Waterworks Park-Coolest Place in Redding. We have all the thrills and spills you want in a water amusement park. We have rides for all ages from the extreme Avalanche to the Kiddie play area. Our tropical themed park is ready for summer fun. With numerous life guards and ride attendants its the place to be cool, safe, and fun.History:The history of waterworks park in Redding California is one of ups and downs of shaky beginnings and powerful surges with nearly as many twists and turns as a ride of one of its key attractions, the cork screw, and flume ride. However the park now enjoys a recent past of powerful new attractions and a great future with exciting expansions. The park opened on time and on budget in the spring of 1985.The park was designed in what was considered to be an optimum location. Located within the city limits of Redding, population 80,000 Waterworks park is on Highway 299 and Interstate 5. The main freeway connecting Seattle to San Diego. It sits on about eight acres of land with a stream running through it. The park is seven miles south of Lake Shasta, one of the largest recreational lakes in California and ten miles east of Whiskeytown Lake, one of the prettiest. It is two and a half hours drive from Sacramento to the South, the same drive North to Medford Oregon and three hours to Eureka on the pacific coast and three and a half to Reno Nevada on the East.