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Magic Waters Waterpark

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Very nice. I will return. Bring a meal tho (Picnic tables outside park. The food is VERY expensive... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
John L
via mobile
Another great time !!

Spent Sunday before Labor Day at the park. We have been here before and had a great time. Lines for... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2017
Shane B
Normal, Illinois
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Magic Waters Waterpark is a family-friendly, outdoor water park with high standards for safety, cleanliness, and friendly customer service. Magic Waters is conveniently located just off Interstate 90/39 in Rockford, Illinois, near the northern...more
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7820 Cherry Vale North Blvd, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
+1 815-966-2442
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All reviews wave pool wisconsin dells bring coolers whole family fun park park district a great place to spend enjoyed the lazy river a lot of fun raft blast
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fair price and a lot of fun the park is clean and it does get a little crowded at times but a good place with a lot of things to do and the whole family can have fun going up and down the slides you...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018

Fun family time, loved the lazy river, the wave pool is one of the best wave pools in the Midwest. Good times.

Thank Ashton W
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Water park. I visited with my son his wife and two young girls ages 7 & 9 we had a great time. I’m older so greatly enjoyed the lazy river. This place is open until 6 pm most days, we spent about 5 hours there...More

3  Thank Gerrie G
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Very nice. I will return. Bring a meal tho (Picnic tables outside park. The food is VERY expensive. All the employee's were super nice! Zillion foot vertical waterslide was a rush! Good times.

2  Thank John L
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

A small water park compared to some in Wisconsin Dells. I saw a few people get stuck in there loop slide. The speed slides are all right. Just not enough rides in my opinion.

4  Thank 815Jeff
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Spent Sunday before Labor Day at the park. We have been here before and had a great time. Lines for slides were not too bad and park is very clean. The only complaint I have is the water temp in the lazy river. It was...More

3  Thank Shane B
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We drove over an hour from the western Chicago burns with school aged children to visit because Raging Waves is too crowded!! My kids were so pleased to get there and have a chance to ride everything within the first 60 minutes of our arrival....More

Thank cpreede
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Coming from out of town, I checked the policy for what age kids could come w/o an adult. I dropped off 3- 13 year old boys who have been there before. It was perfect for them, they purchased a locker to put their money and...More

1  Thank 833Christine_B_12
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

I recommend getting a cabana since it comes with a locker, drinks, tube rental, etc. they have a cheap cabana for smaller families. If you go during the week the crowds aren't too bad either. The food can get expensive, but they do allow you...More

1  Thank AidensMomma214
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

Went w my sister. Her daughter and her friend. Loved every minute of this park. We were there 6 hours. We rented a cabana near the wave pool as a landing place for all of us. Had a blast w the wave pool and all...More

Thank julie m
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Olivia B
July 14, 2017|
Response from julie m | Reviewed this property |
No they do not and they do search your bags. You can take in in opened waters.