Grand Bear falls

Grand Bear Falls

Enjoy your next wave filled adventure at our year-round indoor water park in Illinois!
Enjoy a wet and wild family vacation at Grand Bear Falls, our 24,000 square foot indoor waterpark with play zones, slides, wave pool, lazy river, and 15 person hot tub! Splash all day in the wave pool, slip and slide down a rushing water slides, float down the lazy river, or wade in the kiddie pool with your little ones. Catch a round of the Ducky Derby or just kick back and relax in the hot tub area. Whether you crave adventure or tranquility, our indoor water park is the perfect family getaway in in Utica, IL. When water park time is over, splash in to Wave Cave for concession style eats and treats including pizza by the slice, Nathan's famous all-beef hot dogs, nachos and adult beverages. The Wave Cafe is located inside Grand Bear Falls, our exciting indoor waterpark that is open year-round for family fun.

Additional Information


  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday 3pm - 9pm
  • Friday 9am - 9pm (NO SLIDES 9am-3pm)
  • Saturday 9am - 9pm
  • Sunday 9am - 9pm
ATTENTION: Our waterpark is currently operating in accordance with CDC and State of Illinois Phase 4 guidelines. Due to the current occupancy restrictions, all guests are guaranteed 1 session (2.75 hrs) for each night's stay. Additional sessions may be available and are granted on a first-come-first serve basis. The waterpark is currently available to overnight guests ONLY unless stated otherwise. Per Illinois Health Department guidelines, the waves in the wave pool, rushing water in the lazy river and the splash bucket at the Ranger Station will NOT be operational.