Rides & Slides

We'll have you laughing, smiling and screaming while you experience the thrills and chills of Fort Jefferson!

1. Tumbleweed Speedway Go-Karts
Got a need for speed? Well, then mosey over to the Tumbleweed Speedway and see if you have what it takes to top the competition. There are single karts for the experienced drivers and double karts for first timers and parents. To drive a single kart one must be at least 10 years old and 58" tall. All little wranglers must be at least 4 years old and 36" tall to ride in a double kart driven by someone at least 18 years old.

2. Tomahawk Run Water Slide
Be sure to bring your swimsuit for a thrilling ride on the spectacular Tomahawk Run complete with a 360 degree turn. Must be 36" tall to slide, between 36" and 48" tall must wear a life vest which are given out for your days use. Sorry, no doubles on this slide.

3. Cheyenne Falls Water Slide
This straight slide is a young child's favorite. Parents can even take a child down in their lap.

4. Giddy-Up-Corral Merry-Go-Round

What little wrangler doesn't like a ride on a merry-go-round horse? Parents can even stand next to their little ones to make sure they enjoy their ride.

5. Ice House Pond Bumper Boats
Bumper Boats are a real fun splashing family ride. Must be 36" tall to ride with an adult and 48" tall to ride alone.

6. Kiddie Bumper Boat Ride
This ride is just for all the little ones so they too can pilot their own bumper boat.

7. Papoose Pond Pedal Boats
A ride for the entire family.

8. Fort Splash Wading Pool
Kick off your boots and enjoy a real splash zone. This shallow pool has water play toys for the little wranglers cool off on.