Trivia Time: Fun Facts About Virginia's Largest Water Park

August 3, 2018

Who’s ready for a little game of trivia? You already know Water Country USA is Virginia’s largest water park – and arguably its favorite – so we’ll spot you that one. Test your knowledge on these other five facts about Water Country USA.


Can you guess which of the three options is correct for each question? Just click the images to reveal the answer and see if yours matches ours.


How many gallons of refreshing, heat-quenching water are making waves at Surfer’s Bay wave pool?

Water Country USA Quiz: Answer A - 250,000 gallons
We'll need some more water to get the best summer waves.
Water Country USA Quiz: Answer B - 500,000 gallons
Over 559,000 gallons of clear, refreshing water fill our famous half-acre wave pool.
Water Country USA Quiz: Answer C - just the right amount
Great! We’ll have the waves ready.


Who says toboggans are for snow? Give us the warm sun and a water slide any day. One of only two of its kind in the US, what’s this ride called?

Water Country USA Quiz: Answer A - Rampage
We hear you, Rampage is one of our favorites, too. Blaze down a 60-degree slide and hold on tight to your surf-boggan as you skip across a 120-foot pool.
Water Country USA Quiz: Answer B - Nitro Racer
Challenge your friends to a race to the finish line, but this body slide isn't the type of surfing you're looking for.
Water Country USA Quiz: Answer C - my favorite water slide
Rampage may not be for you, but a trip down your favorite slide is still sure to bring a smile to your face.


Where can you find a Jammin’ Jukebox?

Water Country USA Quiz: Answer A - at Rock 'n' Roll Island
Jammin’ Jukebox’s trio of body slides are named after three retro dance moves: The Funky Chicken, The Hully Gully and the Twist. (Any of which you’re welcome to do while you wait your turn on Colossal Curl.)
Water Country USA Quiz: Aanswer B - in a kid-friendly play area
Did you know that there’s a kids’ play area at Rock ‘n’ Roll Island?.
Water Country USA Quiz: Answer C - in the queue at Colossal Curl
You’ll feel your adrenaline pumping while you’re getting ready to ride Colossal Curl, but not from any retro cool tunes.


What can you find along the Hubba Hubba Highway?

Water Country USA Quiz: Answer A - Surprise geysers
You'll find plenty of surprises on this road trip, including geysers, crazy coconuts AND jets and sprays.
Water Country USA Quiz: Answer B - Crazy coconuts
These crazy coconuts are a bunch of fun alongside surprise geysers, jets and sprays.
Water Country USA Quiz: Answer C - Jets and sprays
All of these features help bring excitement to your classic lazy river. The current along this 1500-foot-long river is dialed up a notch, for a scenic highway that welcomes a little speed.


Colossal Curl’s claim to fame is being the first what?

Water Country USA Quiz: Answer A - first mega-slide of its kind in North America
It’s a first, all right – the first mega-slide of its kind in Virginia, the United States AND North America.
Water Country USA Quiz: Answer B - first mega-slide of its kind in the United States
We know imitation is the highest form of flattery, so we were thrilled to see our sister water park in Tampa bring their own version of Colossal Curl to Adventure Island. (Which is fine. As long as we were first. It’s a sibling thing.)
Water Country USA Quiz: Answer C - first mega-slide of its kind in Virginia
Visit Virginia's largest water park to ride the first mega-slide of its kind in our historic state and feel the thrilling sensation of weightlessness.

So how did you do – were you able to answer all of them? Take a look at the video to see these fun facts in action.



Come experience these attractions first-hand when you visit Water Country USA this summer. There's plenty of fun in the sun to keep you and your family shining brightly.