Tropicanoe Cove Water Park – 1 Hour North of Indianapolis

Located about an hour north of Indianapolis in Lafayette, Tropicanoe Cove water park is a must-visit summer destination for families. This water park offers afforadable family fun and amazing attractions the whole family will love. 

Tropicanoe Cove Water Park in Lafayette

Discover a waterpark like no other, offering a perfect combination of Hoosier hospitality and a vibrant tropical paradise. Tropicanoe Cove provides something for the whole family, with attractions ranging from the thrilling Banana Peel tube slide to the peaceful Cattail Crik, there is no shortage of summer fun available.

This summer, make sure to check out Tropicanoe Cove’s brand-new attractions – The Riptide Racer and Tiki-Twist slides, promising to be a ton of excitement and entertainment. Conveniently located in Lafayette’s Columbian Park, the waterpark is easily accessible, and ample parking is available near the corner of Main and Scott Streets.

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2023 Dates & Hours

Tropicanoe Cove is open Memorial Day through Labor day. Starting August 8th, Tropicanoe Cove will transition to their “Back to School” hours and will only remain open on weekends for the rest of the summer season. For weather closers and special announcement visit the Lafayette Parks & Recreation Facebook page. 

Standard Hours:

Monday-Saturday: 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Admission Fees

 Admission fees  
 Over 48″  $10.00
 Under 48″  $7.00
 Toddler (2 and under)   Free
 Over 48″ (after 4pm, Mon – Thurs)  $7.00
 Under 48″ (after 4pm, Mon – Thurs)  $6.00
 Over 48″ (Wednesday Family Nights after 4 pm)  $5.00
Under 48″ (Wednesday Family Nights after 4 pm)  $4.00

Where is Tropicanoe Cove located?

Tropicanoe Cove is located in Lafayette, Indiana’s historic Columbian Park at 1915 Scott Street, Lafayette, IN 47904. The waterpark is easily accessible, with parking available near the corner of Main and Scott Streets.


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