Mountain Creek Resort Opens Waterpark and TreEscape on July 2

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Mountain Creek Resort in Vernon, NJ, the New York Metro Area’s Premier Destination for four-season mountain adventure and a convenient drive for all of central and northern New Jersey, is thrilled to announce it will open the doors to its waterpark in accordance with current state guidelines for another season of  safe and responsible fun on Thursday, July 2! Open all summer and through Labor Day, the Mountain Creek Waterpark is one of New Jersey’s most unique waterparks, offering guests the opportunity splash, slide and relax in a natural mountain setting. Guests can beat the heat by enjoying a lineup of classic rides such as the Colorado River, High Tide Wavepool and Canyon Cliff Jump, along with an assortment of family friendly rides and attractions for younger children. This summer, the park will be operating under a limited capacity to better allow for greater social distancing, and will be requiring advanced online purchase for all tickets.

Additionally, the resort will also open its Zip Tours mountaintop ziplines and the high ropes attractions at TreEscape Aerial Adventure Park.These will be opening for the summer season on Thursday, June 25 and Thursday, July 2, respectively. These offerings come in addition to its world-class lodging and world-renowned lift-service Bike Park, which opened for socially distant riding earlier this month.

  • Zip Tours is a fun-filled activity for anyone with a sense of adventure! A series of ziplines ranging from 200 ft to 1,500 ft in length, suspended high above the very top of Mountain Creek, this guided tour showcases the entire mountain with stunning, panoramic views. A fun family activity for groups of any size and age, guests must be between 60 – 270 pounds to zipline and at least 48” tall.
  • TreEscape is a unique blend of wooden platforms built high in the trees and connected by exhilarating combinations of rope walks, obstacles, climbing elements and zip lines, all located in a beautiful forested setting. An exhilarating activity for children as young as 4 years old, with 20 of the more than 120 climbing elements, obstacles and ziplines geared towards guests aged 4 – 6 years old, TreEscape offers adventurers of all age and experience levels.

“We are very excited about the Governor’s announcements this week allowing us to open all our resort activities for our guests this summer,” said Hugh Reynolds, Vice President of Marketing & Sales, Mountain Creek. “We know many people statewide and across the New York metro area have been looking for ways to beat the heat, get outdoors and embark on new adventures this summer. Our team has been working very hard these past few months to reinvent what our resort experiences will look like in today’s COVID world. I’m confident that our guests will see and feel the results of that work when they visit us this summer, and we’re looking forward to sharing the resort with them.”

To keep Mountain Creek Resort safe for everyone, numerous new COVID-19 precautions and requirements have been put in place in accordance to CDC and local board of health guidelines. Mountain Creek Resort asks that guests who are feeling sick, or have family members who have been sick, please stay home, and that guests in attendance maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet while on property. All guests will be required to wear masks or face coverings while on property, except for when eating or swimming, and tickets to any of the above experiences must be purchased online in advance of a guest’s visit.

Adventures at Mountain Creek Resort are just a few steps away in Vernon, NJ. Mountain Creek Resort is home to a variety of outdoor recreation activities including Mountain Creek Bike Park, Mountain Creek Waterpark, Great Gorge Golf, the TreEscape Aerial Adventure Ropes Courses and Mountain Creek Zip Tours. Just 47 miles from the George Washington Bridge, Mountain Creek Resort is easily accessible for New York, New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania residents looking for a world-class resort experience.

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