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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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, and even city/comfort bikes.
Afterschool Fall Fun! Weekly after school programs designed to supplement an altered online school day at our 100-acre Adventure Center, minutes from downtown Asheville, for 5-8 year-old and 9-15 year-old students.
Our outdoor program will incorporate age-appropriate outdoor education immersive learning, experiential science lessons, outdoor wilderness hard skills, low ropes team building, and challenge by choice high adventures at our Treetops Adventure Park and our TreeQuest climbing challenge.
Combining science with high adventure, each day students will conduct experiments, learn through hands-on programs, and then participate in high adventure activities. Using our 100 acres of outdoor space, students will figure out how science relates to fun real-life experiences.
Weekly program will include:
Our Assistant Director, Callie Stevens, who has worked in the outdoor education field for over 10 years, teaching environmental education and leading high adventure activities, will be creating and leading these programs. With an undergraduate degree in Outdoor Education and a Master’s in Environmental Education, she teaches outdoor education programs mixed with learning, team building and lots of fun!
Come join us for an unforgettable after school fall adventure!
Limited spaces available! Reservations are required by calling our welcome center at 828.225.2921
The Adventure Center of Asheville is excited to be the 2020 venue for the 8th Annual Haunted Trail. The no-touch no-contact outdoor Haunted Trail is the only Halloween event in Asheville that is ideal for children ages 3-12 years old. Experience a family-friendly heart pumping walk with live actors, spooky sounds, and spectacular props. The younger ghouls can enjoy the (actor-free) “Sweet Peek Tour” of the Trail at 6:30pm before it gets dark.
This year The Treetops Adventure Park Aerial Glow Trail will also be available for ages 4 and over. Climb on one trail while it is illuminated with thousands of colored twinkle and laser lights.
In addition to the Trails, there will also be spooky live entertainment, no touch activities while in line, and food and beverages available including hot chocolate. It is a perfect way to celebrate the Halloween season with the family.
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.
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