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Mountain Creek Water Park

200 State Rt 94, Vernon, NJ 07462-3323
+1 973-827-2000
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DO NOT GO, DISAPPOINTING! My name is Ariel Perez, I am a Costa Rican gynecologist and I have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ariel P
via mobile
Needs a few adjustments to be a great park

Pros: Numerous rides and they are spaced out. Great location and atmosphere. Rides are fun and... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Garfield, New Jersey
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Where will you spend your summer days? …In the natural surroundings of the mountains?...On the beach?...Poolside? Well how about all three! Mountain Creek's Waterpark awaits, with over 2 dozen unique rides, slides and pools set in the mountains of Vernon, New Jersey, just 47 miles from NY City. Experience the thrills of 1,600 feet of pure whitewater adrenaline on the infamous Colorado River Ride, the largest water ride in the region. Leap from the Canyon Cliff into endless blue water, or rocket down Thunder Run or The Gualey, the most supercharged whitewater tube rides you've seen! Drop 40 feet on our Vertigo and Vortex tube speed coasters...in the dark! Plummet 99 feet in just seconds on the H2Oh-No! speed slide. Swing into action on the Tarzan Swings, or race through the dark and shoot out 10 feet above the water on the daring Cannonball. High Anxiety begins with a 5 story drop before accelerating riders into the immense funnel that propels you to panic-inducing heights and a momentary Zero-G experience. It's the shore without the jelly fish! The Hightide Wavepool is one of the largest pools of it's kind, sculpting over 450,000 gallons of water into perfect sets of waves every 10 minutes! Kids World offers more than enough fun to keep the kids happy all summer long. Have a blast in The Spraygrounds, relax in the Lost Island River, zoom down The Hook, or play on our multilevel interactive water play fort, complete with water slides, spray cannons, water hoses, and a 'fishy' shower!
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible16%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
200 State Rt 94, Vernon, NJ 07462-3323
200 State Rt 94, Vernon, NJ 07462-3323
+1 973-827-2000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

DO NOT GO, DISAPPOINTING! My name is Ariel Perez, I am a Costa Rican gynecologist and I have traveled with my family to differents parts of the world. In Montain Creek, New Jersey, there is not good customer asistance, everything is depersonalized, very SLOW, prejudiced...More

1  Thank Ariel P
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Pros: Numerous rides and they are spaced out. Great location and atmosphere. Rides are fun and there are different thrill levels. Cons: Bathrooms were horrendous, that I did not even bother to use them or the changing rooms which had mold spots on the curtains...More

Thank smichelle2017
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The uphill walking is tremendous. I felt the slides with tubes were not filled with enough water. The water was ice cold everywhere. Will not be returning.

Thank VacMom2
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Go on a very hot day. The water is fresh mountain water it is cold. Best attraction is the Wave Pool. Get a cabana for a nice relaxing day. They were understaffed so many attractions were closed and map was not updated. Service in the...More

1  Thank CarrieM525
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Went with friends and family, my first time there and here is my advice: 1. Get there early so you can get a parking spot close to the park, that's $20 by the way, if you get there early you will able to buy anything...More

Thank Andrés B
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Overrun by locals, busing in of non locals, terrible disgusting park food, long hot lines, managed by teenagers, park is not clean at all, garbage all over the place. Read about the history of this park on wikipedia, and skip the Groupon. They filed chapter...More

1  Thank jupitor47973
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Dear God, haven't been to this water park since the 80's, maybe it would have been better to never have ever had returned. The parking lots are horrible & 10.00 to park. The bathrooms at approximately 10:45AM were horrendous, with NO toilet paper, don't you...More

Thank Theresadavidjohn
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately I am not a big fan of rides but whenever I have brought youth they have had a terrific time. I enjoyed this place more when I was a youth and it was called Action Park. There are lots of summer activities available, even...More

1  Thank slkexperiences
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The pavement is older asphalt and pretty rough on feet! Really irritating that the slip-and-slide down the hill is restricted to people over 90 lbs - my rising 6th graders who are nearly 5 ft tall couldn't go because they only weigh 80 lbs. So...More

Thank BoysFun
Jeff K, Owner at Mountain Creek Water Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

BoysFun- Thanks for the honest feedback. Our guests are extremely important to us and your feedback is crucial for us to make your experience better. We appreciate hearing about these situations so we can make them right and plan to forward this to necessary departments...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

All the rides from our youth are gone the Tarzan swing the cannonball there is no looping slide alpine slide they did open a safer one that on is closed also it's a kids park full of immigrants and the giant hills are the same...More

2  Thank Joseph T
Jeff K, Owner at Mountain Creek Water Park, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Joseph, I am sorry that your trip to Mountain Creek didn't live up to your expectations. Our guests are very important to us and I appreciate your feedback. We are always looking for new ways to improve. I do hope you will come back and...More

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Questions & Answers
22 August 2017|
Response from Joseph T | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the park not on all rides lockers are $15-$25
Maritza B
26 August 2016|
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Response from matandsabs | Reviewed this property |
$46 p.p general admission all day Under 48" $30 Senior $30 Under 2 is free