Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures at Adventure Center of Asheville is just one mile from the heart of downtown and just four miles from Biltmore Estate! Ride 11 ziplines, walk across three sky bridges and enjoy great views of downtown Asheville and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains from the course, especially from atop the 54-foot Jinga Tower and high in 150-year old majestic white oaks. Two zip lines on the full course are double "side by side" zip lines. The longest is more than 1200-feet long! With a design of progressively increasing heights and lengths of the zip lines, the course allows "flyers" the opportunity to build confidence before experiencing the big heights or longer lines.
While in flight, you reach heights of more than 70 feet and speeds of up to 35 or 40 miles per hour. Two "Canopy Rangers" escort each tour of up to 10 guests and will spend time on the 2.5-hour tour sharing the history of the area and natural features of the course. Numerous tours run daily and are expected to run year-round (weather permitting). For added comfort, there are numerous exit points along the course. It's fun for all fitness levels and no experience is needed.
For more info and to make reservations for Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures, click here to visit their Web site.
Closed toed shoes required. Harness seats will wrap around your upper thigh, shoulders, and waist so shirts and pants should cover modestly. Long hair must be tied back and secured and please leave your cell phones in the car. All flyers must be in reasonably good physical condition. All participants must be able to raise their arms over head to self regulate speed and braking. Canopy Rangers will provide safety instruction & back-up systems. All Canopy Tour Rangers are trained to ACCT standards. Age/Weight range: 10 years and 70 lbs to 250 lbs. Weight variations effect momentum when zipping.
Advance reservations are required. Click here to visit their Web site and make reservations
- Kid Zip: Bring the kids to enjoy America's first zip line adventure designed for ages 4-10 years old. It includes nine zip lines and four fun climbing elements. It is a self-guided tour with the exception of an adult escort. Ziplines range from 50 feet to 250 feet long and up to 25 feet high. Read more about Adventure Center of Asheville.
- TreeQuest: After your zipline ride, try out their very unique adventure that combines tree climbing and rock climbing by attaching rock climbing holds to the trees. Choose from four short "bouldering" climbs, only 6-8 feet high, or five full climbs, up to 35 feet high. It's extremely safe since you'll wear a full body harness and a controlled decent device lowers you when you complete your climb. Read more Adventure Center of Asheville.
- From the East or Downtown Asheville: Take I-240 West until you cross the French Broad River. Take Exit 3A straight onto Hwy 19/23 also known as Patton Avenue. Turn right at second light (Denny's) onto Regent Park Drive. Turn left at end of road at sign for Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures is at the top of the hill on your left
- From the West (I-26, I-40, I-240): Take I-240 East to Exit 3A (left hand exit ramp). Turn right at second light (at Denny's) onto Regent Park Drive. Turn left at end of road at sign for Crowne Plaza Resort, Asheville Zipline Canopy Adventures is at the top of the hill on your left.
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