Whirlpool Compass Fountain, Saint Joseph

4.8
#3 of 15 in Parks in Berrien County
Whirlpool Compass Fountain is the largest splash pad in Michigan, featuring water cannons that run every quarter of an hour and spray recycled water 10 m (35 ft) in the air. Nestled between the beach and the carousel, this popular fountain is an ideal place to cool off on a hot day. The fountain doesn't operate during the winter. Arrange to visit Whirlpool Compass Fountain and other attractions in Saint Joseph using our Saint Joseph road trip planning tool .
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4.7
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  • This is a great fountain/splash pad area. Great views of the lake. I wish this had been around when my kids were young- they would have loved it!  more »
  • Great fun for the young and young at heart! Enjoy the beauty or partake in the splash party with the kids on a HOT day! Be sure to bring your swim suit just in case you decide to jump in!  more »
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  • One of the nicest family parks and beach. I like this place a lot.
  • St. Joseph Michigan, Whirlpool Compass Fountain, oh my goodness a wonderful place to visit! If you have never been to St. Joe's then you need to pack your bags and go right now! Everything about this place is magical, your kids will love it, you will love it and your parents will love it! St. Joseph is for the very young to the very old, something for everyone! The fountain is a blast, l am 58 and l LOVE it! It is huge, and l mean huge, from dozens upon dozens of small little fountains that grow and grow to an awesom refreshing spray that amaze and delight fountain dwellers as well as onlookers all summer long! When l am in St. Joe's l never want to leave, and when l leave l can't wait to go back! The town, the people, the shops, the restaurants, the ice cream, the beach and the glorious Whirlpool Compass Fountain!

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