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Magic Waters - A Six Flags® Waterpark

  • 7820 Cherryvale North Blvd.
  • Cherry Valley, IL 61016
  • (847) 249-4636
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This family-friendly waterpark was rated the #4 publicly owned waterpark in the country, and has high standards for safety, cleanliness, and customer service. Features include: speed slides, tube and body slides, wave pool, Splash Magic River, interactive water play area, and Little Lagoon for ages 5 and younger. Cabana rentals, shade and picnic areas, locker rentals, concession stands, and a gift show are also available.

Attractions include:

  • Double Dare Drop (75-foot speed slide)
  • Typhoon Terror (4 or 2 person tube slide)
  • Tsunami Bay (Illinois' largest wavepool! 707,000 gallons of heated water, alternates between wild ocean waves and calm relaxing water to give you a mix of thrill and relaxation. Waves reach heights of at least six feet and tubes are optional)
  • The Abyss (Dark tunnel tube slide)
  • Paradise Pipelines (Single or double tube slide perfect for younger kids)
  • Splash Magic River (Relax and float on a tube)
  • Tropical Twisters (Original body slides)
  • Screaming Lizard
  • Tiki Island (Interactive water complex is a favorite for kids of all ages)
  • Little Lagoon (Children must be under age 6 to play)

We also offer group packages, birthday parties, company outings, and special events.

Photo Credit: ©Rockford Park District - Photos by Jesse Fox, Dustin Waller, Jake Swenson

  • Admission: Varies; see website for details and specials.
  • Directions: From I-90 and E. State St.: Go west on E. State to Bell School Rd. (first light). Turn left (south) on Bell School to Magic Waters. From Bypass U.S. 20: Exit on to Harrison Ave. Turn right (north) into Cherryvale Mall. Turn right at first access road and follow to Magic Waters entrance.
  • Hours: 2018 Season Schedule
    • Opening Weekend: May 26, 27, 28; open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Regular Season: June 2 through August 19; open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Weekends Only: August 15-26, and Sept 1–3; open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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