Water Safari Celebrates National Paul Bunyan Day

Water Safari Celebrates National Paul Bunyan Day on June 28th with FREE photos For more than a century, the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan has been the subject of thousands of exploits that are treasured among generations in the United States. It is said that he once dragged his axe across the Southwest and created theContinue reading →

Opening Water Safari

We are SO EXCITED about Summer 2019 that we wanted to take you behind the scenes again to show what our teams have been doing this Spring in preparation for YOUR arrival (we can hardly contain our excitement)! June 12th can’t come soon enough for our team… Preparing Appearance: Painting / Refurbishing / Renovations WhenContinue reading →

Old Forge Scavenger Hunt

Parents, are you looking for children’s activities to curb the “I’m bored” complaints? How about a scavenger hunt for the whole family! Turn your next Old Forge visit into an adventure that will have your kids asking for more! How many Old Forge ‘must see’ destinations can your family check off? Hop in the carContinue reading →

Memorial Day Weekend in Old Forge

Old Forge NY is celebrating the unofficial start of summer with a Memorial Day weekend full of family-friendly events. Calypso’s Cove Family Fun Park, right next door to Water Safari, will be open for the weekend on May 25th & 26th. Attractions include go-karts, kiddie go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages, zipline, rock climbing wall, miniContinue reading →

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Exciting Field Trips to Water Safari

Learning Beyond the Classroom: Exciting Field Trips to Water Safari

Teachers, are you tired of taking your class on the same field trips, year after year? Want your students to have a blast, but also learn something too? Here’s your solution! Enchanted Forest Water Safari offers exciting educational programming for school groups of all ages that you can’t find anywhere else! Our Safari Scholar programsContinue reading →

What goes on during the winter at Water Safari?

It’s fun to think about the snow piled up on the water rides and little forest creatures finding a winter wonderland among the characters on Storybook Lane, but what really happens during the winter at Water Safari? Well, it’s all about preparation for the next Summer season! The year-round staff pulls together to see whatContinue reading →

The History of Water Safari

It was 1956. Elvis was shocking television audiences with his music and gyrations, “My Fair Lady” was the toast of Broadway, and Stockholm Sweden hosted the summer Olympics. It was the year that The Enchanted Forest of the Adirondacks opened its doors for the first time. A total of 35 employees maintained the park whichContinue reading →

Old Forge Thrills

Calypso’s Cove Right next door to Enchanted Forest Water Safari is another attraction for the whole family to enjoy. Calypso’s Cove is the name and fun is their game. After you’ve ridden all the wet and dry rides at Water Safari, walk right over to Calypso’s Cove for some great food and cold beer forContinue reading →

Why a family photo with Paul Bunyan is tradition

For more than a century, the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan has been the subject of thousands of exploits that are treasured among generations in the United States. It is said that he once dragged his ax across the Southwest and created the Grand Canyon. Americans have created thousands of folk stories about Bunyan making himContinue reading →

Family Fun Indoors at Water Safari

We all know that the Enchanted Water Safari is the most fun anyone can have outdoors, right? Well, you’ve only got half the story. Water Safari features many attractions and activities indoors, too. Check these out: Explore the past with the Museum of Enchanted Memories Located in the rear of the park, behind the OasisContinue reading →