Zip Line & Treetop Adventure


See the Preserves from the Treetops!


The seven-acre course, built and operated by Go Ape, offers guests a unique two to three hour trek through the forest canopy. The course includes:


  • 5 zip lines for a total of 2,837 feet of exhilaration
  • A “double Tarzan swing” that allows 2 participants to simultaneously swing from 30 feet and safely land in a cargo net
  • A series of rope ladders and bridges, spider’s webs and trapezes
  • 40 obstacles situated 40+ feet up in the forest canopy


The course contains five stations, called “sites.” To access each site, guests ascend a rope ladder which leads to a set of obstacles and ends with a zip line bringing guests back to the forest floor. Each site gets progressively more challenging and the zip lines get longer.


The course can accommodate beginners as well as skilled outdoor enthusiasts. After a 20 minute safety session, the entire course takes about 2-3 hours to complete. Staff guide visitors from the ground as they experience their adventure.



Bemis Woods-South
1100 Ogden Avenue
Western Springs, IL (map)


Adults (16+) – $58
Children (10-15) – $37
Junior Course (All Ages) – $27


April 1 – November 30


Book Your Treetop Adventure

Book your adventure online, or by calling 800-971-8271.

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Visit two of the treasures of the Forest Preserves of Cook County