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Water Parks Slide Guide 2008

What's New for 2008 at U.S. Waterparks: Alabama to New Mexico


Water Parks Slide Guide 2008

Aquatica in Orlando features an expansive sandy beach with unique side-by-side wave pools.

©Arthur Levine, 2008. Licensed to About.com
Updated July 22, 2008
New water parks, featuring the highly anticipated Aquatica in Orlando, new slides, new water park rides and attractions-- 2008 is shaping up to be quite a wet and wild season at both outdoor and indoor water parks. No matter where you may live throughout the U.S. or where your vacation travels may be taking you this year, there's bound to be some new, wet excitement awaiting you.

The guide is arranged alphabetically by U.S. state. This page includes what's new for the 2008 season at water parks in U.S. states from Alabama to New Mexico.

The next page includes what's new for the 2008 season at water parks in U.S. states from New York to Wisconsin.


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Crystal Falls at Magic Springs
Hot Springs
Rapid Falls Raceway mat racing slide

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Aquatica Water Park at SeaWorld Orlando
A new park for 2008, Aquatica at SeaWorld Orlando offers a highly themed South Sea Islands atmosphere, lush landscaping, lots of water rides and attractions for all ages and thrill levels, including some with unique features, and, because it's SeaWorld, opportunities to interact with animals. Perhaps its most unique attraction is side-by-side clear water slides that shoot riders underwater where they encounter black and white Commerson’s dolphins. Read more about Aquatica Water Park at SeaWorld Orlando.

Sun Splash Family Waterpark
Cape Coral
The municipal water park is getting three new body slides, including a speed slide.

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Silver Rapids Water Park at Silver Mountain Resort
New indoor water park

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KeyLime Cove Water Paradise Resort
Gurnee, Illinois, near Chicago and Milwaukee. Adjacent to Six Flags Great America
New indoor water park.

Raging Waves Waterpark
Yorkville (near Chicago), Illinois
Large, new outdoor water park

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Splashin' Safari at Holiday World
Santa Claus, Indiana
Kima Bay
Splashin' Safari water park, which is included in admission to Holiday World, gets a new, huge interactive water play station.

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Six Flags Splashwater Kingdom at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom
Mega Wedgie water slide
The Splashwater Kingdom water park will debut a bowl ride. The water slide will send riders aboard tubes down a tunnel and into a bowl where they will swish around a few times before getting flushed out the bottom into a splashdown pool.

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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags America
Mitchellville, MD (near Washington, D.C.)
Tony Hawk's Halfpipe
Hurricane Harbor (which is included in general admission to Six Flags America), will debut a water slide that looks like a skateboarding halfpipe. Riders will slide back and forth on the u-shaped slide

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Northpointe Inn Indoor Water Park Resort
Mackinaw City
New indoor water park.

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CoCo Key Kansas City
Kansas City
New indoor water park.

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Great Adventures Water Resort Indoor Water Park
New indoor water park.

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Kahuna Laguna Indoor Water Park at Red Jacket Mountain View Resort
North Conway
New indoor water park.

Liquid Planet Waterpark
New outdoor water park

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CoCo Key Water Resort at the Mt. Laurel Marriott
Mt. Laurel
New indoor water park.

Splash World at Clementon Park
Clementon, NJ
Laguna Kahuna interactive water play center
The classic Clementon Park, which turns 100 this year, will have new owners, new management, a new look, and a huge new interactive water play structure when it opens this spring. The south Jersey park located near Philadelphia, will be adding Laguna Kahuna to its adjacent water park, Splash World, which is included with general admission. The Polynesian-themed multi-level structure will offer watery diversions such as sprayers, water slides, bridges, and a big dump bucket that will rain down on guests every few minutes.

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Next Page: The 2008 Season Ride Guide continues with parks from New York to Wisconsin.

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