Illinois is home to many water and theme parks. These parks are a great way to spend the summer and beat the heat! If you are spending time in Illinois this summer, you can learn more about these water parks and amusement parks here.
Illinois’ Theme and Water Parks
This theme park is located in Gurnee and is home to the “Goliath,” one of the ten fastest wooden roller coasters in the world with a top speed of 72 mph. The park features other thrill rides, family rides, kid rides, water park rides, and entertainment.
Hurricane Harbor is part of Six Flags Great America but there is an additional fee to get into this water park. This park features over 25 water slides, a wave pool, a surfing ride with simulated waves, a lazy river and more.
This park is located in East Dundee and features thrill rides, family classics, kid rides, animal attractions, and more. One of the most popular rides is “Xtreme Elevation,” a ride that drops you from 140 feet high back to the ground in three seconds.
This family entertainment center is located in Bloomington and is home to rides, bumper cars, bumper boats, batting cages, mini golf, and go karts. The rides are divided into two categories: adult and kid. The adult rides are mostly spinning rides while the kids rides include a Ferris wheel, train, and slide.
This park is a medium sized indoor water park located in Gurnee. It features a family raft ride, slides, a lazy river, and a water play structure. The park also offers mini golf, a climbing wall, an adventure park, an arcade, bowling, and a ropes course. The park is only available to hotel guests.
This indoor water park is located in Utica and features a wave pool, a hot tube, a lazy river, and America’s first sound adventure water slide. It also has an 18-hole mini golf course.
Located in Springfield, this park is Central Illinois’ Largest Water and Amusement Park. Knight’s Action Park features mini golf, go-karts, a Ferris wheel, and an arcade. Splash Kingdom offers eight water slides, a wave pool, and a lazy river.
This water park is located in Cherry Valley and features a 707,000 gallon heated wave pool, body and tube slides, 1,200 foot long lazy river, and a five story interactive water play structure. Its most popular attraction is “Splash Blaster,” a two person water coaster.
This water park is located in Grafton and is geared toward families. It features a wave pool, lazy river, water slides, and attractions for kids.
This water park is located in Yorkville. It is an outdoor park and it is geared toward families. It has many rides including a bowl ride, family raft ride, slides, a wave pool, and a play area for kids.
Smaller Illinois Theme and Water Parks
- Cypress Cove in Woodridge
- Itasca Carribean Water Park in Itasca
- Mystic Waters in Des Plaines
- Pelican Harbor in Bolingbrook
- Phillips Park and Splash Country in Aurora
- Splash City in Collinsville
- Splash Station in Joliet
- Donley’s Wild West Town in Union
- Enchanted Castle in Lombard
- Haunted Trails in Burbank
- Haunted Trails in Joliet
- Safari Land in Vila Park
- Splash Valley Aquatic Park in Kankakee
Water parks and amusement parks can be a lot of fun. However, they can also present dangerous challenges. If you or someone you know has suffered an injury from a park, contact us to get the representation that you need.