Are you looking for adventurous outdoor activities or exciting things to do in downtown Asheville? Well look no further… The Adventure Center of Asheville offers Asheville’s Best Outdoor Adventures, just 5 minutes from downtown. Enjoy expansive views of the Asheville skyline from Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures or hop on one of our top-end mountain bikes and learn the meaning of “flow” on our on-site trail system created and groomed for the KOLO Bike Park. Looking for a unique and exciting challenge? Then head up into the trees at Asheville Treetops Adventure Park, an elevated obstacle course with five levels of difficulty. Bringing the kids? Check out KidZip, America’s first zipline adventure designed for kids under 10.
Asheville Treetops Adventure Park is an exciting Asheville Attraction comprised of over 77 unique climbing, zipping, walking, jumping, swinging, and rappelling challenges on 7 aerial trails anchored to over 30 trees and towering poles tucked into a wooded park just minutes from downtown Asheville. Reservations are suggested!
Take flight on a zipline canopy tour just minutes from downtown Asheville, yet surprisingly set amongst 150+ year old majestic white and red oaks. Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures offers the best of many worlds. It is convenient and exciting, it is urban with views of downtown Asheville, and it is set on a 124 acre resort and designated tree preserve perched in and amongst some of the oldest and largest oak trees in Asheville. Reservations are suggested!
KidZip is Asheville’s greatest kid’s adventure! Bring the whole family to experience all of the Adventure Center of Asheville.
Kid Zip is America’s first zipline adventure designed for kids 4-10 years old. It includes 9 Ziplines and 4 fun climbing elements. It is a self-guided tour with the exception of an adult escort. The ziplines range from 50 feet to 250 feet long. They range from 25 feet high to ground level. Reservations are suggested!
Did you say Kolo? Yes, it rhymes with flow. Here you’ll find about 4 miles of purpose -built mountain bike trail on rolling terrain designed for all levels of rider to experience flow.
The park is designed for all rider levels. Whether you’re just learning, taking it easy, or looking to push your edge a bit – you can find a taste of it at Kolo Bike Park.
Call the Welcome Center for booking at 828.225.2921
*off property rentals may be booked online.
ACA offers programs just for Kids all year long! Summer Day Camps, Kolo Bike Park Afterschool Club & Shred Sessions and Adventure Club are great options to get your kids outside!
2023 Summer Day Camps will be available Dec 1, 2022. Give the Gift of Camp to get kids outside!
Bike rentals are available for use both at the park or for your own Asheville cycling adventure anywhere in our Western North Carolina mountains. We’ll be glad to tell you where to find some other great Asheville biking trails and roads.
Our inventory of available bicycles for rent includes front suspension mountain bikes, dual suspension mountain bikes, kid’s bikes, road bikes, city/comfort bikes, and even Mountain eBikes!
Our bike rentals and E-MTB rentals can be used at our park, or around the many Ebike friendly destinations in Western North Carolina.
Gift the gift of outdoor adventure this year. Our gift guide includes awesome presents for all ages! Check out our gift guide today!
The Treetops Adventure Park/KidZip Annual Pass is the best value for the most fun all year long. Enjoy unlimited climbs at the Asheville Treetops Adventure Park and zipping at KidZip for an ENTIRE YEAR. The annual pass is $219/person and cannot be combined with any other discount offers or coupons. It continues to be non-transferable.
Or if you prefer mountain biking, $189/year gets you unlimited access to enjoy riding at Kolo Bike Park for an Entire Year!
Use your Kolo Bike Park pass any day that Kolo Bike Park is open. It includes all trails, Littleville (as age-appropriate), jump line access, and pump tracks.
Call the Welcome Center to purchase Annual Passes for your entire family today: 828.225.2921 or click here to purchase Annual Passes.
Wildwater, Ltd, our sister company, is a pioneer of Guided Rafting and Canopy Tour Adventures. We will add fun and magic to your mountain adventure. You deserve the best guides, training, equipment and facilities. Put our 45+ years and three generations of experience to work for YOU!
There are two locations close to Asheville on the Nantahala and Pigeon Rivers. Click here to learn more. Reservations are suggested!
Create your own gift certificate at the Adventure Center! Options include one or more trips of each activity or mix them up for a full day of fun: Asheville Zipline Canopy Full Tour ($89/person) or Express Tour ($69/person), Asheville Treetops Adventure Park ($55/trip), Kid Zip ($55/trip), Kolo Bike Park 10-visit park pass ($139/pass), or Day Pass for Adults or Youth ($21 & $16).
The Asheville Zipline Canopy Tour is for ages 8 and over who want to fly through the canopy of the trees. The Treetops Adventure Park and Kid Zip are perfect adventures for families with kids ages 4 and over or adults who want a challenging experience. And a Kolo Bike Park pass is a wonderful gift for your favorite mountain biker!
Not sure what adventure they might enjoy? Purchase a gift certificate for a specific dollar amount and let them choose the adventure, camp, retail goodies or Kolo programs.
Gift certificates never expire and are a great gift any time of the year for ages 4 and over, since we are open all year long! Click here to purchase them online or please call our office at 828.225.2921.
What a great year we have enjoyed at the Adventure Center of Asheville so far. After a very slow 2020 and a crazy busy 2021, we enjoyed a return to normal schedules and activity in 2022. We are so thankful for our leadership team at ACA who put together a great crew of Zipline Guides and Treetops Adventure Park/KidZip Rangers, Mountain Bike Coaches and Trail Builders, Camp Counselors and After School Mountain Bike Instructors and an awesome office team at our Welcome Center. We are also so grateful for our guests who came to visit us from dozens of states across the country and countries from around the world. As we move into the Holiday Season, we are very thankful that we can continue to celebrate what we live for all year long, which is families coming together to create new memories.
While you are picking your favorite pumpkin or preparing your Thanksgiving Feast, be sure to include the Adventure Center of Asheville in your outdoor family plans! Families with kids ages 4 and over can climb on our aerial Adventure Park for an awesome family-bonding experience. Families with kids ages 4-10 can zip on our KidZip park which was created for that age to be able to fly through the trees! Ages 8 and over can try out our Asheville Zipline Canopy Tours 60 feet in the air with double zips, sky bridges, and awesome views of Downtown Asheville. And Kolo Bike Park, for all ages of shredders, is a perfect mountain bike sampler pack! Ride on Sundays for only $10 for the day!
Asheville’s Best Family-Friendly Halloween Festival! The 10th Annual Haunted Trail with the aerial Glow Trail presented by Mellow Mushroom is the best event in WNC for ages 3-12 to enjoy a fun Halloween event.
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