Top 9 Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In Washington, USA

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Are you planning a vacation to the USA? You have made a good choice. Now, have you decided where to go? Visit Washington state if you want to explore the top-notch attractions of Seattle and Tacoma, among others. You will be amazed at the Space Needle, a Seattle skyscraper that allows you to take in panoramic city views from the sky. You can also visit Long Beach and La Push, two of the best spots for surfing and other water sports activities. But, what you will not want to miss are the theme parks and amusement parks, especially when you are traveling with your loved ones. Here is your guide to the top theme parks and amusement parks in Washington, USA.

1. Wild Waves Theme & Water Park

Wild Waves Theme & Water Park (2018-07-28)
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When summertime comes, it is the right time to spend some quality time with the most important people in your life at the Wild Waves Theme & Water Park. Set on Federal Way and opened for the first time in 1977, this entertainment hub features tons of rides and waterslides, all of them worth trying. Experience how awesome it is to skydive with the I-5 Dive Skycoaster. What about that rush when boarding a coaster called Disk'O Flashback? When you get to the water park area, you can enjoy popular features, such as the Mountain Dew Slide Complex and the Riptide.

Wild Waves Theme & Water Park

Address: 36201 Enchanted Pkwy S, Federal Way, WA 98003, United States

Website: Wild Waves Theme & Water Park

Opening hours: vary

Price: 25 USD

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2. Wonderland Family Fun Center

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

As the name says, Wonderland Family Fun Center is the place where families will have an unforgettable time. You won’t find anything related to water rides here. Instead, you can have fun bumper boating, go-karting, laser tagging, climbing the rock wall, playing some arcade games and indulging in miniature golf.

Wonderland Family Fun Center

Address: 10515 N Division St, Spokane, WA 99218, United States

Website: Wonderland Family Fun Center

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 2pm - 9pm; Fri: 2pm - 11pm; Sat: 10am - 11pm; Sun: 10am - 9pm

Price: 44 USD

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3. Oaks Amusement Park

Oaks Amusement Park, February 2022 - 16
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Another amusement park that you need to visit is Oaks Amusement Park. All fun activities can be found in one place. If you are more of a golfer and wish to try some miniature golf, you can find this attraction inside the park. If you wish to rollerskate with your little ones, you are more than welcome to do so. There is also a selection of games here, like Plunder Island and Rink Arcade. Last but not least is the rides. From the classic Big Pink Slide that can be enjoyed by the entire family to a thrilling ride like Adrenaline Peak, you will be satisfied coming to this park.

Oaks Amusement Park

Address: 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR 97202, United States

Website: Oaks Amusement Park

Opening hours: Mon: 1pm - 5:30pm; Tue: 10am - 11:30am, 3pm - 5:30pm & 8pm - 10:30pm; Wed: 10am - 11:30am, 3pm - 5:30pm & 7pm - 9:30pm; Thu: 11am - 1pm, 3pm - 5:30pm & 7pm - 10:30pm; Fri: 1pm - 5:30pm, 7pm - 10:30pm; Sat: 10:30am - 10:30pm; Sun: 1pm - 5pm, 7pm - 9:30pm

Price: From 20 USD

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4. Tukwila Family Fun Center, Tukwila, WA

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5. Birch Bay Waterslides, Blaine, WA

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

We all can agree that water has the ability to elevate everybody’s mood, which is why there are plenty of water parks in Washington alone. If you happen to be in Blaine, you should find your way to Birch Bay Waterslides, a modest waterpark that has been entertaining visitors for more than 35 years. The fun never dies here, as you get to try as many as eight fast waterslides. The kids can mingle with the other kids by plunging into the kiddie pool. Adults may want to try the hot tub and activity pool.

Birch Bay Waterslides

Address: 4874 Birch Bay Lynden Rd, Blaine, WA 98230, United States

Website: Birch Bay Waterslides

Opening hours: 10am - 6pm (daily)

Price: 23 USD

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6. Surf 'n Slide Water Park, Moses Lake, WA

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Posted by City of Moses Lake, WA Surf 'n Slide Water Park on Saturday, February 9, 2019

Swimming and water sliding, when you do these two activities together with the best people in your life, it can never be boring! Set in Moses Lake, Surf ‘n Slide Water Park cordially welcomes visitors of all ages, regardless of swimming skills.

Whether you are serious about swimming to burn some calories or just want to relax and have fun, this water park is ideal because the weather is pleasant with moderate temperatures 90 percent of the time, throughout the year. Attractions including a swimming pool, three waterslides, a tubing river and, best of all, a surfing simulator.

Surf 'n Slide Water Park

Address: 401 W 4th Ave, Moses Lake, WA 98837, United States

Website: Surf ‘n Slide Water Park

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 6:30pm; Fri - Sun: 11am - 7pm

Price: 15 USD

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7. Great Wolf Lodge Water Park, Grand Mound, Washington

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If you decide to make a stop at Grand Mound, which you should, you can play and splash at the Great Wolf Lodge Water Park, the best indoor water park in the city. Visit any time of the year, the temperature is maintained to be always warm, throughout the year. Try all the slides if possible. Slap Tail Pond lets you try to catch a wave with your family. Big Foot Pass challenges you to cross the floating lily pads with the help of cargo nets. South Hot Springs allows you to rejuvenate with the entire gang.

Great Wolf Lodge Water Park

Address: 20500 Old Hwy 99 SW, Grand Mound, WA 98531, United States

Website: Great Wolf Lodge Water Park

Opening hours: Opens at 1pm (daily)

Price: 75 USD

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8. Splash Down, Spokane Valley WA

Editor’s note: Establishment is permanently closed

Head to Spokane Valley, find your way to Splash Down and spend the whole day there. Forget about the other attractions because you won’t want to miss out on the several cool tube slides, along with the body slides and a concession stand to help you recharge. The most fun part about this water park has to be the water balloon fight – there’s a special area just for this fun activity.

Splash Down

Address: 11127 E Mission Ave, Spokane Valley, WA 99206, United States

Website: Splash Down

Opening hours: Mon: 11am - 6pm; Tue: 11am - 8pm; Wed: 11am - 6pm; Thu: 11am - 8pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 6pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm

Price: From 25 USD

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9. Slidewaters, Chelan

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by Slidewaters on Thursday, July 21, 2022

Last but not least is Slidewaters, which can be found when you make your way to Chelan in north-central Washington. If you’re looking for a bit of fun that isn’t expensive, Slidewaters is your place. The slides featured here include tube, body and mat slides. There are also a number of hot tubs for you to relax and soak. Do not forget to try the floating river, as well.


Address: 102 Waterslide Dr, Chelan, WA 98816, United States

Website: Slidewaters

Opening hours: 10am - 7pm (daily)

Price: 30 USD

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Theme parks and amusement parks are the place to be in Washington

After reading through this article, what do you think of these theme parks and amusement parks? They are sure to provide the fun you are looking for, right? That is why it is a must to visit as many of these parks as possible – they are definitely the most fun places that can be found in Washington.

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