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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.  Two outdoor activities are available for the whole family to enjoy, our original Treetop Adventure course or Treetop Junior for adventuring with younger kids.

Go Ape Treetop Adventure

ages 10+ 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.  More than just a canopy tour, 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 Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure, click here

Go Ape Treetop Junior

all ages and 3’3″ and taller

In search of fun outdoor activities for kids? Go Ape Treetop Junior will allow kids 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 Go Ape Treetop Junior, click here

More on 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.

For more information on the amenities at Freedom Park, 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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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

GPS Coordinates: 37.318847, -76.801225

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

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

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

Marriott.com

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 Samantha - Treetop Junior, on 23 March 2015
We had a great time, it was so fun. I can't wait till we can try the treetop adventure without the kids:)
Rated 5 Bananas Matt - Treetop Adventure, on 23 March 2015
The overall experience was incredible. The safety instructors were a huge help as we had never been to Go Ape (or anything like it) before. The course was challenging but very fun. We couldn't have asked for a better time and look forward to coming back as soon as our schedules allow.
Rated 5 Bananas Kristi - Treetop Adventure, on 18 March 2015
From the time we got out of the car, until the time we got back in, we felt welcomed and felt like they truly enjoyed us being there. Everyone was so friendly and informative. It was definitely money well spent! I would love to do it more often, but it is a little pricey so I only splurge when family comes to visit.
Rated 5 Bananas Michael - Treetop Junior, on 17 March 2015
My five year old daughter and I were headed up to Williamsburg from Virginia Beach for some sightseeing and saw a road sign for GO APE. I was already familiar with the facility having previously seen a brochure. We decided to stop by to see if she was going to be old enough to participate. We were immediately made to feel welcome and were very excited to find out that we could join the next group in 20 minutes. As soon as my daughter was harnessed, she was ready to go! The instructors were excellent and we both had an amazing day. Immediately after getting in the car, my daughter proclaimed it "the best time ever" and asked if we could come back again tomorrow! We will certainly be coming back soon!
Rated 5 Bananas Isabel - Treetop Adventure, on 16 March 2015
It was a great experience for me and my grandson. At age 76, it was a bit scary for me, but I am glad I did it and without incident. Rob, who instructed us, was particularly kind and supportive as well as teaching us well ahead of time.
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