Patent Number: 7,785,207

Title: Water amusement system with elevated structure

Abstract: A water amusement system may include a composite tree and an elevated structure. A composite tree may include a base having an artificial trunk portion. The base may be coupled to the surface. Living plants may be coupled to the base. Portions of the living plants may form branches of the composite tree. In some embodiments, the living plants are living trees. The system may include at least one structure coupled to the base. At least one of the structures may function to contain one or more persons above the surface. The water amusement system may include a water amusement ride coupled to the base. The water amusement ride may include an access point configured to allow participants to access the water amusement ride from the structure.

Inventors: Henry; Jeffery Wayne (New Braunfels, TX), Schooley; John Timothy (New Braunfels, TX)

Assignee: Water Ride Concepts, Inc.

International Classification: A63H 23/16 (20060101); A63H 23/10 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018