Climate.gov says last summer was the hottest ever, and they've been keeping track of temperatures since 1850. The Farmer's Almanac, which claims to be right 80% of the time, says this summer might be even hotter.

So, if you're dreading the heat, why not plan a trip to Minnesota's biggest outdoor water park? It's got everything from thrilling slides to a fun wave pool and even a relaxing lazy river. Plus, it's affordable, making it a perfect addition to your summer to-do list.

Minnesota's Largest Outdoor Water Park Features Several Attractions:

Minnesota's largest outdoor water park has something for everyone to enjoy.

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The Wave Pool is a popular spot, where the water is heated to a comfy 80°F, and waves reaching 3 feet high are generated. It's easy to access with its zero-depth entry, gradually getting deeper to 5 feet.

If you have little ones, they'll love the Lagoon. With its zero-depth entry, it's safe for kids, and there are lots of fun features like bubblers, a splash blaster, and an impressive 17-foot mega soaker to keep them entertained.

For those seeking an adrenaline rush, Twisted Towers & Plunge Pool is the place to be. It offers two body slides and two tube slides for thrill-seekers who are at least 48” tall. And if you're up for a challenge, try crossing the Wiggly Water Walk suspended over the Plunge Pool.

Splash Cove is another area with two exciting tube slides.

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Families with young children can spend quality time together at the Adventure Pool. It's designed with a zero-depth entry and a maximum depth of two feet, providing a safe environment for kids to splash and play.

If relaxation is more your style, take a leisurely float down the Lazy River. This 900-foot winding journey around the Big Island is perfect for unwinding, and you can choose from single or double tubes for your ride.

Rocky Bay, situated on the Big Island, features Aqua Climb walls and water basketball nets for those seeking a bit of action.

Where Is Bunker Beach & When Does It Open?

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Bunker Beach is located at 701 County Parkway A in Coon Rapids, MN.

The water park will be open June 8th-Aug 25th.

  • General Admission – $19 per day
  • Senior Citizens (Age 62+) – $15 per day
  • Guests Under 18 Months – No Charge

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