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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the water park hours at the Great Wolf Lodge in Illinois?

For water park hours during your stay, please view our Event Calendar. You can arrive as early as 1:00 pm on the day of your arrival to access the water park before room check-in at 4:00 pm.

How much is a water park day pass at the Great Wolf lodge near Chicago?

You can enjoy all of the water slides and pools at the water park at Great Wolf Lodge in Gurnee, IL, with a Day Pass. Half Day Passes start at $40 per person and Full Day Passes start at $50 per person. Passes are free for children ages 2 and under.

Does the Great Wolf Lodge in Gurnee offer late check-out?

Many of our suites offer the option to purchase a 2:00 pm Late Check-Out while booking your stay or at the Front Desk. Regular room check-out is at 11:00 am. You are welcome to enjoy the water park until closing on your day of departure.

Do I have to bring my own towels to the water park?

Towels are provided for your family in the water park, as well as bathing towels in your suite. You may wish to bring your own beach towel or cover up as we ask that the towels we provide stay in the water park area. Guests are subject to a fee if water park towels are not returned.