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Top 10 Ropes Courses Around Houston

High ropes courses are not only known for their unique ways of challenging thrill-seekers and climbing enthusiasts, but also for the way they utilize wood products in their obstacle installations.  From suspended balance logs to soaring piling platforms, ropes courses continuously push the limit for park engineers and participants alike.  Down below are 10 of the top high ropes courses around Houston, TX!

10. Texas A&M Commerce Outdoor  Adventure Program

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The Texas A&M Commerce Outdoor Adventure program offers adventure based learning opportunities for groups to develop as a team.  Their high ropes course features over 20 plus high elements, ranging from traverse elements to vertical high elements, to specialty high elements.  In addition, they offer 14 low challenge course elements, 18 high ropes course challenges, and more!  You can find this team building course in Commerce, Texas.

9. Youth Odyssey

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Focusing on a challenging and high ropes course experience for youth, Youth Odyssey’s high elements ropes course emphasizes individual challenge, facing fears, and personal accomplishment.  The ropes course attraction ranges from multi-vine to a two line rope bridge.  Aside from the high ropes course attractions, Youth Odyssey offers low elements such as triangle traverse, spider webs, and more.  Youth Odyssey is located in Corpus Christi and is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.

8. Georgetown Challenge Course

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Nestled among the trees lining the North San Gabriel River, Georgetown Challenge Course is a year-round course consisting of 22 high elements, parallel zip-lines, and two climbing walls.  In addition, the course staff is capable of providing special skill workshops, rock climbing, and rappelling.  Georgetown Challenge Course & Adventure Program is located in Georgetown, TX and is open Monday through Sunday from 8am to 7pm.

7. Lubbock Adventure Park

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Spanning more than 20 acres of land, Lubbock’s Adventure Park notable attractions are the 30 feet adventure towers that take participants soaring above the ground.  In addition, participants can expect to encounter wobbly tightropes, cross unstable bridges, and more than 45 additional challenging obstacles.  Adventure Park is open Monday through Thursday from 11am-8pm Friday through Saturday from 10am-11pm, and Sunday from 12pm-8pm.

6. Trinity Forest Adventure Park

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Located in Dallas, TX, Trinity Forest Adventure Park is an aerial adventure park for fans of high height thrill-seekers.  The park consists of numerous high ropes courses with varying levels of difficulty with the highest point being 50 feet.  From tight ropes to zip lines, Trinity Forest Adventure park has over 70 obstacle elements and over 20 zip lines throughout their high ropes courses!  Trinity Forest Adventure Park is open 7 days a week, 10am to 7pm. 

5. TexasTreeVentures

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28 foot high tree-to-tree crossings, 40 unique high rope obstacle elements, and a 423 foot zipline are just some of the challenges you will encounter when you visit Go Ape Zipline and Adventure Park in Oak Point Park.  Sitting on a whopping 800 acres, Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve is Plano’s largest park featuring over 8 miles of trails, kayaking, high ropes courses, and ziplining.  Traverse through 40 crossings and suspended obstacles while flying from treetop to ground.  Go Ape Zipline and Adventure Park is located in Plano, TX and is open 10 am to 3pm, Fridays and Mondays, and 9:30am to 4pm, Saturdays and Sundays.

4. Go Ape

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28 foot high tree-to-tree crossings, 40 unique high rope obstacle elements, and a 423 foot zipline are just some of the challenges you will encounter when you visit Go Ape Zipline and Adventure Park in Oak Point Park.  Sitting on a whopping 800 acres, Oak Point Park & Nature Preserve is Plano’s largest park featuring over 8 miles of trails, kayaking, high ropes courses, and ziplining.  Traverse through 40 crossings and suspended obstacles while flying from treetop to ground.  Go Ape Zipline and Adventure Park is located in Plano, TX and is open 10 am to 3pm, Fridays and Mondays, and 9:30am to 4pm, Saturdays and Sundays.

3. Big Rivers Waterpark – Aerial Adventures

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Rising up to 84 feet above the ground, Big Rivers Waterpark’s Aerial Adventures has some of the longest and highest zip lines in Texas.  Their high ropes course has over 50 varying activities to give all levels of participants a challenge.  Big Rivers Water Parks’ high ropes course attractions range from thrill-seeking height climbing walls to a 70 foot high free fall tower.  Big Rivers Waterpark is located in New Caney, TX and is open 7 days a week, 10:30am to 5pm.

2. Moody Gardens – Sky Trail® Ropes Course

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Self-proclaimed as the tallest steel ropes course on the Gulf Coast, the five-tier Sky Trail® Ropes Course is an 81-foot high ropes course filled with 48 fascinating obstacles.  The Galveston located high-ropes course ranges from criss-cross tight ropes to burma buckets.  Each participant is fitted with a full body harness and a sling line to allow them to choose their path while navigating the course.  Sky Trail® Ropes Course is located within Moody Gardens in Galveston, TX and is open 7 days a week, 10am to 6pm.

1. Natural Bridge Caverns – Twisted Trails

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Being the world’s largest challenge course, touting over 685 total feet of suspended track, Natural Bridge Caverns Twisted Trails is a 60-foot high ropes course with seven zip rails.  The high ropes course is structured into four levels, each consisting of traditional elements such as vertical rope ladders, double beams, and lily pads.  Each participant is outfitted with a full-body safety harness and sling line to allow full control of which challenges and courses they take as they navigate the ziplines.  Natural Bridge Cavern is located in San Antonio and is open 7 days a week, 9am to 5pm.

 

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