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Land of Make Believe & Pirate's Cove

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Address: 354 Great Meadows Road - Rt. 611, Hope, NJ 07844
Phone Number: (908) 459-9000
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Water, fun and dust, ugh!

The Land of Make Belive is a small and nice water/amusement park nestled in the woods near Hope, NJ. It's easlily accessible off Rt. 80 in less than 5 minutes. The park offers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
LittleItalyNj
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Netcong, New Jersey
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Stanhope, United States
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Land of Make Believe is a fantastic family get away that caters to younger children. The water park is fabulous for everyone young and old and we are never disappointed. the food is cheap and delicious and there is plenty to keep the whole family busy all day long. Feel free to bring a picnic if food there isn't in... More 

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Netcong, New Jersey
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Land of Make Belive is a small and nice water/amusement park nestled in the woods near Hope, NJ. It's easlily accessible off Rt. 80 in less than 5 minutes. The park offers great amusement rides for small children and a large, less than knee deep, pool filled with small slides, a pirate ship and small animal figurines for the... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Won 4 tickets to the Land of Make Believe traveled with my sister in law,3 nieces, and my 8 year old son who is disabled. The park was very crowded and hard to find a chair because they are all reserved by people leaving there towels. We arrived and hour after the park open. We couldn't find any were to... More 

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Avon by the Sea, New Jersey
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220 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ah, the childhood memories. It's nice that this place is still around, better than ever, and ready to be introduced to a new generation. The rides in the park are mostly for the little ones, although adults can ride stuff like the Tilt-A-Whirl, Tornado, Ferris wheel and train. These days the main attraction is the waterpark- we didn't give ti... More 

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West Milford, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went first thing on a Sunday and it was perfect. No lines for any rides until 12:30 and then it was only the water park that was crowded. The amusement rides were perfect for young children, Pirates cove was very cute and the water refreshingly cold. My three year old loved it and wants to go back asap

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Thank Melissa R
Weehawken, New Jersey
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I never expected to have such fun in this park, but I did. I came here with my family to celebrate my niece's 6th birthday. She had a blast and all the adults had fun. The food choices are not many but the food tastes good and it's not expensive. The water park is quite decent and clean. All in... More 

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Thank Sandra_Malo
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't beat it for the price and entertainment for young children. The water park is really age appropriate for my 3.5yo. Huge splash park with different spray and splash areas. Loved the lazy river too. Food is reasonably priced, $2 for a large bottle of water. You can also bring in your own food and picnic, they have large picnic... More 

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Thank ShanRock26
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My parents took me when I was little and it's fabulous now! We went with my father, sisters, cousins, and nephew! It's mostly accommodating 9 and under, with small rides, kiddie pool, and Santa. But we all had a great time! The snacks are great, and all nut free - so no allergy worries! Santa was gone for a while,... More 

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Thank Daria V
Branchville, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here hundreds of time, most years I buy the annual pass, I live 20 - 25 minutes away. When I go with my grandchildren I don't bother to pack snacks, their prices are very reasonable - and they have amusement park foods! Pizza, hot dogs, ice slushes, ice cream (Hershey fabulous) - great coffee. They have homemade fabulous... More 

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Thank Dorothy H
Parsippany, New Jersey
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So happy that we decided to take this day trip to end our summer vacation Only 45 minutes away. Beautiful day trip. Made our first stop the water park. So clean and lots of lounges to hang out on!, kids had fun so did my husband and daughter!! Then we went over to food area where food was pretty good... More 

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