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Address: 305 34th Ave NW, Des Moines, IA 50009
Phone Number: (800) 910-5382
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A fair combined with a water park!!

If you are every in Des Moines, IA this is one of the few and MUST attractions!! When you pay to go in, you are paying not only for the carnival rides, but the water park as well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Waterloo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Adventureland park is a fun day trip for the family. The roller coasters are dated, but still provide for fun. This park has a lot of rides for younger children. Many of the rides are in need of updating. The new waterpark that is attached is also fun.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you are every in Des Moines, IA this is one of the few and MUST attractions!! When you pay to go in, you are paying not only for the carnival rides, but the water park as well. I went with my husband, a 3 year old, and a 4 year old. The rides are okay, what I really enjoyed... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Perfect for 3 teenagers who like mild roller coasters & rides. Once they got their fill of rides, headed over to the waterpark side for a few more hours of fun. Hit a few more rides & the arcade on the way out. WONDERFUL friendly staff throughout the park!! We had an enjoyable full day. Not so good if you... More 

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Coal Valley, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

We purchase season passes for our daughter's family of 6. It is a perfect park for families. There are many rides for the young ones, and plenty for the bigger one.

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West Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

If you grew up in Iowa, you likely have a childhood nostalgia for this theme park that clouds your vision to what it really is: a mostly outdated, disjointed, overpriced attraction. Guess who didn't grow up in Iowa? On the one hand, this is perfectly fine. Disney and Florida have the theme park market locked down anyway and it's unlikely... More 

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Nebraska
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a great park, especially for younger kids. They have quite a few rides geared for smaller kids, plus a good amount of family rides too. The water park also has a good mix for all ages. A good amount of the workers at the rides are older and super friendly! Tons of shade all over the park. Always... More 

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mn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I find it to more than adequate and the kids enjoy it.... Wish I knew of some of the cleaning stories.... but I find staff to be fun and never see a sad face there.... What more can you ask for?

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Denver, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I think this is a great place to go. their are lots of rides that are so fun, but the lines are big. this is a great family or friend trip. it is lots of fun.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I really enjoy this park! The atmosphere is wonderful. When we visited the lines were fairly short and the rides were very fun. Efficiency can be improved throughout the park. The river rapids ride was not attempting to group people, and they were moving soooo slowly. The line was just inside the queue house and it was still a 25... More 

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Moline, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I did not have many expectations for this place. I chose this place for my 6 year old son to visit because it is close to us and neither of us has been there. We have been to various big amusement parks, such as St. Flags, Disney, Universal, etc, every year and I did not really expect this park to... More 

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Address: Address: 305 34th Ave NW, Des Moines, IA 50009
Phone Number: (800) 910-5382
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines

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