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Wilderness Resort

511 East Adams Street


D.O.A. Room Escape

After seeing some really amazing, interactive, real-life room escape games featured on The TODAY Show, The Conan O'Brien Show, The Big Bang Theory and The Bachelorette, we've decided to add this hugely popular phenomena to our Wilderness on the Lake property!

The two Room Escapes by D.O.A., The Hotel and The Basement, will build upon a series of real-life incidents that occurred during the 1893 Chicago World's Fair. The Hotel will feature a recreation of its lobby and will be integrated with clues and puzzles to help the visitors find their way out! The Basement will be designed to inspire a mindset of urgency and confusion as participants navigate the layered twists of the room while spontaneous audio, visual, and animated objects will invade their senses.

Wilderwoods Indoor Go-Kart Trail

If you like thrills and excitement, you'll want to check out our new indoor, two-story Wilderwoods Go-Kart Trail. It's  located next door to the Glitter Gulch Arcade in the New Frontier region of the hotel. The 525-foot long course offers a total adrenaline rush as you race with your family and friends around crazy turns and cork screws in one of our 20 electric cars.

OK Corral Lazer Tag

Located in the former space of Tombstone Town Haunted House, our lazer arena is a massive 4,000-square-foot, two story attraction!

Challenge your family and friends to a showdown at the OK Corral where teams of up to 15 players are able to make their way into the Town Square and compete for points while avoiding shots from other players and from the game itself!

Marshall Training Lazer Maze

In the old days, Boomtowns were always looking for hired guns to act as the law. You'll be able to see if you have what it takes to become a deputy when you go through the Marshall Training Lazer Maze. You'll have to use your speed and agility to successfully navigate through the maze. If you break a beam, your time will be penalized. Only those with the best times will be named Marshall.

Northern Lights Sky Ropes Course

The Northern Lights Sky Ropes Course is perched 30 feet above one of our mega arcades! Wearing a full-body safety harness, you'll climb your way around 42 challenges with varying degrees of difficulty. Walk the tight rope, balance on rickety bridges and brave the balance beams!

Wild West Indoor Bumper Boats

Get ready for an indoor bump, splash and spray bumper boat adventure! Bring mom. Bring dad. Bring the whole family! See who can bump the most, splash the most and get the other boaters the most wet!

Indoor 3-D Mini Golf (2 Courses)

Both indoor black light mini golf courses feature intense graphics and 3-D glasses to make your game even more wild. Check out the Wild Abyss with its huge tropical aquariums, or the Wild Buccaneer pirate adventure! Both located in the Wild West region of  The Wilderness hotel.

WildKids Club

The WildKids team offers a wide variety of scheduled activities, crafts and board games for families to do together.  Pick-up the WildKids Activity Schedule when you check in! Activities are subject to change.

Mega Prize Arcades (3)

Northern Lights Arcade, Glitter Gulch Arcade, X-Treme Adventure Arcade

When you want to dry off a little bit we have three huge interactive arcades with high-tech fun and other games, some of which are redeemable for credits toward fun prizes.

Timberland Play Park

Have an amazingly fun time in this 3,000 square-foot, four-story DRY interactive area that features countless foam ball blasters, a ball fountain that launches hundreds of balls into the air at once, interesting crawl spaces, obstacles and slides.

Paint Your Own Pottery

Choose from our huge assortment of ceramic pieces including plates, mugs, banks, boxes and more. We'll provide you with the paint, brushes, special tools and simple instructions so you can create your own masterpiece! Remember your Wilderness vacation for years to come with your one-of-a-kind souvenir. Prices start at just $8.


Mark Medinger

Saturday, March 17, 2018

This place even when crowded will be relaxing. Ample pool space in their three indoor water parks, two arcades with fun games, a ropes course, mini golf, go carts... You'll always have something to do on site. The rooms are spacious and clean. Their towel policy for the pools makes sense, but adds a little worry to using them. If they get swiped, you'll be out 25 dollars per towel... We avoided using their towels... Otherwise, not a complaint. You'll have a good time.

David L

Sunday, March 18, 2018

This is a great and fun resort! we brought our whole family and had a great time. We rented a 4 bedroom cabin that had a cool media room. It was spacious and had a great kitchen and eating area. The resort has fun slides and water park areas for all ages of kids. I recommend this park.

David S

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018

The individual indoor water parks are way too crowded during peek times to be fun. The lifeguards are doing nothing to protect the young kids from the rambunctious teens+ to make this safe!!! The staff is very passive when it comes to doing their job (the exception would be the wave pool and only the wave pool). My 5 year old child has been knocked over several times and literally steeped on! Not interested at all nor looking forward to the rest of our stay!!! This is only the first hour of our stay! We were also informed at the time of check in that the Wild West indoor water park is closed through midweek. We were sold on this resort by the representative for the water park rides at the Wild West and not informed of the closure. My son is not enjoying the other parks as much and keeps asking to go to the Wild West indoor park! For all the times we have traveled to the Dells, this has been a big disappointment! We have tried a few of the activities: tie dye, pottery, arcade. What is up with the staff? They will go through the motions but look like they are not enjoying the job. Makes the experience less enjoyable for our family. When your 5 year old notices then there is a big problem here! On day one my son lost his (not so cheep) swim goggles in the lazy river. We asked about the resorts lost in found and was told the location and it could be the next day before they could show up. On our second day we made our way to the lost in found. We asked about our lost goggles and were shown what was turned in. His goggles were not among the group. Then the representative told us to just take a pair! What? Does that mean ours could have been given away? Unbelievable!!! Again we are not impressed by this establishment nor it's personal!

Julia Murtha

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

We stayed in a two bedroom suite in Glacier Canyon Lodge. It was definitely worth the extra money. Very clean, comfortable beds and great for traveling with young kids with earlier bedtimes. We brought our own food, cooked and enjoyed the comfort of the large room after venturing the water parks during the day. Food/drink in the water parks was very expensive. Recommend spending a bit more to get a room with a kitchen and bring your own food.

Chanel Holmes

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Awesome!!! Theses so much to do during every season!! The indoor water parks are great!!!! And the cleaning staff is amazing!!! Definitely one of the cleanest resorts in the dells!! The locker room floors are always supper clean and the bathrooms always smell supper fresh!! The food was great and the drinks and drink specials we're great as well!!! The room was really nice and the bed was super comfortable and the view was amazing!!! The ropes course and the go karts were really fun!! And the breakfast buffet had So many tasty things!! Just a great place to visit with or without kids!!!

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