The Wilderness' Wild Waterdome indoor water park features a special translucent roof that allows sun in and tanning year round. In addition to the water slides and usual waterpark suspects, the indoor park also offers a FlowRider surfing attraction, a massive Tornado funnel ride, and Wild Vortex, an extreme slide that includes a vertical free fall and reaches speeds up to 40 mph.
Besides the water park, the Wilderness offers Adventure Forest, an indoor "dry" park. Attractions include a ropes course, laser tag, mini golf, and a climbing wall.
The resort features hotel rooms and suites as well as river lodge cabins. Condominium residences -- of the studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom variety -- are available for purchase as well as for overnight accommodations. The resort also offers a fully-equipped fitness center, arcade, restaurants, retail shops, and two 18-hole golf courses.
Indoor Water Park Square Footage
The indoor and outdoor water parks are open to registered guests of the hotel only. Admission is included in the room rates. Admission to Adventure Forest is open to the public as well as hotel guests. Those staying at the hotel pay a discounted rate for passes.
Located less than 15 miles from Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, TN on local Highway 66 at the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Indoor Water Park Features:
Outdoor Water Park Features:
Body and tube slides, mat racing slide, water play structure with dump bucket, whirlpool spa, and activity pool.
What's New at the Park:
New in 2013: Cyclone Race
A new 4-lane mat racing slide will join the outdoor attractions.
New in 2012: Wild Vortex
Riders on the AquaLoop will be released from a capsule into a tube with a near-vertical loop. Yikes!
Wilderness in Wisconsin:
The folks behind the Wilderness at the Smokies also operate an indoor water park resort in Wisconsin. Read about the Wilderness Wisconsin Dells.
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