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The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum

Bridgeport, CT, USA
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About The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum
The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum is Connecticut's first tree top climbing and ziplining park. Look up-You will see a series of platforms in the trees connected by various configurations of cable, wood, rope and zip lines to form bridges. Each bridge presents a different challenge of how to get to the next platform. A series of bridges form "aerial trails" that proceed throughout the forest, from one tree platform to the next. There are eight different trails to choose from that you can enjoy at your own pace.FALL HOURS ('till Nov 11): Fri 3pm-9pm, Sat 9am-9pm, Sun & holidays: 9am-Dusk. Illuminated Night Climbing Fri-Sat! Group reservations welcome 7 days a week.
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Are you ready for the best climbing and zip line adventure Connecticut has to offer? Get outside and into our Aerial Adventure Park to experience our five acre, self-guided tree-to-tree climbing adventure.

Ideal for all adults and children 5+ at any fitness level, you'll go at your own pace for a fun, exciting, and self guided adventure, the perfect combination of challenge and fun. You'll start with a safety briefing and practice session, then we let you choose your own adventure among our 13 treetop trails.

With roughly 200 tree top platforms connected by bridges, ladders, zip lines and other crossings, our trails are color-coded like ski trails for all abilities and are designed for self-discovery. Our helpful staff are always at hand and available for questions and assistance.

Get outside and play. We'll see you in the trees!
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed over two hours of (safe) fun in the trees yesterday. I grew up with a zip line in my backyard 45 years ago, and this one brought a lot of those thrills back. We were totally sore from moving new muscle groups and laughing...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Steve L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with my (short) 7-year-old daughter to the Adventure Park and we had a blast! We did it for three hours! Everything was thoroughly explained and there was a nice practice area to start off. When you come, if you have a pocketbook, you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank BeachFamily8888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was challenging and fun!!! At the beginning it was a little scary because it was my first time doing that kind of activity, but once I got the hang of it, it was awesome!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Linetteaf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am shocked that this place does not have more reviews! There are all different levels of difficulty for the courses. Purple is for younger children but then yellow and green are for most adults. There is a big jump up to go to blue...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 588jamesy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lot of fun and the courses challenged us, but we had fun working through them together. Can't wait to go back!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Maureen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is second time my family has gone to the Discovery Adventure Park. Both times we had a blast. It is all suspended in the trees with levels for all abilities. You need to wear closed toe shoes and shorts or pants that work with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I took my nephew! What a great venue! The park was clean, appeared to be very organized. Very nice staff throughout the park! Picnic tables available, you could bring food in. We had a great time on the zip line course! Safe...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank moey1961
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great climbing, as always. Ask questions if needed, if the first person doesn’t give you the answer you need, look for someone who knows what they are talking about. Climb with your kid if possible. Send walkie talkies with your kids if you’re not climbing...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Donna O
Reviewed August 11, 2019

This is a wonderful activity for the whole family. I have visited the park several times with my grandson and we always have a great time. Staff is wonderful.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TripswithGrandkids
Reviewed August 1, 2019 via mobile

Excellent experience. My daughter had a blast and she wants to come back. We will love to try glow in the dark.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Kamika H
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Response from MaddVibes | Reviewed this property |
Not really. There are areas to sit and watch the kids climb and Zipline. There is a small shop to buy a soda and have a drink while you watch.
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