Pine Lake Waterpark & Beach – 2 Hours North of Dayton

Pine Lake Waterpark 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 Dayton, has been a family-run business since 1922. Guests can soak up the sun each summer at this unique beach/waterpark.

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Pine Lake

Quick Info about Pine Lake Waterpark:

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, under 4 free

Pine Lake Waterpark

Attractions at Pine Lake Waterpark:

Pine Lake Waterpark has attractions unlike any other beach near Cincinnati. 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 Waterpark:

Q: Can you grill? 

A: Yes, our parking lot has many picnic tables available for use, and we allow you to bring your own grills. We do not provide grills. We do not allow grills, coolers, or picnic supplies inside the park. You are welcome to come in and out of the park as you please. Picnic tables are first come, first serve. 

Pine Lake Waterpark

Q: Do I need to bring life jackets?

A: If you need a life jacket to swim, we have a limited quantity available for use. While they are free to use, we do require a $5 deposit for each life jacket that is borrowed. Once you return your borrowed life jacket, you will receive the $5 deposit back.

Q: Are there height restrictions? 

A: No. At Pine Lake when you enter we ask you what you swimming ability is. We have a swimmer wristband and a non-swimmer wristband. Those that can swim on their own can use any of out attractions. Non-Swimmers are not permitted on the jumps, cable ride, red slide, or past the rope in the deep water. Click here for more info about our wristband policy

Q: Can you bring coolers inside? 

A: No. Cooler must stay in the parking lot. You will have freedom to come in and out with our wristbands.


Q: Is alcohol permitted? 

A: No, alcohol is not permitted anywhere on Pine Lake Water Park grounds. This includes both inside the water park and in our parking lots.

Q: When does the 30-foot jump open? 

A: We open the 30-foot between 3:00-4:00 each day. It stays open for no longer than an hour. We may open it more than once on weekends, but typically it is once a day.

Q: Does the lake have fish? 

A: Yes, we have typical lake life in our lake. 

Q: Are floats and rafts allowed?  

A: Yes, floats and rafts are allowed but must stay inside the roped-off area.

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