Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach Waterpark together form the Northwest's largest theme park. This theme park is located in the outdoor vacation paradise of North Idaho; Silverwood is a travel destination in its own right. Between the rides and the water park, there is more than enough to fill a whole day. If you're a theme or water park enthusiast, you might want to plan to spend two or more days at Silverwood in order to experience the full range of rides and entertainment available. Combine the play at Silverwood with the wealth of mountain, forest, and water recreation available in North Idaho, and you have the making of a memorable family getaway.
It offers attractions suitable for toddlers, children, teens, and anyone who enjoys thrill rides of all kinds. Silverwood is a family-owned and -operated facility that has been in operation since 1988. Here's what you need to know before you plan your visit to Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach Waterpark in North Idaho.
Fun Things to Do at Idaho's Silverwood Theme Park
On the theme park side of Silverwood, you'll find both wood and steel roller coasters, water raft ride, a ferris wheel, carnival games, and a whole section devoted to rides and entertainments suitable for small children. There are sit down restaurants, snack bars, and candy stores. Entertainment ranges from live music to magic shows. On the Boulder Beach Waterpark side, there are all kinds of water slides that combine height, width, and twists and turns. Wave pools, a lazy river for floating, and children's splash-and-play areas are all available.
Finally, there are lots and lots of lounging areas and opportunities to enjoy a cold beverage or treat.
Where is Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach Waterpark
Silverwood Theme Park is located in Athol, Idaho, 15 miles north of Coeur d'Alene along Highway 95. The park is on the west side of the highway. The parking lot and RV park are on the east side. The two sections are connected by a pedestrian tunnel that runs underneath Highway 95.
27843 N. Hwy 95
Athol, ID 83801
How to Get to Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach Waterpark
The closest major airport to Silverwood and North Idaho is in Spokane, Washington. An Amtrak train station is located in nearby Sandpoint, Idaho.
When to go to Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach Waterpark
Silverwood Theme Park's most active season runs from late May through early September, when it is open daily. During early May and later September, the park remains open, but only on weekends. Silverwood Theme Park turns into Scarywood in October in order to celebrate Halloween. During this time, the park adds several haunted attractions and monster zones for extra thrills and chills. The Scarywood Haunted Nights at Silverwood are open most Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights during October.
Plan Your Trip To Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach Waterpark
You won't regret planning a trip to Silverwood Theme Park and Boulder Beach Waterpark. If you just come for the day, you'll enjoy tons of fun, entertainment, and thrills. Make your visit to Silverwood Theme Park part of a multi-day vacation to North Idaho and you'll be able to enjoy several days of indoor and outdoor fun, on lakes and in the mountains as well as at the theme park and water slides.