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Grizzly Jack's Grand Bear Resort

Illinois' first indoor waterpark Grand Bear Falls offers a selection of exciting attractions including a wave pool, lazy river, and America's first sound adventure water slide. There is also a kiddie pool for little ones and hot tub for relaxing.

Grand Bear Resort has accommodations in a three-story lodge with 92 over-sized guest rooms, each with cable television, microwave oven, and a refrigerator. In addition to the indoor waterpark, the resort offers a fitness center, on-property restaurants and family activities like the Cave Arcade featuring 60 different games and the 18-hole Canyon Creek Mini Golf course.

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2643 IL Route 178
Utica, IL 61373

(815) 667-3866 (866) 399-3866

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  • Currently 3.10 / 5
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Rated: 3.1 out of 5 (104 votes)

Type of park:
Indoor Waterpark Resort

Park size:
24,000 sq. feet

Operating season:
Open year-round. Waterpark generally operates Thursday to Monday and daily summer and holiday periods.

Operating dates are subject to change. Always contact the park to verify days and hours before visiting.

Admission prices:
Waterpark admission is included for resort guests. Due to COVID-19 reservations for admittance are limited and required.

2020 Admission Rates

  • Day passes are not available at this time and admission is limited to resort guests

Directions & Location

Grand Bear Resort is less than a 90 minute drive from Chicago. From I-80, exit 81 and proceed south for three miles on Route 178 through the town of Utica.

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