These Are The 10 Best Water Parks In America

There’s nothing better than taking a dip in the pool on a hot summer day, so why not take that to the next level by visiting a water park! Water parks featuring heart-pounding rides are opening across the country offering thrillers and family-friendly rides for the everyone in your entourage. You might be ready to have some fun this summer but with so many options out there, it might be hard trying to figure out which park would be best to visit. To save you a headache, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 waterparks across the country, so let’s dive right in!


10. Noah’s Ark: Wisconsin Dells

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Starting off our list is the nation’s largest water park, Noah’s Ark in Wisconsin Dells. With 51 slides, two wave pools, and a surfing simulator, it more than lives up to its name, and delivers the thrills you’re looking for!


9. Schlitterbahn Kansas City Water Park: Kansas City, Kansas

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Already offering Torrent Rivers, the world’s largest tidal wave river, Schlitterbahn is ready to open its latest attraction, the world’s tallest water slide this summer! Verruckt has gotten a lot of buzz over its 15 story drop, reaching speeds up to 70mph.


8. Spashin’ Safari: Santa Claus, Indiana

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This park boasts the two longest water coasters around, Mammoth and Wildebeest. Mammoth has room for everyone with its unique six-seated raft feature, which takes riders to the top of a seven-story hill before letting them drop. Wildebeest’s toboggan style raft and four-person seating capability lets it to reach a staggering 36 feet-per-second!


7. Water World: Denver, Colorado

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With over 40 different attractions, Water World has something for everyone in your party. The Storm, a unique take on the classic raft ride throws thrill-seekers into a pitch dark tube themed to mimic a storm. Turbo Racer, another favorite, is a slide racing competition with eight participants vying for the fastest finish.


6. White Water Park: Branson Missouri

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Although White Water Park is one of the smaller destinations on this list, it’s well organized and family-centered atmosphere more than make-up for it. With geysers, aqua shooters, dueling drop slides and unbeatable hours (Thursday-Saturday until 10 p.m.) this park is a must-see on our park list.


5. Water Country USA: Williamsburg, Virginia

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Water Country USA is known for being one of the best themed, well-maintained water parks in the country. With it’s the latest addition, the first-ever funnel-and-wave-raft experience, there’s no excuse to miss out on this epic park!


4. Raging Waters San Dimas: San Dimas, California

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California’s largest water park, Raging Waters San Dimas, takes splashing to the extreme with its slides and speed rides. Get shrouded in darkness on one of the Bermuda Triangle’s three trails, or catch some rays in the million-gallon wave pool.


3. Dollywood’s Splash Country: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

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Dollywood’s Splash Country recently added Tennessee’s first water coaster, adding to its long list of attractions. The park is also a great spot for slides, featuring whitewater rafting simulations and heart-pounding heights.


2. Wet ‘n Wild: Orlando, Florida

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With the most multi-rider rides in the country, this Orlando water park is perfect for families and friends. Try the Black Hole, which transports riders through space in a two-person tube, or Disco H20 which lets riders coast in a four-leaf clover raft down an enclosed nightclub!


1. Kalahari Resort: Wisconsin Dells

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Open rain or shine, this indoor water park features a Sahara theme which is fun for the whole family. It’s innovative rides and unique simulated five-foot ocean wave, paired with its outdoor park Zambezi will never let you be bored during your stay.

Know of any other water parks that we missed? Let us know below in the comments section!

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