El Paso Water Parks Guide 2023

As the summer sun beats down, nothing beats the refreshing and thrilling experience of a water park. Luckily, El Paso boasts a variety of water parks that cater to everyone’s tastes, from heart-pounding slides to lazy rivers and family-friendly splash zones. With the season just around the corner, it’s time to start planning your aquatic adventures. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at some of the top water parks in El Paso, including their unique features, amenities, and what you can expect from a day of splashing around in the sun. Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or a leisurely floater, El Paso’s water parks have got you covered. So, grab your swimsuits, sunscreen, and let’s dive in!

Here’s a list of water parks in El Paso, Texas, along with their amenities:

El Paso City Maintained Water Parks:

Water Parks Soft Opening 2023

For anyone interested in getting a season pass, these soft opening dates are a great opportunity to do so while enjoying live music and special activities.

Here are the soft opening dates for the El Paso water parks:

All El Paso Water Parks

All water parks in El Paso will open Memorial Day weekend, and the specific opening dates for Chapoteo, Oasis, Lost Kingdom, and Camp Cohen Water Parks are May 27. All water parks will open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. through the end of July. From August 1 through Labor Day weekend, the parks will only open on Saturdays and Sundays.

Chapoteo Water Park
1225 Giles Rd

Chapoteo View From Top
Chapoteo Lifeguards

This fiesta-themed water park has a variety of attractions, such as the Calavera Plunge slides, the Rio Sereno lazy river, and the Sirenita Reef play area. Cabanas, food and drink options, and the Las Casitas and Marigold Plaza for relaxation are also available.

Camp Cohen Water Park
9700 Gateway N Blvd

Camp Cohen Sign
Camp Cohen Splash

Located at the foothills of the Franklin Mountains, this water park offers adventurous attractions like the Rapid Waters, Warrior Wall, and Thunder Run slides. It also has a Rain Roamer lazy river, Shallow Waters leisure pool, and Poppy Island water playground for younger guests. Cabanas and food options are available.

Lost Kingdom Water Park
6001 Hughey Dr B

Lost Kingdom View
Lost Kingdom Splash

This Mayan-themed water park has attractions like the Temple Drop slides, The Ruins climbing wall, and the Macaw Lagoon and Jaguar Jungle play areas. Guests can also enjoy the Turtle Tides lazy river, Forgotten Cenote leisure pool, and cabanas. The Tres Milpas Terrace café offers food and drink options.

Oasis Water Park
13501 Jason Crandall Dr

Oasis Shade
Oasis Splash

El Paso’s newest water park features the Flashflood Rush surfing machine, Gravity Challenge climbing wall, and Tumbleweed slides. The Driftwood Channel lazy river, Adventure Pointe water play area, and Sunset Lagoon leisure pool provide fun for all ages. Cabanas and food options are available at the Hueco Dwellings and Wanderlust Café.

El Paso Waterparks offers season passes (4 levels) from $29-99/per person

$29 Tiny Tides: Admission to a park of your choosing, $5 fee to access other water parks

$49 Wavy Waters: Admission to all water parks

$69 Raging Rapids: Admission to all water parks, friend pass and special discounts

$99 Super Splash: Admission to all water parks, friend pass, special discounts and free access to all special events

1-Day Admission. General Admission 48″ tall and up. $15. Under 48″ tall. $12. Military & Senior ; 

Children 2 & under FREE!

Twilight & Group Tickets. $7-$8/per person

*Twilight tickets start at 3:00 PM. Sunday – Thursday only.

*Only available for purchase at the water park front desk.

Water Parks Cooler Pass 2023

All El Paso Water Parks now offer a new “cooler pass” which can be purchased for $20 and allows all park guests to bring in food and drinks* to any of our 4 parks! Cabanas can also be rented.

*No glass or alcohol will be permitted. All coolers must be no larger than 48qt, should be able to close fully and are subject to be checked by water parks staff upon entrance.

It’s always a good idea to check with the park’s official website or call them to confirm these dates and any other details regarding ticket prices and availability.

Wet N’ Wild:

Wet N’ Wild will open for summer on Saturday, May 6, 2023. The park will be open weekends only in May and will open every day starting Memorial Day weekend.

Wet N Wild Lifeguards

Wet ‘N’ Wild Waterworld
8804 S Desert Blvd, Anthony, TX 79821

With 25 slides and attractions, including the biggest wave pool in Texas, the Screamer slide, and Atlantis Adventure kids’ water play area, this water park has something for everyone. It also offers cabanas, food and beverage options, and ample shade.

I got a free pass to come back after the World’s Largest Swim Lesson event in June 2022

Wet ‘N’ Wild Waterworld in Anthony, TX offers season passes (2 levels) per person for $59.99-$99.99 plus tax and gate tickets for weekdays (non-holiday) at $29.99 for general admission, $34.99 for weekends general admission, $4.99 for toddlers (age 1-3).

Me and Freddy the Surfing Frog

Visitors are allowed to bring their own food but no glass, and coolers are permitted. Cabanas and picnic tables are also available for rent at varying prices. Check the official website or call the park for the most up-to-date information on ticket prices and availability.

Looking for more fun things to do? Check out my Spray Park Guide for 2023!

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