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Nice place to cool off

This is a great fountain/splash pad area. Great views of the lake. I wish this had been around when... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
MotherOfTwoSons
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South Holland, IL
Fun Fountain!

Great fun for the young and young at heart! Enjoy the beauty or partake in the splash party with... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
T S
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New Buffalo, Michigan
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a great fountain/splash pad area. Great views of the lake. I wish this had been around when my kids were young- they would have loved it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MotherOfTwoSons
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great fun for the young and young at heart! Enjoy the beauty or partake in the splash party with the kids on a HOT day! Be sure to bring your swim suit just in case you decide to jump in!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank T S
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great place to take the Family on those hot Michigan afternoons or after a trip to the carousel or beach.. can get pretty crowed at times but plenty of room for everyone

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Terry M
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

Our grandchildren love to splash and play in the fountain! In the summer or winding down a day of flag football, there is an outlet for them after a long car ride and dinner!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sally G
Reviewed September 14, 2018

I came to this water park and found it awesome. The best place to refresh in a hot summer time. Loved watched the children play in the water.. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank aperez2000
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

On a hot day, bring swim attire for the kids! Coolest water park (small but free). Whirlpool Centennial Park/Whirlpool Compass Fountain. Exploring Downtown Saint Joseph. Michigan. 9/1/18.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DrSkippy
Reviewed September 7, 2018

This is a great place for the family, it caters to the adults and children, so much to do here and the whirlpool Compass Fountain is hours of fun especially on a hot summer day! Endless fun then grab pizza or ice cream.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MzMBB
Reviewed August 21, 2018

On a recent trip to St. Joe, my wife and I ate a picnic on the bluff and watched the children playing in the water at the Whirlpool Compass Fountain. The more loudly the children laughed and played, the more kids arrived to join the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

I've lived in Southwest Michigan all my life and now that I have two little ones this is something I avoid at all costs. In theory, it seems awesome, but really this is my worst nightmare. It's too crowded, smells like chemicals and regrets, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Amanda H
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to take youngsters old and young alike - something that’s really great on a warm day ! However even in cooler day it’s really something to see.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ben P
August 2, 2017|
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Response from ccbells | Reviewed this property |
The Compass Fountain closes at 9pm
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Cristi123g
July 23, 2016|
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Response from cm0tx | Reviewed this property |
I've seen people with their dogs down in the area walking around, but I have not seen dogs actually playing in the water fountain area.
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