Six Flags

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Six Flags, Inc. is the world's largest regional theme park company and the second leading amusement park operator in the United States, Walt Disney Company being the first. It maintains corporate headquarters in Grand Prairie, Texas, near its flagship location in Arlington, Texas. Six Flags runs 20 family-friendly theme parks in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Europe. The company estimates that 65% of the U.S. population lives within 150 miles of one of its parks, located in 35 out of the top fifty major metropolitan areas.[1] It was founded in 1961 by Texas property and oil man Angus Wynne II.[2]


As of 2005 the group encompassed -


  • Six Flags Magic Mountain, Los Angeles
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Los Angeles
  • Six Flags Marine World, San Francisco
  • Six Flags Waterworld, Concord
  • Six Flags Waterworld, Sacramento


  • Six Flags Over Georgia, Atlanta
  • Six Flags White Water, Atlanta
  • American Adventures, Atlanta


  • Six Flags Great America. Chicago
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Chicago


  • Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, Louisville


  • Six Flags America, Baltimore/Washington, DC


  • Six Flags New England, Springfield


  • Six Flags St Louis

New Jersey

  • Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Jackson
  • Six Flags Wild Safari, Jackson

New York

  • The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom, Lake George


  • Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Arlington
  • Six Flags Fiesta Texas, San Antonio
  • Six Flags SplashTown, Houston


  • La Ronde, Montreal


  • Six Flags Mexico, Mexico City