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Beat the heat with fun in the sun at Charleston County Water Parks

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Lowcountry Weekend) - Charleston County’s three water parks are serving up unique adventures and thrills as the temperatures rise.

You can take on adrenaline-pumping rides like The Washout at Whirlin’ Waters, explore the Rainforest at Splash Zone or just kick back in the pool at any one of the parks. Splash Island in Mt. Pleasant, Splash Zone on James Island and Whirlin’ Waters in North Charleston are the place to be this summer.

Whirlin Waters Adventure Waterpark

Gallons of fun for all ages, Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark is located within North Charleston Wannamaker County Park and offers island-style splash and exhilarating fun packed into over 15 acres.

  • Twin Washout slides
  • Riptide Run mat racer slide
  • Tubular twister multi-slides
  • Big Kahuna wave pool
  • Rollin’ River lazy river
  • Big Splash Tree House with 66 interactive play elements
  • Otter Bay kiddie pool with racer slide, sprays, and interactive play elements
  • Lily Pad Lagoon toddler play area with a shallow pool and spray geysers

Splash Zone Waterpark

When the temperature starts rising, you’ll love Splash Zone Waterpark, a summer playground located within James Island County Park that provides hours of fun and recreation for the whole family.

  • Tube and open slides
  • Buckets,
  • Sprays
  • Leisure pool

Splash Island Waterpark

Tucked within the tropical vegetation of Mount Pleasant Palmetto Islands County Park is Splash Island Waterpark. This seasonal family water attraction provides hours of fun and recreation for toddlers to preteens.

  • Body flume
  • Otter slide
  • Sprays
  • Geysers
  • Raindrop waterfalls
  • Activity pool

In addition to awesome attractions, all three waterparks offer a full range of amenities including lounge chairs, concessions, restrooms, lockers, showers and more. Gather your family and friends and head to the waterpark for a day filled with sun-soaked adventure. For full details go to Charleston County Waterparks.

Patrick Phillips

Patrick joined the Live 5 News team in October 2006.