2005 Enchanted Forest celebrates its 50th season! The Museum of Enchanted Memories, a museum dedicated to preserving the park’s history is added the added attraction. Tino Wallenda returns to the EFWS ring with his family as the Flying Wallendas to help celebrate the park’s 50th season!

Out with the Old!

2002 Enchanted Forest’s first and oldest water slide “Wild Waters” is taken down and the new body slide “The Shadow” is constructed.

Adirondack Adventures!

1999 The Adirondack Expedition is added to the EFWS. The new expansion is themed on the Adirondack’s and includes two double tube rides, “Rondaxe Run” and “The Black River”, a family tube ride, “Cascade Falls”, a great water activity structure “The Sawmill”, and an action river, “The Log Jammer.”

Play Time!

1995 Calypso’s Cove is born. The family entertainment center features go-karts, batting cages, miniature golf, bumper boats, and an arcade.


1991 The 1100 ft. Amazon family tube ride and the 1/4 acre Tidal Wave Pool are built next to the island.

A Star is Born!

1988 The first rides of their kind in NYS are constructed – Water Safari is opened. The park is now known as Enchanted Forest Water Safari.

Get Wet!

1984 Wild Waters, a two flume, 350 ft. water slide is constructed, the first water slide at Enchanted Forest.

A Step Beyond!

1978 The amusement ride, back area is constructed and called “A Step Beyond”.

New Owners!

1977 New owners purchase Enchanted Forest of the Adirondacks and begin long-term plans for improvements and added fun!


1956 — 1976 The park grows little by little, catering to families with young children.` The daily circus shows feature internationally known stars such as the Great Wallendas. Some of an NBC special documentary, as well as a CBS documentary on the Wallendas are filmed at Enchanted Forest. Other acts throughout the years included, JohnContinue reading →

The Beginning!

Enchanted Forest of the Adirondacks opens for business with 35 employees. Featured are Paul Bunyan, The Paul Bunyan Wood Center, where guests watch woodenware being produced from the log to the finished product, and Storybook Lane Little Houses. Admission is considered reasonable: $1.00 for adults and $.25 for children.