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The Unconventional Guide to Great Texas Water Parks

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Below is a list of what are considered some of the best Texas water parks. Texas water parks offer a great way for families to cool down when the temperature is on the rise, and y’all know just how hot it can get here in Texas! With a wide range of water parks in the Lone Star State, and ample variety of lazy rivers, slides, concessions, wave pools, concessions, and more, it’s tough to beat a Texas water park for refreshing fun! Most of these have varying hours and days of operation, considering the strange Texas weather we can have, so be sure to visit their websites for full operating hours before making a trip! Here’s an unconventional guide to great Texas water parks that provide wet and wild family fun for all ages.

1. Lubbock Water Rampage

The Unconventional Guide to Great Texas Water Parks

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Considered Lubbock’s best waterpark for a quarter of a century now, Water Rampage features a 700-foot Rio Rampage lazy river, Twin Twisters (two 400-foot-long body slides), and the Tidal Wave pool boasting four-foot-high man-made waves.

2. Wet-n-Wild Waterworld, Anthony

The Unconventional Guide to Great Texas Water Parks

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Wet-n-Wild Waterworld in Anthony (just north of El Paso) features a number of great pools, rides, and waterslides! There’s also a 16-foot climbing wall that hangs over the Lagoon, and over 200 shade trees ready to help keep families cool in the hot Texas sun!

3. Schlitterbahn, South Padre Island

The Unconventional Guide to Great Texas Water Parks

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Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Schlitterbahn in South Padre Island boasts a great number of pools, slides, and rides. It also features on-site dining, a sports bar, lodging, and the option of an indoor water park component. During the summer months, the park also hosts live entertainment for guests!

4. Castaway Cove Waterpark, Wichita Falls

The Unconventional Guide to Great Texas Water Parks
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