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Wild Bear Falls Waterpark

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Address: 915 Westgate Resorts Rd, Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-5155
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A mountain-themed, world-class family indoor water park, Wild Bear Falls at...

A mountain-themed, world-class family indoor water park, Wild Bear Falls at Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, features a state-of-the-art retractable roof, taking Mother Nature out of the equation! Guests can enjoy comfortable conditions year round. Imagine splashing in the heated water when it's freezing outside! At more than 60,000 square feet, Wild Bear Falls is the largest indoor water park resort in the South and the fifth largest in the country. A total of 300,000 gallons of water flow through Wild Bear Falls daily. An idyllic break for both parents and kids, Wild Bear Falls offers an atmosphere that sets aside bonding time and a safe, supervised yet independent kid-friendly atmosphere that allows parents a chance to relax with children visible nearby. Lodging and accommodations are available at both Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort and River Terrace Resort. Attractions at Wild Bear Falls include a lazy river, a variety of different slides, an amazing treehouse play feature that dumps gallons of water periodically and more. Plus, a snack bar.

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fun for the whole family. 2 water slides, lazy river and pool with max depth is 5 foot. lots of room for smaller kids to play in low depth pools. snack bar inside with good verity... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 August 2016
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Branson, Missouri
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Great place for the whole family. Slides and moving water for the kids. Lazy river and hot tub for the grown-ups. Indoor and outdoor pool. Showers and change rooms. Great food and drinks available if you forgot to bring your own. Guards are friendly but always put safety first. Always open unless thunder/lightening is happening.

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Thank blueeyes8810
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Falls Waterpark, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time from your busy schedule to share such positive feedback. We look forward to serving you in the future. Ray More 

New Jersey
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213 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Life guards walk around and don't bother saying anything. Lazy river is boring for small kids. People put in double tubes from water slide and jam up everything. The Slide without using tube moved pretty quick. If I had to pay I would definitely pass.

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Thank Trkr483
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Falls Waterpark, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experiences with us. We aim to provide the best possible service and experience and it is always great to know from our guests on how we are doing. Again, thank you for your feedback. We hope to serve you again soon. Ray More 

Canton
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Having stayed at the resort, one would assume this is part of your resort stay but it is not, and you have to pay extra per day you want to use it. Waterpark was fun for my son and of course all things water, he's in and begging to go back, but it was always packed, a bit small for... More 

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Thank heartoftexas2
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Falls Waterpark, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time from your busy schedule to share such positive feedback. We look forward to serving you in the future. Ray More 

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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

fun for the whole family. 2 water slides, lazy river and pool with max depth is 5 foot. lots of room for smaller kids to play in low depth pools. snack bar inside with good verity of food a little pricy but good portions of food for the money.

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Thank Brendaalford101
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Falls Waterpark, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a rating of our Waterpark. We look forward to hosting your vacation again soon. Ray More 

North Apollo, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Only 2 slides, Lazy river had no current. The lifeguards were very conscientious an did their job. could of been a little cleaner

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Thank tomcamel
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Falls Waterpark, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review of your visit. We appreciate your comments and suggestions and will look into these to see how we can better our location in the future! We hope you come back and visit us soon! Ray More 

marissa,il
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32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We spent an afternoon there. The kids had a blast! There was plenty to do for everyone, and plenty of seating all throughout for those not swimming. And the snack place is very reasonably priced (a refreshing change for a touristy place!).

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Thank luvinitMarissa_il
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Falls Waterpark, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your review. We are so happy to see that you thoroughly enjoyed of our Wild Bear Falls Waterpark. We hope to see you again during your next Gatlinburg trip! Nat More 

Keaton, Kentucky
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This was our first trip here and it was much smaller than we expected. We drove 5 hours just to stay in a villa and enjoy the park. It was a bit disappointing because of its size. It was clean and the kids had fun but for the price we could have driven to Williamsburg and had more fun. All... More 

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Thank blakelynn
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Falls Waterpark, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We are disappointed to see that you may have had a less than exceptional experience with us. We aim to provide the best and hope that you may allow us another opportunity to better impress you. Nat More 

Atlanta
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67 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I would not characterize this as a waterpark. I consider this, a glorified pool. It is geared towards children and should cost a little less. Should cost around $12 instead of $20.

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Thank str8foward
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Falls Waterpark, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are disappointed to see that you may have not enjoyed our waterpark feature. We aim to provide a variety of amenities for our guests of all ages to enjoy. It is our hope that this did not stand in the way of your vacation experience. We hope to better impress you during your next... More 

Tennessee
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66 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

You can't beat this place for a full day of affordable fun. Family oriented and great for younger children. You get a wrist band that allows you to come and go all day. We actually went back to our hotel and had a birthday party and came back for the evening. Offerings at the snack are filling and reasonable. You... More 

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Thank Cherriesontheweb
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Falls Waterpark, responded to this review

We are thrilled to know that you and your family enjoyed a wonderful visit to our water park. It pleases us to know that we are able to accommodate all ages of guests to want to visit us and that you found us to be at such a great value for a day of fun with your family. We certainly... More 

Union, Ohio, United States
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place, that could be much nicer. Many of the water features were broken or not functioning. One of the hot tub areas was not operational...etc. Hopefully just an "off day" for the maintenance crew, but pretty disappointing

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Thank Mike J
WestgateGuestRels, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Bear Falls Waterpark, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It pleases us to know that you visited our facility and that you enjoyed our wonderful features and rides. We certainly appreciate our guests’ comments as it helps us to improve for our future guests. We hope to see you back again soon. Luna More 

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