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Address: 817 Violet Ave, Hyde Park, NY 12538-1960
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The #1 Place for Fun and Adventure in the Hudson Valley! Big Bear Ziplines...

The #1 Place for Fun and Adventure in the Hudson Valley! Big Bear Ziplines is the First CLOSEST Canopy Zipline Tour to New York City. Come experience the beauty of Hudson Valley, New York on our 50 acres of woodlands and hay fields located right in historic Hyde Park. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind adventure as your soar through the air at speeds up to 30 mph and heights up to 80 feet.Follow your professionally trained Zip Pilots through our 8 Zipline course climbing Fire Truck Ladders, swooping down Tarzan Vines and looking out at breath-taking views of Upstate New York from some of our custom-built Flight Decks.Coming from New York City? No problem. Arrive by bus or rail and we'll pick you up from the Poughkeepsie train station...our courtesy to you!

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A friend and I purchased a Groupon to zip line at Big Bear. Una and Tim were great guides and we loved the 8 zip lines. There are also two Tarzan swings along the course. We had a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2014
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72 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

A friend and I purchased a Groupon to zip line at Big Bear. Una and Tim were great guides and we loved the 8 zip lines. There are also two Tarzan swings along the course. We had a great day and stopped at the American Culinary Institute for lunch on the way home. Big Bear is a fun time for... More 

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Thank Lobes34
bigbearziplines, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Ziplines, responded to this review

So glad you guys had such a great time! Una and Tim really are the best!! The Culinary is one of our favorite spots to good too! :) soooo delicious! You have to come back and enjoy the adventure all over again and try a new restaurant there are so many to pick in the Hudson Valley! More 

Peekskill, New York
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

Zip lining for the first time was awesome! I had excellent/ hilarious instructors. The zip line tour was nice but the last zip line was the best one. The views were amazing and it was a long line. Aside from the zip line they also had Tarzan swings which were fun. I recommend wearing comfortable clothing and having bug spray... More 

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Thank Kayla M
bigbearziplines, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Ziplines, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to review us! Glad to hear you had an awesome time and that our guides were excellent! Great point, big spray is a great idea to have on, the bugs are in their peek right now, but if you got the deep wood bug spray, everyone should be a happy camper. Hope to see... More 

Hudson River Valley, New York
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72 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

Just Do It! There's plenty of time to rest when you're 6 feet under! Ziplined with husband and 3 teenage sons. A unique experience. Attentive, well-informed staff. Made fond memories, and took our Christmas Card Photo here.

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bigbearziplines, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Ziplines, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out to review us, it is such a great photo! It will sure make a unique Christmas card! Glad to hear the staff was on point and made it quite the experience! The whole family should come back to do the zombie ziplining! That will be another unique experience to put in the books! More 

Westchester County, New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

I had a great time zip lining at Big Bear ziplines. The staff was very helpful and made me feel comfortable and safe the entire time. The first zip was a little scary but only because I had no idea what to expect. By the end of the tour the heights meant nothing and it was all about the scenery.... More 

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bigbearziplines, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Ziplines, responded to this review

It's really great to hear that our staff is doing a great job making everyone feel safe and comfortable, epically for the participants that are a little hesitant about ziplining. Tuna and Trixie sure make a great team together! We're glad to hear by the end all you noticed was the beautiful scenery around you. Hope to see you back... More 

Newton, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

I never wanted to zipline and was pretty scared to do so. I would do it again after Big Bear. The experience was very professional, extremely safe, and maybe even exhilerating. Even if you never wanted to, you can do it and this is the place to trust. Thanks for making this so approachable even for the reluctant.

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bigbearziplines, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Ziplines, responded to this review

So glad you got the courage to go ziplining!! We're glad you enjoyed the tour and that you felt very safe which helped put your worried mind at ease! Hope you come back soon! Try our zombie ziplining, it will definitely be another adventure and once you've done it once the second time it'll be a breeze!! More 

Floral Park, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

My daughter decided to try Ziplining with a few friends and family for her 16th Birthday rather than have a big party. I called and spoke with Lynn who was very helpful and friendly and booked us for 12 people on June 21st. We stopped at a diner close by (Ever Ready) right before because we knew we would be... More 

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bigbearziplines, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Ziplines, responded to this review

What a great video you guys posted on youtube!! It really looked like it was a special birthday and everyone had a blast! So glad to hear all our guides were great and helped stop everyone knees from shaking the whole time!! It looked like an great time and I think all the smiling faces in the video say it... More 

East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

Great experience. Good way to see how your new friend supports you in scarey times. Mine was promising for future adventures. Take pictures of the last approach. It is very picturesque.

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Thank Diane O
bigbearziplines, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Ziplines, responded to this review

So glad you had a great experience! If you have a photo on the zipline please share with us! We love to see everyone's experience! If not you need to come back to make sure you get that million dollar shot at the end! Or join us in October for our zombie zipline night tour! More 

Enfield, Connecticut
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43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

Great team and very professional They said they do the October night tour Would like to get back for that one!!!! Would not have found this place without GPS

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Thank Mark T
bigbearziplines, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Ziplines, responded to this review

So glad to hear our staff members were great and professional! They truly make the tour an experience for everyone!! Sorry you had difficulties finding our office space, a lot of people mention they were looking for the course more than an office space. To all future participants the address listed on our website is our office location and we... More 

Hopewell Junction, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

Went with my husband and adult daughter. It was an exhilarating experience and one that you won't forget. Our guides were knowledgeable and fun. Felt safe every step of the way. Loved it! Try to get pictures of your group before or after when you are all geared up.

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Thank EBeausoleil
bigbearziplines, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Ziplines, responded to this review

So glad to hear that this is an experience your family won't forget! We always encourage pictures to be taken and don't worry if you're tired of doing the selfie shots, our guides would be more than happy to take a photo of the group all geared up!! You guys should come back in October for our zombie zipline night... More 

Larchmont, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2014

My 20 year old daughter and I had a great time. The staff were friendly and easy to deal with. Our pilots Paul and Una were professional, funny, and put everyone at ease making us feel comfortable and safe. The zipping was awesome and it was fun being with different groups of people.

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bigbearziplines, Front Office Manager at Big Bear Ziplines, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to give us such a great review, we're so glad you and your daughter had a great time! So glad to hear that your guides were professional and eased your mind of any doubt! So happy to hear you got along with all the other people on your tour, it must be pleasant when you... More 

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