Pine Lake Water Park & Beach – 2 Hours North of Indianapolis

Pine Lake Water Park is the perfect summer day trip for families looking to spend the day at the beach. Pine Lake Waterpark, located about 2-hours north of Indianapolis, has been a family-run business since 1922. Guests can soak up the sun at this unique beach/waterpark each summer

2024 Opening Day: May 25, 2024

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Pine Lake

Quick Info about Pine Lake Water Park:

Location: 4640 W State Rd 218, Berne, IN 46711
Dates/Hours: Open Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day; Monday-Saturday: 10-8; Sundays: 12-8
Price: Ages 10+ $9; Ages 4-9 $7

Pine Lake Waterpark

Attractions at Pine Lake Water Park:

Pine Lake Water Park has attractions unlike any other beach near Indianapolis. This waterpark has giant water slides and classic log walks. Then the high adrenaline attractions like the black hole and the drop slide.

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Consider yourself a bit of a daredevil? The Jump Tower is for you! Whether you are looking to work on some wicked tricks or just your pencil dive, the 10ft, 20ft, and 30ft diving platforms are a blast for everyone! The 30ft only opens once a day, typically between 3 and 4 o’clock, so make sure you get here early! The jump tower is in deep water and is for strong swimmers only.

Pine Lake Waterpark jump tower

The Cable Ride, aka “The Zipline,” is a thrill for anyone who dares to ride the line! Perched 10ft in the air, the zip line takes you for a quick ride across the water.

Find even more attractions on the Pine Lake website.

Q & A about Pine Lake Water Park:

Q: Is grilling allowed at the park?

Yes, you can bring your own grill and use the picnic tables in the parking lot. Just remember, grills and picnic stuff can’t come inside the park. You can leave and come back as much as you like. First come, first serve for the tables.

Pine Lake Waterpark

Q: Do I need to bring life jackets?

You can borrow a life jacket for free, but you need to leave a $5 deposit. You get the $5 back when you return the jacket.

Q: Are there height restrictions? 

Nope, no height limits. When you arrive, they’ll ask if you’re a good swimmer and give you a wristband that shows if you can swim or not. Good swimmers can go on everything. If you can’t swim well, you can’t go on the big slides or into deep water. Click here for more info about our wristband policy

Q: Can you bring coolers inside? 

No, coolers have to stay in the parking lot. But with your wristband, you can go back and forth to your cooler.

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Q: Is alcohol permitted? 

No alcohol is allowed anywhere at Pine Lake Water Park.

Q: When does the 30-foot jump open? 

It opens between 3:00 and 4:00 PM every day, but only for an hour. Sometimes they open it more on weekends.

Q: Does the lake have fish? 

Yes, there are fish and other typical lake animals.

Q: Are floats and rafts allowed?  

Yes, but you have to stay in the roped-off swimming area.

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