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Schlitterbahn New Braunfels
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Schlitterbahn New Braunfels

#1 in Best Top 10 Water Parks to Visit in Texas

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels is the first of the Schlitterbahn parks opened in 1979. The park has two amazing separate sections West (Original Park) and East (Blastenhoff, Tubenbach and Surfenburg). Visitors can use trams that run all day to get you from one side to the other. Schlitterbahn New Braunfels features several rivers, rides, slides, and chutes. The rivers of Schlitterbahn are powered by natural spring water from the Comal River. Amenities of the park include cabanas and dining.

Schlitterbahn New Braunfels Attractions

  • Activity Pool
  • Body Slide
  • Freefall Swing Ride
  • Heated Pool
  • Kids Activity Play Area
  • Mat Slide
  • Lazy River
  • Raft Slide
  • Surfing Ride
  • Swim-Up Bar
  • Tidal Wave River
  • Tube Chute
  • Tube Ride
  • Tube Slide
  • Uphill Water Coaster
  • Wave Pool
  • Zero Entry Beach

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Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark
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Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark

#2 in Best Top 10 Water Parks to Visit in Texas

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark of Dallas area is one of the largest indoor waterparks in Texas. The park features freefall drop body slide with translucent fiberglass, zero gravity open drop ride, double-rider AquaSphere inner tube ride, racers, body slide twisting and turning ride, enclosed body slide with open 50' drop, wave ride, swimming hole, wavepool, and lazy rider. Park amenities include locker rental, cabanas, and arcade play area.

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark Attractions

  • Lasso Loop
  • Yellowjacket Drop
  • Aquanaut
  • E-Racers
  • Texastwist
  • Prairie Plunge
  • Flowrider
  • Swimming Hole
  • Wavepool
  • Lazy River
  • Kids Area

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Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston
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Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston

#3 in Best Top 10 Water Parks to Visit in Texas

Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Galveston features thrill rides, rivers, water slides, wave pools, and chutes. The 26-acre water park has both indoor and outdoor areas with more than 33 attractions. The water park attractions and things to do include tube slide, water coaster, surfing, tidal wave river, lazy river, and zip line. You can also rent private cabanas that include private shaded area with table and seating. Schlitterbahn Galveston also offers a variety of food and beverage options.

Schlitterbahn Waterpark Galveston Attractions

  • Body Slide
  • Heated Pool
  • Kids Activity Play Area
  • Mat Slide
  • Lazy River
  • Raft Slide
  • Surfing Ride
  • Swim-Up Bar
  • Tidal Wave River
  • Tube Slide
  • Uphill Water Coaster
  • Wave Pool
  • Zero Entry Beach
  • Zip Line

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Typhoon Texas Waterpark
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Typhoon Texas Waterpark

#4 in Best Top 10 Water Parks to Visit in Texas

Typhoon Texas water park is located next to Katy Mills in Katy. The 25 acres water park features water slides, wave pool, activity pool, lazy river, and adventure rides. The park has double and single tube slides, six-person raft ride, 7-story free fall open-air slide, racers, and four stories tall play structure. The water park amenities include bar, cabana rental, and dining. Typhoon Texas water park also hosts in-park entertainment including summer concert series and fun activities.

Typhoon Texas water park Attractions

  • The Gully Washer
  • The Duelin' Daltons
  • Monster Storms
  • The Snake Pit
  • Tidal Wave Bay
  • Lazy T River
  • Buckaroo Bayou
  • Lone Star Racers
  • Activity Pool

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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor SplashTown
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Six Flags Hurricane Harbor SplashTown

#5 in Best Top 10 Water Parks to Visit in Texas

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor SplashTown located in Spring, Texas offers 20+ fun rides & attractions for whole family. The water park features water slides, wave pools, lazy rivers, and kids parks. Thrill rides of the park include 95 foot tubing slide, whitewater raft ride, wave ride, free falling seven stories ride, bowl ride, racer, tornado, and saucer ride.

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor SplashTown Attractions

  • Bamboo Chutes
  • Big Kahuna
  • Coconut Bay
  • FlowRider
  • Hurricane Bay
  • Paradise Plunge
  • Paradise River
  • RipQurl
  • Runaway Rapids
  • Stingray Racer
  • Tornado
  • Tree House
  • Vortex
  • Wahoo Wave
  • Wala Wala Falls

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Typhoon Texas Waterpark Austin
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Typhoon Texas Waterpark Austin

#6 in Best Top 10 Water Parks to Visit in Texas

Typhoon Texas Waterpark Austin located in Pflugerville, Texas offers fun adventure for whole family. The 25 acres water park features water slides, wave pool, activity pool, lazy river, and adventure rides. The park has kids play structure with water bucket, 7-story free fall open-air slide, double and single tube slides, racers, wave pool, lazy river, and activity pool. Typhoon Texas Waterpark Austin also features zip lines and aerial attractions. The water park amenities include cabana rental, and dining.

Typhoon Texas water park Attractions

  • The Gully Washer
  • The Duelin' Daltons
  • The Snake Pit
  • Lone Star Racers
  • Buckaroo Bayou
  • Tidal Wave Bay
  • Lazy T River
  • Howdy Hollow
  • Zip lines

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Aquatica San Antonio
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Aquatica San Antonio

#7 in Best Top 10 Water Parks to Visit in Texas

Aquatica San Antonio located in SeaWorld features thrilling coasters, water slides, wave pool, lazy river, and sandy beaches. The water park offers opportunity to enjoy fun rides for all ages and up-close animal interactions. Stingray Falls is the main attraction of the park that goes through an underwater grotto with stingrays and tropical fish. Water slides attraction include new tonga twister thrill ride, tallest drop slide, racer slide, tube ride, and body slides. Other amenities include private cabanas and dining options.

Aquatica San Antonio Attractions

  • Tonga Twister
  • Ihu's Breakaway Falls
  • Taumata Racer
  • Stingrays Falls
  • Walhalla Wave
  • Hooroo Run
  • Kiwi Curl
  • Tassie's Twisters
  • Wave Pool
  • Cutback Cove
  • Kookaburra Cove
  • Lazy River
  • Slippity Dippity
  • Walkabout Waters
  • Zippity Zappity

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Pirates Bay Waterpark
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Pirates Bay Waterpark

#8 in Best Top 10 Water Parks to Visit in Texas

Pirates Bay Waterpark of Baytown, Texas offers fun attractions for all ages. The 3 acres waterpark features four slide towers, a flow rider, lazy river, wave pool, and Ninja Cross course. Pirates Bay Waterpark is open from May 29 to September 6. The park also offers cabana rentals, birthday party packages, season passes, and food and drink options.

Pirates Bay Waterpark Attractions

  • Flow Rider
  • Body Slides
  • Space Bowl
  • Tube Slides
  • Boomerango
  • Colorado Drop Slide
  • Lazy River
  • Wave Pool
  • Play Structure
  • Mat Racer

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NRH2O Family Water Park
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NRH2O Family Water Park

#9 in Best Top 10 Water Parks to Visit in Texas

NRH2O Family Water Park of DFW is known for family fun adventure rides. The 17 acre waterpark is open all summer May to September. NRH2O Family Water Park features 23 attractions including champagne bowl slide, body slide, tube slide, water coaster, accelerator slide, white sand beach, water playground, thrill tube ride, wave pool, swimming hole, and 660 feet long lazy river. Other amenities include cabana rental, luxury lounger rental, picnic & banquet seating, and locker rentals.

NRH2O Family Water Park Attractions

  • Riggamaroll
  • Accelerator
  • Blue Sky
  • Thunder
  • Beachside Bay
  • Double Dipper
  • Green Extreme
  • Purplepalooza
  • Viper
  • Sidewinder
  • Frogstein's Splashatory
  • NRH2Ocean
  • Endless River
  • Tadpole Swimming Hole

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Hawaiian Falls The Colony
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Hawaiian Falls The Colony

#10 in Best Top 10 Water Parks to Visit in Texas

Hawaiian Falls The Colony water park of northern Texas offers water adventures for whole family. The Dallas area water park is open all summer. Hawaiian Falls The Colony features tube slides, acceleration slide, wave pool, lazy river, interactive water rain-fortress with slides, and water walkway. Park amenities include lockers and private cabanas rental.

Hawaiian Falls The Colony Attractions

  • Oahu Bay Wave Pool
  • Kona Kooler Relaxing River
  • Kids Activity Play Area
  • Keiki Cove Water Rain-Fortress
  • Bonsai Pipeline Tube Slide
  • Waikiki Wipeout & Flyin' Hawaiian
  • Pineapple Plunge
  • Hawaiian Halfpipe
  • Tiki Tower
  • Water Walkway

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