Lack of heat, humidity slows water park business, encourages visitors to amusement parks
Water parks around the state are hoping for a Labor Day heat wave.
Action Park, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor and other parks say cooler weather this summer kept visitors away from many water parks.
Bill Gehlhaus, the co-owner of Runaway Rapids in Keansburg, says he attributes the dip in attendance to this season's mild temperatures. "The water park functions on hot weather and when it's...