The Ultimate Guide To Visiting The Great Wolf Lodge in Anaheim

A mom and dad sit in a field of tall grass with their two young sons sitting in their laps before visiting Great Wolf Lodge Anaheim

Planning a getaway when you have younger kids can be an absolute challenge. There just simply aren’t that many places that will keep both younger children and adults entertained. By the end, there’s a good chance you feel more exhausted than before because you just had to be a parent playing on hard mode. If you’re looking for a great vacation spot where everyone can actually enjoy themselves, I would love to tell you all about the Great Wolf Lodge in Anaheim. This resort was created to give families a place where they could have an unforgettable time! 

About the Great Wolf Lodge in Anaheim

12681 Harbor Boulevard

Garden Grove, California 92840 

Great Wolf Lodge was originally started as a local water park in the Wisconsin Dells in 1997. While stunning water parks remain at the heart of each Great Wolf Lodge location, the resorts have made it a family favorite destination across the country. The Anaheim Great Wolf Lodge location was built in 2016. The location is just 15 minutes away from Disneyland, letting you pack in as much adventure as you’d like over your stay. You’re also near LA, giving you access to incredible restaurants and activities. Each overnight stay gives you complimentary access to the water park as well as the engaging kids’ events. It’s truly one of the few kid-friendly resorts in the area! 

Smiling parents lift a blanket over their two sons running through a park trail before visiting Great Wolf Lodge Anaheim


The waterpark at Great Wolf Lodge Anaheim offers adventures to both visitors and hotel guests. The entire thing is built indoors and kept at a balmy 84 degrees year-round. There’s a four-story treehouse where kids can race down slides or play with water toys. The Crooked Creek lets you relax on a lazy river, while the River Canyon Run lets your family experience the thrills of rafting. There are slides and pools for all ages, as well as a toddler area where younger kids can safely play. 

If you’re looking to stay dry, you can head over to the arcade or the bowling alley and get in some games. The resort features an interactive live-action game, mini golf, and a Build-a-Bear. 

Smiling parents lift a blanket over their two sons running through a park trail before visiting Great Wolf Lodge Anaheim


The rooms at Great Wolf Lodge in Anaheim offer plenty of space to spread out. There are suites available for 2-8 people. While there are standard rooms, their themed options let you fully embrace the lodge life! When you stay, you’ll have access to food on the property. Whether you want to wake up with an iced coffee from Dunkin’ or prefer to split a pizza after a day full of swimming, you’re going to have tons of options. 

Two young brothers run through a trail on a hill of wildflowers while mom and dad stand behind them before visiting Great Wolf Lodge Anaheim

Great Wolf Lodge Anaheim

At Great Wolf Lodge in Anaheim, you can have the ideal place for your family getaway! Check out this waterpark and resort destination today so you can book your adventure. 

If you’re looking for more ways to make memories with your family, let’s chat! I’m an Orange County photographer, and I love working with families to document all the major moments. As a mom myself, I know how quickly time flies by, and I want to help you press the pause button for a moment. If you’ve been considering booking a session for your family, I would love to connect and tell you all about my style so you can decide if it’s right for you. Contact me today to get the conversation started. 

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