ADVENTURE TO NEW HEIGHTS

Bemis Woods Forest Preserves - 1100 Ogden Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558

Bemis Woods Forest Preserves
1100 Ogden Avenue, Western Springs, IL 60558

Our forest doors are open! Please review our COVID-19 page with important NEW procedures.

CHOOSE AN ACTIVITY

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 ziplines 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+: $59.95    |    Ages 10 – 15: $39.95

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.

Additional Requirements:

Gloves and face coverings are REQUIRED. You may bring your own or purchase from Go Ape.

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 ziplines. Immerse yourself in nature for one 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: $29.95

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.

Additional Requirements:

Gloves and face coverings are REQUIRED. You may bring your own or purchase from Go Ape.

TREETOP NETS (Coming soon!)

Go Ape Treetop Nets is like a jungle gym in the trees! You’ll explore a variety of treehouses, bouncy nets and giant slides, all with a beautiful view of the park! Have fun playing around in the forest canopy during this unique two-hour experience.

25ft

up in the air

1800 sqft

of bouncy nets to explore

Ages 2+: $29.95

Min Age: 2 years

Max Weight: 250 lbs

Supervision Requirements:
Child (2-4): A participating adult (18+) must supervise every two children.
Youth (5-15): One adult (18+) must supervise up to six youths. Adults can watch from the ground or in the nets.

Additional Requirements:

Face coverings are required for all participants. You may bring your own or purchase from Go Ape.

AXE THROWING (NEW FOR 2021!)

Outdoor Axe Throwing provides the satisfaction of sticking an axe in the target in a beautiful park setting. Technique is more important than strength, and during the 1-hour session you have the opportunity to compete with your friends. Ready, set, throw!

30

Average throws per hour

5

Unique games

4

Outdoor targets

$17.95/person per hour

Discounts available when packaged with other Go Ape activities!

Minimum Age: 16 years

Additional Requirements:

Face coverings are REQUIRED. You may bring your own or purchase from Go Ape.

Mom watches from wooden platform while daughter rides zipline, smiling and gripping her safety lines
Young boy bounces on suspension nets to gain enough height to mount a large rubber ball

About Bemis Woods Forest Preserves

Bemis Woods South is a premier nature hub in Western Springs, Illinois, and part of the Forest Preserves. Go Ape Zipline & Adventure Park 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 ziplines. 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 ziplines and treetop views leave guests with a bucket list worthy experience.

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