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Siouxland Splash Pads

*Updated May 2019*

in background, a closeup of water splashing, in foreground, "Siouxland Splash Pads"

Splash pads are popping up across Siouxland, and in this weather, we sure need them! Splash pads are park areas that don't have any standing water like a pool, but have lots of fountains, dumping buckets, sprayers, and other water features kids can run through, under, over, or past to get nice and wet on a hot day

(Want to dive deeper? You may be looking for my Guide to Siouxland Pools & Swim Lessons)

The Sioux City splashpads get mostly rave reviews from local families, but the most common complaint when one comes up is kids slipping. To avoid this, make sure kids are in water shoes with good grip on the bottom, not in flip flops or other shoes with smooth bottoms. And don't forget your sunscreen!

Here's where you can go to join in on the refreshing splash pad fun in and around Sioux City:

Cone Park

a man in a gray shirt and black shorts holds hands with a small boy in lime and blue swim trunks and rashguard as water sprays around them at the Cone Park Splash Pad in SIoux City, Iowa
multi-generational fun at the Cone Park Splash Pad

Where: 3800 Line Drive
Open: 10am-8pm

Want to know more? Here's my YouTube video about the Cone Park Splash Pad:



Cook Park

Where: 505 Market Street
Open: 10am-8pm

Dale Street Park


Where: 1514 Dale Street
Open: 10am-8pm

Leeds Park


Where: 3810 41st Street
Open: 10am-8pm

Miracle Field at Riverside Park

Splash Pad at Miracle Field

Toddler Splash Pad at Miracle Field

Miracle Field is my top recommendation for visitors from out of town looking for a splash pad to play at, and there are currently two splash pads--one for toddlers and one for older kids. Both are accessible to those with special needs. For more information on Miracle Field, check out my Miracle Field post and video.

Where: 1301 Riverside Blvd
Open: 10am-8pm

Rose Hill Park

Firefighter themed splash pad at Rose Hill Park in Sioux City, Iowa
This fire truck is actually a water slide!

Rose Hill Park is an adorable firefighter themed splash pad and play area that opened in May 2019.
Where: 1431 Grandview Boulevard
Open: 10am-8pm
For more information, check out my blog post about Rose Hill Park and Splash Pad

Coming soon

There are plans underway to build new splash pads at the following Sioux City area locations:
  • Sioux City, Iowa
    • along the Missouri riverfront
  • Sloan, Iowa
  • South Sioux City, Nebraska
    • along the Missouri riverfront
  • North Sioux City, South Dakota
  • Sergeant Bluff, Iowa


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