Water Parks Near Port Huron, Michigan

Water Parks Near Port Huron, Michigan
From toddlers to seniors to individuals with physical challenges, an assortment of water parks within an hour's drive of Port Huron are designed to entertain every water lover. You'll find universally accessible wave pools, water playgrounds for the young ones, water slides designed for the timid or courageous and a raft ride for those who enjoy a good adrenaline rush.

Goodells County Park Splashpad

In addition to the 327 acres of picturesque charm, Goodells County Park now features the Splashpad, the perfect place for fun in the water, no matter your age or physical challenges. Water cannons, dumping buckets, geysers and a water tunnel highlight this barrier-free water park. The Splashpad is just 17 miles from Port Huron. Hours are 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. and admission is free.

Goodells County Park Splashpad
8345 County Park Drive
Goodells, MI 48027
(810) 989-6960
michigan.org

Red Oaks Waterpark

A 2009 Daily Tribune readers' survey awarded Red Oaks Waterpark first place as Michigan's Best Waterpark, and C & G Publishing chose it as the "Best Place to Cool Off." Spray & Play is the area just for the very little ones, featuring water jets and bubbler jets. Soak Station, the water playground for older children, features water jets, water slides, bubble jets, and a 6-foot tipping bucket. For the more adventurous, there's a triple chute waterslide and a heated wave pool. The park is open Memorial Day through Labor Day from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. seven days a week. All-day admission is $10 for children under 43 inches tall and $16 for everyone else. Discounts are available online.

Red Oaks Waterpark
1455 East 13 Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI 48071
(248) 585-6990
oakgov.com

Waterford Oaks Waterpark

Waterford Oaks was named "Best Waterpark" by the Oakland Press 2006 Readers' Choice Awards. One highlight of this water park is its universally accessible wave pool, which provides easy access to water play for all visitors. The park's other main attraction is its group raft ride, which begins at the height of a three-story building and cascades riders down 515 feet of drops, twists and turns. There's a separate children's water playground and a double-chute waterslide. Open Memorial to Labor Day. Admission is free for children under 30 inches tall, $10 for children 31 to 42 inches, and $15 for everyone over 43 inches tall. The cost of admission includes the use of rafts.

Waterford Oaks Waterpark
1702 Scott Lake Road
Waterford, MI 48328
(888) 627-2757
splashfun.com

Torzewski County Park - Wetlands Waterpark

Another fun-filled water park within an hour of Port Huron is located in Torzewski County Park. Features include the pirate ship and water cannons, as well as a frog slide for the younger set. For the courageous members of the family, Wetlands Waterpark boasts their famous 360-foot and 100-foot waterslides. The park is open daily from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Admission for individuals 46 inches or shorter is $6.25; admission for those 47 inches or taller is $8.25.

Torzewski County Park - Wetlands Waterpark
2051 Pero Lake Road
Lapeer, MI 48446
(810) 667-0304
lapeercountyparks.org

Article Written By Susan Steen

Susan Steen graduated from the University of New Orleans, where she earned a B.A. in sociology and a certification in social work. She has been a freelance and contract writer for 22 years. Her work has been published in “Evidence Technology Magazine,” “Louisiana Bar Journal,” the Cobblestone children’s educational publications “Faces” and “Appleseeds,” the Waterford Literacy Program, and a variety of websites.

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