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RESERVATIONS:
877.247.5539

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Location & Hours

General Office Hours: 8:30am - 7:30pm

AVAILABLE ADVENTURE TIMES MAY VARY BY DAY. RESERVATIONS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

Fall Hours
Open Wednesday - Sunday with varying activity times from 9:00am to 5:00pm

Kolo Hours
Open Wednesday - Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm

Final start times vary depending upon activity. Please check availability and start times by clicking on the book now button for activity schedules. Bike trail start times end 1 hour prior to closing. Riding must be completed by posted closing times.

Groups (10+ people) should contact Sarah Dickson at 828-450-3400.

LOCATION
85 Expo Drive | Asheville, NC 28806
Just 5 minutes from downtown

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QuickJump - Opening May 1, 2015

on Friday, 27 March 2015. Posted in Vacationing In Asheville, Asheville Outdoor Activities

Quick Jump is an ultimate adrenaline rush

Opening May 9th, 2015 at the Adventure Center of Asheville, QuickJump is an ultimate adrenaline rush that is unprecedented in the Asheville area. After gearing up in our full body harness and reaching the pinnacle of our 65-foot Jinga Canopy Tower prepare to take that big step for an intense rush. Free fall 15-20 feet before the "Quick Jump" devise gradually slows you down and lowers you the remaining distance. This heart pounding adventure is memorable but quick so plan to try it twice. Two Quick Jumps are available side by side so find a friend, spouse, sibling or child to scream your lungs out with!!

  • ages 10 and over
  • 10-15 minutes total jump time
  • max weight of guest is 250 lbs.

$10/person for first jump, $5/person for each additional jump

QuickJump is an add-on activity when you're visiting the Adventure Center. You have to be participating one of our featured activities (ATAP, KidZip, Zipline Canopy Tours) in order to add the QuickJump to your adventure.

Green Adventure Day

on Wednesday, 11 February 2015. Posted in Adventure Center of Asheville News

Green Adventure Day

Looking for a fun day of service with a little adventure? 
Join the Adventure Center of Asheville and Asheville Greenworks for

Green Adventure Day

Saturday, March 21, 2015 | 9am-5pm

greenworksService projects with Asheville Greenworks include supervision and all the tools you need!

Roadside Cleanup –1–3pm (ages 13+) Roadside litter is just waiting to creep into our streams and rivers. Take a walk to cleanup roadside trash before it can trash our waterways.

Stream Bank Restoration-10-1pm (ages 16+) Clean up an old trash dump next to Smith Mill Creek. Then volunteers will plant trees along the creek to stabilize the banks to promote local ecological recovery. This will be an educational experience about stream restoration, tree planting and resource conservation.

Smith Mill Creek Cleanup -9 -11am and 1- 3pm (ages 13+) Clean out trash from Smith Mill Creek. This creek has trash from Emma Road and feeds directly into the French Broad River.

Help save our river from senseless littering!

Tree Potting Party-9-11am (all ages) Join us as we pot hundreds of bare root native tree saplings for our Summer and Fall planting programs. Bring one home to plant on your own!

Tree Planting-1- 3 pm (ages 5+) Join us for a tree planting. The Adventure Center will provide several beautiful life giving trees for us to plant. Learn best practices of tree planting from the experts at Asheville GreenWorks.

Before or after your project time, climb or zip the Asheville Treetops Adventure Park, KidZip, or Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures and receive 50% off retail rates for your service.

INDIVIDUALS & FAMILIES

  • Schedule your service project: 828.254.1776 then
  • Schedule your adventure: 877.247.5539 or www.adventureavl.com code “service”

 

ORGANIZED GROUPS

  • (scouts, college groups, teams, schools, youth, corporate groups)
  • 828.450.3400 or groups.atap@gmail.com

 

 

New charging station highlights Local Flavor AVL app

on Tuesday, 03 February 2015. Posted in Adventure Center of Asheville News

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AT:
http://www.citizen-times.com/story/money/business/2015/02/01/new-charging-station-highlights-local-flavor-avl-app/22705553/

ASHEVILLE – Delayed, bored and waiting for her flight to Fort Lauderdale last summer, Flori Pate could not stop looking at the empty, dark beige space inside Asheville Regional Airport.

It had potential, she said, and it was a prime location for visitors and tourists. A few months later, it became available as an advertising space for the Local Flavor AVL app.

For Flori Pate, who was a part of the trio that created the app — designed to give people an insider's view to a true Asheville experience — normal straight-forward marketing would not do.

LOCALS Save 50%

on Monday, 05 January 2015. Posted in Asheville Outdoor Activities

The Adventure Center of Asheville offers January and February 50% Discount for Locals

ASHEVILLE – The Adventure Center of Asheville would like to offer Buncombe County and Henderson County residents a chance to enjoy our park in January and February for half price. The Adventure Center has three adventures that will be discounted during this time: Asheville Treetops Adventure Park, Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures and Kid Zip.

Asheville Treetops Adventure Park, for ages 4 and over, has 60 unique climbing, zipping, walking, jumping, swinging, and rappelling challenges anchored to over 30 trees and towering poles tucked into a wooded park. There are 5 courses ranging from beginner to challenging levels.

Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures, for ages 10 and over, includes 12 ziplines and 3 bridges in treetop platforms on several large adventure towers with mountain and skyline views of Asheville.

Kid Zip, for ages 4-10, is America's first zipline adventure designed for kids 4-10 years old. It includes 9 Ziplines and 4 fun climbing elements that are “kid sized.”

The Adventure Center of Asheville, just five minutes from downtown Asheville, will be open on the weekends and Holidays in January and February including Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents Day.

For more information on weight/age restrictions and requirements and to download waivers, please visit our website at www.adventureavl.com.

Reservations are suggested and can be made on our website (www.adventureavl.com) or by calling 877.247.5539 and ask for code “WinterLocals” to receive your discount. For groups of ten people or more, discounted rates are also available, please email us at groups.atap@gmail.com. You must present your driver’s license at time of check-in.

Nowhere in Asheville are there so many different outdoor activities in one place that offer personal growth and discovery. Guests are encouraged to expand their personal comfort zones, increase their self confidence, and support others challenged to do the same. We offer opportunities to move from good to great friends, team members, or leaders as guests literally climb to new heights!

Adventurous Asheville Holiday Party Idea

on Wednesday, 10 December 2014. Posted in Adventure Center of Asheville News, Asheville Outdoor Activities

Are You Looking For A Fresh Idea For A Holiday Party This Year?

Groups of 10 people or more are offered discounted rates to any of our activities. The Adventure Center is a great place to spend a few hours of social time outside with your team in the beautiful months of winter.

The Adventure Center is a great place to spend a few hours of social time outside with your team in the beautiful months of winter.  We can plan a fun outing for a day of adventure or a few hours of team building.  Enjoy zipping through the trees with the beautiful skyline of Asheville as your view. Or spend a few hours at our Asheville Treetops Adventure Park, building team camaraderie while conquering vertical obstacles

You can always email groups.atap@gmail.com for more information.

The Adventure Center of Asheville is the perfect place for a group experience.

Holiday Party Idea

Nowhere in Asheville are there so many different outdoor activities in one place that offer personal growth and discovery. Guests are encouraged to expand their personal comfort zones, increase their self confidence, and support others challenged to do the same. We offer opportunities to move from good to great friends, team members, or leaders as guests literally climb to new heights!

Green Friday Is Coming!

on Tuesday, 18 November 2014. Posted in Asheville Outdoor Activities

Friday, November 28th 2014

ngct fall 2014-400x240Instead of standing in shopping lines on Black Friday, join Wildwater for the 4th Annual Green Friday at our Nantahala, Asheville and Chattooga Zipline Canopy locations.  We will be donating 50% of our income that day to several environmental organizations and causes including the Heritage Oaks Project in Walhalla, SC, Asheville GreenWorks and the Arbor Source Hemlock Treatment and Conservation program.  Green Friday has already generated over $5,650 in donations to plant trees and improve green spaces in our communities.

Ziplines/canopy tours are a great family activity and a wonderful way to enjoy the outdoors and develop a stronger appreciation for the scenic wonders of our mountains.  Join us for outdoor fun and support these worthy causes. Participants have to be 10 & 70 lbs. to go on a canopy tour, but kids as young as 4 can enjoy the new Kidzip in Asheville.   Call our Reservations Center at 800-451-9972 to book or book a Canopy tour online at www.wildwaterrafting.com.  Please mention Green Friday when you call us so we can pass along our appreciation for your support.

Team Building Abounds at The Adventure Center of Asheville

on Thursday, 11 September 2014. Posted in Asheville Outdoor Activities

The Adventure Center of Asheville offers numerous opportunities for a wide range of team building experiences. From our Treetops Park, designed to provide a fun and competitive experience, to our ground programs, designed to instill confidence, cooperation, communication, and connection between group members, we offer numerous options to meet your group’s needs.

The Asheville Treetops Adventure Park Difference

Traditional high ropes courses have been recognized as a successful tool for adults and youth working on personal development, support for others, and self confidence in stressful situations. These challenges, when accompanied by conversation, evaluation, and reflection, have the power to improve group community and communication. The down side to these facilities is the limited number of participants able to access the challenges at one time and the risks of accidental exposure to falls with unmanaged clipping systems.

We have eliminated these issues by taking access and safety limitations away from the challenge at our Asheville Treetops Adventure Park with our investment in state-of-the-art clipping systems and construction of the largest adventure park challenge course in North Carolina. With over 60 challenge elements on 5 unique trails with varying levels of difficulty, guests are encouraged to expand their personal comfort zones, increase their self confidence, and support others challenged to do the same.

Our programs

Our team building programs are custom planned to reflect your goals, level of challenge and the time you are available. They are led by a trained facilitator and include initiatives such as:

  • learning effective team communication
  • expanding your comfort zone
  • supporting and planning with others in the team
  • positive relationship development
  • enhancing cooperation and trust
  • inspiring positive changes
  • improving problem solving skills

Our programs can include:

  • facilitated programs on the ground
  • access to one or many of the activities at our Center
  • additional competitive challenges that are set up at each activity


Our team building programs have been popular with corporate groups, students, teachers, athletic teams, boards, and associations. Prices vary depending upon activities planned, event schedule, group size, and support required.

Sarah L. Dickson, Group Sales Coordinator
828.450.3400
groups.atap@gmail.com

Sarah L. Dickson has joined the Adventure Center of Asheville as Group Sales Coordinator

on Friday, 25 July 2014. Posted in Adventure Center of Asheville News

Sarah Brite headshotFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 24, 2014

ASHEVILLE- Sarah L. Dickson has joined the Adventure Center of Asheville as the group sales coordinator. The Adventure of Center of Asheville, just five minutes from downtown, includes the Asheville Treetops Adventure Park, Zipline Canopy Tours, Kid Zip, Tree Quest and Kolo Bike Park.


Dickson will be booking groups of 10 people or more with advanced reservations which include: school and church groups, corporate groups, clubs and organizations, sports teams, camps, associations, tour groups and birthday parties. The Adventure Center of Asheville is the perfect place for teambuilding, experiential field trips, picnics or retreats, office outings, and just a great way to get outdoors in a challenging atmosphere,” says Dickson.

At the Treetops Adventure Park, ages 4 and up can enjoy a unique group experience comprised of 60 climbing, zipping, walking, jumping, swinging, and rappelling challenges anchored to over 30 trees and towering poles tucked into a wooded park. At Treetops there are five different adventure trails so groups can choose between beginner and expert challenges.

Nowhere in Asheville are there so many different outdoor activities in one place that offer personal growth and discovery. Guests are encouraged to expand their personal comfort zones, increase their self confidence, and support others challenged to do the same. We offer opportunities to move from good to great friends, team members, or leaders as guests literally climb to new heights!

Dickson has been a sales and marketing director and marketing consultant in the Asheville area since 1996. A native of Asheville, she is excited to be offering groups a truly “Asheville” experience. She can be reached at groups.atap@gmail.com or 828.450.3400.

MEDIA CONTACT
Sarah L. Dickson
828.450.3400, groups.atap@gmail.com

School's Out and Summer's Here at the Adventure Center of Asheville

on Thursday, 03 July 2014. Posted in Vacationing In Asheville, Asheville Outdoor Activities

Asheville Treetops Adventure Park

The Adventure Park has seen an amazing amount of growth this year. We have built and opened a "Blue Course" which has similar difficulty to the Green Course, but with two ziplines, by popular demand. Another change we've made is modifying the rules and the elements on the Green Course to accommodate our guests as young as 4 years old! Whether you have a birthday party of kids, or you're looking for a solo challenge, or anything in between, we want to invite you to come hang out with us this summer!

KidZip

Back in June, we opened "KidZip" which is the first zipline in the country designed just for kids ages 4-10. Each 4-6 year old must be accompanied by an adult, but 7-10 year olds can go on their own, with adult supervision. (If you're 10 or older, the Adventure Center of Asheville also has 'Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures' for you.) KidZip also accommodates birthday parties, just like the Adventure Park.

TreeQuest

If you like rock climbing, tree climbing, or both, TreeQuest is the thing for you. We have 5 trees that you can climb all the way up and several other trees for bouldering as well. We have staff on hand that can help guide you up the trees, facilitate, and accommodate your group!

We would love to see your smiling faces this summer at The Adventure Center of Asheville and Asheville Treetops Adventure Park! Come hang out with us!

New Adventures for a New Year

on Wednesday, 05 March 2014. Posted in Vacationing In Asheville, Asheville Outdoor Activities

The Adventure Center of Asheville is introducing 2 new features for 2014!

Asheville Treetops Adventure Park currently offers 50 challenges on 1 beginner, 2 intermediate, and 1 advanced trail. Each trail includes about 10-13 challenges. ATAP will be adding one additional trail and the Safe Roller system for even greater ease and access for younger or more timid adventurers. Access to our 2 beginner trails will include children 4 years and up with a parent escort. There will be 10 new challenge elements on the new trail.


Get ready to go vertical but take away the climbing wall and bring in the trees. The Tree Climbing Adventure will be a tree based vertical climb using rock holds (like on a climbing wall) secured onto trees. Your climbing experience will vary from tree to tree because the climb will reflect the curves and twists of each unique tree. The Tree Climbing Adventure will be great for parties and groups.

KidZip is one of our most exciting and anticipated new adventures. Every day we speak to families and hear from our industry partners they wish their 9 year old or younger could zipline. As a family focused adventure facility we heard you and plan to do something . KidZip will serve that younger age group on a true zipline tour with 10 connected ziplines that are fun and exciting but perfect for the young flyer. The zips will be a mixture of ground based, mini towers, and trees. It will be located adjacent to the adventure park.

For more information follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or contact The Adventure Center of Asheville at 225-2921 or reservations at 800-451-9972.

Group Adventures are the Ultimate Team Building Activity

on Wednesday, 06 November 2013. Posted in Asheville Outdoor Activities

In today's fast-paced, technologically-savvy world, many of us feel connected to our friends, family and co-workers twenty-four hours a day through Facebook, cell phones and computers. However, a deeper sense of connection is often missing. Spending face-to-face time with friends, team members and colleagues cannot be replaced by electronic communication.

Although we may feel intimately connected to each other through electronic media, it is quite easy to present a social facade that lacks any real emotional depth or intimacy. By spending a challenging and fun day together at an adventure park that offers tailored team building activities for your particular group, the group members will be offered the opportunity to increase friendships and connections in a way that is not possible through electronic media.

Asheville Treetops Adventure Park is a wonderful facility that offers unique field trip ideas to groups of students, sporting team members or corporate organizations. The park offers individuals the opportunity to connect to each other in a deeper way than is usually possible in a classroom, on a baseball field or in a board room. The group activities that are offered at Treetops Adventure Park include over fifty unique challenges along four different adventure trails.

The trails range in difficulty from moderate to advanced, so that the individuals and/or group leaders can choose an appropriate level of challenge. Each trail presents ten to fifteen adventure challenges to the participants, which they must successfully complete in order to finish a circuit. Additionally, the park staff can facilitate experiential group activities, both on and off the ground, in order to more fully integrate the team building effects of a group adventure.

Students will love this creative and unique field trip idea. Although there are many field trip ideas in Asheville, many students will thoroughly enjoy stepping out of the artificial environment of the classroom and spending a day out in the sunshine among the treetops. During a field trip to Asheville Treetops Adventure Park, students will be afforded the opportunity to access skills, courage and perseverance that they may have been unaware that they even had. Additionally, the students will be brought closer together as they work as a team to successfully complete the circuits.

Adult participants will also benefit from traversing the courses together in a group activity format. In a corporate environment or on a sports team, there is often an emphasis placed on competition instead of cooperation. During a treetop challenge, colleagues will gain a deeper appreciation of each individual's unique skills and talents as they zip, jump and swing to a successful circuit completion. By pulling together as team members, adult participants will more readily recognize the value of interdependence.

In short, if you're looking for an opportunity to build a team atmosphere in your school or classroom, office or corporation, church group or youth group, Asheville Treetops Adventure is an outstanding choice to experience a unique group adventure in Asheville. 

Top 6 Fall Vacation Ideas in Asheville

on Thursday, 05 September 2013. Posted in Vacationing In Asheville

Fall for Asheville, North Carolina on Your Fall Vacation

Asheville, North Carolina is a wondrous place to visit any time of year, but a fall vacation here is truly a delight. Autumn Is a favorite season for many who come to this Appalachian resort destination, a time of year when a kaleidoscope of color serves as a picturesque backdrop to the historic beauty of this town. The diverse architectural styles of the city – a heritage collection of preserved buildings ranging from Beaux Arts to neoclassical, and crowned by a fabulous Art Deco City Hall - make this one of the fastest growing vacation and wedding destinations in America.

There is plenty to do and a lot to see while in the area. In the heart of the Blue Ridge, this mountain city boasts over 30 art galleries, a culinary explosion of tastes to suit any foodie, and a wide variety of outdoor activities. Hiking, white water rafting, and zipline adventures abound. Accommodations are plentiful in this city of 500,000 residents, too. If one of the many branded hotel chains located here is not to your liking, choose one of the idyllic mountain view resorts, or take a fall vacation with the family at a comfortable, affordable rustic cabin. Bed and breakfast inns abound in the area, and several beautiful campgrounds and RV parks beckon those who love a vacation experience closer to nature.

VISIT ASHEVILLE TREE TOPS ADVENTURE PARK

One of the top attractions in the area is the Treetops Adventure Park. Here among the towering trees of a woodland park, adventurous visitors are treated to a huge menu of challenges. Choices are available for anyone who likes to climb, hike, jump, swing, rappel, or zipline. There are four adventure trails, each with varying levels of difficulty and between 10 and 15 challenges along the way. If you are ready for the zipline go to the park website at www.ashevilletreetopsadventurepark.com to get all the information.

VISIT THE BILTMORE

The Biltmore Estate is a must see destination for any traveler who appreciates architecture, American history, or the sheer beauty of a spectacularly landscaped mansion set in the midst of 8000 acres of Appalachian splendor. This estate was built between 1889 and 1895 by George Vanderbilt and is still owned by family descendants. At nearly 180,000 square feet, this is the largest privately owned home in America. Go to www.biltmore.com to find out more about this magnificent estate.

VISIT THE GROVE PARK INN SPA

The ultimate in luxury is available to those who visit the OMNI Grove Park Inn Spa. This opulent resort features subterranean rock walls and a main pool area with two waterfall pools amidst a labyrinth of tunnels and arches. In addition, there are ten therapeutic mineral baths, and after a soak guests may choose from three après spa fireside lounges to relax in overstuffed chairs with warm blankets, and enjoy light snacks and herbal teas. See the Grove Park website: www.groveparkinn.com.

VISIT THE NATURE CENTER

The Western North Carolina Nature Center is an ideal fall vacation attraction for the whole family. This center gives the visitor a close-up look at the animals, birds, and plant life native to the Southern Appalachia region. Since 1976 this 40 acre nature preserve has been a major attraction in the Asheville area and it continues to grow and offer greater diversity of species each year. Check out the website for the Center at www.wildwnc.com.

TAKE A UNIQUE TOUR

Perhaps a zipline or a rugged hike is not your cup of tea. Take a tour on the Purple Bus. The LaZoom Comedy Tour gives riders a tour around the city and some great comedy entertainment along the way. This open air conveyance gives guests a great view, but some just ride the bus to enjoy the party. The bus has a designated driver so you can bring your own beer or wine. Find out how to book this tour at www.lazoomtours.com.

THE TREASURE OF APPALACHIA

The natural hot springs in the area initially led to settlement of this mountain town. By the end of the nineteenth century, Asheville had many health spas and resorts for wealthy clients and the city began to flourish. Today it is a booming city that retains its cultural legacy. Experiencing the exquisitely preserved architecture, and the visual splendor of autumn in the Blue Ridge are rich treasures visitors to this fall vacation wonderland can take home with them.

Things to do in Asheville, NC with Kids

on Monday, 19 August 2013. Posted in Vacationing In Asheville, Asheville Outdoor Activities

August 18, 2013

Asheville, NC With Kids

by Lesli Peterson - Written for and published on HomeSchool.com

Asheville with kids biltmore

Conde Nast readers recently named Asheville, NC the no. 4 friendliest city in the US.  While my family of six visited last week, we felt that southern hospitality! We also fell in love with the farm-to-table dining experiences, the eclectic mix of business and arts, and the breathtaking hikes and waterfalls.  Here is your guide to family fun in one of the “Most Beautiful Places in America.”

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Asheville TreeTops Adventure Park

Swing through the trees at this ropes course and zip lining adventure Mecca.  There are options for kids 7 years and up.  Plan to spend about 2 hours doing the ropes course. [Read more here…]

DuPont State Forest/ Pisgah National Forest

A short drive south of Asheville brings you two Forests of fun.  DuPont offers multiple waterfalls, including woodlands featured in the movie Hunger Games.  About 20 minutes on the other side of Brevard is Pisgah National Forest. You could fill a week with hiking and sightseeing, but if you only have short time then don’t miss Sliding Rock. [Read more here…]

Biltmore

Take a “hands on” tour of George Vanderbilt’s home and gardens. This American mansion is fun for families, and especially friendly to homeschool families.  Tour the home and gardens, take an outdoor adventure on the property, enjoy the animals at the farm, and so much more. Stay tuned for more about their new Homeschool Workbook, as well. [Read more here…]

Chimney Rock State Park

Enjoy a climb 500 stairs to the top of this iconic North Carolina attraction, and take in a gorgeous 75-mile panoramic view.  See the falls made famous in Last of the Mohicans. Walk the miles of trails, and behold the work of Mother Nature at the North Carolina State Park. [Read more here…]

 

Eat Here

Tupelo Honey Café

Tupelo Honey Café has won several accolades, including “Best of Asheville” from Southern Living Magazine (2011.) Our family gave it two thumbs up for three reasons: Delicious locally grown food, a family-friendly ambiance, and an owner with a heart for his community. [Read more here…]

Also worth a visit:

City Bakery Café – Awesome cappuccinos, and the stuffed French toast will fill you up for a day of exploring.

Mayfel’s – Get a table outside in the back courtyard – it’s fun and makes your meal family-friendly. Don’t leave without buying a jar of Mayfel’s sweet and spicy pickles, and I recommend the fried oyster salad with remoulade dressing.

 

Sleep Here

DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton

This Hilton hotel is perfect for families. There is a fridge in the suite, an indoor pool for year-round play, and a breakfast and snack bar ensure you get out the door on time each morning. It is only minutes from Biltmore and Downtown Asheville, and provides easy access to the interstate for day trips to the surrounding area waterfalls. [Read more here…]

Another consideration:

Brookstone Lodge - Another family-friendly location, and we love that it is locally owned and operated.

 

Disclosure: Thank you to the city of Asheville for assisting us on our family adventure. Thank you, also, to Asheville Treetops Park, Biltmore, Tupelo Honey Café and DoubleTree Hotel for their complementary contributions to our Asheville adventure.   While we appreciate their kindness, it never deters us from reporting our honest opinion.

Ziplines or Adventure Park

on Tuesday, 13 August 2013. Posted in Adventure Parks

Asheville NC is all about the great outdoors. What better way to experience it than a visit to the Adventure Center of Asheville NC? There are many fabulous activities at both the Treetops Adventure and Zipline Canopy sections of the park. However, every activity may not be suitable for every visitor. Let’s break down each area and see the advantages of each.

Asheville Treetops Adventure Park

This section is all about hiking and climbing. It offers different levels of challenges for ages seven and up. Technologically state-of-the-art, the park trails wind through the beautiful trees and the lofty poles strategically placed around the area. Guests are required to stay attached to the safety harness throughout their adventure.

Broken down into color-coded trails, this NC park is perfect for outdoor lovers to test their strength and agility. With various elements involved in each trail, Treetops is definitely for the physically fit. Each trail has approximately 15 features. Challenges increase with each color trail. The differences include:

Green-Children between the ages of seven and 14 must be accompanied by an adult on their first trip, and are monitored thereafter. This trail averages a height of 13.5 feet above ground. Crossings are fairly stable and lack a great deal of movement. This is perfect for novices.

Yellow-Sub-divided into two sections, these intermediate trails are situated much higher in the trees. They are made up of many more physical elements. There is more climbing involved at this level. Platforms that move provide additional challenges. At the yellow level, children must either be escorted or monitored depending on their age. This level has some zipline features, as well as sport aspects like hang gliding and kayaking.

Red-Only those age 13 and up can attempt this trail which is an extremely physically challenging adventure. Guests soar almost 60 feet above the ground on ziplines. Trees and platforms sway as participants make their way through the trail. Participants are even challenged with a snowboard zipline, hula hoops and bottomless bridge. Finally, the only way back to the ground is by repelling down from the trees.

Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures

Zip line adventures, while absolutely exhilarating, are nowhere near as physically challenging. Opportunities to zip line are numerous in NC. What makes ours unique is the location. Participants may enjoy the thrill of zipping through the forest-like environment, and enjoying magnificent views of the Asheville NC skyline. Even mountain views are yours during this exhilarating adventure.

All guests must first attend the park’s ground school. Once completed, guests begin their zip line adventure. Gradually attempting zip lines at higher altitudes and longer lengths, guests can go through the any of the ten zip line routes available. Ranging from several hundred to over 1100 feet in length, Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures are great fun for ages 10 and up.

Visitors should be aware that there are weight limitations for center guests. Whether living in the NC area or just visiting, the Adventure Center of Asheville NC is the place for incredible challenges and heart-stopping fun. Don't miss it!

Host your next Birthday Party at Asheville Treetops Adventure Park

on Monday, 22 July 2013. Posted in Asheville Outdoor Activities

Asheville Birthday Party Ideas

Hosting a birthday party for children can be extremely difficult especially when they are in their tween years. From planning an entertaining event that everyone will enjoy to struggling to prepare all aspects of the party if hosting it at your own home, there are many different things that go into planning a birthday party for your tween-age children. Not only can it take a good deal of time to plan your party at home, but it can also be a huge pain to prepare everything including food and games, and then having to clean it all up at the end of the day. Rather than dealing with all of this un-needed stress, simply opt to take advantage of these Asheville birthday party ideas that are sure to appeal to tween groups over the age of 7.

Finding Us

The Adventure Center of Asheville is located adjacent to the Crowne Plaza Resort at 85 Expo Drive in Asheville.

Take Exit 3A off of I-240 | Off Patton Ave behind Regent Park

Be sure to use Regent Park Blvd, not Hansel Ave when approaching the Adventure Center of Asheville

 

Contact Us

Reservations:
+1 (877) 247-5539

 
The Adventure Center of Asheville
85 Expo Drive
Asheville, NC 28806
 
 

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