If you’re a family that likes to stay active together, Go Ape Treetop Adventures offer a unique experience in an outdoor obstacle course. Situated in a forest canopy in the North Park section of Pittsburgh, the course takes guests on an adventure lasting between 2 to 3 hours through various obstacles, gliding along on zip lines, Tarzan swings, and rail tracks. It’s a truly thrilling experience and a good workout as well. Our Pittsburgh adoption agents highly recommend a visit to the Go Ape Treetop Adventure if you’re looking for a new and exciting family outing.
Requirements For Participation
While these Treetop Adventures are a great family outing, your youngest children, unfortunately, will not be able to participate. The minimum age for participation is 10 years old and the minimum height is 4 feet, 7 inches. There is also a maximum weight limit of 285 pounds.
There also must be one participating adult supervising up to two 10-15 year old participants. 16-17 year old participants do not require adult supervision.
Obstacle Course Features
The North Park Treetop Adventure obstacle course is full of all kinds of fun features, including:
- 5 obstacle course sections
- 41 crossings, including the Pirates Crossing, Chantemerle Crossing, and more
- 2 Tarzan swings
- 5 zip lines
An experience here will surely leave you with lasting memories of a unique family bonding experience.
Other Park Amenities
There are plenty of other park amenities outside of the obstacle course, such as:
- Bike Trails
- Kayak Rentals
- Food & Drinks
- Kids Play Area
- Swimming Pool
- Gift Shop
- Golf Course
- Miniature Golf Course
- Dog Park
Can I Watch If I Don’t Want To Participate?
Yes, if you’re afraid of heights or just not in the mood for an obstacle course, then you can watch your kids and other family members complete the course from one of the trails located below the course, which are free of charge.
When dealing with a treetop obstacle course, guest safety is an obvious priority. Before beginning the course, staff members will make sure you have everything you need to stay safe and secure during your adventure. This includes providing you with various safety equipment, such as harnesses, pulleys, and carabineers. You’ll also be given a 30-minute safety instruction briefing and training session in how to use the equipment safely. Instructors are also constantly on patrol in the forest and supervising the course, just in case you need any assistance or have any questions while completing the course.
The large and diverse course has the following physical specs:
- Longest zip line of 440 feet
- Highest platform of 40 feet
- Longest crossing of 60 feet
- Total course length of 2,631 feet