8 Best Amusement Parks And Theme Parks In Utah, USA

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Sharon A.
Sharon A.  
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Utah will never be short of attractions, especially for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether it is adventures in the desert, a tour of the monument valley, or enjoying the breeze by Lake Powell, the place is an incredible destination for all kinds of travelers. But due to the heat and the soaring temperatures of the desert, you should be very picky if you are planning a trip with the whole family, especially with kids. Instead of exposing them to the sweltering desert heats, it would be a good idea to restrict your tours to the theme parks and amusement parks where you will still be guaranteed incredible fun with less bother from the heat. Don’t wait any longer! Book a stay at the top hotels and Airbnb vacation rentals in the state, and head for an adventure. Read below to learn about some of the best amusement parks and theme parks in Utah, USA.

1. Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center

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Posted by Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center on Friday, June 15, 2018

Need a place where it’s more sports-oriented? Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center near Salt Lake City should be your next place to visit in Utah. This sports complex is the best spot for family fun with its various facilities like indoor recreational pools, outdoor waterpark, basketball court, tennis and pickleball courts, and playgrounds. If you’d like to keep your fitness routine plain and simple, you can head for the weight room at the center. After a day at this fitness center, make sure to hit the sauna and steam room for a much-needed relaxation.

Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center

Address:5624 Cougar Ln, Kearns, UT 84118, United States

Website: Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 5am - 10pm; Fri: 5am 8pm; Sat: 7am - 7pm; Sun: 12pm - 5pm

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2. Splash Summit Waterpark

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Posted by Splash Summit Waterpark on Friday, June 4, 2021

When you find your group in Provo, a fun place to take your little ones is Splash Summit Waterpark. Known as the former Seven Peaks Water Park, this adventure spot is best for all ages and not just the kids. Here, you will find 3 swimming pools (Canyon River, Rocky Mountain Beach, and Cascade Falls) and 12 attractions such as Vortex, a gripping circular slide, and Sky Breaker, where you’ll get to plummet down a slope. If you’re celebrating a birthday or a family reunion, Splash Summit offers party packages for only USD 25 per guest.

Splash Summit Waterpark

Address: 1330 300 N, Provo, UT 84606, United States

Website: Splash Summit Waterpark

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 6pm (closed on Sun)

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3. Cowabunga Bay Water Park

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Posted by Cowabunga Bay on Sunday, February 9, 2014

Can’t get enough of family fun in Utah? The city of Draper is home to a fantastic water park: Cowabunga Bay Water Park. This family-friendly venue with a lazy river features more than 10 slides and an inflatable spinning sphere. You can book a cabana by phone so you can secure your own private paradise with VIP treatment. Some of the best attractions at this park include the Cowabunga River, a 60s style lazy river, and Cowabunga Kid’s Cove for the little ones.

Cowabunga Bay Water Park

Address: 12047 State St, Draper, UT 84020, United States

Website: Cowabunga Bay Water Park

Opening hours: 10:30am - 6pm (daily)

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4. Evermore Park, Pleasant Grove

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Posted by Evermore Park on Sunday, 13 October 2019

Evermore Park in Pleasant Grove tops the list of the best theme parks and amusement parks in Utah, and this is rightly so owing to its uniqueness and the wide range of adventurous experiences it has for both children and adults. This amusement park in Utah is themed like a European village, with endless popular characters, buildings, and quests. It allows a wide range of exciting and family-friendly activities, including but not limited to bird and reptile shows, themed-train experience, ax throwing, archery, games and quests, and horse and pony interaction among others. With all these, the entertainment needs of every family member are adequately taken care of at this park.

Evermore Park, Pleasant Grove

Address: 382 S Evermore Ln, Pleasant Grove, UT 84062, United States

Website: Evermore Park, Pleasant Grove

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 5pm - 9pm (closed on Sun)

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5. Ogden’s George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park

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Posted by Ogden's George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park on Friday, 6 September 2019

Ogden’s George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park is where you bring your kids to discover their dreams of exploring the jungles and coming face to face with dinosaurs of all shapes and types. The park sits pretty behind a quiet lake, and it is full of an exciting collection of dinosaurs, prehistoric crawlers, flying reptiles and marine mammals believed to have been alive millions of years ago. With more than 100 exhibits of realistic, full-sized replicas, the park is an ideal destination for all dinosaur and adventure-loving souls who would wish to get thrilling entertainment in an interactive setting.

Ogden's George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park

Address: 1544 East Park Blvd, Ogden, UT 84401, United States

Website: Ogden’s George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park

Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 10am - 5pm (closed on Sun & Mon)

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6. Lagoon Amusement Park, Farmington

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Lagoon Amusement Park in Farmington should be your go-to destination if you are looking for the best amusement parks in Utah that will keep your kids engaged from the moment they step in, to the time you will be leaving for home. The park features thrilling rollercoasters, incredible water slides, and a plethora of kids’ play areas with a variety of engaging games for kids of all ages. Remember, this is also home to a cool historic roller coaster that has been around for 80 strong years. It is also the home to Fire Dragon, Rattlesnake Rapids, and a gorgeous merry-go-round that will delight the hearts and souls of all visitors.

Lagoon Amusement Park, Farmington

Address: 375 Lagoon Dr & Lagoon Amusement Park, Farmington, UT 84025, United States

Website: Lagoon Amusement Park, Farmington

Opening hours: 10am - 9:45pm (daily)

Price: 59 USD

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7. Cherry Hill, Kaysville

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Posted by Cherry Hill on Friday, 28 June 2019

Cherry Hill water park is located in Fruit Heights and it is where you head to when you want to treat your family to unlimited fun in the waters. The park has exciting waterpark amenities and activities, with the most notable ones being the fun Pirates Cove Activity Pool. In this pool, you will find a 40-feet (12.19 meters) ship that simulates a cannon battle. Also present in this park are two river runs that feature waterfalls, fast turns, and sudden drops that might make you feel giddy. The other notable features of this water park in Utah include a lazy river and epic waterslides that keep the young ones engaged

Cherry Hill, Kaysville

Address: 1325 S Main St, Kaysville, UT 84037, United States

Website: Cherry Hill, Kaysville

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 4pm - 6pm (closed on Sun)

Price: 29 USD

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8. Crystal Hot Springs, Honeyville

Posted by Crystal Hot Springs on Sunday, 20 October 2019

You have probably never experienced the thrill of being in a natural waterpark because all you are used to are artificially designed theme parks. But when you are in Utah, you should make every effort to check out the Crystal Hot Springs because it is a different kind of a waterpark. It is a natural water park located at the base of Wasatch Mountains and it has a unique attribute of being one of the very few water parks in the world where you find both warm and cold springs separated by just a few feet. Kindly note that this is not necessarily an amusement park, but a waterpark with an extremely unique experience that will be cherished by all members of the family.

Crystal Hot Springs, Honeyville

Address: 8215 UT-38, Honeyville, UT 84314, United States

Website: Crystal Hot Springs, Honeyville

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 12pm - 10pm; Sat: 10am - 11pm; Sun: 10am - 8pm

Price: 12 USD

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Create nice memories at Utah amusement parks

Being the unique destination that it is, every visit to Utah should be a chance to escape the mundane, sedentary life. Visit these best theme parks and amusement parks in Utah for the fun and to create memories your family will hold on to for decades to come.

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Sharon, also known as Shaz, resides in the vibrant City in the Sun. Her passion is to travel, immerse herself in diverse cultures, savor their cuisines, dance with the locals, and share her...Read more

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