Rules & Guidelines

Adventure Park (Zip  Line, Climbing Wall, and Ropes Course) participants must:

  • Pay admissions and receive wrist-band at the NEW Zoo Visitor Center before proceeding to Adventure Park Base Camp (follow signs to trailer)
  • Present receipt to the Ground School Guide
  • Wear closed-toed and closed-heeled shoes only
  • Long hair must be tied back, and is recommended to be tied above shoulder height when possible
  • Be able to complete the Ground School requirements
  • Leave personal items, including items in pockets, in your vehicle
  • Supervise all minors at all times
  • Everyone must understand and accept the risks involved. A Waiver must be signed by ALL participants and/or their guardians.

Additional Requirements:

Zipline:

  • Must be 80-275 pounds
  • Must be at least 8 years old
  • No major pre-existing medical conditions

Ropes Course:

  • Must be at least 8 years old
  • Must be able to pass “Ground School” and demonstrate the ability to transfer the “SmartSnap.”  Adult/competent persons’ assistance may be required.
  • Minimum height of 48” and/or minimum reach of 65”, or must be accompanied by an adult/competent person to assist with transfers.
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • No major pre-existing medical conditions

Kids Ropes Course:

  • Must be at least 6 years old
  • Must be able to pass “Ground School” and demonstrate the ability to transfer the “SmartSnap.” Adult/competent persons’ assistance may be required.
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • No major pre-existing medical conditions

Climbing Tower:

  • Must be at least 8 years old
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • No major pre-existing medical conditions

Please note:

The courses are subject to close due to serious weather. Refunds will not be provided, but tickets can be used on a different date through the end of the year.

We recommend that groups download and complete the Waiver forms in advance, to turn in when you arrive at the Adventure Park.  The Waiver form is available to download here:  Adventure Park Waiver

 

**Glow Zip Participant Requirements**

  • Details about the Glow Zip can be found on this page
  • “Glow Zip” Participants must meet all previously stated participant requirements above
  • Participants must purchase wristbands at the Ski Lodge located in Reforestation camp adjacent to the Adventure Park. Ticket sales will stop @ 7:30pm.
  • All costume accessories must meet all safety requirements, possible costume concerns are as follows:
    • Capes, wigs, hats, masks, swords, candy bags etc. may need to be removed or left behind with a friend/family member or in vehicle to eliminate potential hazards and allow for proper gear fitting. The NEW ZOO cannot store any personal items while participant is on the Zip Line.
    • NEW ZOO and Adventure Park is not responsible for any lost or misplaced costume items or accessories.
    • Full body costumes must allow for proper harness and helmet fitting.
    • Costume footwear must allow for participant to safely walk on trails and climb the stairs of the 50’ zip line tower.
    • Costumes shall not restrict participant vision and ability to follow trails to and from zip line in low light settings.