I read on Mark's blog that EC is closing down to be privatized and that Six Flag's could be taking over. It has declined since I first came and many rides have been shut down but that was the only place to get away from the crowds and have some open space to walk. We went there a few weeks ago but when we arrived it was way too crowded so we went home instead. I didn't see an exact date or any announcement in the papers so if anyone had ever wanted to visit now is the time to do it before it shuts down. Here is my post on it from one of our visits.