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Treetop adventure course to open in Wake County
March 24, 2015

What’s being dubbed as the Triangle’s first ‘treetop adventure course’ will open this weekend at a Wake County park. Blue Jay Point County Park will be home to Go Ape, a course by a Maryland-based company that has built eight similar attractions across the country since 2010. Read more

MBJ reporter goes Ape

Memphis Business Journal (blog)
March 21, 2015

The much anticipated Go Ape treetop ropes course and zip lines at Shelby Farms Park opens to the general public March 21, so members of the media gave it a test run in advance. Let me start by saying it was a BLAST… Read more

Treetop Adventure Course to Open March 21st

Memphis Flyer
Feb. 16, 2015

On the first day of spring, Memphians will have the opportunity to swing from the trees — literally. Go Ape, the city’s first treetop adventure course, will open March 21st at Shelby Farms Park.  Read more

Treetop adventure course to open at county park near Falls Lake

Triangle Business Journal
Feb. 6, 2015

A treetop adventure course program complete with zip lines and rope bridges will be opening in the spring at the Blue Jay Point County Park near Falls Lake in north Raleigh. Read more

12 Quirky Ways to Build Company Culture

ExactHire Blog
Jan. 30, 2015

Get outdoors and do something active. The extent to which you experience the great outdoors will of course be dependent on the needs of your staff…but just changing your scenery and breathing some fresh air can do wonders. Read more

Memphis Top 5: Zipping through Shelby Farms…

Jan. 17, 2015

Shelby Farms Park will be getting a new zip line. The Commercial Appeal reports Go Ape Treetop Adventure course will be unveiling it’s 9th location in the U.S. at Shelby Farms this March. Read more

New treetop adventure course to bring zip lines to Shelby Farms Park

The Commercial Appeal
Jan. 15, 2015

Given her intense and abiding fear of heights, Kate Phillips had every reason to dread whirling along high above the ground, hanging by a wire. Turns out, she loved it. “It was fantastic, absolutely fantastic,” Phillips said…. Read more

Discover Delaware

Delaware Tourism – YouTube
Jan. 5, 2015

Watch the video to uncover all that Delaware has to offer, including Go Ape at Lums Pond State Park!

Road Trip Travel Guide: Indianapolis Lifestyle
Nov. 13, 2014

Heading to Indy for this weekend’s much-anticipated match-up? You’ll have everything from great food to thrilling activities right at your fingertips.  Read more

Growth of Sports Tourism Continues in Myrtle Beach Area

Sys-Con Media
October 13, 2014

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has long been renowned as a top travel destination for families; however, throughout the last several years, the area has become a growing destination for sports tourism.  Read more

Go Ape – Indiana Joe
October 1, 2014

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Zip line event to raise funds for Suiting Warriors

Delaware Online
September 22, 2014

A Wilmington nonprofit group will “Go Ape” Saturday to raise money to help dress veterans for job-hunting success.  For the second straight year, the Suiting Warriors Foundation will hold its “Ropes for Hopes” event at the Lums Pond Go Ape park, where participants can ride zip lines while raising money for the group, which collects gently used business clothing for men and women veterans transitioning out of uniform and into the civilian job market.  Read more

15 Things to Do with Kids in Williamsburg

September 2, 2014

#4. Walk in the Treetops. I took my 5 y.o. son, Paul, to Go Ape in Williamsburg to complete the Treetop Junior course. Once we got harnessed up, we walked along wooden boards and metal wires 20 feet above the ground before zipping back down to the ground. So. Much. Fun. Read more

Go Ape in North Myrtle Beach

MyrtleBeachOnline from The Sun News
August 27, 2014

Go Ape treetop adventure course is in the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex. The park is set for a grand opening on Saturday. The course includes five ziplines, rope ladders and two Tarzan swings in the course that spans six acres. Watch the video

Go Ape Treetop Adventure opens this weekend in NMB

Grand Strand Sports Report
August 27, 2014

The course begins slow and ramps up intensity through five sites that end with a long zip line across the lake that sits parallel to Hwy 31 at the south east corner of the new North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. Read more

Go Ape set to draw new visitors year-round in NMB

August 25, 2014

Step by step, North Myrtle Beach is finding new ways to bring in new visitors, at all times of the year.  The newest way of doing that is sports tourism.  “Everyone I speak with loves our new sports tourism complex,” said Mayor Marilyn Hatley.  Read more

Go Ape complex opening in NMB
August 25, 2014

Thrill-seekers looking for an adrenaline rush soon will have a new option with Go Ape Treetop Adventures set to open Saturday at the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex. The course includes five zip lines, including one that crosses a lake and is 900 feet long. Read more

Top 8 Pittsburgh activities to share with your kids, before they fly the coop
August 18, 2014

Getting outside of your comfort zone can be hard, but taking chances (and even making a few mistakes) is imperative for learning new things. Be an example of bravery and take your child ziplining in North Park. Read more

Go Ape to Live Life Adventurously in North Myrtle Beach

North Myrtle Beach Vacations Blog
August 20, 2014

Some people are adrenaline seekers, thrilled by amazing rides. Others are simply in love with nature, looking for natural trails and difficult climbs. But what if you can combine the two? Read more

Residents, visitors soon to ‘Go Ape’ over Grand Strand’s newest attraction
August 6, 2014

South Carolina’s first treetop and zip line course is tentatively set to open in North Myrtle Beach Labor Day weekend. The six acre course is located in the new North Myrtle Beach Sports and Recreation Complex, but its not your typical park addition.  Read more

10 best zipline courses in the USA

USA Today
July 22, 2014

Located in Eagle Creek Park, Indiana, Go Ape offers a full treetop obstacle course See more

30 Things You Need to Know About Delaware Before You Move There

July 2014

17. Delawareans Don’t Just Climb Trees – They Zip-Line Through Them Read more

Top 10 Stress Busting Activities Close to DC

NBC4 Washington
July 3, 2014

A “treetop adventure course” with zip lines, rope courses, swings and trails through the forest canopy. You’ll be strapped into a harness and allowed to traverse 6 distinct sections by yourself, at your own pace, with qualified staff on hand at intervals to keep you safe and secure. Read more

North Myrtle Beach takes action and adventure to new heights

June 30, 2014

If you’re looking for adventure, you may soon be able to find it in North Myrtle Beach, if you’re willing to monkey around.  North Myrtle Beach is getting ready to “Go Ape,” with an attraction unlike any in our area. Go Ape, is the first treetop adventure course in the Grand Strand. Read more

Zip line adventures offer a new way to soar

Angie’s List
June 26, 2014

At the Go Ape zip line adventure course at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis, a small group prepares to take to the skies, in a treetop adventure that takes then 40 feet above the ground for a series of rope ladders, obstacles and zip lines.  Read more

Austin Dillon Zip Lines in Indy

Off Track – NASCAR Blog
June 26, 2014

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Austin Dillon visited Indianapolis on Wednesday, zip-lining at Eagle Creek Park’s Go Ape facility. Read more or watch the video.

Best of the ‘Burgh 2014

Pittsburgh Magazine
June 27, 2014

Remember that time in high-school gym class when you went outside into some scrappy little clump of woods to climb trees and tightrope-walk between the trunks? Go Ape is kind of like that, but you can enjoy a much-improved social dynamic — and you’re up much higher. Read more

North Park’s treetop course adds adventure to friends’ exercise routine

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
May 21, 2014

A group of friends keep each other young by swinging through the trees together in North Park.  The 11 women, who range in age from 60 to 80, met each other at an exercise program at Lakevue Athletic Club in Middlesex, but decided to take their physical activity to new heights at the Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course in North Park last week. Read more

Top Family Attractions Worth Traveling For

The FlipKey Blog by TripAdvisor
May 16, 2014

You want a vacation that will be memorable, fun, will provide hours of entertainment and gigabytes of photographs. We’ve searched through every state in the U.S. to find the 50 top family attractions worth traveling for… Maryland:  Go Ape Rock Creek Regional Park.  Read more

Top 10 Things to Do for Active Travelers in Indianapolis

Midwest Living
April, 2014

Go Ape Zip Line and Treetop Adventure on Indy’s west side, activities at woodsy Eagle Creek Park usually focus on the gorgeous reservoir that sets the scene for water recreation. Until now. This treetop adventure takes adrenaline levels to new heights. Literally. Read more

Volunteers spruce up area around Eagle Creek Park

The Flyer Group
April 15, 2014

Several volunteers took advantage of the nice weather this past weekend to pick up trash at Eagle Creek Park during the Great Indy Cleanup. Read more

Pittsburgh-region treetop obstacle course swinging into second season

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
April 14, 2014

It seems people in southwestern Pennsylvania like to “Go Ape.”  More than 13,000 people, some traveling from two hours away, made their way through the new treetop obstacle course in North Park last year, a first-season turnout that Dan D’Agostino, USA managing director for Go Ape, called “fantastic.”  Read more

Stir Event Recap: Goin’ Ape in Virginia Blog
April 11, 2014

There are Stir events happening every night all over the country, and we wanted to share with you a few of our favorites each week. This week’s recap features a zip-lining tour of the Virginia Beach area with adventurous, outdoorsy singles!  Read more

Go Ape swinging into Frederick

The Frederick News-Post
April 8, 2014

A company that creates treetop adventure courses is moving its U.S. headquarters to Frederick.  Read more

Go Ape hosts haunted forest adventure for kids this month

The Virginia Gazette
October 11, 2013

Go Ape Treetop Junior, an outdoor adventure course at Freedom Park, will open on select nights in October for Treetop Junior Nights at Height”… Read more

Monkeying around at Lums Pond

Spark Magazine
July 10, 2013

Swing into summer… put a Go Ape zip line tour on your weekend activity calendar.  Read more

Lums Pond State Park seeks new visitors with new adventure course attraction

June 21, 2013

Lums Pond State Park in Bear is now home to an interactive treetop adventure course.  Complete with zip lines, obstacles, rope ladders and Tarzan swings, the course is the first of its kind in Delaware and the surrounding region, spread out over seven acres and woven through the park’s trees 40-to-50 feet above the ground. Read more

Zip lines gain popularity after Super Bowl success

Daily Journal
June 13, 2013

The popularity of a downtown zip line during Indianapolis’ successful Super Bowl is driving interest in similar outdoor adventures that cater to thrill-seekers.  Go Ape Treetop Adventure has built a course featuring zip lines and obstacles at Eagle Creek Park on Indianapolis’ northwest side. Read more

Zip line across Lums Pond this summer

May 26, 2013

Lums Pond has always been a beautiful place to relax and read a book, go for a jog, fish, or bike, but come this summer, it will be a place for an adventure in the skies.  See more

Maryland Heights Convention & Visitors Bureau Invites Guests to Go Ape with a Treetop Adventure Course in Creve Coeur Park

May 13, 2013

Opening in early summer of 2013, Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course’s newest experience will be in Creve Coeur Park located in Maryland Heights, a suburb located in St. Louis, Missouri.  Read more

North Park to get treetop course

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
April 11, 2013

Visitors to North Park soon will be able to swing from the trees Tarzan-style  when an above-ground series of zip lines, rope ladders, swings and tree stands  opens in the space between the boathouse and the tennis courts.  Read more

Go Ape “Worth the Time, the Money, and the Sore Muscles!”

Richmond Family Magazine
April 3, 2013

As we were leaving Go Ape, the treetop adventure course in Williamsburg’s Freedom Park, I heard a ten-year old exclaim, “This is gonna be epic!”…  Read more

Adventurous visitors to Allegheny County’s North Park will soon have opportunity to go ape

Pittsburgh Tribune Review
March 23, 2013

Visitors to North Park will have the chance to unleash their inner Tarzan starting in April.  Construction should be finished next month on Go Ape North Park, a treetop zipline course… Read more

Go Ape: a “tree-mendous” adventure

Park & Recreation Trades Magazine
March 2013

A Go Ape outdoor adventure course is a “treetop” experience that provides people with two to three hours of fun and exercise. Read more

Go Ape opens junior course this weekend

The Virginia Gazette
March 19, 2013

Go Ape at Freedom Park will hold a grand opening Saturday for its new Treetop Junior course, designed for younger children. It is the company’s first adventure course in the United States designed specifically for children, although the company has similar in the United Kingdom…. Read more

Washington’s most romantic places

The Washington Post
February 12, 2013

Whether it stirs up a little fiery competition or romantic camaraderie, zipline courses such as Go Ape! in Rockville have a way of attracting couples… Read more

Go Ape in James City County expands for younger kids

The Virginia Gazette
February 1, 2013

Soon even the little ones can “Go Ape.” The treetop adventure course in Freedom Park is planning to expand with a separate course designed for younger children, ages 5 and up… Read more

Go Ape at Rock Creek
December 11, 2012

Do you want to do something little more adventurous? Is there a part of you who loves to climb trees? Maybe looking for something to do out of the normal run of the mill hike or nature walk? Then check out Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course in Rock Creek, Maryland, this could be just the thing you’re looking for.  Read more

Go Ape! to host weekend fundraiser at Eagle Creek!

The Herald Bulletin
December 5, 2012

Go Ape! at Eagle Creek will host a Park Fundraising Weekend in appreciation of their partnership with Indy Parks & Recreation. This Saturday and Sunday, $10 of every ticket sold will go back to Eagle Creek Park through the Eagle Creek Park Foundation. Guests also will receive $10 off… Read more

Local Ropes Course Hosts Weekend Fundraiser

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
December 4, 2012

Go Ape, a ropes course in James City County’s Freedom Park, is hosting a fundraiser this weekend for two local organizations – the Williamsburg Botanical Garden and Eastern Virginia Mountain Bikers Association. Read more

Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Course Offers Ticket Discounts to Guests that Also Benefit Montgomery Parks Foundation

Montgomery Planning Board
November 29, 2012

“The Montgomery Parks Foundation is extremely grateful to Go Ape for their support of our parks through this generous promotion.” said Debbie Rankin, Executive Director of the Montgomery Parks Foundation. “The donations help support the Foundation’s efforts to secure funding for Montgomery Parks which is so important in today’s challenging economic climate.” Read more

Treetop adventure course re-opens

The Gazette
November 7, 2012

A “treetop adventure course” has re-opened in Rockville following damage from the June derecho. Go Ape’s course in Rock Creek Regional Park features ziplines, swings, trapezes and other obstacles. The course sustained more than $100,000 worth of damage… Read more

Treetop adventure at Eagle Creek Park

Indiana Business Journal
September 8, 2012

This year, the park added another attraction, and I’m happy to say the addition doesn’t detract from the park experience. In fact, it enhances it. I’m talking about Go Ape, the adventure course that takes participants into the trees to traverse a ropes course punctuated with ziplines and Tarzan swings.  Read more

Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course at Eagle Creek Park

Naptown Buzz
June 8, 2012

While many may be thinking this is just another zipline course, that is not the case with Go Ape. This course is more of a five part obstacle course, IN THE TREE TOPS, made up of rope ladders and dozens of obstacle crossings, each ending with a zip line ride. Read more

Swinging on Eagle Creek’s Go Ape course

June 6, 2012

The first thing you probably need to know about Eagle Creek Park’s Go Ape rope course is that it is just as awesome as it seems, if not more so. Read more

Zip line course set to open at Eagle Creek
May 23, 2012

Five zip lines, two Tarzan swings and other obstacles are ready to open at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis on Saturday. The adventure course, called Go Ape, costs $55 for adults and $35 for children ages 10-17.  The course comes on the heels of a widely popular and successful zip line that went through Super Bowl village in Indianapolis. Read more

Zipline coming to Eagle Creek Park
April 16, 2012

A popular Super Bowl Village attraction will soon be available on the northwest side of Indianapolis.  Feel the sun on your face. Hear the ripple of water. Listen to the birds in the trees. You can do it all on the several thousand acres that are Eagle Creek Park.  Soon, though, visitors to Eagle Creek Park will be able to enjoy an eagle’s eye view of those same surroundings, sometimes from 50 feet in the air. Read more

Go Ape Treetop Adventure Park opens in Williamsburg
April 3, 2012

Top’s among bucket listers these days is Zip Lining. Residents from Hampton Roads to Richmond can now conveniently cross it off their list with a short trip to historic Williamsburg. Read more

Go Ape Treetop Adventure Coming to Williamsburg
February 21, 2012

Go Ape, a treetop adventure company, announced today that it will break ground on its second U.S. location this month at Freedom Park in Williamsburg, according to a release.  The company received an award for the development and operation of a treetop adventure course from James City County. Read more

Go Ape at Freedom Park

Mr. Williamsburg
January 25, 2012

Freedom Park in James City County VA will soon have a new attraction!  The Board of Supervisors agreed to allow Go Ape to put in a new zip line and high-ropes course.  Go Ape!, the Maryland-based company will pay to set up the challenge course and operate it in the park. Read more

Rockville treetop adventure business gets off the ground

Maryland Daily Record
July 24, 2011

High up in the trees at Rock Creek Regional Park, 19-year old Lauren Hurley is walking a tightrope.  She makes it to the next platform, attaches her two safety carabiners to the next zip line and sails hundreds of feet to the ground.  Watch more

What’s Your Workout: Go Ape!

July 20, 2011

Check out some family-friendly fitness, where parents and kids can have fun and get their exercise at the same time.  But this workout isn’t for those afraid of heights.  That’s because this takes place high up in the trees, where everyone gets to Go Ape! Watch more

Extreme Entertainment

Maryland Life
April 14, 2011

Say what you will about Tarzan, the guy knew how to swing.  And now, clinched to a safety line atop a three-story platform, I’m about to find out what it feels like.  I’m at Go Ape!, a treetop-adventure course at Rock Creek Regional Park in Derwood, and I can’t help but notice that the ground is very, very far away Read more

Adventure course raises more than $5,000 for City Kids

Montgomery County Gazette
November 24, 2010

Go Ape raised more than $5,000 to the City Kids Wilderness Project on Nov. 14.  The outdoor adventure treetop course in Derwood reduced general admission prices that day to help raise money for underserved and at-risk youths.  Tickets were sold out for the day.  Read more

Metro Connection Go(es) Ape!

WAMU 88.5 News
November 12, 2010

Corporate consultants-turned-adventure entrepreneurs in Maryland have imported a distinctive outdoor activity from the U.K.  “Go Ape!” is a self-guided adventure course – some call it an “Ewok village on steroids” – where participants traverse obstacles and zoom down zip lines.  Watch more

Go Ape! An Adventure that Takes you Over the Edge

NBC Washington
October 27, 2010

High up in the trees at Rock Creek Regional Park in Rockville, there’s one adventure that will take you over the edge.  Watch more

Great Dates

The Washington Post
September 3, 2010

If you’ve been together a while, adult jungle gym Go Ape in Rockville will take your relationship to the literal next level.  Couples flock to the course that blends treacherous rope climbs with zip lines 40 feet above the forest.  Read more

Monkeying around, ‘Go Ape’ takes outdoor adventure to new heights

Frederick News Post
July 25, 2010

Devin Maier zipped, climbed and crawled through the treetops of Rock Creek Regional Park.  He walked across cable bridges 40 feet above the forest floor, climbed rope ladders, scaled cargo nets and sparked a sibling rivalry with his younger brother to see who was better prepared for the challenge.  Read more

Go Ape in Rockville is a playground for big kids, adults

The Washington Post
June 11, 2010

If you’re getting sick of summer in the city and itching to spend some time with nature, start working on your best Tarzan voice.  Deep in the woods of Rock Creek Regional Park in Rockville, Go Ape allows kids and adults alike to let out the adventurer inside them.  Read more

Zipping Along:  New zip-line park offers treetop adventure in Washington’s backyard

Metro Weekly
June 10, 2010

Have you ever wanted to leave behind the concrete trappings of the city and leap off a tree like Tarzan?  Thanks to Go Ape!, you no longer have to trek down to the Amazon for a chance to swing through the trees.  Read more

Holly Morris: Go Ape Treetop Adventure

Fox 5 News
May 24, 2010

Fox 5’s Holly Morris was checking out the new adventure course in Rockville, MD. where she could ‘Go Ape!’ and navigate a giant obstacle course up in the trees!  Watch the video

Monkey behavior welcome at “Go Ape” park

The Black &White
May 21, 2010

You lock your harness onto the belt strapped tightly around your waist and look 20 feet down at the leaves covering the park’s surface. You take a deep breath, close your eyes and jump off. Go Ape, the first “highly interactive” treetop adventure course in Maryland, opened at Rock Creek Regional Park… Read more

“Go Ape” in Rockville, Maryland

WUSA News Channel 9
May 14, 2010

It’s your chance to “Go Ape.” Nestled in the forest around Lake Needwood in Rockville, Maryland is an obstacle course in the trees. Read more and Watch the video

Start Monkeying Around: Go Ape in Rockville’s Lake Needwood Park

The Washington Post Express
May 11, 2010

Jumping off a plank into midair was a common pirate ship punishment.  But it was also Debbie Godes’ favorite thing she did on Saturday.  Read more

Go Ape! at Rock Creek Park’s newest treetop obstacle course

The Washington Times
May 6, 2010

Seriously.  I did not know you could have this much fun in Rockville. Read more

Go Ape Treetop Adventure – Washington DC
May 5, 2010

Have you ever wondered what its like to swing through the trees like a gorilla?  Check out this great new opportunity for adventure in the Washington DC area.  Read more

Outdoor treetop adventure course to open Saturday at Rock Creek Park

Montgomery County Gazette
May 5, 2010

The outdoor forest adventure course Go Ape will open to the public Saturday at Rock Creek Regional Park in Derwood, giving visitors the first recreational experience of its kind in the county.  Read more

Go Ape – the new company retreat?

The Daily Record
March 3rd 2010

We’ve all heard of the usual ropes courses, circles of trust and zip lines typical of company retreats.  But a new business opening in May in Rockville makes all those activities look like child’s play…  Read more

County Residents will soon be able to ‘Go Ape’

Montgomery County Gazette
December 16th 2009

The county is one step closer to getting a rope-climbing course in a section of Rock Creek Regional Park after the Planning Board unanimously approved the project Thursday…  Read more

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