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Magic Waters Waterpark

7820 Cherry Vale North Blvd, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
+1 815-966-2442
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What a fun park.

Went w my sister. Her daughter and her friend. Loved every minute of this park. We were there 6... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
julie m
via mobile
Disgusting and tiny

I don't know how this place is still open after the constant health code violations and the fact... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
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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 Illinois and southern Wisconsin border, not far from the Chicago area. The waterpark is home to Illinois' largest wave pool, a 75-foot tall speed slide, and much more!
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“wave pool” (42 reviews)
“life jackets” (2 reviews)
“whole family” (6 reviews)
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7820 Cherry Vale North Blvd, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
+1 815-966-2442
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know how this place is still open after the constant health code violations and the fact that there is close to nothing here. They have a wave pool and a few water slides but that's it. I would never recommend this place to...More

Thank uryufriend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Magic Waters was the ideal place to take kids every summer, but it's crowded, other visitors are inconsiderate because they Can Be, and the lifeguards are uninterested in their jobs. And now they don't allow you to bring in coolers or outside food. Problematic for...More

2  Thank Aura S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a waterpark. Always crowded. That is the most negative thing there is. otherwise, a fun time to waste away a day with the kids. The lazy river is nice. The dumping water bucket is a hit with the little ones. They have some challenging...More

Thank Gregg M
Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

We went here as a couple but it is a great place for the family too. There are a lot of different things to do. I like the lazy river the best. I also like the wave pool. They have lockers that you can rent...More

Thank kathyloveshotel
Reviewed August 25, 2016

I brought my family here for my 1 year old baby birthday and everyone enjoyed themselves. I liked that they had an area designated for toddlers to enjoy themselves

Thank Masheka N
Reviewed August 17, 2016

I took my kids on a Monday, and it wasn't overly crowded. I purchased my tickets online for only $13 apiece. I am very pleased with the value for the amount of fun we had. We wheeled in our own full sized cooler with drinks...More

1  Thank zack z
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Coming from a dude who loves water, this place has been a disappointment every time I have visited. Dirty lazy river and wave pool. Very few attractions. $7 gets you a locker slightly larger than a cereal box. Go to Noah's Ark or Mt. Olympus...More

1  Thank Justin Y
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Ok, this was my first time at a waterpark. Now, it was nice, we could bring a cooler in, with food. The frist 2 hours, was great, played in the wavepool, went on a few slides. But then, the park was so crowed, that you...More

1  Thank Briantheriverrat
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We have seen this waterpark many times traveling on I90 and have wanted to go. Finally we decided to go on a whim. First off, they were running a deal on park tickets online. They were only $13 a piece! So we decided to splurge...More

3  Thank Leslie W
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July 23, 2016|
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Response from Nely E | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's 48 inches some of them are 36 inches but if you log onto the website you can confirm that