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Address: 1239 Edwards Rd, Smugglers' Notch, Jeffersonville, VT 05464-9426
Phone Number: +1 802-644-9300
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

ArborTrek Canopy Adventures at Smugglers' Notch offers eco-adventure...

ArborTrek Canopy Adventures at Smugglers' Notch offers eco-adventure activities ranging from serene to extreme. Zip Line Canopy Tour. Soar thru stands of eastern hemlock, white birch, and sugar maple on more than 4,500 feet of zip lines, cross suspension bridges, rappel from trees, take in breath-taking mountain views from tree platforms high in the forest canopy and learn about the natural history and ecology of the region on Vermont’s first zip line canopy tour. Fully guided. Requirements: 70 to 250 lbs., 8 years and older, good to moderate health. Year-round. Reservations required. Treetop Obstacle Course. Climb, crawl, jump, dash, balance, zip and swing through the forest on more than 50 elements including wobbly bridges, balance beams, log swings, ladders, zip lines, and more. Following a thorough ground school, participants can choose from 5 courses ranging from easy to extremely difficult. Children ages 4 to 7 can complete the first 22 obstacles on the Apple Creek Course. Those who are 70 lbs and can reach 66 inches standing flat-footed may also access the Back Forty Course Area. On-course supervision is required for youth, ages 12 years and younger. All participants wear a full-body harness, helmet, and smart-belay connector to ensure 100% connectivity while above the ground. Semi-guided. Reservations recommended. Climbing Adventure. Test your courage and climbing prowess on a series of rock walls, vertical obstacles, and tree climbs. A variety of challenges for young children and athletic adults. The Climbing Adventure can be completed as a lone conquest or added to the Zip Line Canopy Tour or Treetop Obstacle Course at a deep discount. Adventure-Based Team Building. A variety of half-day and full-day adventure-based team building options are available to school, youth, and community groups as well as adult professional and corporate work teams. Programs range from purely recreational to instensely developmental. AWARDS.- Yankee Magazine: 2012 Editor's Choice Award- Travel + Leisure Magazine: Listed as one of the "World's Coolest Zip Lines"- Outside Magazine's Adventure Advisor Blog: "One of the Best Wilderness Zip line Tours in the U.S."

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Lots of fun.

I went with my dad last year and we both had a great time. The tour was fun the group was nice and it gave me the a adrenaline rush I had been missing g for awhile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went with my dad last year and we both had a great time. The tour was fun the group was nice and it gave me the a adrenaline rush I had been missing g for awhile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This activity requires a reservation and payment in advance. Our party included three adults and one teen. We made our reservation by phone on the morning of the day we wanted to visit. I'm not sure if they typically have same day openings or if we were just lucky. The folks we talked to by phone were very knowledgable, helpful,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been on about 10 different ropes courses, and this was one of the best ever. My hubby, 13 year old daughter, and I went, and we all had a great time. The easy parts were hard enough to enjoy, and the hardest was a challenge, it took about 15-20 minutes to cross between the 3 of us. Would... More 

Thank JLeisMom
Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 9 year old son and I did the full tree top adventure course (all 3 levels of difficulty) in the allotted time, thanks to the fantastic staff. They educated us in the training and were there for us if we needed them the entire time. Derek and Riley were so great to have on course with us. The tree... More 

Thank siegelks
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went ziplining on an ArborTrek tour. Our guides were excellent and small group kept it interesting for all involved! The 8 ziplines were of varied lengths and many were long enough you couldn't see the end as you jumped off. The 2 repels were really fun too, taught us to trust their equipment (which was very trustworthy). The people... More 

Thank Molly K
Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff bent over backwards to accomodate us, as well as the family with us who wanted to change packages.

Thank quatrone
Merrimack, NH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Some might have tried other zip lines... this one is for families, fearful adults and really just anyone... with the same thrill, but also a great adventure. Courtney and Greta were our guides--AWESOME! They make you so comfortable with the experience, share some great stories and make sure you have a good time. With 8 zips, you go from 150... More 

Thank hr1313
Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience here. Guides Jeremy and Scout were fun, empowering and professional. Highlight of the trip for my daughter and I. Could not say enough good things about the canopy/zip-line tour we took.

Thank Jackalope05
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went on the Noon Arbortrek canopy tour today with Derek and Lauren as our guides. It was a great afternoon! Derek and Lauren were very personable (taking the time to learn all of our group's 9 names), knowledgable about the area, professional and highly experienced. They made the day a lot of fun but at the... More 

Thank Kathy R
arbortrek, Owner at ArborTrek Canopy Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us in the trees. We are so happy that you had an excellent time with Derek and Lauren. I will be certain to pass on your feedback. We hope to see you again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Need to try at least once get over your fear of highs with a great staff, remember when you were a kid and these things were fun well re-live

Thank Damon W
arbortrek, Owner at ArborTrek Canopy Adventures, responded to this review

Damon, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. Many of our guests do have a fear of heights. We echo your suggestion to live like a kid. Climbing trees and playing in the woods is one of my most cherished memories. I am always happy to hear others feel like a kid again on our tour. More 

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