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Freedom Park

Near Williamsburg, VA

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.

  • 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

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 Melinda - Treetop Adventure, on 29 July 2015
First and foremost, I have to share the instructor Andrew was phenomenal. He was very thorough with his training session and when I showed my fear, he talked me through it so that i could tackle my fear. I was able to achieve completion of the entire course and it started with his encouraging words. My family and I thoroughly enjoyed are time there and will return. The way in which I was greeted added to our overall experience, when we arrived and at the end. Thank you to the staff of Freedom Park, Go Ape, especially Andrew! The Boisseau Family 7/18/15
Rated 5 Bananas Jane - Treetop Adventure, Treetop Junior, on 28 July 2015
It was raining and the staff got us so excited about the experience. They were helpful, encouraging, and made for a great experience! We all want to go back again. So appreciative of the junior trail, so my youngest was also able to have a great adventure!
Rated 5 Bananas Mariaelena - Treetop Adventure, on 28 July 2015
We loved our Go Ape experience! It was easy to book tickets, and the website's FAQ answered all of our initial questions. We were also impressed by the efficiency of the safety training. Our guide was very thorough and it was super easy to learn-by-doing! The course was quite stunning, and Freedom Park was lovely to visit. Great location, great experience - and we recommended Go Ape to all of our friends and family!
Rated 5 Bananas Christopher - Treetop Junior, on 24 July 2015
From the moment we arrived (and our sons exploded in cheers when they saw the "Go Ape" sign on the registration building) through our entire experience, the Go Ape staff provided us with an excellent family adventure! The safety briefing (for the Treetop Junior course) was easy to follow and taught in at age appropriate level, and the course was a blast to run with our 9 year old and 6 year old. We will definitely be coming back soon!
Rated 5 Bananas Debbie - Treetop Adventure, on 22 July 2015
Brought 3 teenage kids 2 girls and a boy they had a blast and have told all of there friends that they all have to go do it. Everyone who works here at the Virginia GoApe are extremely friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend this place to everyone.
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