Soak City (Valleyfair)

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Soak City
Soak City Ripple Rapids.jpg
Ripple Rapids
Location Valleyfair, Shakopee, Minnesota, United States
Coordinates 44°47′48″N 93°27′01″W / 44.79673°N 93.45014°W / 44.79673; -93.45014Coordinates: 44°47′48″N 93°27′01″W / 44.79673°N 93.45014°W / 44.79673; -93.45014
Owner Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
Opened 1983
Previous names Liquid Lightning, Whitewater Country
Operating season May — September
Area 7 acres (28,000 m2)
Pools 4 pools
Water slides 6 water slides
Website Official website

Soak City is a water park in Shakopee, Minnesota United States, located within Valleyfair, and owned by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company It is included with the price of admission to the park.

History[edit]

The Panic Falls slide complex, built in 1983, was the original part of the park. Originally the area of water rides was called 'Liquid Lightning', but as more were added, the name was changed to Whitewater Country Waterpark in 1992. In late 2008, the name was officially changed to Soak City, consistent with the theming of other water parks of Cedar Fair.

Slides and attractions[edit]

Soak City occupies 7 acres (28,000 m2) and features a wavepool, six waterslides, two raft rides, and a lazy river.

Name Description Height Requirement Rating[1]
Breakers Bay A 34,000-square-foot (3,200 m2), 350,000 gallon wave pool Over 42" or with adult, under 48" must wear life jacket 4
Hurricane Falls A 70-foot (21 m) tall 4-person raft ride. Over 46" 5
Panic Falls Two 60-foot (18 m) tall speed slides and three 60-foot (18 m) tall body slides. Over 46" for body slides, over 56" for speed slides 3
Raging Rapids A single person raft ride featuring waterfalls, rapids, and sharp drops. Over 56" 4
Ripple Rapids A 1,200-foot (370 m) lazy river. Over 42" or with adult, under 48" must wear life jacket 2
Splash Station A children's zero-depth water playground structure. Under 54" and with adult 1

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ratings assigned per Valleyfair's own system, where "1" is the least intense and "5" is the most. See their "Guest Assistance Guide". Valleyfair.  for more specific details.

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