Cool off at one of the state’s seven water parks
FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 6, 2014) — Are you ready to ride the waves, float on a lazy river or test your G-force resistance on a swooping water slide? As temperatures climb, splash into these and more summer pleasures at water parks throughout Kentucky.
The state’s largest water park, Hurricane Bay at Kentucky Kingdom in Louisville, recently reopened after several years and is bigger and wetter than ever. New attractions include a 12,000-s.f. wave lagoon, a body slide with a 122-foot drop and a unique 52-foot-tall rafting water slide that lets you defy gravity.
At Kentucky Splash Water Park in southeastern Kentucky, you can enjoy a mammoth 18,000-s.f. wave pool and an enticing drift river, along with several slides and pools. Seven slides and a giant tipping bucket are among the many attractions at Splash Lagoon Water Park at Beech Bend Park in Bowling Green.
So, cool off and carry on at a water park this summer. Here’s where you can find information on these purveyors of summer fun around Kentucky.
Hurricane Bay at Kentucky Kingdom, Louisville. www.kentuckykingdom.com. 502-813-8200.
Kentucky Splash Water Park, Williamsburg. www.kentuckysplash.com. 606-549-6065.
Kentucky Venture River Water Park, Eddyville. www.ventureriver.com. 270-388-7999.
SomerSplash Waterpark, Somerset. www.somersplash.com. 606-679-7946.
Splash Lagoon Water Park at Beech Bend Park, Bowling Green. www.beechbend.com. 270-781-7634.
Tie Breaker Family Aquatic Center, Hopkinsville. www.tiebreakerpark.com. 270-890-0730.
Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Waterslide, Cave City. www.jellystonemammothcave.com, 270-773-3840.