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

Go Ape Zipline Chicago

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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+: $64.95    |    Ages 10 – 15: $48.95

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 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: $32.95

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): Adult supervision from the course or ground is required.

Additional Requirements:

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

TREETOP DISCOVERY (LIMITED SESSIONS)

The next step toward adventure takes some courageous Discovery! This experience is a shortened version (approx. 60-90 minutes) of our original Treetop Adventure (2-3 hours), introducing you to some of the long ziplines and tree-to-tree crossings our course has to offer. Offered on select days, normally at the end of the day.

312ft

Longest zipline

22

Unique and exciting obstacles

30ft

Highest platform

All ages: $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 are REQUIRED. You may bring your own or purchase from Go Ape.

TREETOP NETS

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 one-hour experience.

25ft

up in the air

1800 sqft

of bouncy nets to explore

Ages 2+: $22.95

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.

AXE THROWING

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

$19.95/person per hour

Discounts available when packaged with other Go Ape activities!

Minimum Age: 16 years

FOREST ESCAPE

Forest EscAPE is an interactive and unique outdoor experience for families, friends, & co-workers. Work together with your best problem solving skills in a fun & immersive natural environment. Pick your teammates carefully, because each session is private, and it’s up to you to conquer all the forest contains. Forest EscAPE is perfect for birthday parties, team building, scout groups, and more.

60

Minutes to escAPE

6

Unique challenges

$19.95/person per hour

Minimum Age: None

Supervision Requirements:
Ages under 7 (recommended 5+): One adult (18+) is required to supervise per Forest EscAPE game. They must supervise as a participant.
Ages 7 – 15: One adult (18+) is required to supervise per Forest EscAPE game. They can supervise as a participant or as a non-participant while following the group through the forest.
Ages 16 – 17: 16- and 17-year-olds do not require a supervising adult, but they do require a waiver signed by their legal guardian.

 

Current Mission:

You’re an incredibly talented researcher. The Field Museum, Adler Planetarium, the Art Institute of Chicago – all thriving because of you and your team’s skills. That’s why the city has reached out. Because of your boundless curiosity, your ability to inspire future generations, and your knowledge of unusual and unique collections, you have a vital role to play. There have been reports of artifacts going missing all around Chicago – even the Bean is no where to be found! Help find Chicago’s most renowned sights so that we can help people get back to discovering what we have to offer – and become better stewards too.

Come visit our thrilling outdoor adventure park and ropes course in Bemis Woods Forest Preserves. Zipline Chicago today!

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.

GIFT CARDS

Give the gift of adventure. Score yourself a unique gift for that adventurer in your life. Gift memories, not things - with an outdoor experience at Go Ape.