Six Flags Magic Mountain Closed By Saddleridge Fire, Scraps Plans For Late Opening

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UPDATE, SATURDAY AM:  The park’s official Twitter account indicated they will be open today for normal hours of 10:30 AM to 1:00 AM.

EARLIER: Six Flags Magic Mountain has scrapped plans to open at 5 PM today, deciding that freeway closures caused by the Saddleridge Fire created too much of an obstacle.

The amusement park said tickets for today will be accepted on any regular operating day thru 12/31/19..The park’s Twitter feed indicates it plans to reopen on Saturday, but advises to keep checking its feed for news updates.

The 260-acre theme park is located in Valencia near Santa Clarita, 35 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles. It opened in 1971, with Six Flags buying it in 1979 and adding its name to the park title. The park is usually open every day all year but has been closed in the past by fires in the area, with the most recent closure in June. It annually serves more than 3 million guests.

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