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Water Parks in Southern California

The complete guide to Southern California’s indoor and outdoor water parks plus hotels with water parks, lazy rivers, waveparks, slides, splash pads and water play. Many water parks are seasonal, be sure to check open dates, days and hours.

Water Parks In Southern California

Orange County Water Parks

Find paid and free splash parks in Orange County.

Los Angeles Water Parks

Riverside Water Parks

Palm Springs Water Parks

Below are four surf parks planned the Palm Springs/Coachella Valley area with all four anticipated to be open by 2025.

  • Coral Mountain – Opening TBA (La Quinta, CA): A development using Kelly Slater wave technology similar to Surf Ranch.
  • DSRT Surf – Opening 2026 (Palm Desert, CA)
  • Palm Springs Surf Club – Now Open! (Palm Springs, CA): The site of this future location was the now closed Wet’n’Wild Palm Springs aka Knott’s Soak City, Oasis Water Park.
  • Thermal Beach Club – Opening TBA (Coachella, CA): A residential development described as a “private paradise” featuring a beach for club members, a 22-acre lagoon with wavemaking technology for surfing and water recreation.

San Diego Water Parks

San Bernardino Water Parks

Closed: Splash Kingdom Waterpark

Ventura Water Parks

Best Water & Surf Parks in Central & Northern California

Orange County Hotels with Water Park, Lazy Rivers, Splash Pads, Slides, & Water Play

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Orange County Hotels

Los Angeles Hotels

Palm Springs Hotels

San Diego Hotels

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Monique McArthur
Monique McArthur is a mother of two, writer, and creator of delicious recipes. In her spare time she enjoys exploring all that Orange County has to offer, traveling, shopping, running with her dogs and spending time with family.