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7 Kid-Friendly Attractions at Dollywood’s Splash Country

Posted on July 8, 2024
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One of the best things to do during your summer family vacation in the Smokies is visit Dollywood’s Splash Country! This water park has something for every member of the family, from high-speed water slides to a laid-back lazy river. If you’re wondering what the smallest members of your family can do, you’ll be happy to learn there are a number of fun attractions for young kids to enjoy! Here are some of the best kid-friendly attractions at Dollywood’s Splash Country that you won’t want to miss:

1. Little Creek Falls

If you have small children, you’ll love seeing them play at Little Creek Falls at Dollywood’s Splash Country! This splash pad has no standing water, so even toddlers and babies can play in the refreshing water features! Kids of all ages can splash in the various fountains, sprinklers, and moveable structures scattered throughout this play area. If your little ones need a break from the sun, you can cozy up in the shade of one of the giant butterfly canopies!

2. The Cascades

The Cascades at Dollywood's Splash CountryThere’s so much for kids to explore at The Cascades at Dollywood’s Splash Country! This 8,000-square-foot pool has a zero-depth beach entry and gradually increases in depth to a few feet. There are more than 25 interactive elements to discover, including slides, geysers, bubblers, waterfalls, and secret coves! This lagoon-style pool is surrounded by 24,000 square feet of decks, so you have plenty of space to take a break and enjoy a snack before heading back into the water!

3. Bear Mountain Fire Tower

Your kids will love splashing around at Bear Mountain Fire Tower! This interactive tower structure has multiple levels of slides, water cannons, and other features that provide hours of watery fun. There is no minimum or maximum height requirement, so you and your children can climb, slide, and splash side-by-side! If you’re looking to get soaked, stand under the gigantic bucket and wait for it to unleash 1,000 gallons of refreshing water!

4. Downbound Float Trip

Downbound Float Trip at Dollywood's Splash CountryHop on a tube and go on a relaxing float down the scenic Downbound Float Trip! This 1,500-foot “river” features a zero-depth entry and is 2.5 feet deep throughout the ride. You’re sure to feel refreshed as you float beneath the cascading 200-foot waterfall! There is no minimum height requirement, but guests measuring less than 36 inches tall must wear a lifejacket and be accompanied by someone 16 years of age or older.

5. Raging River Rapids

Raging River Rapids takes the whole family on a Great Smoky Mountain white water adventure! Up to five people can fit on each raft, so your family can experience this fun water slide together! This 700-foot slide takes you through twists and turns that will have every member of the family laughing before splashing into a pool with a depth of 3 feet. This family ride has a minimum height requirement of 36 inches.

6. Wild River Falls

Wild River Falls at Dollywood's Splash CountryExperience the excitement of the Great Smoky Mountain rivers in the heart of Dollywood’s Splash Country! Wild River Falls features 4 slides that invite the whole family to glide down unpredictable twists and turns. Some of the slides are fully enclosed, while others send you sliding in the warm sunshine before splashing into the refreshing pool! Riders must be at least 36 inches tall. Those between 36 inches and 50 inches may ride in a double tube with an adult for a family-friendly ride!

7. Mountain Waves

Enjoy all the fun of the beach right here in the Smokies with Mountain Waves at Dollywood’s Splash Country! This 25,000-square-foot wave pool features a zero-depth entry that gradually increases to a maximum depth of 6 feet. You’ll feel like you’re swimming in the ocean with the simulated waves rocking you back and forth! Float in the water or hang out in the shaded areas surrounding the pool to unwind and rest during your fun-filled day.

Where to Stay in the Smoky Mountains This Summer

These are some of the kid-friendly attractions that your family is sure to enjoy at Dollywood’s Splash Country! Stay close to this water park and other can’t-miss attractions when you stay at Appleview River Resort! Find out all the things you’ll love about a summer vacation at our Smoky Mountain condos and how they can help make your family vacation memorable!

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