ZIP LINE ADVENTURES!

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Welcome to most amazing Zip Line adventure out there! We hold the record for World’s Longest Zip Line Canopy Tour, and we pride ourselves in providing a thrilling and supremely safe experience for all our guests. Our guides will provide thorough instruction and will make you feel confident, giving you space to focus on the beautiful sights and thrilling heights! All Tours include FREE pictures!

How it works

We have 4 levels of zip lines, each one increasing in length, speed, and height. Each level builds on the one before. While you are out on tour, you can upgrade to the next tour level if time allows, and you meet weight and age requirements. Once you get started, you won’t want the fun to end!

Don’t forget to add-on even more thrills! Depending on the level of zip line tour, you can add on the Power Free-Fall, Amazing Flight of the Falcon, Ridge Runner, or Terminator Corner! Descriptions of add-on options can be found after Tour information.

LEVEL 1: FOREST OR WOODLAND TOUR

It all starts here!

  • Minimum age: 8 years
  • Minimum weight: 50 lbs.
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for women and 285 lbs. for men
  • Approximate time: 1 – 1.5 hours
  • Price: $59 per person

Glide among old growth trees in a deep hardwood forest.

Enjoy 9 zip lines, one or two Sky bridges and a cool tower. The Forest tour and Woodland tour are designed with families in mind and has a lower weight limit of 50 lbs. so some of the smaller ones in the family can participate.

LEVEL 2: THE FLIGHT PATTERN ZIP LINE CANOPY TOUR

Get ready for MORE big thrills and continue to- Level 2 – The Flight Pattern Zip Line Tour!

  • Includes Level 1 before moving on to Level 2
  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Minimum weight: 90 lbs.
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for women and 285 lbs. for men
  • Approximate time: 1.5 – 2.5 hours
  • Price: $89 per person
  • Eligible add-ons: Power Free Fall and Terminator Corner

You will start to get a bit more extreme on this course, flying over 900 and 1,000 foot-long ziplines as you go down a line 200 feet high above Snake Creek Gorge. This tour allows you to get up close to Mother Nature with another 9 sky bridge walks, ranging up to 80 feet in height. You will experience a total of 12 zip lines and up to 10 sky bridges, crossing the Lost Gorge two times.

LEVEL 3: THE FLIGHT PATTERN PLUS ZIP LINE CANOPY TOUR

Are you ready for High Speeds?  This tour includes the double Big Daddy Zip Line!

  • Includes Levels 1 and 2 before moving on to Level 3
  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Minimum weight: 90 lbs.
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for women and 285 lbs. for men
  • Approximate time: 2.5 – 3.5 hours
  • Price: $109 per person
  • Eligible add-ons: Flight of the Falcon (see Flight of the Falcon description for specific weight restrictions), Power Free Fall, Ridge Runner, and Terminator Corner

At 1500 feet long, you can soar at speeds up to 55 to 60 mph. End the tour at another high speed, 900-foot-long Swoop line that takes you along the beautiful Snake Creek.

LEVEL 4: THE EXTREME ZIP LINE CANOPY TOUR

Looking for an EXTREME Adventure? This is the tour for YOU!

  • Includes Levels 1, 2, and 3 before moving on to Level 4
  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Minimum weight: 90 lbs.
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for women and 285 lbs. for men
  • Approximate time: 3.5 – 4 hours
  • Price: $169 per person
  • Eligible add-ons: Flight of the Falcon (see Flight of the Falcon description for specific weight restrictions), Power Free Fall, Ridge Runner, and Terminator Corner

After taking the ride down Big Daddy, traverse above the beautiful Snake Creek Gorge on several unique suspension bridges! Take the ultimate trek on Sky Trek, a 600-foot-long monster suspension bridge over 100 feet above the creek! Ride the 1000-foot-long Predator zip line back across the creek and begin your climb up our 100-foot-tall tower to soar down Screaming Eagle! Screaming Eagle is 2,500 feet long and goes 70-75 mph! This tour is a true aerial expedition!

THE ALL DAY RUSH (ADR) TOUR

The All Day Rush (ADR) Zip Line Tour at Historic Banning Mills is eight hours of extreme fun without having to do any of the course twice!

  • Includes as much of Levels 1 – 4 that can be fit into one day, Ridge Runner Tour, Flight of the Falcon, The Terminator Aerial Adventure Challenge Park, 2 jumps off our Power Free Fall AND Lunch!
  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Minimum weight: 115 lbs.
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for women and 285 lbs. for men.
  • To participate in the Flight of the Falcon, participants must be at least 115 lbs. and no more than 250 lbs. (more details can be found in the Flight of the Falcon description below). If a participant does not meet the weight requirements for Flight of the Falcon, additional zip lines will be added instead.
  • Approximate time: 8 hours
  • Price: $279 per person

There is no other experience like this in the world of zip line. As much fun as you can fit in 8 hours!

The Ridge Runner Tour is an Ultimate Zip line tour. After climbing our Screaming Eagle Tower, you step off a platform and fly through a tunnel of trees at breath-taking speeds. Before you know it, you find yourself at one of the ridges of Snake Creek Gorge and 20 stories (200 FEET) above the ground.

The Amazing Flight of the Falcon is one of our Longest Extreme Zip lines at 3400 ft long! You get a special harness, so you fly down like Super Man! This is ONE OF THREE – ½ – mile long Super zip lines that will surely get your heart racing and bring a big smile to your face!

Don’t forget the 100 ft Power Free Fall! A true “Step of Faith”

THE TWO DAY RUSH TOUR

The Two Day Rush at Banning Mills is the ONLY way to do our entire zip line course WITHOUT having to do anything twice!

  • Includes our ENTIRE zip line course without having to do anything twice. The only one like it in the world. You also get Lunch both days.
  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Minimum weight: 115 lbs.
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for women and 285 lbs. for men
  • To participate in the Flight of the Falcon, participants must be at least 115 lbs. and no more than 250 lbs. (more details can be found in the Flight of the Falcon description below). If a participant does not meet the weight requirements for Flight of the Falcon, additional zip lines will be added instead.
  • Approximate time: 16 hours (two consecutive 8-hour days)
  • Price: $519 per person

In the Zip Line world, IT DOESN’T GET ANY BETTER THAN THIS!

The Two Day Rush is 16 hours of extreme zip line adventure. Enjoy 100 zip lines, 72 sky bridges, and if there’s time left, anything else you would like to do again! We are the only zip line course in the world that offers a tour like this!

TWO SPRINGS TOUR

Explore a whole other side of Banning Mills

  • Includes Level 1 and zip around Two Springs Lake 
  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Minimum weight: 90 lbs.
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for women and 285 lbs. for men
  • Approximate time: 1.5 – 2 hours
  • Price: $99 per person

Experience 18 zip lines ranging from 180′ long up to the 1800′ ‘Screamer’ and 8 cable/traverse bridges that zigzag across the beautiful Two Springs Lake. Enjoy a gorgeous view of the lake and giant oak trees on these faster, more advanced zip lines anywhere from 20′-150′ high. This course will also include Level One Beginning Forest Tour.

TWO SPRINGS ALL DAY

Keep your Two Springs Tour going with thrilling add ons and lunch!

  • Includes Level 1, Two Springs Tour, Power Free Fall, Flight of the Falcon, and Lunch. 
  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Minimum weight: 110 lbs.
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for women and 285 lbs. for men
  • To participate in the Flight of the Falcon, participants must be at least 115 lbs. and no more than 250 lbs. (more details can be found in the Flight of the Falcon description below). If a participant does not meet the weight requirements for Flight of the Falcon, additional zip lines will be added instead.
  • Approximate time: 4.5 – 5 hours
  • Price: $199 per person

Experience our highly sought after Two Springs Zipline Canopy Tour, Power Free Fall, AMAZING Flight of the Falcon line and Lunch!

CRAZY SQUIRREL VILLAGE

AERIAL ADVENTURES & ZIP LINES FOR EVERYONE 4+

Experience multiple layers of fun for almost the whole family! Crazy Squirrel features two unique tiers of aerial adventure for little ones and bigger ones to zip line, climb, swing, and explore!

Tier 1

  • Minimum age: 4 years
  • Children ages 4-10 must be accompanied by an adult on the course
  • Children ages 11 and up may go unaccompanied but must be able to reach a height of 44 inches
  • Minimum weight: N/A
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for women and 285 lbs. for men
  • Approximate time: 1.5 – 2.5 hours
  • Price: $29.95 per person

Crazy Squirrel Tier 1 is the perfect introduction to zip lining and aerial adventures for even the youngest explorers and thrill seekers! Children will experience five zip lines and nine aerial elements with heights ranging from four feet to twenty feet off the ground.

Tier 2

  • Minimum age: 9 years
  • Children ages 9-11 must be accompanied by an adult on the course
  • Children ages 11 and up may go unaccompanied but must be able to reach a height of 70 inches
  • Minimum weight: N/A
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for women and 285 lbs. for men
  • Approximate time: 2 – 3 hours
  • Price: $64.95 per person

Crazy Squirrel Tier 2 takes the fun to a whole new level and is guaranteed to give you a good night sleep! The second tier features 38 different aerial elements including zip lines and unique aerial challenges with heights ranging from 15 to 60 feet off the ground. This tier is split into two sections, allowing a break in the middle for water.

Want to conquer the entire Crazy Squirrel Course?!
With a combo ticket you can experience all the excitement Crazy Squirrel has to offer!

Price: $79.95 per person

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ZIP LINE TOUR ADD-ON OPTIONS

These thrilling options can be added onto eligible Zip Line Tours. When booking, add your preferred tour to your cart and you will then be prompted with an option to add on Ridge Runner or Flight of the Falcon. Terminator Corner must be booked over the phone.

RIDGE RUNNER TOUR:

  • Can be added onto level 3 or 4 only
  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Minimum weight: 90 lbs.
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for women and 285 lbs. for men
  • Price: $39 per person

Ridge Runner is the perfect add on for those looking to squeeze a few more amazing zip lines out of their adventure. Take on our Screaming Eagle Ridge Runner zip line, one of our three half-mile long zip lines. PLUS 3 more long and scenic zip lines and canopy walks that take you over and around the old paper mill located deep in the Snake Creek Gorge! This area of our course is full of history and beautiful natural scenery!

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FLIGHT OF THE FALCON:

  • Can be added onto level 3 or 4 only
  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Minimum weight: 115 lbs.
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for men and women. Higher outside temperatures may affect rider weight limits. See below for preflight check requirements.
  • Price: $49 per person

Fly like superman for 3400 ft, parallel to Snake Creek Gorge. Then traverse another five zip lines and two sky bridges. You’ll pass over and under many other areas of the zip line and aerial adventure course, giving you a bird’s eye view of the surrounding area!

Preflight Check: Please note, that high outside temperatures change cable elasticity and may prohibit some of our heavier guests from participating! Our zip line facilitators check the elasticity of this zip line before each tour to ensure a safe rider envelope through our tree canopy and when approaching the receiving platform. The maximum participant weight limit decreases as the cable becomes more elastic. This is measured to ensure every guest’s and guide’s safety.

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POWER FREE FALL:

  • Can be added onto level 2, 3, or 4 only
  • Minimum age: 10 years
  • Minimum weight: 90 lbs.
  • Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for women and 285 lbs. for men
  • Price: $39 per person which includes 2 jumps.

Climb 100 feet up our adventure tour… and take a step off! Sounds simple right?! This is the ultimate leap of faith! Historic Banning Mills is home to the only 100-foot free fall on the East Coast. Zip to and from the Adventure Tower on two different 900-foot zip lines 150 feet above Snake Creek!

The Power Free Fall is NOT a bungee jump, but a controlled fall that is very safe. Our Power Free Fall uses the Power Fan Free Fall, a High Rescue device developed by German engineers. The device allows you to descend at almost full velocity before smoothly letting you land firmly on your feet.

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TERMINATOR CORNER:

• Can be added onto level 2, 3, or 4 only
• Minimum age: 10 years
• Minimum weight: 90 lbs.
• Maximum weight: 250 lbs. for women and 285 lbs. for men
• Price: $39 per person
• Call to book

An extreme aerial adventure course that will be sure to get your heart racing. Terminator Corner is not for the faint of heart. This is the ultimate aerial challenge! Conquer 12 extreme challenge elements, up to 80 feet off the ground! Try the swinging plans, the Tarzan Slide, Loop the Loops and more, all without touching the ground. Terminator Corner is physically challenging, and safety is emphasized. This is an You can reserve the Terminator Corner by itself or as an add-on to our zip line canopy tours.
Please allow an additional 1-2 hours added to your estimated tour time depending on your comfort level and physical ability.
**Note: If you just want to do the Terminator course only, we will open the course for a group of 10 or more at a rate of $49.00 per person

Booking: Currently, Terminator Corner must be booked by phone.

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HELPFUL INFORMATION

Time estimates include gear up and depend on fear factor, group number, and physical ability

Our zip line levels are designed as a progression system. Levels 1-4 include the previous levels. Each level returns to the lodge, giving our guests the option to upgrade to the next level and continue the tour! If you are signed up for level 2 and decide you love it and wish to continue on, you always have the option prior to ending your tour!

Please remember to fill out your online waiver after booking your reservation!

Reservations are highly recommended to ensure we will have a tour ready for you when you arrive! Zip line tours require at least two people to open a tour time. If you are planning to come by yourself, you will be restricted to booking during a tour time that already has others signed up.
Please Note: If you are trying to make a reservation for the same day, you will need to call our office at (770)834-9149 to schedule your tour!

IF YOU'RE LATE FOR YOUR TOUR WE CANNOT PROVIDE A REFUND OR GUARANTEE A SPACE ON ANOTHER TOUR

FREE-Photos

Our Zip Line & Adventure Tours Include Free Photos

At Historic Banning Mills we value making memories and bringing those memories home to remember time and time again!

Our team of experienced Guides will capture your Zip Line and Adventure Experience while you are on the course. Provide us with your email address and we will send you all the photos taken while on your adventure for FREE! Each participant that wishes to receive photos must provide a valid email address. 

We do not consider our free photos service a part of your tour package. Occasionally technical failures, weather, or other problems arise. Unfortunately, due to the unreliable nature of this service, we cannot offer any compensation in case of unavailability or poor quality.

ZIP LINE CANOPY TOURS FAQ'S

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Please be sure to read our policies and requirements before making a reservation.

Arrive 30 minutes before your tour time! Signing waivers, stepping on the scales, and gearing up takes a while. Tour times cannot be held for late arrivals.

Waivers must be signed by all participants, even minors. Minors must have a parent or guardian sign their waiver. A link to sign waivers will be included in your confirmation email. Please sign them before arriving to save time during your check-in.

Required Dress You will be wearing a harness and gear that you do not want to rub on bare skin. All participants are required to wear closed toe shoes like sneakers or hiking boots. It is your responsibility to be properly attired. Visit our FAQ page for dress requirements.

Get ready for the ultimate thrill!

Health Concerns This is not recommended for those with moderate to severe heart and/or respiratory difficulties, recent surgeries, any time beyond the first trimester pregnancies or those with moderate to severe musculo-skeletal problems. You must have full range of motion, use of both lower and upper extremities. This is considered a moderate to heavy physical workout!

Some Zip Line Level require you to be able to climb two 65 foot towers, a 100 ft tower, and maybe a 150 ft tower. Participants must have good balance capabilities and be able to walk on uneven terrain, have full range of motion in both of your upper and lower extremities and be able to control one’s speed of travel along the zip lines by resting your gloved hand on the pulley and cable systems if necessary. Must be able to understand verbal instructions and be able to pull yourself along cables in case you lose momentum before reaching any said platform.

There must be at least two participants to do any of the aerial adventures.

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GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS HAS DECLARED SCREAMING EAGLE AT BANNING MILLS (US) THE LONGEST & LARGEST ZIPLINE CANOPY TOUR IN THE WORLD!!! No Kidding !!

AND, we could very well be one of the Safest! type courses. Our Zipline Canopy Tours are the only courses with a Patented, Closed Belay System installed from start to end! No more transfer 1&2..you are never disconnected until you are on the ground!

The World’s Longest & Largest Zipline Canopy Tour. We have 6 levels to choose from: (About 51,000 lineal feet) That’s almost 10 miles of Zip lines and GIANT Sky Bridges (Some 600 feet long) at Historic Banning Mills Adventure Park! We were and Are the pioneers in high speed and extreme zip lines. The best and extreme zip line canopy tours in the world!

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