S.S. Ruby Boat Tours and Canoe/Kayak Rentals

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202 First Ave. N, Moorhead, Minn., Fargo, ND
Discover the history, geography and wildlife of the Red River from the decks of the S.S. Ruby during a 45-minute narrated boat tour.

The S.S. Ruby can be reserved for private tours any day of the week.

Experience the Red River in downtown Fargo-Moorhead first-hand. Canoes and kayaks are available for rent at the S.S. Ruby dock during regular operating hours. You can padle the waters of the Red River without transporting your own canoe or kayak.

Single and tandem kayaks and canoes in various sizes are available. Rentals include paddles, personal flotation devices (PFDs).
Sunday 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Top Features
  • Equipment Available for Rent
  • Family-Friendly
All Features
  • Equipment Available for Rent
  • Dates of Operation: Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend
Cost of Admission
  • Admission: Adult $8; senior (63+) $7; junior (5-17 $4Canoes/kayak rental $7/hour/vessel.
General Information
  • Hours of Operation: All tours depart at the top of the hour, every hour. Schedule subject to change based upon weather and river conditions. Reservations encouraged, but not required.
Guest Information
  • Family-Friendly