Just because it's cold out doesn't mean Minnesotans can't participate in water fun! I mean, not only are we home to over 10,000 lakes, but we are also home to numerous fantastic waterparks that are great for all kinds of families.

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10 Best Indoor Waterparks in Minnesota

1. Great Wolf Lodge in Bloomington

From water slides to a lazy river to an indoor surf simulator, there is truly something for everyone at this MASSIVE waterpark.

2. Big Splash Minnesota Indoor Waterpark in Alexandria

This 38,000 square foot park features three 4 story tall waterslides, a lazy river, whirlpool spa, children’s play fort, lily pad, and many more.

3. Rapid River Lodge & Waterpark in Brainerd

This waterpark has water slides, waterfalls, a lazy river and even a sauna!

4. Venetian Waterpark in Maple Grove

This place gets bonus points for its interior design! The Holiday Inn staple has a 24 story waterslide, zero-depth entry pool, an obstacle course, and basketball hoops.

5. The Lagoon in Welch

This Treasure Island Resort has two waterslides, a lazy river, and a zero-depth entry pool with a toucan slide for the little ones.

6. Three Bear Waterpark in Baxter

This place is a family favorite! It has everything one could possibly want in a waterpark, including slides, hot tubs, a lazy river, a log walk, and more.

7. Paul Bunyan Indoor Water Park in Brainerd Lake 

This place is great! I highly recommend it. This waterpark is 30,000 square feet of utter and complete fun.

8. The Edge Waterpark in Duluth

This Duluth getaway is perfect for families trying to escape the cold. Kids will be entertained all day by waterslides and the interactive water playground.

9. Grove Cove Aquatic Center in Maple Grove

In addition to the neat rock wall, this center has a zero-depth beach area, water spray activities, a 130-foot waterslide, and a tot slide. In the summer, the fun doubles as the outdoor waterpark portion opens.

10. Wild Woods Water Park in Elk River

This is another family favorite! This water park has three waterslides, in addition to a lazy river and a child's play area.

Ditch the cold, and head to one of these indoor waterparks for some winter family fun!

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