Viewing nature from a different perspective.
Start your summer adrenaline by tackling dangling obstacles, exploring trees from a new perspective, and flying around multiple zip lines from exciting heights. Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park (Go Ape) is an unparalleled outdoor adventure experience in Cleveland, Ohio.
Go Ape offers four unique thrill-seeking activities for everyone in the trees and on the ground—the Treetop Adventure, Treetop Journey, Axe Throwing, and Forest Escape. They spotlight the forest’s natural beauty while offering new ways to view indigenous wildlife and plant life. There are options for all ages, including beginners and young ones.
The Treetop Adventure will keep you challenged, present, and living in the moment. Enjoy a 2–3-hour aerial journey through the forest canopy, where you will engage every sense in a fully immersive and visually stunning forest setting. The adventure starts with a safety briefing, a harness fitting, and highly trained instructors will assist you in learning the ropes.
Let the fun begin as you climb a rope ladder into the beautiful trees. You will then navigate wobbly bridges, traverse through obstacles, and conquer the unique free drop “Tarzan” swing. Ride the zipline back down to the forest floor and repeat.
Go Ape Treetop Journey offers one hour of engaging outdoor recreation and is the introduction to high ropes for all ages. It focuses on getting you off the ground and into the trees with over 20 obstacles and two zip lines. An instructor will fit you into a harness and ensure you are safely connected the entire time you are in the trees.
This course is split into three loops that increase in difficulty. You will connect to a loop and climb stairs up into the trees. From there, you will navigate aerial bridges, nets, and planks designed to challenge and excite. One will gain a new and unique perspective on the great outdoors. Each loop will end with a thrilling zipline taking you back to the forest floor. Once again, repeat any loops you want within your one-hour journey. There is no age limit, but you must be at least 3’3″ tall.
Your fun doesn’t have to stop above ground as there is plenty to do on the forest grounds. Try your hand at Go Ape Axe Throwing. Gain the satisfaction of sticking an axe in a target where technique is more important than strength. Compete with your friends and family to make it a memorable experience and earn bragging rights. The hatchets weigh under 2 pounds allowing ease of throwing. Instructors will give you tips on how to throw the hatchet and go over safety rules. You must be 10 years of age or older to participate.
Escape rooms are just not meant for indoors. At Go Ape, they take a different approach and allow the forest and trees to be the playground. When you “EscAPE” with family, friends, and co-workers, your team works together using your best problem-solving skills in a fun, immersive natural environment. You will have one hour to solve puzzles and tackle mental challenges. The minimum age is seven years of age.
Take learning outside. Everyday Go Ape utilizes science, technology, engineering, and mathematical skills to deliver a “tree-mendous” experience. Children can observe various core STEM principles in action as they swing through trees, have a blast, and create memories. When you book a STEM Program, you will receive an activity sheet to bring your lesson to life. Decide on a level-appropriate option on topics from Geometry, Physics, or Biology. At Go Ape, they want students fired up and excited to learn.
Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park’s first site opened in Rockville, Maryland, in 2010. Today, 15 sites operate throughout the United States. They are an industry leader regarding safety, with over 10 million participants worldwide having safely used their courses. Every step needed is taken to ensure guests’ safety, including daily staff inspections of equipment and the course, detailed and documented monthly staff inspections, and standard annual inspections by industry professionals.
“At Go Ape, we strive to provide guests with a tree-mendous experience that helps them get out of their comfort zone,” said Jason Budden, Chief Operating Officer. “Our fun, exciting and confidence building activities are perfect for friends, families, group outings and more. Whether you are an experienced adventurer or just beginning your time in the trees, Go Ape is an amazing option to enjoy the outdoors.”
Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park is located at the Mill Run Reservation which is part of Cleveland’s Metroparks. A portion of every ticket sale goes back to the park, making it easier to preserve the natural areas and provide a rich outdoor experience for all. For more information, visit www.goape.com.