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Address: 100 Palisades Parkway, Grafton, IL 62037
Phone Number: +1 618-786-2345
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Description: Along the scenic Great River Road in Grafton, Illinois, Raging Rivers...
Along the scenic Great River Road in Grafton, Illinois, Raging Rivers WaterPark is cool when it's hot! From our zoomin' Cascade Body Flumes to our lazy Endless River, there's something for everyone!
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Great place to spend a hot summer day!

We visited raging rivers near the end of summer. It was a great experience for our children. They got to do the water slides and lazy river and lots more! We brought our lunch to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
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Winchester, Illinois
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I've only been once and don't have a huge urge to go again. I had a friend who was a lifeguard there so we went for the day so it was nice with the free ticket but I'd be pretty bummed if I had to pay full price. I didn't feel there was that much to do and got bored... More 

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Winchester, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We visited raging rivers near the end of summer. It was a great experience for our children. They got to do the water slides and lazy river and lots more! We brought our lunch to save some money because everything adds up quick! Its easy to spend $100 just walking in the door with a family of 4! But overall... More 

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Illinois
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139 reviews 139 reviews
46 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

this is a great waterpark. there is nice area for little kids. and a wave pool. little kids can even do most of the big slides.

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Had a wonderful time on a really hot St.Louis day. Loved the view of the river, the professional staff, the reasonable prices, thrilling rides, and friendly people. This is a hidden gem that reminds me of a country resort tucked away in the middle of nowhere. So much fun.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My husband took myself and my niece here for the first time. It started out nice. We went swimming etc. There was this slide that you go on with an intertube. I was maybe 6 or 7 months pregnant, I waited in line with my husband and niece. I guess the wait was too much for my niece and she... More 

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Shannon K, Web Design at Raging Rivers, responded to this review

Hello, if you have time could you please call Donna Smith at Raging Rivers, she would love to talk with you about your concerns. She is the General Manager of the Park and can be reached at 618-786-2345. Thank you! More 

Highland, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Like any water park you are going to do a lot of up hill walking, the biggest issue I had was the rides down. You feel like you went back to 1994 in a time machine just for this park. The neatest thing they have here is 1 of those funnel dump things, whew buddy!! If the park would allow... More 

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Troy, MO
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My grown daughter and I spent another wonderful annual day at Raging Rivers. The staff are helpful and friendly and the water park is well maintained and clean. You can find lounge chairs in the sun or shade, whatever your preference. Any food or beverages ordered are prepared with a smile. The views from the water park of the Grafton... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We had a great time with our 8 year old son. He enjoyed many areas of the waterpark. The layout is nice. There is not a lot of shade so be sure to pack extra sunscreen. The price is a little steep (about $30/per person), but we were in the area and enjoyed our day there.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Had a fun time. The prices were reasonably. $5 for parking, great! Not like six flags $20/30 for parking. Low cost to get in, even lower if u catch a deal. Food taste n cost, ok. Good price on locker n tube rental. Lazy river is horribly small. Loved the wave pool. It's a small place, but ok for the... More 

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Effingham, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Had a great time with the ladies from Church. Very reasonably priced and beautiful scenery! Could not tell you were close to the highway. Loved the scenery on the highway, water as far as the eye could see. Easy to get to!

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