they only got back up to 1.5 million people in 2017.
Source????? Maybe with the free ticket promotion for concert ticket holders it inflated their numbers... but I find this **REALLY** hard to believe that they had anything even that close to 1999 numbers.
Wikipedia, actually, and I was also (pleasantly) surprised myself: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darien_Lake
I mean, there's not necessarily a guarantee that it's correct, but the site as a whole does
have an accuracy greater than Encyclopedia Britannica.