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Explore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat

2620 Valley Branch Road, Nashville, IN 47448
812-988-7750
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Ranked #1 of 9 activities in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: Explore Brown County is a 1000 acre adventure retreat. We offer Zip-Line Canopy Tours, 80 acres of Paintball Fields, 30 miles of Mountain Biking and... more » Owner description: Explore Brown County is a 1000 acre adventure retreat. We offer Zip-Line Canopy Tours, 80 acres of Paintball Fields, 30 miles of Mountain Biking and Hiking Trails, Guided ATV tours, Primitive Camping, Electric/ Water Sites, and Full Hook-up Sites, Cabin Rentals, a Fishing Lake, and a Banquet Hall. We are open year-round, you can checkout our website for details on closings and possible weather related closings. We also have rentals for the day or hour for boats, canoes, paddle boats, fishing poles and much more. All lake activities are seasonal March 1 - Nov 1 each year. « less
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Pigeon Forge
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

Me, my husband and our 6-year-old daughter did the 5 zips and loved it! The guides took a lot of great pictures for us so we are able to remember it for years. We have already discussed going back and camping and renting a canoe soon! Definitely would recommend this place.

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Birmingham, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

This was our first zip line experience and it was great!! Nathan and Bill, our guides, were very conscientious and lots of fun. We will definitely return for more zip lining!

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Milford, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Driving into XBC you have the feeling of being in a private forest, complete with 2-3 sleepy dogs who will hang with you in the sunshine. The scene is laid back, with zipliners, paintballers, campers and assorted staff and friends (and dogs) just enjoying. We felt immediately comfortable from the moment we checked in with Anna in the front office,... More

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Fishers, Indiana
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

I do not recommend the superhero zip line. The running take off resulted in 3 of our 6 people falling and gaining bruised knees and cuts. Only 5 of 6 of us participated because my youngest son (age 12) was smart enough to realize there is a serious problem with the "runway" when three people "hit the dirt" before lifting... More

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Gary B, General Manager at Explore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat, responded to this review

Patrick, I'm sorry to hear that your experience was less than stellar. Unfortunately, the changes in temperature effect our lines. We do our best at maintaining a perfect ride, but a 30 degree change in temp throughout the day expands the wire rope. Every line is inspected daily, and changes made accordingly. So, while the superhero was functioning properly in... More

Indianapolis, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

What a great place to be!! The zipline guides were so much fun and made this a great experience for our entire group. Well worth the money. Great for families, couples & friends. We will be recommending eXplore Brown County and we'll definitely be back! Thanks again!

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Crawfordsville, Indiana
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We wanted something close to do for Spring Break. I remembered someone mentioning zip lines in Brown Co and we decided to give it a try. After reading about each of the tours and deliberating, we decided on an introductory type. Our guides Daron and Bill made the experience so much fun. My kids are fearless but I am terrified... More

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Indiana
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Wanted to do something different for spring break. Entire family loved this. Don't know if it was just because we were visiting during the off-season, but there were plenty of opportunities for a discount to apply to their zip lines depending upon where you look. I know I saw some deals on Groupon or Living Social and I believe the... More

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Dyer, Indiana
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Staff is great. Friendly, fun & experienced. We went with 3 kids but only 2 were old enough to participate. The staff allowed us to spectate to get photos. My 8 year old trie this for the first time and the guide put her at ease, leaving her with a fun experience and eager to go again. Greatly recommended!!

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Greenwood, Indiana
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We planned our adventure for last Sunday, so by-golly four of us did it. We really didn't notice the cold (high of 36) after we started our adventure. Anna and Sam made it clear that we were totally safe which was a needed encouragement. The Explorer trip provided just the right amount of adventure. We got to walk across a... More

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Columbus, Indiana
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Great trip with excellent safe guides. We did the Explorer Trip on March 16. It was a cold day, but the zips warmed you up. Any time of the year would be fun. Plan to go again. Our guides Anna and Sam did a great job and safety was always number one. Great views.

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