IE’s Best Splash Pads And Water Parks

August 1, 2014 6:00 AM

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It gets hot, hot, hot out here in the Inland Empire during the summer time, therefore cooling off at a local splash pad or water park is essential. Check out this list of our picks for best splash parks for kids in the Inland Empire.

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(credit: DesireeEaglin.net)

The Cove Waterpark

4310 Camino Real
Riverside, CA 92509
(951) 360-1974
www.covewaterpark.org

Operated by RivCoParks, the Cove Waterpark features five attractions, including the Riptide Reef FlowRider, Crow’s Nest Slides, Ne’er Endin’ River, and Lil’ Mates’ Lagoon. The Lil’ Mates’ Lagoon is perfect for any size buccaneer. Check out website for detailed rules and ticket prices.

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(credit: splashkingdom.net)

Splash Kingdom Waterpark

1101 California Street
Redlands, CA 92374
(909) 335-7275
/splashkingdom.net

The Splash Kingdom Waterpark is known as “the beach within reach” for the Inland Empire. With more than 20 beach-themed attractions, the Splash Kingdom Waterpark even features The Tower of Kings, the tallest freestanding water attraction tower in the country at 165 feet.

Knotts Soak City Palm Springs

1500 S. Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, California 92264
www.soakcityps.com

Cool off in the desert. Knotts Soak City in Palm Springs is the wettest attraction in town. From the kid friendly Gremmie Lagoon to the death-defying Surf Rider, there is something for every member of the family.

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Guasti Regional Park

800 North Archibald Avenue
Ontario, CA 91764
(909) 481-4205
cms.sbcounty.gov

You and your family can stay and play all day at Guasti Regional Park, a 150-acre urban park with amenities that include year-round fishing on two lakes, picnic facilities, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, playgrounds, water slides, swim lagoon, and a zero-depth water park.

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Mulligan Family Fun Center

24950 Madison Avenue
Murrieta, CA 92562
951) 696-9696
mulliganmurrieta.com

What venue has miniature golf, go-karts, batting cages, laser tag and the best waterpark in town? The Mulligan Family Fun Center in Murrieta of course! Proper swimwear is required, see website for full list of rules. Every Tuesday is $12 Tuesday, water slides open at 11 a.m.

Desiree Eaglin is an Inland Empire fun explorer, she blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can find her on Twitter too.

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