Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park Coming to Arlington March 3
Tuesday January 31, 2023
River Legacy Park East site of new adventure experiences for residents of all ages
ARLINGTON, TX – January 31, 2023 – City of Arlington Parks and Recreation and Go Ape, the nation’s premier Zipline & Adventure Park company, announced today that two brand new zipline and ropes courses will open to the public Friday, March 3, at River Legacy Park – East in Arlington, TX. Go Ape will bring a variety of exciting outdoor activities to Arlington’s foremost recreation hub, including epic ziplines over the majestic Trinity River.
“Partnering with Go Ape, the premier zipline and ropes course vendor in the U.S., is an exciting opportunity to provide a thrilling outdoor experience for Arlington residents and visitors alike, and gives us the chance to showcase our parks system from a new vantage point,” said Parks and Recreation Director James Orloski. “We can’t wait to see the smiles as adventure-seekers soar through the skies!”
Go Ape will offer three unique activities for guests to explore the beautiful River Legacy Park East, including the Treetop Adventure, a 3-hour high-ropes course featuring spectacular views. This experience includes 60+ aerial crossings and obstacles, a massive Tarzan swing, and multiple thrilling ziplines over the Trinity River. The Treetop Journey course is a fun-filled 1-hour experience including 30 obstacles and two ziplines, all while 20 feet above the ground. Safety systems ensure participants stay attached the entire time they are on either course. The adventure park in Arlington will also include an Outdoor Axe Throwing range where participants can throw hatchets at targets and compete with their friends in various games and challenges.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Arlington Parks and Recreation to bring a variety of adventurous experiences to Arlington and the surrounding communities,” said Go Ape Chief Executive Officer, Vernon West. “These activities will be open to participants of all ages and skill levels. Our instructors will provide a tree-mendous experience for all guests, giving them a unique and fun adventure with the highlight being a 550-foot zipline over the Trinity River.”
Go Ape, has 15 locations across the United States, including a site in Plano, TX at the Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve and a new site opening in Sugar Land, TX this spring.
Quick Facts about the Go Ape Activities
- 60+ obstacles and five ziplines, 40 feet in the air
- Costs $59.95 – $64.95 and guests have 3 hours to explore at their pace
- Open for all ages, but participants must be at 4’7” tall
- Youth guests age 15 and under must be accompanied on the course by an adult.
- 30 obstacles and two ziplines, 20 feet in the air
- Costs $39.95 and guests have 1 hour to explore at their pace
- Open for all ages, but participants must be at least 3’3” tall
- Children under 6 must be accompanied on the course by an adult, while participants age 6 to 15 must be supervised by an adult either accompanying them on the course or from below on the ground.
Outdoor Axe Throwing
- Four lanes and various recommended games
- Costs $19.95 and guests have 1 hour to hurl hatchets at the target
- Ages 10+ and participants age 15 and under must be supervised by an adult
About Go Ape
Go Ape’s mission is to inspire everyone to live life adventurously while simultaneously advocating for social and environmental responsibility. Our partnerships with public park and forest preserve systems allow Go Ape to actively support this mission through revenue sharing and stewardship actions. Go Ape Zipline and Adventure Parks allow participants to explore their natural environment across a variety of outdoor activities. Visit goape.com.
About Arlington Parks and Recreation
The mission of the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department is to provide quality facilities and services that are responsive to a diverse community and sustained with a focus on partnerships, innovation and environmental leadership. Arlington is a vibrant city that enjoys a high quality of life through great parks and exceptional recreational opportunities. These services provide a foundation for the physical, social, economic and environmental viability and well-being of the community. Visit naturallyfun.org.