Bemis Woods Forest Preserves

1100 Ogden Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558, USA


Go Ape Activities

TREETOP ADVENTURE

This is the big one! Our original Treetop Adventure in the canopy. Looking for 40 foot high tree-to-tree crossings, super long zip lines and heart-stopping Tarzan swings? Search no more. A 2-3 hour adventure like no other awaits you.

553ft

Longest zipline

45

Unique and exciting obstacles

43ft

Highest platform

Ages 16+: $58    |    Ages 10 – 15: $38

Min Age: 10 years

Min Height: 4 ft 7 in

Max Weight: 285 lbs

Supervision Requirements:
Youth (10-15): One participating adult (18+) must supervise up to two 10-15 year olds.

TREETOP JOURNEY

The perfect introduction to aerial adventure, taking you into a parallel world up in the trees. Live in the moment whilst navigating suspended bridges, obstacles and zip lines. Immerse yourself in nature for 1 hour and inspire a love for the outdoors. You can do it!  

194ft

Longest zipline

21

Unique and exciting obstacles

30ft

Highest platform

All Ages: $28

Min Age: None

Min Height: 3 ft 3 in

Max Weight: 285 lbs

Supervision Requirements:
Child (5 & Under): A participating adult (18+) must supervise every two children.
Youth (6 -15): One adult (18+) must supervise up to eight youths. Adults can watch from the ground.

ABOUT THE LOCATION

Bemis Woods South is a premier nature hub in Western Springs, Illinois, and part of the Forest Preserves. Go Ape features adventures for all! If you’re an adventure junkie or simply a nature lover, our Chicago aerial ropes courses offer two options so outdoor recreation enthusiasts of all ages and fitness levels can enjoy a unique experience.

More than a simple high ropes canopy tour, the Treetop Adventure features suspended obstacles, Tarzan Swings and multiple zip lines. This course takes between 2-3 hours to complete. Treetop Journey is a 1-hour activity, appropriate for all and ages and a great introduction to an aerial adventure course.

Epic zip lines and treetop views leave guests with a bucket list worthy experience.

 

A family tackling a Go Ape Treetop Adventure course tackling multiple levels of aerial obstacles, tarzan swings and zip lines

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