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North Park – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Near Pittsburgh

Tennis Court Road, Allison Park, PA 15101

Go Ape’s first treetop adventure course (zip lines, obstacles and more!) in Pennsylvania is just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh in North Park.  North Park, located within McCandless, Hampton and Pine Townships, is the largest and one of the most scenic of Allegheny County’s nine parks.

Go Ape North Park is set within a gorgeous pine forest, overlooking the park’s 63 acre lake.  One of our most scenic designs to date, the course is made up of numerous rope ladders, 41 exciting crossings to include the Double Stirrups, Bosun’s Chair, Flying Carpet and Spider’s Web, 2 Tarzan swings and 5 zip lines.  New for the USA, North Park will have two brand new “challenging” obstacles, the Pirate Crossing and Chantemerle Bridge.  Don’t worry; if you’re not up for the challenge, there are bypass routes throughout the course.  Overall, there are 5 individual sections within the course, each section taking you higher into the forest canopy and finishing with a zip line more exciting than the previous one!  Zip Line #3 and #4 are both well over 400 feet and the entire course consists of over 1,400 feet worth of zip lines!

Spend a day at North Park and you’ll probably only discover a fraction of what the park has to offer.  Before or after your Go Ape adventure, be sure to check out the park’s; golf course, boathouse, ice skating rink, swimming pool, tennis courts, fishing lake, ball fields, horesehoe pits, playgrounds, shelters / rental buildings, nature center, mountain biking and an assortment of walking, jogging and hiking trails.

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Our zip lines are conveniently located just 22 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | 1 hour from Youngstown, Ohio | 1 hour 15 minutes from Wheeling, West Virginia | 1 hour 30 minutes from Morgantown, West Virginia | 1 hour 45 minutes from Akron, Ohio
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For full availability simply click on our 'Book Now' function for exact details of Freedom Park's opening hours. Times will vary on daylight hours… some adventures even open at 8:00am in the summer for those early birds!

 

Course stats

Here are our Tree Top Adventure stats for Go Ape North Park – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

  • Number of sections 5
  • Longest Zip Wire 440 feet
  • Longest Crossing 60 feet
  • Total Length 2,631 feet
  • Number of Crossings 41
  • Highest Point 40 feet

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The Address

North Park
303 Pearce Mill Road
(between the Boathouse and Tennis Courts)
Allison Park, Pennsylvania (not Wexford, PA)
15101

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By car

Go Ape is located within North Park, in the northern area of Allegheny County and is 13 miles north of downtown Pittsburgh.  Within North Park, Go Ape can be found between the Boathouse and tennis courts along North Park Lake.

From Pittsburgh, head north on Route 19, turn right/East onto Ingomar Road/Yellow Belt, left at Babcock Boulevard and left at Pierce Mill Road.  Go Ape is just past the Boathouse on Pierce Mill Road, located on the right.  If you reach the tennis courts (on your right), you have gone too far.  Parking can be found along Pierce Mill Road or near the Boathouse.

PLEASE NOTE: Pearce Mill Road is blocked at the intersection of Rt. 910.  
To get to Go Ape and navigate this detour at Pearce Mill Road and 910, please follow the directions below

- If heading south bound on Pearce Mill, turn right onto Rt 910 from Pearce Mill Road
- Follow Rt 910 to Babcock Blvd, then turn right onto Babcock Blvd
- Take Babcock Blvd to Pearce Mill, then turn right onto Pearce Mill Road and follow signs for the boathouse / tennis courts

- If heading east on Rt 910, follow Rt 910 to Babcock Blvd, turn right onto Babcock Blvd
- Take Babcock Blvd to Pearce Mill Road, turn right onto Pearce Mill Road and follow signs for the boathouse / tennis courts

By metro

No train available.

Local Area

Some nearby places which may be of interest:

Here are a few links that we thought you might find useful! Please note - upon selecting a link below, you will be re-directed to a page outside of goape.com

North Park - Allegheny County Parks

Pittsburgh Tourism

Venture Outdoors

Pittsburgh TripAdvisor

Staying Over

There are plenty of hotel options in the Pittsburgh area.  Feel free to click the links below where you can check availability and book your stay.  Please note, upon selecting a link, you will be re-directed to a page outside of goape.com.

Trip Advisor - Pittsburgh Hotels

Orbitz - Pittsburgh Hotels

Expedia - Pittsburgh Hotels

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Take a look at what some of our tribe have said about their time in the forest. It's always good to hear it straight from the Gorilla's mouth (...and we're proud to say it’s totally unedited!)

Rated 5 Bananas Jess - , on 9 July 2014
My husband and I did goape as our anniversary present and it was an absolute awesome time! We were surprised at how challenging the course was - it was a rigorous work out and we were both pretty sore the next day. But totally worth it!! The Tarzan swings got the adrenaline pumping at the beginning and end of the course- that was prob our favorite part. Definitely out of the comfort zone there:). We have already recommended to tons of friends & will be back soon! Thanks guys!
Rated 5 Bananas Barbara - , on 9 July 2014
Going at our own pace was great. No pressure. Support when needed.
Rated 5 Bananas David - , on 8 July 2014
Excellent day trip. Kids and parents had a blast. Great value.
Rated 5 Bananas Robert - , on 8 July 2014
What a great way to spend a few hours outside doing something physical and fun. I took my 16 year old nephew who plays to many video games, with a fear of heights and who participates in very few physical activities. He did great, conquered some fears and worked some muscles. He had a great time and loved the experience. I too had a great time and at 53 had no problem swinging through the trees. It was fun to also stretch a few muscles that hadn't been used for awhile. The staff was great, the course was great, the scenery could not have been better for being a few miles from home. Thanks for a great experience and looking forward it visiting again.
Rated 5 Bananas Nino - , on 8 July 2014
We did this as a family excursion at the recommendation of my daughter, who is 12, and had done this a few months ago with friends. We could not have had a better time or picked a better way to spend the 4th of July holiday. It was a great time and a great experience. Outstanding customer service and an experience that will last a lifetime!
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