Floating in the pool is fun, but sometimes you have to kick it up a notch and go for a tricked-out water slide. Whether you’re a waterpark daredevil or more of a lazy river type, you can appreciate these off-the-wall water slides. Click through the slideshow below to see our favorite extreme water rides across the country. Who knows—you just might find your next splash-worthy vacation destination.

Gator Bowl, Liberty Lagoon Waterpark

Ever let your kids roll a penny down one of those huge funnels at museums or amusement parks where you watch it go round and round? How about a life-size funnel perfect for the human penny to mimic that same funnel action? Believe it or not, this water park has just those funnels for visitors!

111 Lobdell Ave.
Baton Rouge, La
Online: libertylagoon.com

 

What’s your favorite water slide? Share your picks with us below!

—Sommy Rhee with Christal Yuen and Susie Foresman

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