If you lived in North Jersey in the 1980s, you probably have an Action Park story.
Maybe you suffered a bloody nose after your cart careened off the Alpine Slide. Or you collided with a friend sliding down Surf Hill. Or one of the gigantic waves in the Wave Pool knocked your bathing suit off.
Whatever your tale, you won’t have as many Action Park stories as Andy Mulvihill, who is out with a new book filled with his memories of the Vernon amusement park that brought joy, laughter and the occasional concussion to so many thrillseekers. “Action Park: Fast Times, Wild Rides, and the Untold Story of America’s Most Dangerous Amusement Park,” written by Mulvihill and Jake Rossen, hits bookstores Tuesday.