Mountain Lake Treetop Adventures

TREETOPS ADVENTURE COURSE will re-open on April 19th!

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Operating Hours - Course will re-open on Saturday, April 19th!

April 19th - May 25th  Open every Saturday & Sunday with tour times at 10:00am - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

May 26th (Memorial Day) - September 1st (Labor Day)  Open Thursday - Tuesday. Closed Wednesdays.

Get outdoors, challenge yourself, and experience the exhilaration of climbing, balancing, and zipping through the forest on our aerial adventure course! Sky bridges, standing swings, rope bridges, and zip lines offer a variety of challenges that are fun for everyone!  Check out this video to see the course in action!

Reservations are highly recommended. Call 540-626-7121 or email treetops@mtnlakelodge.com  to book your tour!

What is an aerial adventure course?

Aerial forest adventure parks have been used in Europe for about 20 years but are new in the United States.  We are thrilled to bring you the first aerial adventure course in the New River Valley! Mountain Lake Treetop Adventures is an aerial ropes course built among a mixed hemlock, birch and oak forest. It consists of 3 separate, elevated courses for different ability levels and has over 30 elements that will challenge you to new heights.  Treetop Adventures will create lasting memories for the whole family!

Each course varies in terms of elevation and the strenuousness of the challenges. Elements include rope bridges, ladders, zip lines and more. We offer the latest and safest belay and harness technology. Once you go through the training, you are able to navigate the course self-guided - which we think makes it a lot more fun.

Click below for more information about reserving your adventure today!  

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Tour Descriptions

All tours include “Demo School” course lasting up to 30 minutes.  During Demo School we show you how to work with the safety equipment and you demonstrate your competency.  Though all of our tours are self-guided,guides are involved throughout your tour to answer any questions, assist with any challenges and help make your tour a memory that will last a lifetime!

Squirrels Scramble - Kids Course  – Youth ages 6-11 

Walk-in:  $24.95, 24-hr Advanced Reservation: 10% discount 

Lodge Guests(walk-in or advanced reservations): $19.95

Description:  10 different elements, including 1 zip line. 

Participants must weigh at least 40 pounds and be able to reach the height of 55 inches without stretching and while standing flat-footed. The Squirrel’s Scramble is not designed for adult use, but you can get some great pictures watching the kids from the ground!

Hawk’s Perch and Adrenaline Alley - Adult Courses ** - Ages 12*-101

Walk-in:  $44.95, 24-hr Advanced Reservation:  10% discount

Lodge Guests(walk-in or advanced reservations): $36.95 

Description:  Consists of the Hawk’s Perch course(beginning level) and Adrenaline Alley course (advanced level), 20 different elements, including 5 zip lines between the two courses.

Participants must weigh at least 40 pounds and no more than 275 pounds and be able to reach the height of 70 inches without stretching and while standing flat-footed.

**Participants ages 14 and under must be accompanied on the course by an adult and must meet height and requirements for each course.

Private Guide  - $49.95. Children ages 14 and under who wish to participate on the adult courses but do not have an adult to accompany them may opt for our Private Guide option.  A Mountain Lake Treetops Adventure Guide will join you on your tour through the trees! Please make an advanced reservation to ensure guide availability.  No discounts are available for the private guide option.

**Want to bring your group?   Group rates are available for groups of 12 or more with a bigger discount for 30 or more! Group reservations must be made in advance but available any weekday!

Reservations maybe made in advance by emailing treetops@mtnlakelodge.com  or by calling 540-626-7121!

Be prepared:

Waivers :   All participants must fill out and sign a waiver.  Participants under the age of 18 must have their waiver signed by a parent or guardian. Please arrive at our Outfitters building 20 minutes prior to your reservation to fill out the forms to participate!

Height and Weight requirements  : Participants ages 6*-11 who wish to go on the kid’s course must be able to reach the height of 55 inches without stretching and while standing flat-footed.

Participants ages 11*-101 who wish to go on the adult courses must be able to reach the height of 70 inches without stretching and while standing flat-footed. Those ages 14 or under wishing to participate on the adult course must be accompanied on the course by an adult.

**Regardless of age, participants must weigh at least 40 pounds and no more than 275 pounds.  There are no exceptions .

Footwear:   For safety purposes all participants must wear closed-toe, closed-heel, non-slip-onshoes.  We recommend you do not wear sport-sandals or five-fingershoes even though they are closed-toe for both your safety and comfort. 

Clothing & Accessories :  For safety purposes no loose, baggy, over-sized clothing should be worn on the course as they may get caught in the safety equipment. Please remember that you will be up in sap-producing trees, so wear clothing you won’t mind getting dirty!  Long hair must be tied back and secured.  We recommend that all jewelry, especially necklaces, bracelets and large earrings, be removed to avoid them getting caught in the safety equipment.

If you are not dressed according to our safety standards, you may be refused participation.

Note :   Women who are pregnant or anyone who has had a kidney transplant may not participate in Treetop Adventures.

Cancellation Policy:

We ask that all cancellations please call 24 hours in advance.  Thank you! 

Treetop Adventures operates RAIN or SHINE!  Only extreme weather conditions such as thunder, lightning, high winds and heavy down pours will result in a temporary closure of the courses.  In the event of such a closure lasting more than an hour, participants who were in Demo School or on the first half of a course will be granted a refund or rain check to continue later that day or have the option to schedule for another available day. Participants who have passed the first half of a course will not receive a refund or a rain check.

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