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Address: 305 34th Ave NW, Des Moines, IA 50009
Phone Number: (800) 910-5382
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Fun rides, people watching, food

We go to Adventureland at least once a summer. We enjoy the bumper cars, log ride and tea cups when we have younger ones with us. The roller coasters are a favorite of other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Des Moines, Iowa
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We go to Adventureland at least once a summer. We enjoy the bumper cars, log ride and tea cups when we have younger ones with us. The roller coasters are a favorite of other family members. The food is good and reasonable, chicken fingers and fries is a favorite as is the fried chicken in the cafeteria on main street... More 

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Minnesota
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I have been going to this park since forever! i was there the first year of the Raging River, was in line and next to get on when the boats got stuck under the waterfall! As a small kid i thought i was really neat to watch them drain the ride and refill and back to business! my first BIG... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It has been many years since I have visited Adventureland (since before kids, my children currently 7 and 9). I was pleasantly surprised by there continual addition of new rides. Our favorite section was the water park area in the back. The locker rooms weren't glamorous but there were plenty. I think the shows have really declined since I was... More 

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Grant City, Mssouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Adventureland is a very clean, family oriented place to visit. Most of the workers are senior citizens, very friendly and pleasant. We have found that Memorial week end is a good time to visit and not very busy. THis year we did the opening week end and it was not busy at all!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

My family of five stopped in recently (July, 2015), and had a great time. Even though this place is only a few miles from our home, it's the first time we've brought out kids (ages 8, 5, & 3) here. Thus, we avoided the roller coasters and other bigger rides. So, if you're going with younger kids, here are a... More 

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darlington wi
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

In comparison with other waterpark and amusement parks it was average.very crowded and employees seemed annoyed. Lines were long on most rides.Parking was chaotic and far away from entrance......didnt see a shuttle.All along the lazy river were empty alcohol cans and plastic cups.No lawn chairs were available....ever! Some of the rides were not in working order day of our visit.... More 

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North Liberty, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I went with a very diverse group, about 5 adults, 2 teens, and 5 young children. Overall it is a great park, we had a great time. A few things I thought they could've done better. No outside food or drink is allowed(besides water) and they "check" your bags, you hold your bag open for the person scanning your ticket... More 

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Bako
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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It was a hot Friday in July so of course it was a bit crowded, but that didn't stop the fun. The majority of the employees working were super friendly (and I think those that weren't were probably super hot). Lines weren't took long and I was super excited to find that they sold beer and wine in the park.... More 

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Chariton
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45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I had not been to Adventureland for ten years. Back then if you did not ride there was very little to do. The addition of the water park was something that filled a major gap for the older crowd, myself included. I spent the whole time with the very young grandchildren at the waterpark it was fabulous.

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Maquoketa, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

something for everyone to enjoy rides water park even bingo lol food Is great something for the young and for us bigger kids live music great little shops

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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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