Beat the heat with the 4 best water parks in New Hampshire

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By Granite Post Staff

June 4, 2024

Are you ready to beat the heat and make a splash this summer? Then you’ll definitely want to check out the best water parks in New Hampshire! From slides to lazy rivers, these water parks offer fun for the whole family.

Kahuna Laguna Indoor Water Park, North Conway – Your Year-Round Splash Paradise

Kahuna Laguna Indoor Water Park in North Conway is your ticket to year-round water park bliss. Imagine 40,000 square feet of water wonderland that beckons you and your family to dive into a sea of excitement, regardless of the season. As soon as you walk through the doors, you’re greeted by the sound of cascading waterfalls and the sight of vibrant, twisting slides that promise heart-pounding thrills. The Tiki Tide Wave Pool generates waves that gently sway you back and forth, creating an oceanic experience that’s just a stone’s throw from your home. For those seeking a more tranquil adventure, the lazy river offers a more serene escape.

In terms of waterslides, Kahuna Laguna boasts some of the most exhilarating water slides in New Hampshire. From speedy drops to dark tunnels that propel you into sparkling splashdowns, each slide is a unique journey. The little ones aren’t left out either; Kahuna Laguna’s kiddie area is a splash-tastic playground designed with the safety and enjoyment of your mini adventurers in mind. Dive into their website at to catch a wave of information, including hours of operation and admission prices to make planning your trip even easier.

Canobie Lake Park, Salem – Not Just Roller Coasters

Hold onto your swim trunks and bikinis, folks, because Canobie Lake Park in Salem is flipping the script on what you thought a day at the amusement park looked like! Sure, they’ve got the scream-inducing roller coasters and games that test your skills (and sometimes your patience), but let me spill the tea on their splash-tastic water park that’s making waves among water enthusiasts and sun seekers alike.

When the sun is blazing and you’re feeling like a walking advertisement for sunscreen, Canobie Lake Park becomes an oasis of cool relief. Imagine slipping and sliding down serpentine water slides with names that promise as much adventure as the rides themselves. There’s also an aquatic playground that beckons families with its refreshing splash pads, where water jets and fountains create a symphony of splashes and laughter. Ready to dive into the details? Surf over to and plan your visit.

Dupont Splash Pad, Dover – Perfect for the Little Ones

When the summer sun decides to turn up the thermostat, there’s no better oasis for the pint-sized crowd than Dupont Splash Pad in Dover. This spot is designed with the youngest fun-seekers in mind. Here, the ground is full of interactive water features that spring to life, surprising and delighting kids with gentle sprays, geysers, and fountains.

Parents can rest easy knowing that safety is a top priority at Dupont Splash Pad. The water is shallow, the surfaces are slip-resistant, and the whole area is designed to be as accident-proof as possible. Dupont Splash Pad in Dover is the place where tiny tots can make big summer memories, one splash at a time.

Water Country, Portsmouth – For the Ultimate Water Park Enthusiast

If you thought you had seen it all when it comes to waterpark thrills and chills, then brace yourselves because Water Country in Portsmouth is about to turn that notion on its head! Dubbed the mecca for water park aficionados, this is where the splash factor is dialed up to eleven, and the fun never stops – not even to catch its breath.

Water Country has intense water slides, a wave pool, and a lazy river. No matter your interests, you can find a water ride that suits your preferences. Ready to take the plunge? Surf on over to to snag all the details on hours, admission prices, and more.

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This story was generated in part by AI and edited by The Granite Post staff.




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