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Magic Waters Waterpark

7820 Cherry Vale North Blvd, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
+1 815-966-2442
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Nice place if you like crowds

It's a waterpark. Always crowded. That is the most negative thing there is. otherwise, a fun time... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gregg M
Rockford, Illinois
Fun place to go

We went here as a couple but it is a great place for the family too. There are a lot of different... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
via mobile
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Magic Waters Waterpark is a family-friendly, outdoor water park with high standards for safety, cleanliness, and friendly customer service. Magic Waters is conveniently located just off Interstate 90/39 in Rockford, Illinois, near the northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin border, not far from the Chicago area. The waterpark is home to Illinois' largest wave pool, a 75-foot tall speed slide, and much more!
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“life jackets” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
7820 Cherry Vale North Blvd, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
+1 815-966-2442
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a waterpark. Always crowded. That is the most negative thing there is. otherwise, a fun time to waste away a day with the kids. The lazy river is nice. The dumping water bucket is a hit with the little ones. They have some challenging...More

Thank Gregg M
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We went here as a couple but it is a great place for the family too. There are a lot of different things to do. I like the lazy river the best. I also like the wave pool. They have lockers that you can rent...More

Thank kathyloveshotel
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I brought my family here for my 1 year old baby birthday and everyone enjoyed themselves. I liked that they had an area designated for toddlers to enjoy themselves

Thank Masheka N
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I took my kids on a Monday, and it wasn't overly crowded. I purchased my tickets online for only $13 apiece. I am very pleased with the value for the amount of fun we had. We wheeled in our own full sized cooler with drinks...More

1  Thank zack z
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Coming from a dude who loves water, this place has been a disappointment every time I have visited. Dirty lazy river and wave pool. Very few attractions. $7 gets you a locker slightly larger than a cereal box. Go to Noah's Ark or Mt. Olympus...More

1  Thank Justin Y
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Ok, this was my first time at a waterpark. Now, it was nice, we could bring a cooler in, with food. The frist 2 hours, was great, played in the wavepool, went on a few slides. But then, the park was so crowed, that you...More

1  Thank Briantheriverrat
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We have seen this waterpark many times traveling on I90 and have wanted to go. Finally we decided to go on a whim. First off, they were running a deal on park tickets online. They were only $13 a piece! So we decided to splurge...More

3  Thank Leslie W
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great place to take the family! Tickets are expensive, but they offer discounted tickets early and late in the season to use any day. One day a week, this year it was Tuesday, they offer admission for $12. Although it's a good deal, try to...More

Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had children and teens we all had a blast minus the few weather complications it's was a good day

Thank Chelsea K
Reviewed 23 July 2016

my friend and I took our kids to Magic waters for a day of fun and it was a pretty good time. I would only have to say that the prices are way over board! For one adult and a 7 year old it was...More

Thank Boatking K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How tall do you have to be for most water slides
24 July 2016|
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Response from Nely E | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's 48 inches some of them are 36 inches but if you log onto the website you can confirm that
Would you recommend reserving a cabana for a small family or is there plenty of seating available around the pool deck area? We would like to bring a small cooler with lunch as well and wanted to keep that with us.
28 July 2015|
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Response from Jennifer R | Reviewed this property |
Usually can find seats pretty well or a grass area!