Eesi-Creek which originally had water basketball, but it got removed in 2008)
  • Glacier Run (Enclosed blue singular tube slide)
  • Snow Shoe Falls (Enclosed yellow singular tube slide just for riders under 200 lbs)
  • Tip-A-Kanu-Beach (Children's play area)
  • Soakum Spring (Water spa for adults 18 or older)

Restaurants and shops

  • Birch Bark Grill
  • Tall Tales
  • Gitchee Goomie Gift Shop
  • Northwoods Traders
  • Kids Klub
  • Adventure Trek

Coordinates: 43°21′6.8″N 73°41′47.8″W / 43.351889°N 73.696611°W / 43.351889; -73.696611