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Ziplining in New England

ziplining in autumnCanopy tours and ziplining in New England have become all the craze for tourist, families and adrenaline junkies alike. There’s something liberating about soaring 200 feet above the tree line–– the rush of air at your face––the decent amongst solid trunks of pine, hemlock, oak, beech and birch. Even more exhilarating, 60 foot drops and high speed wrap–and–weaves through trees and brush ––the feel of your feet meeting broken ground.

Depending on your fear-factor or comfort level, many canopy and ziplining locations in New England offer a combination of different experiences ranging from short,  high-speed descents on a single cable to 1-3 hour canopy tours on multiple cables and platforms.

Ziplining costs vary from as little as $30 to just under $100 depending on the extent of your tour. Ziplining is not difficult. It involves putting on a safety harness, latching yourself to a cable and knowing how to brake–– all of which you are instructed on how to do before taking the plunge. After that, tension and gravity does the rest.

Ziplining is a growing sport and adventure activity that both outdoor enthusiast and families can enjoy almost year round in New England. Ziplining and canopy tours offer a unique way to view  panoramic and seasonal landscapes of New England with unusual twists. ...And I can't wait to give it a try! 

Below is a listing of Ziplining and canopy tours in New England. It is highly recommend that you make  reservations in advance.  Also, be sure to refer to individual sites for child age and weight restrictions. See you on the ropes!

 

Ziplining and Canopy Tours in New England

 

 

Zip Line Connecticut:

 

Brownstone Exploration and Discovery Park in Portland, Connecticut
Empower Zip Line Canopy Tours in Middletown, Connecticut
Mark’s Tree Farm
in Colchester, Connecticut
The Manchester Ropes Challenge Course in Manchester, Connecticut
Sono Field House in Norwalk, Connecticut
Woodbury Ski Area in Woodbury, Connecticut

 

Zip Line Maine:

Monkey C Monkey Do in Winscasset, Maine
Monkey Trunks Extreme Aerial Adventure in Saco, Maine
Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley, Maine
Sunday River in Newry, Maine

 

Zip Line Massachusetts:

Berkshire East Canopy Tour in Charlemont, Massachusetts
Deerfield Valley in Charlemont, Massachusetts
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort Aerial Adventure in Hancock, Massachusetts
Zoar Outdoor Deerfield Valley Zipline Canopy Tours in Charlemont, Massachusetts

 

Zip Line New Hampshire:

Aerial Treetop Adventures in Guilford, New Hampshire
Bretton Woods Canopy Tour in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire
Cranemore Mountain in North Conway, New Hampshire
Escape Velocity Zip Line in Candia, New Hampshire
Gunstock Adventure Park Zip Tour Zipline in Gilford, New Hampshire
Loon Mountain in Lincoln, New Hampshire
Monkey Trunks Extreme Aerial Adventure at Weirs Beach, New Hampshire
Mount Sunapee Adventure Park in Newbury, New Hampshire
Morningside Flight Park in Charlestown, New Hampshire
Treetop Canopy Tour by Alpine Adventures in Lincoln, New Hampshire
Wildcat Mountain Ziprider in Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire

Zip Line Rhode Island:

 

University of Rhode Island Northwoods Challenge Course in Kingston, Rhode Island

 

Zip Line Vermont:

AborTrek Canopy Tours at Smuggler’s Notch, Vermont
Bromley Vermont’s Summer Adventure in Peru, Vermont.
Northern Lights Rock and Ice Zip Line in Essex Junction, Vermont
Okemo’s Sawyers Sweep Zip Line in Ludlow, Vermont
Sugarbush Zipline in Warren, Vermont

 

 


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Comments (2)
2 Monday, 03 September 2012 06:45
Jeff
There is also a ziplining place in Charlestown, New Hampshire....
1 Sunday, 19 August 2012 08:56
Laney
You left out the Adventure Park at Sunapee in New Hampshire.

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