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Six Flags America
Six Flags America
Baltimore/Washington, DC

Action River Adventure, Wahoo River, Opens at Six Flags America

UPPER MARLBORO, MD — June 28, 2018 — Six Flags America, D.C.’s Thrill Capital, today announced the debut of Wahoo River, an all-new, action-packed river adventure debuting at Hurricane Harbor waterpark for the 2018 season. Wahoo River opens to the public on June XX.

“Six Flags is recognized for the most innovative rides and attractions in the industry. Wahoo River boasts many unique water features and will be the new centerpiece of our beautiful waterpark,” said Park President Rick Howarth. “We add new experiences every year—Wahoo River is another thrilling attraction families can enjoy together, and provides another great reason to visit Six Flags America for the best in summer fun.”

The Bigger, Better, Wetter Wahoo River is 33% wider and more than 40% longer than the former Castaway Creek. The new attraction includes significant upgrades such as a zero depth entry that makes it convenient for guests of all ages to slip into the cool water with inflatable tubes. Friends and family members will have a blast as they float along the river, encountering wall sprayers, aqua archways, tippy water cones and a new wave generator. The journey continues under graceful water arches spanning the entire width of the river, as guests find even more surprises behind the rock waterfall, through the sprinkling pipes and under the bridge waterworks.

Additional Wahoo River highlights include:

• A wave generator that pulses waves every few seconds, propelling guests down the water channel;
• Colorful buckets dropping gallons of refreshing water from above; and
• Nearly 2,500 feet of new deck space with hundreds of deck chairs.
Diamond and Diamond Elite Members will have the first opportunity to experience Wahoo River, followed by Gold Season Pass Holders and then all Pass Holders, before it opens to the public on June XX.

Six Flags America 2018 Season Passes and Memberships are currently on sale. Members can now enjoy priority park entry and tremendous discounts of up to 50% on nearly all food and merchandise purchases all season long. Members also receive skip-the-line passes, sneak previews, and extended ride times on some of their favorite rides and attractions. For more information, visit

About Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation is the world’s largest regional theme park company and the largest operator of waterparks in North America, with $1.4 billion in revenue and 25 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada. For 57 years, Six Flags has entertained millions of families with world-class coasters, themed rides, thrilling water parks and unique attractions. For more information, visit

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