Water parks In Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge & Sevierville
Traveling to the Smokies this summer and want to spend a day at a water park? We have gathered up the best water parks in the Great Smoky Mountains. From thrilling water slides to calming lazy rivers, there is something for everyone on this list.
Dollywood’s Splash Country
Adjacent to the Dollywood theme park, Dollywood’s Splash Country is an amazing water park nestled in the shade of the Smokies. This water has over 15 different and unique attractions ranging from extreme water slides for thrill seekers to areas perfect for the littles. All of this on 35 acres of Smoky Mountain woods.
Choose to take on the double 70 ft free-fall slides on Fire Tower Falls, take the whole family on a white water rafting experience on Raging River Rapids or relax on the river as you take in the beauty of the park on the Downbound Float Trip. If you have littles, try Little Creek Falls (Splash Country’s splash pad), Big Bear Fire Tower or The Cascades. There is so much to do at Dollywood’s Splash Country.
Dollywood’s Splash Country is located in Pigeon Forge, TN. Dollywood’s Splash Country is truly a water park that meets all needs.
Get the whole family soaked at Soaky Mountain. This waterpark has 20 different attractions raining from thrill rides to family attractions and pools on 50 acres.
Some of the thrilling slides at Soaky Mountain include the Edge, Blue Mountain Mayhem, and Avalaunch (Soaky Mountain’s own water coaster). There are plenty of things to do with the littles as well. Some of these include The Hive (a water play zone) and Boomer’s Bay (a pool with many different small slides).
Of course there are also many different things to do at Soaky Mountain that the whole family can do together as well. But you cannot forget the classic lazy river and wave pool. But Soaky Mountain’s lazy river and wave pool are more exciting than your typical lazy river and wave pool. Black Bear Rapids (the lazy river) is not lazy, but full of adventurous rapids and Soaky Surge (the wave pool) can generate up to 6 foot tall waves.
Soaky Mountain is located in Sevierville, TN. Soaky Mountain is an amazing waterpark for those looking for adventure.
Wilderness At The Smokies
Wilderness At The Smokies is a great place for the fun of water parks with a rustic charm. This water park resort is a special place since it is a lodge that, as a resort guest, you get admission to its water park. But that’s not all. Wilderness At The Smokies does not just have one water park but three.
The first of Wilderness At The Smokies’ water parks is Wild WaterDome. Wild WaterDome is a 66,000 square foot indoor waterpark that is open all year long and is also Tennessee’s largest indoor water park. This waterpark is also known for its see-through roof that lets the sun in. This waterpark is home to three water slides, a wave pool, a surf pool, and a multi-leveled water play zone that includes dump buckets.
The second of Wilderness At The Smokies’ water parks is Lake Wilderness. Lake Wilderness is an outdoor waterpark located at River Lodge. This outdoor water park is home to three thrilling water slides, a lazy river, a wave pool, and the children splash and play water zone Treehouse Springs.
The third and last of Wilderness At The Smokies’ water parks is Salamander Springs. Salamander Springs is an outdoor water park located at Stone Hill. This outdoor water park is home to two tube water slides, a water play zone that has its own huge dump bucket, an activity pool, and a zero depth pool that has two mini slides and three bouncy seats for the littles.
Wilderness At The Smokies is located in Sevierville, TN. Wilderness At The Smokies is a water park that is a lot of fun.
Wild Bear Falls
Enter the mountains at Wild Bear Falls. This Smoky Mountain themed indoor water park is 60,000 square feet and has its own retractable roof. This water park has 8 different attractions that everyone will love.
Love thrilling water slides? Try Wild Bear Falls’ Clingman’s Dome and Laurel Falls water slides. Have kids? They will love the interactive water treehouse, Ramsey Cascades. If you have littles, the Little Pigeon River splash pad is just right. Need somewhere to relax? Moonshine Hollow (an indoor/outdoor sauna) and Grotto Falls (a hot tube) is for you. Or if you just want to swim, check out The Swimming Hole.
Wild Bear Falls is located in Gatlinburg, TN. No matter what you look for in a water park, Wild Bear Falls water park is a great place to swim in the Smokies.
Best Water parks In The Smokies
Whether you’re a thrill seeker excited to ride the scariest water slides or looking for a calming water park experience, there is a water park in the Smokies for everyone.
We hope that our list of the best water parks in The Smokies will help you plan the best summer trip to the Great Smoky Mountains.
Things To Do In The Smokies
Get more out of your trip to the Smokies this summer with our posts:
- Dollywood’s Splash Country Rides
- Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Summer Celebration Guide
- Best Campgrounds Smoky Mountains
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