Iowa June 05, 2017
Make Your Summer Epic With A Visit To This Hidden Iowa Water Park
Iowa is full of surprises, and this water park tucked away in Waterloo is one that will make your summer epic. Whether you want to spend the day lazily floating in the sun or catch one thrill after another on some of the world’s most exciting water slides, this place has what you need for the perfect summer day in Iowa.
Lost Island Waterpark is located at 2225 East Shaulis Road in Waterloo.
This park spans a giant 24 acres, and has an island theme. Trip Advisor named it one of the best water parks in the country. 10 Best named it the second best water park in the nation, as well. There are several major waterslides, a lazy river, kid-friendly area, wave pool, raft rides, and plenty of spots to relax in the shade.
Lost Island Water Park is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day each year.
The in-season (June-August) hours are 10:30am to 6:30 pm every day. Golf and go kart hours are 2pm until 9pm every day. If weather conditions aren't favorable, the park may close for safety reasons.
This amazing Iowa water park can accommodate groups from 25 to 1,000.
There's a picnic pavilion area and semi-private upper decks available if reserved in advance.
This extreme water thrill ride features a 60-foot funnel. Board a 4 person or 2-person raft 75 feet above ground. Shoot through the tunnel going side to side and then crash through a waterfall into the pool.
This isn't your normal mat racer water slide. Start in an enclosed flume to gain speed and then drop onto the open topped race lines. This race is timed, so you'll know who was the fastest.
There aren't many hydromagnetic water coasters in the world but you can experience one first-hand, right here.
This is a great place to relax and catch your breath. A zero-entry pool offers easy access for everyone. For those that want to ride the waves in a tube, Tsunami Bay is a dream-come-true.
Lost Soul Falls
Free fall at 28 feet per second on this amazing and heart-stopping water slide. For the brave, only!
Perfect for kids, Starfish Cove is a shallow island featureing spouting wales, tiny slides, and clown fish. This is a great place to relax under a shade shell or umbrella.
Blue Iguana Lagoon for Kids
This shallow wading pool is the perfect place to spend time for littler kids. A showering umbrella and kid friendly waterslides surrounded by shade umbrellas and deck chairs make this a wonderful place for the family to lounge.
Enjoy the soothing sounds of tropical music while floating down this slow river. Appropriate for all ages.
One of the longest go-kart tracks in the Midwest, Monaleo's Speedway offers a nice break from the water.
Two 18-hole courses offer a real challenge with a tropical flair. Monaleo Adventure golf features volcanoes, rapids, a skull pit, dinosaur fossils, and native vegetation.
Have you visited this epic Iowa water park? What other water parks should we know about?