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Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole

1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston, VA 20190
703-471-5415
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Ranked #2 of 7 Attractions in Reston
Type: Water Parks, Amusement Parks
Fee: Yes
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Type: Water Parks, Amusement Parks
Fee: Yes

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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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194 reviews 194 reviews
130 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

We have taken two young children for three years now and always have a great time. There is lots to do and safety is a big concern with a break every hour to clear the pool and help the kids wind down and snack.

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Reston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Nice park but 3 times they closed for an hour to clean up mess. I try not to go back. They need to disallow babies in diapers.

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Reston, Virginia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

OUr grandchildren loved visiting there when they were younger to play on the slides, picnic, ride the Merry go round, canoe, swim and more.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

This is a favoriate of my kids. They love the slides and the lazy river.

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Vienna, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

The Water mine is clean and a nice neighborhood water park, especially for very young children. However, it is very crowded on weekends and Holidays. There is a long wait outside of the facility because it fills to capacity, which is difficult for the young children who enjoy it the most. We also experienced the shut downs mentioned by other... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

Very appealing to young kids during the summer. Because of its popularity, it tends to get overcrowded. If you go late in the morning, you may have to wait for a long time outside before you can be allowed to enter.

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Reston, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

i use to go there as a kid, but now its a complete rip off. Its very expensive for a full day. There are way too many kids that take a "dump" in the pool everyday from this, They always close the pool, and when they do, its for at least 2 hours. They have older teenage lifeguards that don't... More 

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Herndon
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2011

Pros: Great lazy river and decent slides. Cons: Can get crowded on week-ends.

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McLean, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

We are locals who visit here a few times each summer. The kids (ages 2-6) always enjoy it. It's a nice size, clean, convenient, fun and relatively inexpensive. The downside is that it can get quite crowded at peak hours, so you need to arrive about 15-20 minutes before open or later in the day. Lifeguards are EXTREMELY attentive and... More 

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Northern Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011

2 year in a row, we had as much fun as the kids. Great park!

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