Safety and Tubing Tips

  • Tubers should have strong swimming skills. Life jackets should always be worn, especially by children and those who are not strong swimmers. We can provide you with a life jacket (adult or youth size) at no additional cost.
  • Stay hydrated! Bring plenty of water and snacks for during your float.
  • Wear sunblock and/or a hat to protect from sunburn.
  • Wear water appropriate footwear.  Getting in and out of the water requires walking on dirt paths and over rocks that may be slippery and sharp.  You may also have to walk through shallow portions of the river if the water level is low.
  • Bring a cell phone with you on the river in case of emergency and so you can call us to pick you up at the end of your float. We recommend using a waterproof case, dry bag, or ziplock bag and storing it in your cooler.
  • Do not take your keys on the river with you, let us help you find a safe place to store them.
  • Leave valuables at home.
  • Vinyl tubes and novelty flotation devices are not recommended.
  • Styrofoam coolers are not recommended as they can break apart on the river.
  • Tying tubes together is not recommended and can prove dangerous. 

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