But Six Flags St. Louis also adds a little splash to it's flash with Hurricane Harbor, a 12-acre water park featuring the Tornado funnel ride, as well as the usual assortment of water slides and river rafting. Best of all, the water park is included in the general admission price to Six Flags St. Louis.
If coasters aren't your speed (metaphorically speaking) and you didn't bring your suit, Six Flags St. Louis also offers a wide variety of entertainment featuring some of your favorite characters from the Looney Tunes and Justice League, not to mention all the concerts, parades, fireworks displays offered at different points throughout the season.
As with all Six Flags parks, St. Louis offers Fright Fest. The annual Halloween celebration includes haunted mazes, special shows, and other features to mark the holiday.
Phone and Location:
Near St. Louis (Duh!)
Admission and Area Hotel Info:
For an additional fee, the park offers the Flash Pass go-to-the-front-of-the-lines program. VIP tours available for an extra fee (which is quite high).
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From Kansas City and Columbia, MO: Take I-70E to I-270S to I-44W, then take Exit 261/Six Flags Road.
From Jefferson City: Take Hwy. 50E to I-44E, then take Exit 261/Six Flags Road.
General Travel Tip: Avoid crossing the Mississippi River during rush hour, 7-9am and 4:30-6pm on weekdays.
- Among its thrill machines, the park features the electromagnetic powered coaster Mr. Freeze, the looping super-coaster Batman: The Ride, and Tony Hawk's Big Spin, which gives you a different ride every time.
- The whole gang will enjoy watching the Justice League Superheroes, Looney Tunes characters, and others parade through the park every day, not to mention the numerous other family-friendly events scheduled throughout the year.
- The Hurricane Harbor Water Park, included with the price of admission, offers plenty of water slides and other aqua activities for all ages.
Other Six Flags Info:
New at the Park:
It's not exactly new, since the shuttle coaster is being relocated from another Six Flags park in Texas.
New for 2012: Bonzai Pipeline
The water park will be getting an Aqua Loop water slide that will send riders through a nearly upside-down section of its enclosed tube.
New for 2011: SkyScreamer
A spinning swing ride, SkyScreamer will rise a harrowing 236 feet into the air and reach speeds over 43 mph.