Holiday World’s Splashin’ Safari named nation’s best water park, fourth best amusement park

SANTA CLAUS, Ind. — Holiday World’s SplashinSafari has been named the best water park in the nation by USA Today.

The water park took top honors out of the 20 nominated for America‘s “10 Best” Outdoor Water Parks

See the full Top 10 list in the best Outdoor Water Parks category below:

SplashinSafari in Santa Claus

Lost Island Waterpark in Waterloo, Iowa

Hurricane Harbor in Atlanta

Carolina Harbor in Charlotte in North Carolina

Noah’s Ark in Wisconsin Dells in Wisconsin

Schlitterbahn, New Braunfels in Texas

Water World in Denver

Dollywood’s Splash Country in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Knott’s Soak City in Buena Park, California

Legoland Florida Water Park in Winter Haven, Florida

USA Today describes SplashinSafari’s Mammoth water coaster as a “not-to-miss thrill.”

The Guinness Book of World Records has also named Mammoth the “World’s Longest Water Coaster.”

Holiday World also took the number 4 spot in a second U.S. Today Reader’s Choice Poll which named the top 10 best amusement parks

See the top 10 winners in the Best Amusement Park category below:

Cedar Point – Sandusky, Ohio

Six Flags Magic Mountain – Valencia, Calif.

Dollywood – Pigeon Forge, Tenn.

Holiday World – Santa Claus, Ind.

Busch Gardens Williamsburg – Williamsburg, Va.

Hersheypark – Hershey, Penn.

Magic Kingdom Park – Orlando

Sesame Place – Langhorne, Penn.

Knott’s Berry Farm – Buena Park, Calif

Disneyland Park – Anaheim, Calif.

Holiday World SplashinSafari is open daily.

For more information, visit or call 1-877-463-2645.

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