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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
4.0 of 5 bubbles
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Recent Reviews
Grafton, Illinois
Trip type:
Summer Family Fun
5 of 5 bubbles Feb 2, 2017
We purchased season passes for our children and grandchildren last Christmas. They loved it so much that we bought another package this Christmas. The Family pass is a great deal:... more »
Grafton, Illinois
Trip type:
It's Cool When It's Hot!
4 of 5 bubbles Nov 9, 2016
Fun, fast, wet and wild! Water entertainment for the entire family. Locally owned and operated. Excellent view of the river, boaters and nature married with a water park. Excellent parking,... more »
Springfield, Illinois
Trip type:
5 of 5 bubbles Sep 4, 2016
Good time. Recommend checking for available coupons before going. Not too crowded on september 3rd. Fun time for me and husband for my 61st birthday. more »
Stacey P
Saint Louis, Missouri
Trip type:
So Much Fun!
5 of 5 bubbles Aug 10, 2016
My Grandchildren and I, ages 11, 9 and 68, had a great time! We got a tube and spent most of the time in the wave pool, but also went... more »
Stephanie B
Trip type:
Fun in Sun
3 of 5 bubbles Aug 8, 2016
Took my family to Raging Rivers for my son's 5th birthday..Good size park and not tooo crowded. Food was a little pricey but worth it. There's coupons floating around so... more »
1-5 of 65 Reviews

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