Missouri's Outdoor and Indoor Water Parks Offer Year-Round Fun

White Water water park Missouri
••• Herschend Family Entertainment

No matter the season, you'll find water slides to ride in Missouri. In the warmer months, especially when temperature and humidity levels rise to ridiculous levels, nothing provides quite as much relief (and a lot of fun) as a day at an outdoor water park. In the colder months -- and all year long -- indoor water parks offer climate-controlled lazy rivers, slides, wave pools, and other attractions.

Before we get to the water parks in Missouri, here are some resources to find nearby fun places and make travel plans:

The following parks are operating (the outdoor ones are seasonal) and are arranged alphabetically:

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    Maryland Heights
    Outdoor water park

    Small, municipal outdoor water park with adult leisure pool, kiddie area for small children, five water slides (including a bowl ride), and a 750-foot lazy river.

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    Big Surf Waterpark Missouri
    ••• Big Surf Waterpark

    Linn Creek
    Outdoor water park

    Medium-sized outdoor water park with a wave pool, Zambezi Falls half pipe raft ride, a bowl ride, a lazy river, an activity pool, and a kiddie area.

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    Castle Rock water park Missouri
    ••• Castle Rock Resort & Waterpark

    Branson
    Indoor water park resort

    The park is relatively small. Attractions include body slides, tube slides, a lazy river, kiddie slides, an indoor/outdoor whirlpool spa, an activity pool, and an interactive play structure with tipping bucket. In warmer weather, an outdoor splash pool, a wading pool, and an activity pool is open. The water park is open to registered hotel guests only and not to the general public. Admission to the park is bundled in with the hotel fees.

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    CoCo Key Missouri
    ••• Adam’s Mark Hotel and Resort

    Kansas City
    Indoor water park resort

    Medium indoor water park with body slides, a raft slide, a lazy river, a wave pool, kiddie slides, an indoor/outdoor whirlpool spa, an activity pool, and an interactive play structure with tipping bucket. The water park is open to registered hotel guests, and day passes are available for non-hotel visitors.

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    Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags St. Louis
    ••• Six Flags

    Eureka
    Outdoor water park

    Huge park that is located adjacent to and included with admission to Six Flags St. Louis. Attractions include the Bonzai Pipeline looping slide with launch chambers, a family raft ride, a lazy river, a wave pool, speed slides, a funnel ride, a mat racing slide, and activities for younger kids.

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    Hydro Adventures water park Missouri
    ••• Hydro Adventures

    Poplar Bluff
    Outdoor water park

    Small water park with water slides, a wave pool, a lazy river, and an activity area for younger children. There are also "dry" rides and attractions, including two small roller coasters, mini-golf, go-karts, and batting cages.

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    Mark Twain Landing water park Missouri
    ••• Mark Twain Landing

    Monroe City
    Outdoor water park

    Small outdoor water park next to a campground. Attractions include a wave pool, water slides, and a lazy river. Site also features go carts, trolley rides, bumper boats, and miniature golf.

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    Oceans of Fun water park Missouri
    ••• Cedar Fair Parks

    Kansas City
    Outdoor water park

    Huge water park that is located next to and included with admission to Worlds of Fun theme park.It features many water slides, a wave pool, an interactive splash pad, an interactive water play center, multiple play areas for young children, a lazy river.

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    Splash Country waterpark Missouri
    ••• Grand Country

    Branson
    Indoor water park resort

    Small water park located at the Grand Country resort. Attractions include an interactive treehouse water play structure, two tube slides, a lazy river, an activity pool with water basketball, and a pool for younger children. In warmer weather, the park also offers some outdoor water park fun with more slides and attractions. Open to the public and to Grand Country hotel guests.

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    Super Splash USA water park Missouri
    ••• Super Splash USA

    Raytown
    Outdoor water park

    Small park with five slides, three pools (two are beach-entry), a "Water Wars" game, and a water activity play area.
     

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    White Water water park Missouri
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    Branson
    Outdoor water park

    Large park that is located next to Silver Dollar City theme park, but requires a separate admission. Attractions include a lazy river, a mat racing slide, speed slides with launch chambers, a family raft ride, a wave pool, body and tube slides, and activity areas for younger visitors.