The Six Flag's Great adventure spans over 140 acres of land, approximately 3.4 sq miles (8.9 km?). This is a theme park in New Jersey, and one of the largest amusement parks in the world. A restaurateur known as Warner LeRoy first opened it in 1972 before it was later taken over by Six Flags Entertainment Corp., in the year 1977. The park is made up of eleven themed areas, with four of them mainly focusing on children. Further details can be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six_Flags_Great_Adventure.