California’s Water and Theme Parks
Although it is known for Disneyland, California is home to many other theme and water parks. On this page, you can find a list of the parks throughout the state, and learn a little more about them.
California’s Theme and Water Parks
Disneyland Resort is located in Anaheim and includes two theme parks: Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. The resort also has three hotels, dining, and an entertainment center.
Disneyland Park opened in 1955 and is the original Disney theme park. It has almost 16 million visitors each year. The park also has eight themed sections including Adventureland, Tomorrowland, and Fantasyland. The most popular attraction in the park, and in the world, is the Pirates of the Caribbean ride.
Disney California Adventure opened in 2001. It has seven themed areas including Hollywood Land and Cars Land. Some of the most popular attractions are Radiator Springs and Toy Story Mania.
Legoland California and Legoland Water Park
This Carlsbad lego-themed park is geared toward children under 12. It has over 60 rides; the most popular ride is Lego Ninjago World.
Legoland Water Park is located next to Legoland California and was the first lego themed water park. It has over seven slides, a wave pool, and beaches.
Sea Life Aquarium is located next to Legoland and is home to over 5,000 living creatures.
Universal Studios Hollywood
This movie-themed park is located in Universal City at an actual working studio. It has a variety of attractions including The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
SeaWorld San Diego and Aquatica
This is the original SeaWorld Park and has shows, aquariums, and a water park called “Aquatica.” It is home to the “Electric Eel,” the tallest and fastest roller coaster in San Diego.
This amusement park is located on the beach in San Diego. It has a roller coaster, bumper cars, spinning rides, a boardwalk, laser tag, a zip line, and mini golf.
Knott’s Berry Farm and Soak City
This park is located in Buena Park and is the first theme park in the US. It is known for its roller coasters, rides, and berry farm. Next to Knott’s Berry Farm is Soak City Water Park. This park has 23 slides and a 750,000 gallon wave pool.
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
This amusement park, zoo and oceanarium is located in Vallejo. Some of the most famous rides are “Kong,” “Medusa,” and “The Joker.”
Six Flags Magic Mountain
This park is located in Valencia and has more roller coasters than any other park in the world. Hurricane Harbor Water Park is located next to the park.
This water park is located in Concord and has a new four-story water play area, along with water slides, wave rivers, and pools.
Raging Waters has locations in Sacramento, San Jose, and San Dimas. The location in San Dimas is the largest water park in the state.
Smaller California Water Parks
- Antioch Water Park
- Camelot Golfland
- Castle Park’s Buccaneer Cove
- Fiesta Village Pyrite Rapids
- Great Wolf Lodge
- Mulligan Family Fun Center
- Mustang Water Park
- Splash! La Mirada Aquatics Center
- The Cove Water Park
- The Island Water Park
- The Ravine Water Park
- The Wave Water Park
- Waterworks Park
- Wild Water Adventure Park
Water parks and theme parks can be lots of fun. But, they can also be dangerous for you and your family. If you or someone you know has suffered an injury from a park, contact us to get the representation that you need. We handle cases related to amusement park injuries, water park injuries, carnival injuries, fair injuries, and festival injuries.