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Deep River

By Trevor Macomber

Location and Phone:

Crown Point, Indiana
(219) 947-7850

Deep River Admission Policy:

Deep River offers a number of admission options and prices, including season passes, reduced group rates, and discounts before and after certain hours and for guests below a certain height. Special offers and coupons also available on their website.


Only 30 minutes (or less) from all of N.W. Indiana and south suburban Chicago, 60 minutes from O'Hare airport, Joliet IL, South Bend or Lafayette, IN, and a little over 2 hours from Indianapolis.

Located 4.5 miles east of I-65 on U.S. Highway 30.

Deep River Water Park Featured Attractions:

Deep River offers most of the standard water park fare--wave pool, body and tube slides, lazy river--as well as the unique "Water Wars" interactive challenge arena and one-of-a-kind Double Dueling Cannon Bowl Ride.

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Deep River Water Park Overview:

Deep River offers a tide--err, I mean wide variety of watery wonders for all ages and adrenaline preferences. The stout of heart (and stomach) will enjoy equal parts flash and splash while plummeting down the Dragon's dual speed slides or any of the Storm's three enclosed tube slides, each of which can be seen towering five stories over the rest of the park. More thrills and spills can be found on the exciting Pipeline Express, SLIDEwinder Body Slides, and Double Dueling Cannon Bowl Ride, among others.

Of course, there are plenty of options for the less vertically inclined as well, including the relaxing Bayou River Ride, the kid-oriented Paddles' Play Zone, the 500,000 gallon Rip Tide Wave Pool, the aforementioned "Water Wars" zone (kids vs. adults anyone?) and the ocean-sized (in name, at least) Mayor Byrdovich's Wet, Wild, and Awesome Courthouse.

One unique feature of Deep River Waterpark is that each year, from approximately Thanksgiving through the end of February, the main plaza is transformed into a winter wonderland for ice skating and other frosty delights.

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