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Raging Rivers Water Park

100 Palisades Parkway
Grafton, IL 62037
(618) 786-2345 PHONE
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Raging Rivers Water Park

Featuring eight attractions that are sure to keep guests cool when the summer heat sizzles, Raging Rivers offers entertainment for individuals of all ages.

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Thrill seekers will enjoy the seamless 500-foot dual Cascade Body Flumes that twist and turn down the natural hills and contours of the park; the Runaway Rafts, a 600-foot-long adventure through swift water and wild rapids to three pools; the Shark Slide flume, which floats riders down a 45-foot tunnel flume into a catch pool and the one-of-a-kind Swirlpool. The two-bowl attraction takes riders down a tunnel flume, then swiftly into a giant vortex and ends by dropping the guest into a deep pool of water, incorporating three rides into one.

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For guests looking for a more relaxing experience , the park features a 700-foot-long Endless River of cool, clear water that lets riders float along at a tranquil 2 ½ mile per hour pace in a continuous loop; the 18,000-square-foot Breaker Beach Wavepool, which allows swimmers to relax when the waves are “off” and “ride the tide” when the four-foot waves roll, and the “just for kids” Itty Bitty Surf City that features a pint-sized waterslide, splash pool, rain tree and tunnel area.

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Tree House Harbor is another interactive play area, featuring a crawl tunnel, overhead rope pulls, tunnel slides and the ever-popular bucket that randomly spills 1,000 gallons of water. 

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Raging Rivers is located at 100 Palisades Parkway off the Great River Road in Grafton, Ill., and is open this season from May 24 – September 1. For more information regarding operating hours, attractions, ticket prices, specials, directions and more, call Raging Rivers at (618) 786-2345 or visit

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Hours of Operation

Open daily Memorial Day - Labor Day at 10:30 a.m.

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Raging Rivers
100 Palisades Parkway, Grafton, IL 62037
4.5 of 5 bubbles
75 Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Very Good
Recent Reviews
Trip type:
So much fun!
Jul 14, 2018
Today we took our first trip to Raging Rivers - all 7 of us! We had a total blast! Unfortunately it started storming so we left but we had such... more »
Jeremy L
Wood River, Illinois
Trip type:
Good time for everyone!
Jul 10, 2018
First of all, the staff was very friendly and accommodating. The pool areas were very clean. It is a great place for children of all ages and adults of course.... more »
Trip type:
Friends getaway
Always a relaxing day!
Nov 10, 2017
I spend the day sitting in a lawn chair at the edge of the wave pool reading. Always enjoy myself, owners always stop by and ask how I am, do... more »
thomas r
Belleville, Illinois
Trip type:
Reduced Services
Aug 18, 2017
Visited the park on 8/18/17. Two water rides were closed and the park closed two hours earlier than is posted on their web site. Yet was charged full price for... more »
Vince M
Eureka, Missouri
Trip type:
Awesome trip
Aug 14, 2017
Great place for kids. Would highly recommend this. Very clean as well!! Can't wait to return with family and friends!! more »
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