13 Best Water Parks in Missouri

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Welcome to Missouri where the waters are cool, clear and welcoming. The water parks offer endless thrills, spills and chills. Get ready to get wet and have a blast. There’s something for every single person. Each park offers a unique way to beat the heat… or the cold if you’re coming to the indoor water parks in the winter. Be sure to pack your swimsuit, these delightful parks will have you coming back again and again.

1. Silver Dollar City White Water, Branson

Silver Dollar City’s White Water, BransonSource: silverdollarcity
Silver Dollar City’s White Water, Branson

Cool down and have a blast at Silver Dollar City White Water. The park has a ton of wet and wild activities sure to please everyone. Daredevils will love the KaPau Plummet, the huge body slide with huge drops and high speeds. Jump on a tube and race down the Pipeline Plunge or the Waikiki Wave slides. Grab the family and get on board a raft for the white waters of the Ohana Falls. The park also features mat racers, an exciting five hundred thousand gallon wave pool and a lazy river. Tots will love Coconut Cove, where the activities and slides were designed just for them. Children of all ages will have a blast at Splashaway Cay. The area is jam packed with geysers, sprayers, slides, and a ton of other attractions. Don’t forget to check out the many dining options at the park!

2. Adventure Oasis Water Park, Independence

Adventure Oasis Water Park, IndependenceSource: ettractions
Adventure Oasis Water Park, Independence

Prepare for a day of super chill fun and splashes at Adventure Oasis Water Park. Children and adults alike will love the cool clear waters, exciting geysers and jets, and of course, the huge play structures. The massive water dumping bucket will have you running for cover or delighting in the huge splash. In addition to all the fun features, the park also offers swimming programs, water fitness classes, and party packages.

3. Six Flags Hurricane Harbour, Eureka

Six Flag’s Hurricane Harbour, EurekaSource: onlyinyourstate
Six Flag’s Hurricane Harbour, Eureka

If you love big thrills and crazy slides you’re in for a treat at Hurricane Harbour. Step into the enclosed launch capsule of the Bonzai Pipeline and go shooting down the six story high slide at speeds of up to 40mph. Try the Speed Slides if you dare. There are two enclosed slides for tons of twists and turns and a huge, straight open slide that will send you zipping down to the bottom in no time. There’s a host of tube slides as well as slides for younger riders. The raft rides at the park are not to be missed. Hurl through the eye of the Tornado which sends you rafting into a giant funnel or grab the whole family and go whooshing down the Big Kahuna. In addition to the awesome rides, the park also has some really great kiddie areas with play structures, dumping bucket, and a ton of awesome activities as well as a lazy river, a giant wave pool, and mat racers.

4. Timber Falls Indoor Waterpark, Osage Beach

Timber Falls Indoor Waterpark, Osage BeachSource: trekaroo
Timber Falls Indoor Waterpark, Osage Beach

For a day of family fun where the weather is always just right, visit Timber Falls Indoor Waterpark. For thrill seekers there’s over six hundred feet of wild, twisting slides. People of all ages will love the activity pool complete with basketball and other fun games. Relax down the twisting lazy river or take the kids over to the giant kiddie area. If you’ve worked up an appetite, enjoy the snack bar.

5. Super Splash USA, Raytown

Super Splash USA, RaytownSource: supersplashusa
Super Splash USA, Raytown

For the perfect day filled with splashes and great family memories, visit Super Splash. Children of all ages will love Catalina Cove, the zero-depth entry kiddie area combined with dumping buckets and slides that are just the right size. The park’s smallest water lovers will have a blast at Pebble Beach. For an adrenalin rush, jump aboard the park’s many slides. Race your friends down the two twisting slides of the Missouri Fury. Zip down the super fast Jackson Hole, or try the new Rocky Mountain Avalanche, the one or two person exciting slide that stands thirty-five feet tall. Water fight enthusiasts will have a ton of fun at the Water Wars zone, the huge water balloon battle complete with launchers and buckets of balloons. As well as all the awesome attractions, the park also offers swimming lessons and water aerobics classes.

6. Farmington Water Park, Farmington

Farmington Water Park, FarmingtonSource: dailyjournalonline
Farmington Water Park, Farmington

Spend your summer relaxing, soaking up the sun, or enjoying all the splashes and trills at Farmington Water Park. The park has everything you need to get wet and make some great memories. Farmington boasts two awesome slides, a peaceful and relaxing lazy river, and a huge interactive playground filled with dumping buckets, interactive features and all the wet splashing fun your child could ask for. The park hosts birthday parties and offers both private rentals and group reservations so if you’re looking for your next great venue, look no further!

7. Castle Rock Resort & Waterpark, Branson

Castle Rock Resort & Waterpark, BransonSource: castlerockbranson
Castle Rock Resort & Waterpark, Branson

For a ton of fun all year round, visit Castle Rock Resort. The indoor/outdoor waterpark offers over thirty thousand square feet of wet adventures indoors and ten thousand square feet outdoors. Huge slides will have your screaming in delight as you whoosh down to the clear waters below. The kiddie areas come complete with rain showers, waterfalls, and a huge five hundred gallon dumping bucket. Enjoy a game of basketball or just swim in the large pool. Kick back and relax on the lazy river. If soaking up the rays is for you, there’s a huge sundeck outdoors.

8. Mark Twain Landing, Monroe City

Mark Twain Landing, Monroe CitySource: resortsandlodges
Mark Twain Landing, Monroe City

For all the summer fun you can handle including both wet and dryland adventures, head on down to Mark Twain Landing. The area offers RV camping or has lodging for rent. Bring the boat and try your luck at fishing. Pack the clubs and take a swing on the two beautiful nine hole courses. Bring the whole family and kick back at the Splash Landing waterpark. There’s large waterslides for heart pounding action as well as a kiddie splash pad and pool. With so much to do, it’s sure to be a memorable vacation.

9. The Bay Water Park, Kansas City

The Bay Water Park, Kansas CitySource: edckc
The Bay Water Park, Kansas City

Grab your swim suit and head over to The Bay Water Park for a fun, exciting day. Surf the unique Bayrider, the surf simulator. You can stand up or kneel like you’re boogie boarding. Kick back or make a splash at the huge Leisure Pool. The pool has three great slides including a huge bowl slide. Ride down the charming waters of the lazy river. Relax on the back of a blow up animal, shoot some hoops, swim laps, or just splash around at The Play Pool. For kiddies there’s the huge Family Play Pool complete with a water playground that features tons of interactive activities as well as slides and a huge dumping bucket.

10. Hydro Adventures, Poplar Bluff

Hydro Adventures, Poplar BluffSource: visitbutlercountymo
Hydro Adventures, Poplar Bluff

People of all ages will have a blast at Hydro Adventures. Try each of the Twisted Six slides… if you dare! Tube down Poseidon’s Pipeline for a fast, exciting ride. Body surf or relax in the tides at the Crashing Waves Bay. Float down the gentle currents of the Easy River. Children will love the Splish Splash Bay complete with a dumping bucket, shallow waters, exciting play structures, and slides that are just the right size.

11. Aquaport, Maryland Heights

Aquaport, Maryland HeightsSource: ballardking
Aquaport, Maryland Heights

Aquaport is the place to be in the summer for tons of cool activities, crystal clear pools and exciting rides and slides. Adventure down the Extreme Bowl slide, the huge ride that sends riders shooting into a massive bowl to swirl round and round. Body slide down the one hundred and fifty foot long Flume Slide or brave the Rapids Slide. Delve into one hundred and fifty feet of darkness on the Tube Slide or race a friend down the Racer Slides. For young sliders there’s the Wacky Water Slide, designed just for children under 42” tall. The Family Fun Pool, with eight thousand square feet of clear waters, bubblers, fountains and other water features, is sure to delight the entire family.

12. Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center, O’Fallon

Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center, O’FallonSource: ofallon
Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center, O’Fallon

Come down and enjoy Alligator’s Creek has to offer. Practice flips and tricks off the one meter diving board or whoosh down the exciting slides. Float down the gentle waters of the lazy river or relax in the cool, clear pool waters. There’s a giant water play structure with all the wet and wild fun you could ask for including geysers and sprayers. The park offers special events like the Cardboard Boat Race where you build your own boat to race across the park or the Pool Paws Dog Swim where you can bring your pup for a swim, games and prizes.

13. Joplin Aquatic Center, Joplin

Joplin Aquatic Center, JoplinSource: joplinmo
Joplin Aquatic Center, Joplin

The Joplin Aquatic Center has all you need for a day filled with fun, splashes, and a host of wild activities. The park features two beautiful pools complete with diving boards so you can practice all your tricks and show off your diving skills. Put your strength to the test on the climbing wall. Ride down the exciting water slides or cool off on the lazy river. If you’re wondering what to feed the kids, don’t worry, the concession is sure to stock a host of great treats.

13 Best Water Parks in Missouri:

  • Silver Dollar City White Water, Branson
  • Adventure Oasis Water Park, Independence
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbour, Eureka
  • Timber Falls Indoor Waterpark, Osage Beach
  • Super Splash USA, Raytown
  • Farmington Water Park, Farmington
  • Castle Rock Resort & Waterpark, Branson
  • Mark Twain Landing, Monroe City
  • The Bay Water Park, Kansas City
  • Hydro Adventures, Poplar Bluff
  • Aquaport, Maryland Heights
  • Alligator’s Creek Aquatic Center, O’Fallon
  • Joplin Aquatic Center, Joplin