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Grizzly Jack's Remains Open for Lodging while Grand Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark is Temporarily Closed for Renovations; Re-Opening November 2018. 
Water Park Areas at Illinois Hotel

Grand Bear Falls Waterpark *Closed for Renovations*

  • Wave Pool
  • Ranger Station
  • Lazy River
  • Body & Tube Slide
  • Family Slide
  • Tot Pool
  • Hot Tub Spa Area
  • Water Slides
  • Family Slide
The Grand Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort sustained damage due to a small fire that was contained to the waterpark.  As a result, Grand Bear Falls Indoor Waterpark is closed for assessment and repairs. The resort's lodging areas did not sustain any damage, and the hotel remains open.  For guest with reservations during this time that included the waterpark, cancellations are permitted and are fully refundable. We look forward to reopening the waterpark as soon as possible for the enjoyment of our valued guests.   We appreciate your understanding.
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.
Grand Bear Falls - An Indoor Waterpark at Utica
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.

Waterpark Day Pass Information

Our waterpark is complimentary to resort guests with overnight accommodations. Day passes are available for Thursday afternoon to Sunday only (excluding holidays and black out days) for $24.95 for each person over 48" and $17.95 for each person under 48".  Please call 866-399-3866 for more details.  
Wave Pool at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Wave Pool

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.
Ranger Station at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Ranger Station

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.
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort Lazy River

Lazy River

Enjoy a relaxing flat 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 at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

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.
Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort Family Slide

Family Slide

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.
Tot Pool at Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Tot Pool

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.
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