The Smoky Mountains region features a variety of indoor and outdoor water parks, providing you with family-friendly aquatic fun all year long. From elaborate parks with water slides and lazy rivers, to quiet neighborhood splash pads, these water havens are sure to keep your kids entertained throughout the year!
Smoky Mountain Water Parks
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Indoor Water Parks
Wild Bear Falls Water Park, Gatlinburg –
This indoor park features classic water attractions named after iconic Smoky Mountain attractions, like Clingman’s Dome and Cades cove. Although the park is located inside the Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort, you do not have to be staying at the resort to enjoy the water park. Day and week passes can be purchased separately.
The Resort at Govenor’s Crossing, Sevierville –
This location features both indoor and outdoor water attractions, including a lazy river, indoor and outdoor water slides and a toddler zone. The water park is reserved for resort guests only. If you’re local, there’s no reason why you can’t treat yourself to a little 1 night stay.
Wilderness at the Smokies, Sevierville –
Claiming to be the region’s largest indoor aquatic attraction, this water park resort boasts family-friendly accommodations as well as an expansive indoor water park. You do not have to be staying at the resort to enjoy the park. Day and week passes can be purchased separately.
Cascades Water Park, Pigeon Forge – (coming soon)
This attraction, attached to the Country Cascades resort, may take over as top dog, when it opens in 2017.
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Outdoor Water Parks
This center features a large swimming pool as well as a feature filled splash pad. Daily and 25 visit passes can be purchased for a nominal fee.
Dollywood Splash Country, Sevierville –
As Tennessee’s largest water park, this outdoor attraction has something for everyone. Daily and season passes are available. Combo passes are also available with Dollywood Amusement park.
Knoxville has 3 splash pads that are FREE to the public during warm weather months. Each of the splash pads is next to a playground to extend the outdoor fun.
The Beach, Knoxville –
Billing itself as east Tennessee’s most affordable water park, this attraction features over 200 ft. of water slides, a large pool, kid zone, and more!