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Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole

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Address: 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr., Reston, VA 20190
Phone Number: 703-471-5415
Fee: Yes

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Nice place to take the kids!

I love the Water Mine. I do wish it were a little less expensive. They don't have much room, so you have to get there early to have a seat. It's extremely crowded, so be ready to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2016
Tiffany L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

I love the Water Mine. I do wish it were a little less expensive. They don't have much room, so you have to get there early to have a seat. It's extremely crowded, so be ready to be close to LOTS of people.

1 Thank Tiffany L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

Great time on each visit, something for everyone!! Love the water slides and the lazy river. Recommend taking own food to save money.

1 Thank dustytraveler57
Reston, Virginia
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

This place is special as it caters to smaller and younger children. Not much here of interest for teens but great for the younger set. It is clean and well staffed. It does get crowded on nice days.

1 Thank RustyinReston
Reston, Virginia
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90 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This place is great. I have been living in the Reston, VA for more than 6 years now. We hadn't been to this place in 3 years Since we had been last, they have added a few more waterslides, and with the new additions, it makes this place great for our kids 8 and 7 years old... We will be... More 

Thank Don S
Reston, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We live near the park but rarely go because it is so expensive and we have access to Reston pools. Yet it can be fun to go once in the summer. Watch for special coupon discounts that may be available.

1 Thank rlstites
Oakton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Great afternoon with the kids. Love the fact they have picnic tables on site. We bring our own snacks and water, no need to buy food on site if you don't want to.

Thank Dan G
Herndon, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

A lot of fun for the kids and a lazy river available for the adults to swim in. Very attentive lifeguard staff keeping the crowd safe. However, the comes with a constant drone of whistles and fake kids being thrown into the pool to test the lifeguard reaction. It gets a bit obnoxious but the place is still fun.

Thank LTRedford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

If you're a kid or a kid at heart the Watermine is a 'don't miss' location. Great water slides, a lazy river in a rustic location.

Thank Tim B
Richlands, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We were camping in park and enjoyed this swimming hole one day. My kids loved this place, however my 12 year old was bored after first hour. Thus the 4 star rating instead of 5. Get there early to get in line.

Thank Christopher T
Oceanside, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Wow, a spectacular time had by all: Jon, Jackson, Peyton, Stephanie, Caiden & Camron + Susan! Everyone visiting the "Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole" seem thoroughly pleased with their time spent at this venue! A great attraction in Reston, VA.

Thank Susan R W

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