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Sky Tours at YMCA Union Park Camp

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Address: 11764 John F. Kennedy Road, Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone Number: 563-484-4248
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Description: A nine zipline canopy tour built over the hills and valleys of historic...
A nine zipline canopy tour built over the hills and valleys of historic Union Park, an early 1900's formal park and gardens. Ziplines range in length from 300'-1,000'. Includes four modest hikes over game trails and includes a dual 800' zipline which allows riders to race over the valley floor. The concluding zip, over 1,000 feet long, literally drops out of the sky. Open to the public daily from May through October with advance reservations.
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The grandkids loved it !

My two twin grand-kids came to visit last year & wanted to try zip lining so we took them to Sky tours & they had a blast. Don't just pop out there. Call & make a reservation so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Delray Beach florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My two twin grand-kids came to visit last year & wanted to try zip lining so we took them to Sky tours & they had a blast. Don't just pop out there. Call & make a reservation so you don't get disappointed as they are pretty busy

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Rockwell City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My husband and I came for one of the 6 PM zipline tours. It was perfect. It was much cooler during the evening time and with only 4 in our group there was little waiting and we even got to do the last line an extra time. Neither my husband or I had ever ziplined before. This was a great... More 

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khougham, Manager at Sky Tours at YMCA Union Park Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words. We are truly blessed with wonderful natural surroundings and a great safety-oriented staff. The 6:00 PM tour is the favorite of many for the reasons you described. Thank you for taking the time to comment! More 

Decorah, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our two hours zipping on nine different lines. The guides were excellent, the history interesting, the weather perfect, and the scenery beautiful. The age range of participants in our group was teenaged through a 70-something year old grandpa, and it looked like everyone was having a blast. I know the three of us did!

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Decorah, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Three of us spent a morning with two great guides, Nate and Kenzie, zipping through the treetops of the YMCA camp. The camp and zip line are built on the site of an amusement park which closed in 1935; the tour includes lots of interesting stories about the history of the place. The guides calmed any nerves as we learned... More 

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Hinckley, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband and I were in Galena for our honeymoon weekend and we decided to go into Dubuque for a day and this was our last stop before returning home to pick up our kids and return to reality. The staff were funny and you could tell they really enjoyed what they do, and they were so knowledgeable about ziplining,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This was something I've always wanted to do and I wasn't disappointed. The guides were excellent and the addition of the history of the area really made the difference for our group. The scenery was beautiful and the zipping was excellent. There is talk of them offering tandem zipping for younger kids later this year. If that's the case, we... More 

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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This was by far one of the funnest things I've ever done. Tour guides were AWESOME! We took 5 12/13 yr olds and they absolutely LOVED IT! (So did us adults) Scenery is beautiful and neat history story about the property. I plan on going back sometime in the near future!! This Zip Line course puts many of those "commercial"... More 

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Oskaloosa, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We had a wonderful time, the staff were so nice, not only did we have a great time zipping, we were given a bit of history. I would highly recommend this trip!

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

It would be a shame NOT to have a zip line tour over this gorgeous sharply sloped, deeply wooded former location for an amusement park from the early 1900s. My three sons ages 25, 20 and 13 zipped while my husband and I enjoyed watching and drinking the wooded bluffs. 9 lines with the longest 1035 ft in length flying... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

six of us find places in iowa to go to each year and explore. this past fall was northeast iowa. a friend of mine told me about your place. we reserved, and had the best time we have had in a long while. some in the group were a little hesitant, but all did well for the whole day. none... More 

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Address: Address: 11764 John F. Kennedy Road, Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone Number: 563-484-4248
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Dubuque

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