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Fourth of July weekend is here and you'll definitely be looking for something different and interesting to do this weekend as you wait for the fireworks show at night so why not hit up an inflatable obstacle course on the lake?

You can do just that in Lone Star, Texas. The kids can spend the day having fun in the sun and the water and on the course while their parents relax on the sandy beach or under a pavilion. It's a bit of paradise in East Texas, this beach resort setting is an alternative to the big water parks of the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex and Shreveport.

This unique waterpark resort is a quick 40-minute trip north of Longview and just over an hour away from Tyler and is located in Lone Star off of US Hwy. 259 and situated on Ellison Creek Reservoir. Rocky Point Adventures is a definite summer destination with water activities for the whole family and quite a bit of relaxation space too for those that prefer to sit back and soak up some rays.

Is anyone up for the challenge?

One of the attractions that are drawing people from all around is the 8,000-square-foot Challenge Course. It is an inflatable floating obstacle course on the waters of Ellison Creek Reservoir that will challenge anyone at climbing, balancing, and sliding down steep inclines and more. This is a course for all ages.

Yes, you can relax on white-sand beaches too!

You can feel like you're on a tropical island vacation as you relax in a lounger on the beach under an umbrella sipping on an adult beverage or any other refreshing drink. This will be the place to go for any East Texas family.

The floating water park is open through September 4th. You'll want to book your times for the obstacle course or for one of the many other activities that are offered: pedal kayaks, pedal boards, and paddle boards.

Have a great time this 4th of July remember though to wear your sunscreen and stay hydrated too.

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