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WaterWorks Park

151 N. Boulder Dr., Redding, CA 96003
+1 530-246-9550
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Ranked #9 of 15 Attractions in Redding
Type: Water Parks, Amusement Parks
Owner description: WaterWorks Park is the best water park in Northern California. Our Redding location is the perfect...
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Type: Water Parks, Amusement Parks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: WaterWorks Park is the best water park in Northern California. Our Redding location is the perfect place for a day trip or birthday party. Cool off with us today! Featuring a large number of water slides and rides, pools, lounge chairs, a lazy river, cabanas, and more, we are the best daytime getaway around. Our popular rides include the Cyclone, Avalanche, Raging River, three giant serpentine water slides, and the newly opened Dragon Slide! For those of you looking to relax while the kids play we have a large lazy lagoon! Gaze up at tropical palms as the slow flowing current takes you around the lagoon. We also have a kiddy water playground! Perfect for the younger swimmers with a pool, fountain, and child-sized slides. We have lots of summertime events including Power94 under 18 parties and the always popular Ultimate Pool Party (21+) complete with DJs. Tourists and day trippers can find many hotels nearby. We offer free parking, open air shade tents, hundred of chairs and lounges, showers and lockers, in and out privileges, snack bar food and beverages, and daily cabana rentals. Our cabanas book fast - check out our website for more details! Waterworks Park is open from the end of May through the beginning of September. Stop by and start cooling off today!

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Roseburg, Oregon
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62 reviews 62 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We love coming to the waterpark. It's tons of fun for the whole family. We have three children ranging from 9 to 12 who are all very different but they all agree they love coming here. We rented one of the premium cabanas for our last trip with a big group of friends. That was a very nice option. It... More 

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Melissa M, Manager at WaterWorks Park, responded to this review

We're so glad you guys loved your most recent day on our slides and under that cabana, Vince! It means the world to know all the kids enjoy our rides, and that our on-site dishes hit the mark for you guys, too. We can't wait to welcome you back again next summer! All the best, The WaterWorks Park Family More 

Eureka, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This was our first time at Waterworks Park and we had a great time. We were bringing a 6 week old infant so I had reserved one of their "Cabanas" for shade. We went on Sunday of Labor Day weekend, which was the last weekend they are open, got there at 10 and stayed until 6. We would not have... More 

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Melissa M, Manager at WaterWorks Park, responded to this review

You made a great decision with that cabana -- they're something we're proud to provide! Thanks so much for taking the time to follow up with us here on TripAdvisor about how much you all enjoyed our slides. We'd love to welcome you back next season -- here's hoping we'll earn that final star from you next time! All the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Staff is amazingly friendly! It's a little spendy but worth it. Thinking about making a trip back down before it closes for the year. WISH I COULD HAVE BROUGHT MY COFFEE IN!

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Melissa M, Manager at WaterWorks Park, responded to this review

We'd love to see you again before the end of the season, Matt! Sorry about that coffee, but we're pumped to know it didn't put a damper on your overall experience. Looking forward to seeing you on our slides again soon! Cheers, The WaterWorks Park Family More 

Grants Pass, Oregon
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We brought my two year old son and he didn't really have a great time. He wasn't that into playing in the kiddie pool area and was too small to go on the waterslides-even if we went with him and they didn't allow lap rides. Oh, and the food is WAY overpriced and greasy. The t-shirts were only $7, so... More 

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Melissa M, Manager at WaterWorks Park, responded to this review

We're all about providing the whole family with a great time, so we're disappointed to hear that your little one didn't have as much fun as he could have at our place. Our kiddie pool area tends to be the perfect fit for two year olds, but it sounds as if your son was looking for a little more adventure.... More 

Cozumel, Mexico
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We had a fabulous time our whole family went and we did every ride many times. It is best to go early and you have the whole park to your self...we loved all the rides! But we really liked the Flush it was scarey for gramms. The Dragon was scarey for Patricia! The good was great. GRAMMY LOVED THE LAZY... More 

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Melissa M, Manager at WaterWorks Park, responded to this review

It's awesome to hear how much Grammy loved that lazy river, Patsy! We're pumped to know everyone in the family found a favorite ride at our place -- that's the kind of feedback that keeps us loving what we do. We can't wait to welcome you all back again next summer -- we'll get those season passes at the ready!... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We live between Redding and Sacramento. This is the best water park for us. We have teens and a six year old. The bigger water parks are scary. Kids get lost or there are just too many people. This is perfect for our needs and I can easily keep an eye on all the kids.

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Melissa M, Manager at WaterWorks Park, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind compliments! We're glad that your whole family enjoys the park and you don't find it too overwhelming. Please come back and see us again soon! All the best, The WaterWorks Park Family More 

Redding, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

We had a birthday party and paid for an extra tickets since they $15 each instead of the regular $20 since we paid for a party package. They said any extra ticket would be refunded. At the end of the day we returned our tubes and got those deposits back but then went to the front desk to return the... More 

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Melissa M, Manager at WaterWorks Park, responded to this review

We can't apologize enough for this frustrating experience -- Rest assured, though, that this sounds like a serious miscommunication with our staff regarding our procedures, and by no means was it an attempt to gain extra money from your group. We value our customers far too much for that. We'd really love to continue this conversation with you offline --... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
3 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Visited Wednesday July, 23, 2014 All-day! Staff was very friendly and helpful. This was our second visit (last visit August 2013) and was even more fun because our daughter could finally ride all water slides. Favorites to her were ALL!! The park is kept very clean and organized with staff around every turn to give advice if needed. The food... More 

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Melissa M, Manager at WaterWorks Park, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to recommend us both on here and on Yelp, Denali -- that means a lot to a small biz like ours! As we said over on Yelp, we're delighted that you and your family had such a fantastic time at our place, and we can't wait to welcome you back again next... More 

Tallahassee, Florida
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89 reviews 89 reviews
27 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Traveling with our 9 & 12 year old grandsons, we chose Waterworks to visit on a day that hit 105. The park is not new, but clean and well organized and not too big. Reasonable prices for us since anyone over 63 only pays $5. Apparently season passes are a good deal. Go early on a hot day...the concrete gets... More 

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Melissa M, Manager at WaterWorks Park, responded to this review

We're delighted to know how much your grandsons enjoyed our park on such a hot summer's day -- there's not much better than splashing around in the water when it gets past 100 degrees! It's our pleasure to offer a discount for our lovely guests over 63, too. Here's hoping we'll see you all back on the slides again before... More 

Grants Pass, Oregon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

great slides, get a cabana if u can, cant take food or drinks in there, but can leave and come back.

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Melissa M, Manager at WaterWorks Park, responded to this review

Wow, Julie, thanks so much for your fantastic recommendation! You're so right to point other reviewers in the direction of our cabanas -- they're a lot of fun and a great home base when you come in a group. We hope to get the chance to welcome you back before the summer's up! All the best, The WaterWorks Park Family More 

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