Do you find yourself wondering what to do on the weekends?  Want to shake things up and do something different?  We have a lot of truly unique things to do and see here in Minnesota. But just when you think you knew about all of them...along comes this.

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Minnesota's Extreme Sandbox.  Remember playing with bulldozers and and moving the dirt around with it, in the backyard with your friends or siblings, when you were a kid?  Well Extreme Sandbox is that...but brought to life for adults.

WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?

Whether you want to destroy things, act like you're a construction worker or you've just dreamt of operating a bulldozer...this is a must try!  And you don't have to be solo, you can go head to head with a friend.

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HISTORY:

The original Extreme Sandbox opened in Hastings, MN in 2012.  It was so popular it gained National attention and soon a second location opened in Texas in 2016.

WHAT TO DO THERE?

One of the most popular packages according to Only In Your State is a 1.5 hour experince with your choice of one of three pieces of equipment.

  1. A Wheel Loader
  2. A Bulldozer
  3. An Excavator

So basically you can crush things, dig huge holes or duel with a friend.  Packages include instruction and access to an obstacle course.

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HOW TO PLAY IN THE EXTREME SANDBOX:

  • It's located at 1901 Glendale Road in Hastings, MN.
  • Must be 14 years old to ride.
  • Younger kids are welcome to come watch and learn about construction equipment.
  • No drivers license needed.
  • Advance reservations needed. Reserve your spot HERE.

Now get out there and CRUSH it!

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