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SO MUCH FUN!

This was mine and my son's first time ziplining, and our family had so much fun (thanks to the very... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
jbeachamdroid
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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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RENAME: HIDDEN COVE

HIDDEN too good for customers and NO advertisement..Only wants locals, so the rest of us stay... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
2017art
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Texico, Illinois
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American Obstacle is set on 68 acres and provides zip lining,outdoor laser tag, climbing walls, kayaking, and team building. Enjoy a beautiful setting right off Interstate 57. A great stop to stretch the legs on a long trip or a perfect day trip.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
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“obstacles” (2 reviews)
“kayak” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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7859 State Route 37, Kinmundy, IL 62854-2025
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

This was mine and my son's first time ziplining, and our family had so much fun (thanks to the very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful staff), that we've already planned our return trip - and this time we're bringing a group! Lisa (aka Wonderwoman) and Jeff...More

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

HIDDEN too good for customers and NO advertisement..Only wants locals, so the rest of us stay out..Never found it to this day..Used to stop at a greasy spoon on n. highway 37, but it closed..sounds like a tight click local thing..More

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Lisa C, Owner at American Obstacle, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Sorry you couldnt find us. We have signs on interstate 57 and Route 37. Also if you type American Obstacle into gps it will bring you right to us. We are now closed for the season and will re-open for our 8th season in April...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

Wow! This place is amazing. So reasonably priced and the nicest people I ever met. Our tour guide, Larissa, could be a stand up Comic. The rock climbing wall was a blast and I loved the zip lines. Next time I want to do the...More

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Lisa C, Owner at American Obstacle, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2017

Fantastic! Thank you for the review!

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Reviewed October 15, 2016

Took my husband and his family for the Creek Bottom zip lining. It was an awesome afternoon!! The staff was friendly, helpful, encouraging and hilarious.We all had so much fun and we can't wait to go back again!

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Lisa C, Owner at American Obstacle, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2016

Thank you for the review! Glad you had a great time!!

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Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

We reserved a Sunday 2 pm zip line/rock wall trip on the spur of the moment. Made our reservation at 9 am that morning with no issues. We arrived early and checked out the town of 800. Couldn't find a gas station, or convenience store....More

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Lisa C, Owner at American Obstacle, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2016

Thank you for the review. We are glad you had a good time. Yes Kinmundy is a small town of 800. There is not a gas station in town, but we do have an IGA and 2 small restaurants. If you want to get away...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Took my in-laws there for their 58th wedding anniversary gift. We had s great time. TJ and Max were great guides and everybody was real friendly. We did the new course with the kayaks. Ready to go back and do the rock wall course.

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Lisa C, Owner at American Obstacle, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2016

Wow! Congratulations on the 58th wedding anniversary! We are glad you enjoyed your time with us and look forward to having you back out for a visit.

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Reviewed May 18, 2015

My husband and I, as well as, a group of friends went to American Obstacle and had a blast! We did team building, climbing the rock wall, and zipling! The staff was great and funny and very informative.

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Lisa C, Owner at American Obstacle, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2016

Thank you for the kind review! Glad you all had a good time!

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