Park founder William Gehlhaus and his associates purchase some waterfront property to build a summer resort.
Keansburg Steamboat Company
New Yorkers can now take a 50-cent roundtrip voyage from Battery Park to Keansburg’s newest boardwalk & attractions.
Mystery Ride Opens
One of the world’s oldest operating dark rides in the world up until Hurricane Sandy, The Spook Housefirst opens.
Photo: Laff in the Dark
The Next Generation
The grandsons of William Gehlhaus purchase the park.
A Second Park!
Runaway Rapids Waterpark is built in 9 short months and brings a new era to the park.
Following a great summer, one of the most devastating storms in recent memory upends the park and surrounding communities.
Back in Action!
The parks re-open after a great deal of teamwork, dedication, and repairing in Sandy’s wake.
The Summer of Fun!
You make your triumphant return to Keansburg Amusement Park & Runaway Rapids waterpark!