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Grand Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark!


Our 24,000 square foot indoor waterpark has something for every member of the family to enjoy! Grand Bear Falls features a wave pool, lazy river, body & tube slide, kid's Ranger Station, Toddler Swim Area and 15-person hot tub!

Join us every Saturday & Sunday morning for the Ducky Derby Races! Come pick out your duck and see it race to the finish line. Starting precisely at 8:45am!

Please refer to the next tab on this page, "Waterpark Hours", for all of the up-to-date hours of operation for Grand Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark. 

Waterpark Tube Slide & Body Slide Height Restrictions
Riders must be at least 48 inches tall in order to ride these slides in the waterpark. Single riders only.

Waterpark Spa Restrictions

Guests ages 16 and older only are permitted to use the waterpark spa. Guests 16 years of age and under must be accompanied by an adult. 
Please use this link to see our Waterpark Safety Rules.

Overnight Rooms at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Overnight Accommodations

Admission to the indoor waterpark is included in the cost of every overnight accommodation with the exception of our discount-rated rooms and is subject to the hours of operation. Admission is subject to the number of guests indicated on the reservation. 

Ages 2 & Younger

Children ages 2 and younger stay and play free and these guests are still required to wear a wristband in Grand Bear Falls Waterpark. All children are included in the total guests count, but those children 2 and younger are free of charge.

Day Passes

Our Waterpark is complimentary to resort guests with overnight accommodations. We also offer day passes on days that the Waterpark is open. Day passes will be available during Waterpark hours of operation for $24.95 for persons 48" & taller and $17.95 for each person 47" & under. Children, 2 years of age and under, are admitted free into the Waterpark with the purchase of a regular adult pass.
Check Grand Bear Falls Hours of Operation HERE.    

Open to the Public

Grand Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark and Canyon Creek outdoor miniature golf are both open to the public. Admission is sold based on availability, capacity standards and on a per person basis.

Resort and Water Park FAQS

At Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort, things are pretty laid back and hassle free. We do have some resort polices and rules that will make your stay safe and without surprises. Access to our indoor water park is included for all overnight guests. Fun at our Illinois resort is always encouraged!  Even though check-in time isn't until 4pm, please feel free to arrive as early as noon to begin using the Waterpark, on-site resort amenities and dining facilities! 
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