Nature June 18, 2017
4 Lazy Rivers In Massachusetts That Are Perfect For Tubing On A Summer’s Day
If there anything better than throwing on a swimsuit and hitting the water on a hot and sticky summer day? If you want to combine cooling off with a relaxing float down a lazy river, these awesome spots in Massachusetts will deliver just what you need. With a mix of indoor and outdoor places to float, you’re sure to find the perfect spot to beat the heat and make some great memories.
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1. CoCo Key Water Park, Danvers
Head to CoCo Key Water Park to escape to the tropics any time of year. This lazy river winds through an indoor water park that also offers thatched huts, lovely cabanas, awesome waterslides and a cool island atmosphere. Their Adventure River winds around the park at a leisurely pace, treating visitors with a relaxing float. With over 65,000 sq. ft. of fun rides and relaxation areas, you’ll never want to leave.
You can find CoCo Key Water Park at 50 Ferncroft Road, Danvers.
2. Crooked Creek, Great Wolf Lodge, Fitchburg
Crooked Creek at Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg is a fantastic indoor lazy river that’s perfect for a relaxing float with friends and family. The river winds around the park and features a gentle current and pristine waters. Once you get your fill of the lazy river, try other awesome water rides like the Howling’ Tornado funnel thrill ride, their four-story tandem tube ride or their family-friendly waterslide. Access to the water park is reserved for guests of the lodge and their visitors, which is all the more reason to plan a relaxing summer weekend away. The water park is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. You can find this lazy river at 150 Great Wolf Drive, Fitchburg.
3. Adventure River, Six Flags New England
If you want to spend the whole day splashing around, this lazy river spot is a great option. Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags New England is a massive water park that features countless watery thrill rides, whirlpools and spray zones. They also have an awesome lazy river called the Adventure River. This slow-moving water ride will send you on a refreshing tour around the park. You’ll travel over 1,000 feet while bobbing pleasantly on an inner tube. It’s suitable for all ages, and features carved stone walls and lush foliage that will make you feel like you’ve drifted into a tropical paradise. You can also splash around in the water before hopping back on your tube and sinking deep into total relaxation. Check the Six Flags New England website to make sure the lazy river is open during your visit. You can find this lazy river at Route 159, 1623 Main Street, Agawam.
4. Deerfield Lazy River, Deerfield River
The Deerfield River is a stunning waterway that makes for a perfect place to float you cares away. Check in with Deerfield River Portage to grab a tube and hit the water. The company will even drive you to the edge of the river and meet you at the end of your float to take you right back to your car, eliminating the need for that awkward car shuffle. The real draw here is the stunning nature beauty of the river, which includes sparkling waterfalls and lush vegetation along the shoreline. Wear plenty of sunscreen, slip on some sturdy footwear and head to Deerfield for this amazing lazy river experience.
Massachusetts is filled with ways to escape the summer heat. Check out
this hidden waterpark that will make your summer epic.