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Ziplines

Fly over rapids and through the forest at the Whitewater Center.

Ziplining is a recreational activity that involves traveling from a high to low elevation using gravity. The participant is secured to the zipline by a trolley system and harness.

 

 

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Qualifiers

Figure 8

Features the two longest ziplines at the Whitewater Center with a series of cable bridges through the forest. Reservation required.
Difficulty:
Age: 70 to 265 pounds

Double Down

Provides guests the most expansive view of the Whitewater Center while experiencing the two longest ziplines. Reservation required.
Difficulty:
Age: 70 to 265 pounds

Pine Zip

A combination of a zipline and jump reached by climbing a telephone pole. An autobelay system at the top sends guests on a quick, controlled descent to the ground.
Difficulty:
Age: 45 to 275 pounds

Canyon Zip

Two 200-foot-long ziplines sit atop a 20-foot platform tucked away under the tree canopy.
Difficulty:
Age: 45 to 275 pounds

Canyon Crossing

Features a single zipline and high ropes obstacles.
Difficulty:
Age: 45 to 275 pounds

Pass Options

  • All Access Pass (Day Pass, Two-day Pass, Annual Pass)

Figure 8 & Double Down Reservations

Figure 8 and Double Down each require an advance reservation ($10) in addition to an All Access Pass. Contact Guest Services at (704) 391-3900 for more information.

What to Wear

Footwear

Secured, closed toe shoes are required.

Provided Gear

The USNWC will provide all necessary technical equipment for the experience.

Clothing

Guests must be wearing a shirt with their midriff covered and shorts or pants. Skirts and dresses are not permitted.

Where To Check In

Figure 8, Double Down, and Pine Zip: Hawk Island

Canyon Zip: Ridge/Canyon

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FAQ

Do all ziplines need reservations?

No. Only Figure 8 and Double Down require an upgrade and reservation. All other ziplines are walk-up and included with the Day Pass.

Can I use a GoPro camera?

Go-Pros/action cameras can be used only on a helmet with an appropriate J Hook mount. Guests must provide their own helmet with the appropriate mount in order to use their camera.

How long do the ziplines take?

Zipline activities can take up to two hours to complete.