Enjoy skin-drenching adventure at the most fun year-round indoor water park in Illinois. Enjoy a wet and wild family vacation at Grand Bear Falls, our 24,000 square foot indoor waterpark with play zones, slides, wave pool, lazy river, and spa. Splash all day in the wave pool, slip and slide down a rushing water slides, float down the lazy river, or wade in the kiddie pool with your little ones.
Start your morning with the Ducky Derby or just kick back and relax in the hot tub area. Whether you crave adventure or tranquility, our indoor water park is the perfect family getaway in in Utica, IL.
When water park time is over, splash in to Wave Cave for concession style eats and treats including soft-pretzels, Nathan's famous all-beef hot dogs, nachos and adult beverages. The Wave Cafe is located inside Grand Bear Falls, our exciting indoor waterpark that is open year-round for family fun.
Our waterpark is complimentary to resort guests with overnight accommodations. Day Passes are now available Thursdays 4pm - 10pm and Sundays 9am - 10pm for $19.95 for the first person and $10.95 for each additional person. (excluding holidays)
Kids and families can enjoy our massive rock-lined Wave Pool with gentle waves, a waterfall, and zero depth entry. Kick back on chairs and lounges around the pool and watch your kiddos get wet and wild.
The Ranger Station is the ultimate aquatic play zone with water features, slides, ropes, landings and waterfalls. Kids can climb, splash, slide and get wet in this water-activated play structure.
Enjoy a relaxing float down the Lazy River that winds through the indoor water park. Hop in an inner tube, kick up your feet and cruise gently through the crystal-clear warm waters. The Lazy River provides an accessible lift chair.
Body Slide & Tube Slide
Slip, slide, glide on the Body and Tube Slide. Kids, tweens, teens and adults, 48 inches and taller, can use their bodies or hop on an inflatable tube on these two fun water slides that plunge into a warm pool of water. Please Note: Currently, the body slide is in an upgrading process and is projected to reopen by mid-June, 2014. The tube slide is open for guest enjoyment.
Enjoy the swoosh of water that drives you into a watery oasis on this ultra-wide slide that is a fun adventure for the whole family. Even younger kids can enjoy the slippery experience and toddlers can ride down with an adult.
For our younger guests, our Tot Pool is a great place for little ones to play, slide, cool off and splash around in a shallow and safe water environment.
Hot Tub Spa Area
Parents and teens at least 16 years of age can relax and soak in our bubbly hot tub spa. Rejuvenate your body and spirit as the warm, healing waters caress your skin and help you melt away. Let the kids play while you soak your senses.