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Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course

6129 Needwood Lake Dr, Rockville, MD 20855-1673
+1 800-971-8271
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Excellent time

With kids from 12 to 20 it's hard to find something they all enjoy. My daughters went today for my... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2015
Heather G
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Good time

Go ape is a very nice ropes course and very well run. I gave it 4 stars because having been there... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2015
Philip U
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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It’s not in the dictionary, but if it was, Go Ape would be described as a ‘tree top adventure’.That means we build giant obstacle courses up in the trees using ladders, walkways, bridges and tunnels made of wood, rope and super-strong wire, and top it all off with the world's best zip lines.We then equip people with harnesses, pulleys and carabiners, give them a 30 minute safety briefing and training and let them loose into the forest canopy, free to swing through the trees. Of course, instructors are always on hand, regularly patrolling the forests (not in monkey suits unfortunately!)The result is spectacular. The Go Ape experience gets the adrenalin pumping, gets people out of their comfort zones and above all (no pun intended), it’s just great fun.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
6129 Needwood Lake Dr, Rockville, MD 20855-1673
+1 800-971-8271
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Reviewed May 29, 2015

With kids from 12 to 20 it's hard to find something they all enjoy. My daughters went today for my youngest daughter's birthday. They had a terrific time. The guides were really great. It was a challenge for the youngest since she was a little...More

1  Thank Heather G
Reviewed May 13, 2015

Go ape is a very nice ropes course and very well run. I gave it 4 stars because having been there twice and used the more difficult path both times, there wasn't a lot of thrill in it the second time.

1  Thank Philip U
Reviewed May 8, 2015

This place was awesome. Went with my wife on a crisp fall afternoon and we had a great time. After a quick training session they turn you loose to work your way through the course. There is a little bit of waiting for the folks...More

Thank Jason G
Reviewed April 16, 2015

hi my name is Doris Sosa from Orlando Florida I visit this attraction on April first it was very fun is great for every ages if you want to burn calories definitely you will burn it here

1  Thank doris e s
Reviewed April 14, 2015

i had kids from ages 10 to 18 and they all loved it!! (so did dad) The instructors were witty and friendly, the course was clean and fresh. The views were amazing and the park is beautiful. Great experience and i would definitely go back!!!

Thank chaim s
Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

A fantastic outing with a great emphasis on instruction and safety provided by a well trained staff. Wear clothes you don't mind getting a little dirt on, and that can breathe.

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed March 21, 2015

Go Ape was an amazing experience where you can step out of your comfort zone and see the world from within the trees. Before this trip, I was still a little scared of heights, but I still recommend this for people who are scared of...More

Thank Ezzsuper
Reviewed March 17, 2015

Go Ape is right in Needwood Park. Great for all levels- perfect amount of thrill and fun. Reasonably priced as well.

1  Thank Anonymous1134
Reviewed November 11, 2014

We decided to try Go Ape in preparation for our trip to Costa Rica where we anticipate doing zip lining. The first three stops went fine. I did not realize that I had fear of heights until I realized that I had reached a point...More

4  Thank WanderingRosa
Reviewed October 18, 2014

I'am seriously scared of heights but with the support of my co-workers was able to complete GO Ape and it was all worth it. The view from the zip lining was very beautiful.

Thank Stephanie G
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Rachael H
July 21, 2017|
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Response from Anna B | Reviewed this property |
if you are definitely afraid of the heights regardless of whether or not you're connected you will still not enjoy the experience. But yes you are connected at all times but I think it will be deeply uncomfortable for... More
Alan G
July 1, 2017|
Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
No please don't leave the dog in the car! It's way too hot. Unfortunately there is no on site dog sitting service. Go Ape near DC is in the middle of Rock Creek Park so acres of nature. The "office" is a rustic cabin with a... More
David Q
March 30, 2016|
Response from GoApeUSA | Property representative |
Hi, The course is a 5 minute drive from Shady Grove metro station. We would suggest taking the metro there but you would need a cab and/or uber to get to the course. Thanks!