Paramount's Kings Dominion Water Works
Doswell, VA (804) 876-5000.
Paramount’s Kings Dominion is a 20-acre water park with a 650,000 gallon wave pool, water slides and more than 50 water attractions.
Atlantis Water Park at Bull Run Regional Park
7700 Bull Run Drive, Centreville, VA (703) 631-0552.
The water park includes a 1,000 gallon dumping bucket, water slides, waterfalls and squirters.
Great Waves at Cameron Run
4001 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA (703) 960-0767.
Great Waves at Cameron Run includes a wave pool, three-flume waterslide, water playground, lap lanes, bathhouse, snack bar, and raft rental. Also, nearby are a miniature golf course, batting cages, picnic shelters, and a lake.
Volcano Island at Algonkian Regional Park
47701 Fairway Drive, Sterling, VA (703) 430-7683.
The water park includes twin 140-foot water slides in the main pool. A zero-depth entry, 18-inch-deep play pool surrounds an interactive play feature with a huge bucket that pours out 1000 gallons every 3 minutes.
Signal Bay Water Park
9300 Signal View Dive, Manassas Park. (703) 335-8872.
Signal Bay Water Park features an activity pool with water cannons, slides and a lazy river.
Splash Down Water Park
7500 Ben Lomond Park Drive, Manassas (703) 361-4451.
Splash Down Water Park, Northern Virginia's largest water park, has five water areas, covering 11 acres, include zero depth beach area, lazy river, boat slide, water raindrops and bubblers, funbrellas and pavilions for shade, children's area with kiddie slides, lap pool and water slides.
Water Country USA
Williamsburg, VA (800) 772-8886.
Water Country USA features water rides and attractions, entertainment, shopping and restaurants -- all set to a surf theme. Kid's Kingdom has water slides for young children, including play equipment, slides, fountains, a skill games area; Polliwog Pond, a dry play area and an outdoor theater.
The Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole
1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, Reston (703) 471-5414.
At the Water Mine relax on an inner tube on Rattlesnake River or let your toddlers play in Tenderfoot Pond, a gated, "zero depth" pool with a pint-sized slide, water-spewing turtle, and gentle bubblers. Admission includes unlimited rides on the carousel and tour boat.
Pirate's Cove Waterpark at Pohick Bay
6501 Pohick Bay Drive, Lorton, Virginia (703) 339-6104.
New in 2008! The pirate themed water park features a 24-foot high play structure with a 300-gallon dumping bucket, water slides, and squirters. Kids can dig in the sand and search for buried treasure at Buccaneer Beach.
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