Keansburg Amusement Park and Runaway Rapids will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, September 3,4, & 5.  Keansburg Amusement Park will open Friday, September 5th at 6pm for COKE FRIDAY NIGHT MADNESS.  Keansburg Amusement Park will open Saturday & Sunday, September 6 & 7 at 11am with Kiddie Rides and all Attractions by 12noon.  All you can ride wristbands are $34.95 per person both Saturday and Sunday at Keansburg Amusement Park.  Runaway Rapids will be open Saturday and Sunday, September 6 & 7 from 11am to 4pm.  Slide all day for $16.95 per person.

Directions & Parking


From the North:

  • Take NJ Turnpike South to Exit 11
  • Follow to Garden State Parkway South to Exit 117
  • See Below

From Staten Island:

  • Take Outerbridge Crossing to Garden State Parkway South to Exit 117
  • See Below

From the South:

  • Take Garden State Parkway North to Exit 117
  • See Below

From State Highway 35:

  • Go North through Middletown to Palmer Avenue (Target Store on right)
  • Turn right onto Palmer Avenue
  • Go straight for 3 1/2 miles to beach

From Garden State Parkway 117:

  • Follow signs for Route 36 East
  • Go straight for 4 miles on Route 36 East
  • Take jughandle for Laurel Avenue and turn left to cross over Route 36
  • Follow Laurel Avenue for 1 mile into Keansburg

PARKING: It is more convenient for guests to use the lot behind the amusement park. The cost to park a car ALL DAY LONG is $5.00.

Metered parking is limited and available on the street and in the lot north of the amusement park. The Borough of Keansburg owns and operates the meters and strictly enforces any time infractions. Parking violation tickets are given for any expired meter.


Buses leave out of Port Authority, New York City. The destination stop is Beachway, Keansburg. To view the schedule, follow these steps:

  • Go to the Academy Bus Lines web site
  • Click on “Commuter” at top of home page
  • Click on “Schedules”
  • Click on “Route 36 to Port Authority”
  • Our destination is Keansburg/Beachway

Academy Bus Lines


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