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Herschend Household Leisure

BRANSON, Mo. — Name it Mystic River Falls.

Following greater than a 12 months of fan rumors and web hypothesis, Branson-area theme park Silver Greenback Metropolis introduced a serious growth Tuesday, reports the Springfield News-Leader, which is a part of the USA TODAY Community.

The park drew on its 1800s historical past as the positioning of Marvel Cave and the village of Marmaros to redevelop an space of the theme park as soon as residence to the ’80s-era Lost River of the Ozarks water ride.

“At present’s bulletins are the largest bulletins ever made at Silver Greenback Metropolis,” stated park president Brad Thomas, who stated the brand new Rivertown undertaking, which incorporates the Mystic River Falls trip and other park improvements ahead of the 2020 season, price greater than $30 million.

Switzerland-based producer RES labored with Silver Greenback Metropolis to create the brand new Mystic River Falls, billed as “the tallest drop on a raft trip within the Western Hemisphere” in a promotional video. It’ll open in summer time 2020.

The park, which welcomed nearly 2.2 million visitors in 2018, hosted a gala announcement for followers, journalists and Branson neighborhood members that included a nod to park co-founder Mary Herschend, whose household began Silver Greenback Metropolis in 1960. The announcement fell on the 119th anniversary of Herschend’s start, officers stated. 

“We all know that Mary can be proud,” stated Silver Greenback Metropolis head publicist Lisa Rau. “She’d be proud we’re…