One of the best places to beat the heat during the dog days of summer is to play in the water! Below is an incredible assortment of spray, splash, and water parks in DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. Have fun exploring all of them (or create your own) with your little ones and picking your very favorite! Click on the name of the spray park for more information and the address to get there via Google Maps. If you are looking for more fun, be sure to check out our 80+ places to explore and favorite playgrounds!
Please check the website or call ahead to make sure they are open for the summer. Also take note of the COVID phases in DC, Virginia, and Maryland. Almost all COVID restrictions should be lifted in DC by June 11.
We shared emojis with some need-to-know info. Be sure to check each website for various admission prices if you see a 💵 sign, too! Also, if you have a favorite place that doesn’t have a ⭐️ by it, please let us know by sending us an email or commenting below!
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