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Apple River Tanking

Check out the ultimate river experience you've never seen!

We're always looking for the next best experience to offer our customers. We introduce to you tanking - the newest outdoor river activity within hundreds of miles of the Twin Cities. Only at River's Edge can you enjoy what everyone has been talking about!

What is Tanking?

Tanking is floating down a river in a cattle tank, a vessel typically used to supply drinking water to livestock or horses. We modified the tank to allow seating for up to 6 adults, giving you the opportunity to float the river and enjoy the outdoor scenic beauty like never before. The best part is you are generally removed from the water, minimizing how much you get wet. This allows people to enjoy tanking during times of year when it's too cold to tube or waterslide.

What's Included?

  • With every tank rental, we provide 2 paddles, life jackets (adult sized) for all riders, and a shuttle to and from the river entry/exit points. 

Tanking is Family Friendly

"An adventure for all ages!"

We want tanking to be something that everyone can enjoy. Many of our customers have been asking us to offer something new and for all ages.

In an effort to focus on that welcoming experience, please see the below rules of tanking at River's Edge:

- We ask that there be at least one legal adult in the tank at all times
- Riders 12 and under are required to wear a life jacket
- Up to 2 beers/seltzers allowed per legal adult
- Up to 1 plastic wine bottle allowed per tank containing legal adults
- No glass, styrofoam, kegs, or hard liquor allowed in the tanks


Tank Pricing and Reservations

Due to high demand, we require reservations be made in advance to enjoy the tanking experience. A minimum of 4 tankers are required to secure a reservation. Maximum of 6 Adults per tank.

Age of Rider Price Weekday (Mon-Thurs) Price Weekends (Fri-Sun & Holidays) 
13 and older $25 $25
12 and under (life jacket required) $15 $15

Tanking Season

What "tankers" talk about the most is being able to enjoy tanking during both cold and warm weather. Come tank with use from the 1st weekend in May through the last weekend in October! 


Important Notices

  • All of our rates are subject to change
  • A valid ID is required for every tank rented
  • All tanks must be returned by 8:00 p.m. daily to avoid additional charges
  • A $50 refundable deposit will be required for every tank; this will be returned when the tank is returned
  • Special arrangements for private parties and after-hour functions are available upon request