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Grand Bear Falls Indoor Water Park

2643 N State Route 178, Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort, Utica, IL 61373-9707
+1 815-667-3866
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Crowded and unsupervised staff

I felt that my kids were better watched by their brother swimming than the lifeguards on duty... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mommaof5kiddos
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Elgin, Illinois
Pricey but fun

We have been at other indoor water parks with more activities for much less the price. Our... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
JoAnn A
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Muscatine, Iowa
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4 weeks ago
“Crowded and unsupervised staff”
3 Oct 2017
“Pricey but fun”
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2643 N State Route 178, Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort, Utica, IL 61373-9707
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I felt that my kids were better watched by their brother swimming than the lifeguards on duty. They were too busy looking their nails/nail beds, staring at the ceiling, and playing on their phones than to do their job. I thought that it was a...More

Thank Mommaof5kiddos
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We have been at other indoor water parks with more activities for much less the price. Our grandkids are young and so they enjoyed this anyways. They continuously went down the one slide. It could have been cleaner. It was not too bad but it...More

Thank JoAnn A
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Yes this place does need some updating, but so does the Dells. Just a little updating and paint would go a long way. Our family had a great time. We weren't there for how it looked. We took full advantage of the wave pool, lazy...More

Thank Mandy J
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Great indoor swimming pool indoor arcade very clean very nice place to recommend it for anyone visiting the Starved Rock area

Thank Jesse R
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I stayed here on route to St. Louis and it served its purpose for one night, but I wouldn't stay longer unless you plan on spending all day at the state parks (which is what we did). The rooms were very outdated....More

Thank Scout2604
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Wow this place has fallen apart. Terrible service. The indoor water park only had 15 tubes. Way over done with chlorine too! Will not return!

Thank Travlinguy517
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We brought our 2 kids (5 and 2) to the waterpark for the day. They had a blast! It is small enough to keep an eye on the kids fairly easily. The pool temperature was a little on the cold side, in my opinion. You...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Wanted a small get away before school started for the granddaughter. Googled indoor water parks and this one popped up. Only 3 hour drive so we thought what the heck. Booked our room, drove up. Got in around 12:30, check in wasn't until 4. Got...More

Thank biketraveler1
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We still had fun but is sad that the had let this place go down badly, is not clean as it should be at least my point of view

1  Thank Monica V
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Great place to visit and kids over 10 are totally fine on their own! The waterpark is clean and warm and a great little waterpark for the price!

Thank saraandfrank
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