Waterparks in Duluth

Best Waterparks in Duluth MN

Welcome to the exciting world of Waterparks in Duluth, Minnesota! Whether you’re looking for heart-pumping water slides, a relaxing day by the lake,  this beautiful city has you covered. 

If your family is anything like my family, they love to be in the water. And Duluth has just what you need.

Lets dive into the three great options for water-based fun in Duluth: the Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark, the YMCA Pool, and Larsmont Cottages.

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Edgewater Hotel & Waterpark in Duluth MN

This water park is in the heart of Duluth, Minnesota. It’s an outstanding spot for families and friends looking for a fun day in the water.

It’s one the second most popular indoor waterpark in Minnesota next to the Great Wolf Lodge.

Edgewater Waterpark features multiple water slides that cater to all ages and levels of bravery. If you’re feeling daring, you can take on the towering four-story slide, which will get your heart racing with its twists and turns.

If you’re more of a leisurely slider, there are smaller slides and tubes that are perfect for a more relaxing ride.

The Edgewater resort also has a wave pool that is sure to make you feel you’re at the beach. The waves come crashing in at intervals. And if you’re looking for a more laid-back experience, there’s also a lazy river.

But wait, there’s more! The water park also has a play area for younger children, complete with water fountains and sprinklers. And if you need a break from the water, there’s a game room with arcade games and other activities to keep you entertained.

Admission prices to the water park vary depending on the day and time of year. You must be staying a the hotel to reserved wristbands. Hotel guests can purchase additional wristbands for those not staying onsite.

The water park is open seven days a week, with varying hours depending on the day and season.

Edgewater Hotel and Waterpark is a great place to stay. Make sure to book your stay well in advance.


While not a water park in the traditional sense, the YMCA Pool in Duluth is a great public option. 

The pool is an indoor, heated swimming pool that is open to the public. They kept it at a comfortable temperature for swimming year-round. It is a popular spot for lap swimmers, water aerobics, swim lessons, and family swim time. 

The pool has multiple lanes for lap swimming. Plus a separate area for recreational swimming, with a zero-depth entry and a small water slide. There is also a diving board for more advanced swimmers.

The pool area also includes a hot tub and sauna, which are available for use by members and guests. There are locker rooms and showers available for changing before and after swimming.

The YMCA Pool is a great option for anyone looking to swim, exercise, or relax. The facility is open to the public, and day passes are available for non-members who want to use the pool.

Things to do in Duluth

Duluth is an excellent place to stay any time of year, especially with the kids. Make sure to check out my full list of fun things to do in Duluth on your stay.

Country Inn and Suites by Radisson

If you’re looking for a convenient and comfortable Duluth Hotel, you might want to check out the Country Inn and Suites by Radisson. Located just 2 miles from Duluth International Airport and close to popular attractions like the Miller Hill Mall and Great Lakes Aquarium, this hotel is a great home base for visitors to the area.

The hotel has a low-key vibe, with simple decor and essential amenities like flatscreen TVs and microwaves in every room. If you’re looking for a little more space and some extra facilities, the suites are a great choice. They come with additional living space, balconies, and kitchenettes.

But the property’s real standout feature is its indoor pool area, which includes a thrilling water slide for all ages to enjoy. There’s also a separate children’s pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center on site. And don’t forget about the complimentary breakfast, which is included with your stay.

All in all, the Country Inn and Suites by Radisson in Duluth offers a great combination of convenience, comfort, and fun for your next visit to the area.

Country Inn and Suites is a great place to stay. Make sure to book your stay well in advance.

Canal Park Lodge

The Duluth Canal Park Lodge is a top-rated hotel that is located in the heart of Duluth, Minnesota, making it an excellent home base for visitors to the area.

The hotel is within walking distance of some of the city’s top landmarks, including the iconic Aerial Lift Bridge, and is just a short drive from popular attractions like Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center and Bayfront Festival Park.

The hotel also has a pool and hot tub, all indoors so you can take advantage of it year round. While there isn’t a slide or anything too fancy, ti will be sure to satisfy your kids and let you relax at the same time. 

Canal Park Lodge is a great place to stay. Make sure to book your stay well in advance.

Pier B Resort

Pier B Resort is a waterfront hotel located in the heart of Duluth. The resort offers stunning views of Lake Superior and the Aerial Lift Bridge, making it the perfect spot for a relaxing vacation. The rooms and suites are spacious.

One of the highlights of the resort is its pool and hot tub area. The pool is indoor, heated, and has large windows overlooking the lake.

The pool deck features lounge chairs and tables, making it a perfect spot to soak up some sun or enjoy a drink from the nearby bar. The outdoor hot tub is adjacent to the pool and provides a soothing experience with its bubbling jets.

In addition to the pool and hot tub, Pier B Resort offers a fitness center, an on-site restaurant and bar, and a waterfront patio with fire pits. The resort is also conveniently located near popular attractions like Canal Park and the Great Lakes Aquarium, making it an ideal choice for those looking to explore Duluth.

Pier B Resort also has one of the most pet friendly options I’ve seen a hotel do. Seriously, your pet will be pampered on their stay.

Pier B Resort is a great place to stay. Make sure to book your stay well in advance.

Where will you go first?

And there you have it! Some of the best waterparks in Duluth MN.

So what are you waiting for? Grab your swimsuit, sunscreen, and sense of adventure, and head on over to Duluth for a day or weekend of fun in the water!

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