Wild Waterdome Indoor Waterpark


Open Year Round!

Bring your sunscreen! The Wild WaterDome 66,000 square foot indoor waterpark, located at River Lodge, features a see-through-roof that bathes the entire park in natural light and actually allows guests to tan (and tropical plants to flourish) all year long!

The Wild WaterDome is also home to the Storm Chaser thrill ride, Great Wave wave pool, Smokies Surf Rider, indoor tube slides, a Magnolia Grove hot spa, Runaway Canyon family thrill slide and Washout Mountain play and spray structure.


Storm Chaser Thrill Ride

A scream-tastic waterslide that gives its riders a hair-raising experience! Four guests plummet 55 feet down a thrilling, dark tunnel ride before dropping through a zero gravity fall into a funnel where they experience several fast oscillations before splashing into a pool below.  Are you ready to get caught up in the Storm?

Height – Minimum of 48″ to ride / Weight – Max 700 lbs

The Great Wave

The Great Wave wavepool is 10,000 square feet of rolling wave fun! Body surf the ocean-like waves or sit on the “shore” and let the waves tickle your toes. Great fun for all ages and coast guard approved life jackets are available on a first come first serve basis.

Smokies Surf Rider

19,000 gallons of water each minute flow under you to create a five-foot ocean-like wave on this exciting attraction. Wilderness brings body surfing at the beach to the mountains. The Smokies Surf Rider is one experience that will never be the same twice!  Standing on the Surf Rider is not permitted.


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Height – Minimum of 42″ to body surf

Indoor Tube Slides

Located inside a massive building with a see-through roof, it feels like you’re outside, but the weather is never a factor, since it is always warm and perfect for water play! Don’t forget the suntan lotion while relaxing and tanning year-round inside the Wild WaterDome! Remember to bring a waterproof camera to capture the delight on your children’s faces when you join them in the excitement of being a kid again! Photo memories are created when you watch your children splash down and get totally wet when exiting one of the exciting tube slides located in the Wild WaterDome!

Height – Minimum of 42″ w/adult or 48″ alone to ride / Weight – Max 250 lbs

Magnolia Grove Hot Spa

Relax in our indoor/outdoor hot tub any time of the year, even in inclement weather! Sit in the open-air hot tub while indulging in the soothing warm water, or swim through and sit inside while watching the action in the Wild Waterdome. This wonderful hot tub is 1,000 square feet of pure relaxation and bliss.

Runaway Canyon

The Runaway Canyon is a five-story-high family raft ride inside the Wild WaterDome indoor waterpark. Prepare to rocket through 450 feet of water curtains, gargantuan tunnels, explosive turns, 360-degree loops, and a screamtastic drop of almost 60 feet! Runaway Canyon will be one family memory you’ll never forget!

Height – Minimum of 42″ w/adult or 48″ alone to ride / Weight – Max 800 lbs

Washout Mountain

Located inside the Wild WaterDome, Washout Mountain is a multi-leveled water play feature that is open for fun all year round!

Two slides and lots of spraying water features soak you in fun! Kids will rush to find the best splash-down area under the enormous tipping bucket when the warning bell rings.

Blast each other with water cannons and avoid the soakers on your way up to the water slides.