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Grand Bear Falls Indoor Water Park

2643 Illinois 178, Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort, Utica, IL 61373
(815) 667-3866
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Ranked #8 of 13 Attractions in Utica
Type: Water Parks, Amusement Parks
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Orland Park, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Your kids will be bored with the waterpark after an hour and then your stuck with NOTHING else to do. Don't waste your time at the so-called amusement park. There's nothing in there anymore.

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Crown Point, In
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We can't say enough good about this hotel...Tram to go across a parking lot? Unless you have mobility needs, we took four kids and walked a parking lot away, one in a stroller. The water park was fantastic..especially for the younger set. It was beautiful water, even our red haired blue eyed kids didn't have any chlorine issues. I think... More

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Peoria, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Wish everything would be under one roof. Rooms are ok, waterpark is ok. Having to get on tram to go to other building is not so good. It would be really bad in the winter.

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Leland, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Water park was very cold and the chlorine level was horrible! Burned our eyes and throats! TOXIC!! Amusement park has a restaurant in it. We placed our order for 6 adults and 3 kids. It never came. Oh gosh, they forgot to put the order in! Kid's were crying they were so hungry. And then they had li time to... More

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McLeansboro, IL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

I liked everything in the waterpark. My foster sons are 3 & 16 months, so they enjoyed everything from the toddler pool to the lazy river.

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Moline, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Its a smaller indoor waterpark, but kids of all ages can enjoy it. My kids are 2 and 3 and enjoyed the kiddy area, as well as the lazy river. Older kids will enjoy the lazy river as well as the water slides. Just another Fun amenity the hotel offers

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Normal, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

1 of the two main water slides is broken and will NOT be fixed until possibly 09/2014. Most of the water falls throughout the facility are not running. The ranger station does not dump water. The amusement park is full of bouncy houses, a zip line, super slide and NONE OF THE ARCADE GAMES were functioning. You can play laser... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We've been to Grand Bear about 3 times in the past, and it has deteriorated greatly. It really was just gross, in my opinion, many things were not functioning, and it just is not worth the overpriced rooms. *One of two water slides was not working. The waterfall in the lazy river was not working. Most of the features in... More

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Palos Heights, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

First of all, it cost $235 to stay overnight. Not that cheap if you ask me. Stayed there Friday afternoon until Saturday afternoon. Not very long but long enough. The place needs some updating. The waterpark area floor is chipping badly. There were bar mats on the floor of it near the small kids slides to prevent falling. They hurt... More

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Joliet, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

They need more restaurants on site. Was a good place to go. Also they offer alot for a small water park. We would probally go agian.

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