|Location||Poplar Bluff, Missouri, U.S.|
|Owner||United Parks, LLC|
|Operating season||Water Park: May-September
Dry Park: Year-Round
|Total||15 (7 Water, 8 Dry)|
Hydro Adventures is an amusement park, waterpark and family entertainment center located in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, which is owned by national amusement park operator, United Parks. Hydro Adventures' Water Park is open from May through September, and the Dry Park is open year-round. According to the website, the park consists of 7 water attractions and 8 dry attractions of varying "thrill levels."
Hydro Adventures opened in 2003 as Bluff Falls Water Park. It was purchased in 2014 by United Parks and re-opened under the new name, Hydro Adventures. In addition to the new name, United Parks made improvements to the facility that included the addition of a major new water slide named Twisted Six and a Triple Threat Basketball attraction. The park added five new rides in 2015: the Tiger Coaster, Tilt A Whirl, Truck Stop, Tea Cup, and Spring Ride. They added two new rides in 2016: the Scrambler and Galaxy Coaster. And in 2017 they added a Laser Tag Arena and a 4,300 square foot arcade. Other updates have included new go-carts with a state-of-the-art control system, and renovations to the mini-golf course and batting cages.
A water slide with six different riding options.
An aggressive water slide on which riders use a tube to slide down the pipeline.
A wave pool with separate sections for calm floating and wave riding.
A lazy river-style water attraction.
A shallow water attraction for young children, featuring various age-appropriate slides, spouts and other water features.
The following amusement park rides were installed along with a new midway in 2015:
An 18-hole miniature golf course.
A challenging go-kart attraction for riders of appropriate age and height.
Hydro Adventures' basketball attraction.