From lazy rivers to Jacuzzis and crazy waterslides, Wisconsin has plenty of fun waterparks for the whole family to enjoy. Whether you are trying to escape from the heat of the summer or want to warm up in the winter (and feel like you're in a tropical paradise), a water park is the place to go! Here are Tripping.com’s eight best waterparks in Wisconsin.
Visit These 8 Wisconsin Waterparks At Any Time Of Year
1. Grand Lodge Waterpark Resort
805 Creske Avenue, Rothschild, WI 54474
Located in Central Wisconsin, the Grand Lodge Waterpark Resort has a lazy river and seven waterslides. This indoor park is 50,000 square feet and is open Thursday through Sunday. After playing in the water, bring your family to the Blue Ox Arcade or have dinner at Smokey’s Grill.
2. Noah’s Ark
1410 Wisconsin Dells Parkway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
As the largest waterpark in America, Noah’s Ark has group rides, thrill rides, kid rides, and dry activities. You can ride the Black Anaconda, which is a water coast over a quarter mile long, or Scorpion’s Trail, which is a waterslide loop that’s ten stories high. Noah’s Ark always opens at 10 am, but check the online calendar for closing times, which vary by day.
3. Chaos Water Park
5150 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire, WI 54701
At Chaos Water Park, which is comic book themed, you can relax in the Serenity Plaza hot tub or you can test your balance and try walking across the Lily Pads. The park is filled with murals that were hand-painted and is filled with dinosaurs, aliens, and superheroes.
4. Atlantis Hotel & Family Waterpark
1570 Wisconsin Dells Parkway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Atlantis Hotel & Family Waterpark includes three waterparks: Aqua Kingdom, Coral Reef, and Volcano Island. Aqua Kingdom is indoors and 16,000 square feet! Coral Reef has a pool, water basketball, and a volcano slide. Volcano Island has two waterfalls, an outdoor Jacuzzi, and splash pool for younger kids.
5. Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park
1701 Wisconsin Dells Parkway, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park has go-karts and an indoor and outdoor waterpark. The park includes three lazy rivers, two wave pools, and 37 waterslides! Mt. Olympus Water & Theme Park is open year round.
6. Bear Foot Bay
1801 Cabela’s Lane, Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
At Bear Foot Bay you can let your children play in the pool with water geysers. Test your skills at water basketball, relax in the waterfall spa, or take a ride down the body slide. The park is open daily from 7am to 11pm and day passes are available.
7. Polynesian Water Park Resort
857 N. Frontage Road, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Polynesian Water Park Resort is an indoor and outdoor waterpark with whirlpools, hot tubs, and 80 water activities. Hang out in the Aloha Pavilion, explore the Temple of the Black Pearl, and travel through the hidden cave behind the waterfalls!
8. Timber Ridge Lodge & Waterpark @ Grand Geneva
7020 Grand Geneva Way, Lake Geneva, WI 53147
Moose Mountain Falls Waterpark at Timber Ridge features two activity pools, 60 arcade games, and a lazy river. This indoor and outdoor park is 50,000 square feet. Note that the park’s hours vary by season.
This article was written by Colleen Regan.