The Hippo measures 36 ft. high, 47 ft. wide, and 175 ft. in length. It consists of the leg sub-structure, the slide body, the slide extension and the landing bed. The leg sub-structure is a rock solid foundation. The climb to the top of the slide is quick and easy on a staircase constructed with safety in mind. The stairs are lined with form-fitting handrails guaranteeing a safe ascent.