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Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole

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Address: 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr, Reston, VA 20190-3933
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Fun, kids, lazy river, picnics, and mushroom umbrellas

This I a really fun place to go with adults and kids. It does shut down in storms and you here an enormous grown from the people enjoying themselves, but what can you do? I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
mcbalboni
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Reston, Virginia
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Reston, Virginia
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This I a really fun place to go with adults and kids. It does shut down in storms and you here an enormous grown from the people enjoying themselves, but what can you do? I recommend buying season tickets early before summer starts to be cost effective. But if you are only visiting for one day, it is worth the... More 

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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying with my Sister-in-law and were looking for something to do one day. She took us to this gem! Wow, it was great! It was a little disconcerting standing in line waiting for an undetermined amount of time for there to be enough room for our group of 12. There is a limit of how many people can... More 

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Thank Elisha B
South Salem, New York
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196 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am not sure how this water park is for humans but at the end of the year they open it up for the dogs. It was a great time and my dog enjoyed himself. It was more enjoyable that just a normal swimming hole since they had some of the water features turned on.

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Thank dreamergirl4686
Doha, Qatar
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58 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a decent local water park that will keep you and your kids busy for a day. It is, however, very expensive, particularly when compared to the pass for the entire season for Reston pools.

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Thank GlobeTrottingMommy
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A great place guaranteed to keep the kids engaged for an entire day. They get you on the food, but it is still worth it.

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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Loved this water park! Looked up the night before and planned our route from other side of DC. Very reasonable entrance cost for a family day out and free parking too. Took two children 10 and 8 who thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Great slides, water features and lazy river that are fun to ride and play. No water depth is over... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately they are only are open from 12 pm -6 pm for only a few more days. You can't book online or buy a ticket a day in advance so you have to wait in line to get in. It is a fun water park probably until age 14 I would say. Definitely more catered to younger kids. The lazy... More 

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Stafford, Virginia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

I would have given this park 5 stars, except that the lifeguards permit kids to do most whatever they want in the lazy river. This includes swimming under tubes people are on, knocking into those people, running in the pool and hitting people on the tubes as they go past, kicking people in the tubes, splashing people, and pretty much... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Our little threesome of a five year old granddaughter and her active grandparents enjoyed every minute of our day. There's plenty of room for everyone in the water with minimal waits at the slides and for tube in the circling pool. Lifeguards are visible every 20 feet to keep areas safe. The park is better suited to small fry. Teens... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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12 reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This place is gigantic and it can absorb maybe 1,000 people! Getting in takes time, as the queue can be long and the process at the window slow. Once inside you will be amazed at the choices of what to do in the water and where to sit when you are out. There is certainly something for everyone here.

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