Illinois Water Parks

Where to Find Outdoor and Indoor Water Parks Throughout the State

Raging Waves water park in Illinois
Raging Waves is one of the largest water parks in Illinois. Raging Waves

When the mercury rises, water parks offer a fun way to cool down. Among the bigger water parks in Illinois are Raging Waves, which is located near Chicago, Raging Rivers in Grafton (it would appear that there is a lot of "raging" going on in the state), and Hurricane Harbor, the water park that is located at Six Flags Great America and is included with admission to the theme park. Illinois has some indoor water parks as well, which offer year-round wet fun.

Parks are listed alphabetically.

Cypress Cove

Small municipal outdoor park includes a lazy river and water slides.

CoCo Key Indoor Water Park at Clock Tower Resort
Rockford, IL

Indoor water park open to registered hotel guests and limited availability for general public.

Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Lodge Indoor Waterpark

Small indoor water park open to registered hotel guests and the general public on certain days. Also offers an indoor amusement park

KeyLime Cove Water Paradise Resort

Good-sized indoor water park resort open to registered hotel guests and to the general public via group sales.

Knight's Action Park

Includes Splash Kingdom water park with seven water slides, a wave pool, and a lazy river. Amusement park includes mini-golf, go-karts, a Ferris wheel, and an arcade.

Itasca Waterpark

Small municipal outdoor water park with 150 ft. waterslide, interactive water play equipment, and sand play area.

Magic Waters

Large outdoor water park with many water slides and a huge wave pool.

Mystic Waters
Des Plaines

Small municipal outdoor water park with zero-depth pool, body slides, tube slides, lazy river, and beach volleyball.

Pelican Harbor

Small municipal outdoor water park with lazy river, slides, diving well, and activity pool.

Phillips Park and Splash Country

Small municipal outdoor water park with pools, water slides, sand volleyball, and other activities.

Raging Rivers

Medium-sized outdoor water park with a wave pool, lazy river, water slides, and attractions for young children.

Raging Waves Waterpark

Huge outdoor water park with many slides including a bowl ride, a family raft ride, and more.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags Great America

Huge outdoor water park requires admission to Six Flags plus an additional fee for the water park.

Splash City

Small municipal outdoor water park with slides, pool, kids' area.

East Peoria

Small municipal outdoor water park with a lazy river, pool, and water slides.

Splash Station

Small railroad-themed outdoor water park.

Splash Valley Aquatic Park

Small municipal outdoor water park with body slides, tube slides, lazy river, and zero-depth pool.