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Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole

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Address: 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr, Reston, VA 20190-3933
Phone Number: 703-471-5415
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GREAT SUMMER FUN FOR THE KIDS

took my 8 year old and his best friend to the watermine last weekend and they had a BLAST. I enjoyed the set up as we were able to get seating in the shade under a canopy area... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2016
Monique A
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

took my 8 year old and his best friend to the watermine last weekend and they had a BLAST. I enjoyed the set up as we were able to get seating in the shade under a canopy area just along the lazy river. Food was pretty good too. we will definitely be back

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Fairfax, Virginia
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Too tight with ridiculous stringency of rules and enforcement. They went haywire with the spray paint all over the pavement "do not block" and then with the rules "do not sit" "do not this" "do not that." You can only enter and exit any water at designated entry areas and life guards do that blinders march up and down the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

The lifeguards here are extremely attentive and alert. If you don't feel safe here, you won't feel safe anywhere. All the staff seemed very friendly and helpful. Decent snack bar offering burgers, dogs, fries, nachos, fresh lemonade (excellent!), Italian ice, ice cream, etc. there's also a pizza truck and shaved ice (the Italian ice from snack bar is better). We... More 

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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.

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1 Thank Tiffany L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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69 reviews
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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.

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Reston, Virginia
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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.

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Reston, Virginia
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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 

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Reston, Virginia
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56 reviews
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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.

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Oakton, Virginia
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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.

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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.

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