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IPFS News Link • Entertainment: Outdoor Recreation

'It was like you were just in some crazy guy's back yard'...


Since it closed in 1996, Action Park became the stuff of urban legend and nostalgia, even inspiring a documentary called 'The Most Insane Amusement Park Ever.'

And as of June 14, Action Park is back, complete with a new attraction, the Zero G, which drops riders through a trapdoor and down a 100-foot-high slide, which Action Park's owners says is the tallest of its kind. 

'At Action Park, it felt like you were in some crazy guy's backyard,' Dave Schlussman, a 30-year-old from Greenpoint, told the New York Post