Nestled in the base of Camelback Mountain, part of the Pocono Mountains, the sprawling Camelbeach Waterpark features a slew of attractions, including the Triple Venom speed slides, the twin bowl rides, Vortex and Spin Cycle, and the mat racing slide, Checkered Flag Challenge. For those who prefer tamer thrills, the park offers the Blue Nile Adventure River, an 100-foot-long lazy river, and the Kahuna Lagoon Wave Pool. And for the kids, there's Camel Cove and Pharaoh's Phortress, two interactive play area with waterfalls, kiddie slides, kid-activated sprayers, and tipping buckets.
Tannersville, in the Poconos, Pennsylvania
Discounts for guests under 48 inches or over 55. 2 and under are free. Season passes, group rates, and party packages are available.
The actual address is One Camelback Road, Tannersville, PA
From Philadelphia: I-476N (NE Extension of the PA Turnpike) to Lehigh Valley Exit 56 (old Exit 33), Route 22E to Route 33N to I-80W to Exit 299 (old Exit 45) Tannersville, and follow the signs to Camelback.
From Metropolitan New Jersey & New York: I-80W to PA Exit 299 (old Exit 45) Tannersville, and follow the signs to Camelback.
From the Lehigh Valley: Route 33N to I-80W to Exit 299 (old Exit 45) Tannersville, and follow the signs to Camelback.
From Wilkes-Barre: I-476S (NE Extension of the PA Turnpike) or Route 115S to I-80E to Exit 299 (old Exit 45) Tannersville. Follow signs to Camelback.
From Washington & Baltimore: I-95N to I-476N (NE Extension of the PA Turnpike), and follow the directions from Philadelphia.
Water Park Features:
surfing attraction, bowl rides
, family raft ride, mat racing slide, tube slides, body slides, speed slides, lazy river, wave pool, interactive water play structure with tipping bucket, activity pool, and kiddie play areas.
New for 2011:
Dune Runner and Sandstrom
Two family raft rides will join the slide array at Camelbeach for the 2011 season.
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