Six Flags America in Bowie, MD

13710 Central AveBowie, MD 20721
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Overview

For extreme thrills and family fun just 15 minutes outside of our nation’s capital, visit Six Flags America. With 10 roller coasters including Superman, Ride of Steel and The Wild One, as well as two sections just for kids, you’re guaranteed a memorable visit from the moment you enter the park. Don’t forget to visit Hurricane Harbor, home to one of the world’s largest wave pools, for a splashing good time, too.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Bowie Travel Experts
  • Admission to Hurricane Harbor is included with your ticket.
  • Throw your hands in the air on 10+ roller coasters and extreme thrill rides.
  • Two areas of the park are designed just for kids.
  • Watch in-park shows and entertainment for a break during the day.
  • Ride restrictions apply for guests’ safety and security.

Description

from Six Flags Washington DC / Baltimore
Six Flags America theme park/water park is located 15 minutes East of Washington DC a great place to take your family. The park features 10 fast and furious coasters, including Superman, Ride of Steel; Batwing-flying coaster, our classic wooden coaster The Wild One. Thrill rides, two sections of kid’s rides just for the little ones and Hurricane Harbor water park featuring Hurricane Bay - one of the world’s largest wave pools, the NEW Whaoo River, and two kids activity pools. The water park is included with your park admission)

The park is open for the 2019 season from April 6, 2019, thru January 1, 2020. Daily May 28 thru Sept. 2.

Great events all year:
SPRING including Spring Break April 13-22 and Mardi Gras April 27-May 12 (select dates) featuring delicious Cajun food, New Orleans entertainment & more!

SUMMER: Coca-Cola 4thFEST with 4 night of Fireworks July 3-6, plus a food festival, entertainment & more

FALL: Fright Fest September 21-October 27 (selected dates) featuring the area’s biggest and best Halloween celebrations with Thrills by Day including trick or treating, kiddie hayrides, Halloween shows and rides. Fright by Night including Haunted Houses and attractions, Halloween shows and coasters & rides in the dark.

WINTER: Holiday in the Park November 23, 2019 –January 1, 2020, featuring the area’s best Christmas celebration with millions of sparkling lights and displays, Holiday Shows (many in our indoor theaters), visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, Holiday meals and treats and select rides.

Washington - Baltimore Customer Reviews

4 Reviews
Vy P.
Manassas, VA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Six Flag Tickets"
July 2019 NEW
We got the tickets for a good price. We had so much fun at Six Flags. Thank you Tripster for giving me this opportunity.
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Tip: The price is good and the place is beautiful

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Siobhan Staton
Chesapeake, VA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Discount full of fun"
July 2019 NEW
This was my first time using Tripster vacation websites in I highly recommend it for others who are trying to have fun with limited funds or whatever the case might be.
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Tip: This is the best website to purchase tickets in it's a legit website . When I purchase my tickets for a good price six flags for a good price I was happy to know it wasn't a scam. I highly recommend traveler to use this site for discounted tickets

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Jasmine Mickens
baltimore, MD
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Great"
July 2019 NEW
I heard bad things about this place so I was a bit nervous. However, I had a amazing time I'm planning on going back in a few weeks.
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Tip: Joker and Halfpipe are the best!

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Nikhil K.
Leesburg, VA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Six Flags MD ; Amazing Amusement Park"
June 2019 NEW
Overall, this trip was excellent. We got there around 9 AM, and we found there to be very short lines everywhere. The tickets were priced extremely well from Tripster, around 30% or so off the actual price, since Six Flags charges a "Convenience Fee" for whatever reason. The food there left a bit more to be hoped for, although the options were fairly vast. The rides were excellent and the people there were very helpful. Waterpark is also amazing, with a giant Wavepool and huge slides.
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Tip: Get there early and go on Firebird and Batwing as soon as you get there. The lines get really long later in the day.

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davidmF7520JW
Centreville, Virginia
"Looked like a penitentiary field trip"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed July 13, 2019 NEW
Seriously. So many ghetto killer looking people everywhere. Gangster looking people with face tattoos, pants sagging, with the most miserable looks on their faces. Nearly naked women walking around, breasts barely contained, butts out. Women screaming at children. Metal detectors and baggage x ray machines to get in. Police all around. Smoking in the bathrooms. Felt very unsafe. Ruined my day and left after the kids rode two rides. Daughter in tears. I couldn’t be more disappointed.
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Brian B
"Had a good time"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed July 06, 2019 NEW
I live in the area and didn’t want to drive to Richmond to Kings Dominion. This place was good. Rides were great and the water park was probably the favorite attraction for the kids. Lines weren’t long at all not sure if that is a good thing for Six Flags but it was great for us as we literally didn’t wait long for anything. The food is way over priced but that isn’t unique to this park. Plan ahead if you want to avoid the food cost. I didn’t notice any security issues at all. It was a good family outing.
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SunilnRiss
Owings Mills, Maryland
"After coming back from Disney and Universal..."
TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed July 06, 2019 NEW
... unfortunately this park cannot compare. With that said, we bought a season pass that was the same cost as a 1 day so it was worth it. But even with that, each worker we have spoken to today was short and seemed irritated. Again, unfortunately we just visited Disney and Universal and those are the gold standard. We used to have season passes for Hershey Park in PA for the last few years so we decided to give Wild World (the old skool name) a try. Not as good as Hershey either, but again, the deal was too good to pass over.
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Michelle J
Augusta, Georgia
"Almost perfect!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 03, 2019 NEW
I was hesitant to go here because of the reviews but we had an awesome time! Every employee was courteous (and some were really friendly). I guessed there might have been problems with line cutting, smoking, and profanity but there were signs and announcements that poor behavior would not be tolerated. We had no problems and I thought the park was clean (although not Disney clean). No crowds and we had almost no wait times (our longest wait was 10 minutes - we went on a Monday). I thought the thrill rides were awesome. I recently went to Universal in February and thought that was way too crowded (four rides in 8 hours due to wait times). If I had to choose again for thrill rides, I would go here over Universal any day.
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Stay76075
"First timers!"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 03, 2019 NEW
First time for us at ‘Six Flags’. We went to the Maryland location. Very clean & Friendly Employees! Lots of rides for teens to go on and want to go on them again & again! All felt very safe through out the day. We packed a lunch & mid day went out to car to eat & go back in for more rides. The Water Park is loaded with families— little kids section was packed! Overall we all had a wonderful experience!!! We all will definitely go back!!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Six Flags Washington DC / Baltimore

Can I bring a selfie stick into the park?
No. Selfie sticks, monopods, and similar items are not allowed inside Six Flags parks.

Does the park have a dress code?
We want you to dress casually and comfortably, but in keeping with our family-friendly atmosphere, and for health and safety reasons, Six Flags America strictly enforces a dress code. Proper attire must be worn in the park at all times, including shirts and appropriate footwear. Clothing with rude, vulgar or offensive language or graphics is not permitted at any time (shirts cannot be turned inside out as a solution). Bathing suits may be worn only in Hurricane Harbor water park. Park admission may be denied if clothing is deemed by management to be inappropriate.

Can I smoke in the park?
No. Six Flags America is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and e-cigarettes may only be used in designated smoking areas. Please consult the park map for exact locations. Smoking is also prohibited for guests under 18 years of age. Guests smoking outside of the designated areas will be ejected from the park without refund.

Does the park have ATMs?
ATMs are conveniently located throughout the park:

  • Next to Attitudes Gift Shop on Main Street
  • Heritage House
  • Johnny Rockets
  • Mardis Gras area
  • GOTHAM Games area
  • Crazy Horse Saloon
  • Water Park Games area

Can I rent a stroller or wheelchair?
Yes. Six Flags America offers a limited number of strollers, wheelchairs, and electronically controlled vehicles for rent on a first-come, first-served basis. To rent yours, visit the Main Street Service Center, across from the Main Street fountain.

Does Six Flags America have lockers for rent?
Yes. Guests can take advantage of all day and hourly storage locker rentals. All day lockers are located in front of Hurricane Bay in Hurricane Harbor and across from the Grand Theater on Main Street. The lockers are available on a first come, first serve basis and cannot be reserved in advance. There is a nominal charge for locker usage. The lockers in Hurricane Harbor close when the water park closes, typically an hour before the theme park closes for the day. All items must be removed at this time. All lockers are cleared out each night at park close. Any articles found in lockers are turned into Lost and Found. Six Flags is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Can I bring my pets?
No. Only service animals for the hearing and visually impaired are welcome in the park. Kennel services are not available.

Do the roller coasters have height requirements?
Yes. Each roller coaster and ride has specific height and weight requirements for the safety of guests. Ride restrictions are posted outside the line queue for each ride.

Is parking available?
Yes, parking is available for $20 per car, per day.

Does the park offer rain checks?
No.

Do I need an additional ticket for Hurricane Harbor?
No. Admission to Hurricane Harbor is included in your ticket.

What is a FLASH Pass?
The FLASH Pass is Six Flags’ electronic ride reservation system which holds your place in line at the park’s most popular rides. This service is available for an additional fee.