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Freedom Park – Williamsburg, Virginia

Near Richmond & Hampton Roads

5537 Centerville Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188

Go Ape’s first treetop adventure course (zip lines, obstacles and more!) in Virginia is just minutes from Colonial Williamsburg in Freedom Park.  Rich in historical significance, visitors will be able to explore the site of a 18th century cemetery, the Revolutionary War Battle of Spencer’s Ordinary and recreated cabins showing on the nation’s earliest Free Black Settlements in America.  In addition to being surrounded by history, the park features two miles of hiking trails and more than 20 miles of some of the best mountain biking trails in the region.  After your outdoor adventure, be sure to swing by the brand new visitor center and catch up on all the facts of the park.

Go Ape Treetop Junior – for adventurers 3’3″ and taller

Go Ape Treetop Junior will allow adventurers younger than 10 to enjoy the treetops at Freedom Park!  Treetop Junior is the first Go Ape course in the United States designed and built for those young adventurers in your tribe to enjoy.  The course utilizes an easy to use safety system that will keep your youngster safe no matter the obstacles or challenge they come across.  Made up of 20 obstacles and 2 zip lines, Treetop Junior will provide a 1 to 1.5 hr experience that no chimp, baboon or gorilla will soon forget!

For FAQs on Treetop Junior, click here

Go Ape Treetop Adventure – for those 10 yrs old and up and 4’7″ and taller

Voted #1 Outdoor Adventure for the Eastern region of Virginia by readers of Virginia Living Magazine, Go Ape Freedom Park is one of our biggest treetop adventure courses yet.  The course consists of numerous rope ladders, 37 new and exciting crossings to include the Trapeze, Wobbly Ladder, Big U and Spider’s Web, 2 tarzan swings and 5 zip lines.  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 #5, the grand finale to the course, is a mammoth 600 foot ride!

For FAQs on Treetop Adventure, click here

Our zip lines are conveniently located just 15 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg | 38 minutes from Newport News, Virginia | 53 minutes from Richmond, Virginia | 1 hour from Norfolk, Virginia | 1 hour from Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Go Ape Freedom Park is open until Dec. 21, 2014 and re-opens on March 7, 2015.

For full availability, click Book Online Now below or use the calendar function on the top right of the page.

Times will vary based on availability and daylight hours.

 

Course stats

Here are our Tree Top Adventure stats for Go Ape Freedom Park – Williamsburg, Virginia.

  • Number of sections 5
  • Longest Zip Wire 600 feet
  • Longest Crossing 54 feet
  • Total Length 2,099 feet
  • Number of Crossings 37
  • Highest Point 40 feet

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The Address

Freedom Park 5537 Centerville Road, Williamsburg, Virginia 23188

We have found Apple Maps to be unreliable with directions, please use Google Maps below as an alternative.

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By car

From Colonial Williamsburg Beginning at the Colonial Williamsburg Vistor Center, turn right onto State Route 132Y / Visitor Center Drive and continue for .3 miles.  Make a sharp left onto VA-132 South and continue for .5 miles.  Then turn right onto Lafayette Street and drive for .9 miles.  Lafayette Street will become Monticello Ave, continue on Monticello Ave for 1.2 miles.  Turn right onto Ironbound Rd / State Route 615 and drive for .9 miles.  Ironbound Rd will become Longhill Connector Road, continue on Longhill Connector Road for .8 miles.  Continue straight onto Virginia 612 N/Longhill Road for 3.3 miles.  After driving for 3.3 miles, Longhill Road will end, intersecting at Centerville Road.  Drive across Centerville Road and travel into the park until you reach the visitor center.  Go Ape will be in the woods across from the visitor center.  You can park in any of the spaces in front of the Go Ape cabin.

From Richmond, VA and points west Travel on I-64 east towards Williamsburg.  Take exit 234A to merge onto VA-199E/Humelsine Pkwy E/Newman Rd/State Route 646 toward Lightfoot.  Continue to follow VA-199 E/Humelsine Pkwy E.  Take the VA-612/Longhill Road exit.  Turn right onto VA 612/ Longhill Road.  Follow Longhill rd all the way to Centerville Road and go straight into Freedom Park.  Travel into the park until you reach the visitor center.  Go Ape will be in the woods across from the visitor center.  You can park in any of the spaces in front of the Go Ape cabin.

From Norfolk, VA and points east Travel on I-64 West towards Williamsburg.  Take exit 234A to merge onto VA-199E/Humelsine Pkwy E/Newman Rd/State Route 646 toward Lightfoot.  Continue to follow VA-199 E/Humelsine Pkwy E.  Take the VA-612/Longhill Road exit.  Turn right onto VA 612/ Longhill Road.  Follow Longhill Road all the way to Centerville Road and go straight into Freedom Park.  Travel into the park until you reach the visitor center.  Go Ape will be in the woods across from the visitor center.  You can park in any of the spaces in front of the Go Ape cabin.

By metro

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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

Freedom Park

James City County Parks

Go Williamsburg - Tourism Information

Colonial Williamsburg

Staying Over

There are plenty of camping and hotel options in the Williamsburg 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.

Go Williamsburg - Hotels

Trip Advisor - Williamsburg

KOA Camping - Williamsburg

Anvil Campground - Williamsburg

Feedback from Freedom Park – Williamsburg, Virginia

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 Ashley - Treetop Adventure, on 24 November 2014
The experience was awesome! The course is beautiful and so exciting. Every one of the instructors were great! Staff was friendly! I can't wait to do it again and tell everyone about it! Well worth the money and travel to get there!
Rated 5 Bananas Kathleen - Treetop Junior, on 18 November 2014
The staff members on the course were fantastic, very nice. We had a wonderful day at Go Apes being in nature and adventurous.
Rated 5 Bananas Erika - Treetop Adventure, on 17 November 2014
The course was awesome! It was a great bonding experience for friends and a great birthday celebration. I love the obstacles, I learned a lot about my balance and upper body strength :) we were all pleased with our experience and will plan another trip with a larger group. Charlie, our guide was awesome too! Thanks!
Rated 5 Bananas Gregory - Treetop Junior, on 17 November 2014
All the staff were great. All my 3 kids had a great time and will come back again.
Rated 5 Bananas Therese Paula - Treetop Adventure, on 14 November 2014
I love Go Ape! I have been there 3 times and I am booking my next one again. The staff and instructors are very friendly. The courses are not easy but the difficulty is just right for you to enjoy the adventure. My favorite part is the Tarzan of the last course; such adrenaline! I recommend everyone to go! Bring more people as it makes it more fun.
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