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ArborTrek Canopy Adventures

1239 Edwards Rd, Smugglers' Notch, Stowe, VT 05464-9426
+1 802-644-9300
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Very fun adventure!

This was one of my favorite activities on our trip! The guides are attentive and fun, and make... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lmont190
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Zip line exhilaration

Zach and Jordan were our awesome guides through the canopy of Smuggler’s Notch. The views were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
snclutter1
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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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“zip lining” (112 reviews)
“obstacle course” (34 reviews)
“zipline tour” (24 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
1239 Edwards Rd, Smugglers' Notch, Stowe, VT 05464-9426
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+1 802-644-9300
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was one of my favorite activities on our trip! The guides are attentive and fun, and make sure every person is safe. The course was beautiful! I can only imagine how perfect it would be in the fall! There were some small kids on...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Zach and Jordan were our awesome guides through the canopy of Smuggler’s Notch. The views were gorgeous, the weather was cool, and there were lots of laughs enjoyed amongst the group. 10/10 would recommend for anyone looking for a new experience and a fun time...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an awesome time had by all 3 teenagers with mom and dad Guides were great, engaging and informative All had a great time and would definitely do again

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family visited Arbortrek again this year as part of our annual family vacation. And as always, they delivered! We spent two days there. The first was for zip lining and the second we spent on the obstacle course! We had the pleasure of being...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to arbortrek before with a group of young kids and they did an amazing job accommodating each and every one of their needs. This past weekend I went back with older family members and the same accommodations were made. They didnt rush teaching...More

Thank Chelsea R
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arbortrek, Owner at ArborTrek Canopy Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience and for joining us in the trees. I will share your feedback with Amanda and Jess. They are a great part of our team.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family had a great experience at Arbor Trek. My wife and younger daughter did the Treetop Obstacle Course, with Ryan (? they forgot his name, but he played ice hockey and is in college). They found the courses both fun and challenging. My older...More

Thank Jason D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an awesome time today out with Eric and Isaac. Shout out to them both as they were great fun. Arbortrek has a great set up with a number of zip lines, suspension bridges and repelling spots. They made everyone comfortable from little kids to...More

Thank Coop228
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arbortrek, Owner at ArborTrek Canopy Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for joining us in the trees and your kind review. Eric and Isaac will be thrilled to hear about your experience.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my son and nephew both 11 and we did the ropes course. It was so fun! The obstacles range from easy to extreme! I’m a 36 year old mom in fairly decent shape and a couple of the extreme obstacles had me...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first time and likely not our last. Guides very safety conscious. They knew when to give a little extra help as I was out of my comfort zone rappelling. But I learned a new skill! Zip lines themselves seemed very safe. Beautiful zipping through...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did both the adult and juniors obstacle courses while on vacation with friends and family. We had a four year old and six year old with us and Hal and Zack were our guides. They made it fun and exciting for all of us...More

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Response from arbortrek | Property representative |
Yes, all of our activities have weight limits and restrictions. ZIP LINE CANOPY TOUR Weight: 70 – 250 lbs. (less than 5’4”, max weight is 220 lbs.; less than 5’0” max weight is 180 lbs.); must fit properly into the... More
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