Visitors received word of the closing over the park PA system.
Park visitor Michelle Fuller says things didn't seem normal.
"We rode our first ride and overheard some of the workers talking about conserving their water. And then when we stopped at the first restroom, they told us it was closed," said Ms. Fuller.
Park visitor Anna Aester agreed.
"Like it was weird in the park. Nothing was open. All the bathrooms were closed. Rides were closing. Seems like something was weird," said Ms. Aester.
The mass exodus created monster traffic jams around the causeway as people tried to leave.
Drivers were warned by the Ohio Department of Transportation to avoid the area.
"It took us another hour to get out of the park and around the city and back in traffic. Not one thing Cedar Point did well getting people out of the park. There was no organization at all," said Ms. Fuller.
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