11 Best Places to go Zip Lining in Michigan, Listed

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Ziplining in Michigan is a Blast!

Looking to add adventure to your Michigan vacation?

See the Mitten State in a whole new way on a zipline or canopy tour.

You’ll zip through dense forests, soar across valleys and get a bird’s eye view of stunning scenery.

Some Michigan zipline destinations are paired with aerial obstacle courses for added adventure.

We scoured the state for the best places to zipline in Michigan. Here they are, in no particular order:

Best Places for Zip Lining in Michigan

(1) TreeRunner Adventure Park Rochester

7553 Meadow Brook Rd, Rochester, MI 48309

About Zip Lining at TreeRunner Adventure Park Rochester
TreeRunner Adventure Aerial Park is a tree-to-tree elevated adventure ropes obstacle course.

It includes 60+ exciting obstacles and zip lines, 4 difficulty levels, and 8 different trails.

This is one of three TreeRunner Parks in Michigan.
Ziplining Requirements for TreeRunner Adventure Park Rochester
-Minimum reach: 6 ft to be able to climb independently, any shorter is allowed but needs a parent to help with the transfers
-Maximum height: 6’4″
-Minimum weight: 60 lbs
-Maximum weight: 265 lbs
-Minimum age: 7 years old (with parent climbing with them), 10 years old to climb independently
2024 Ziplining Prices
$44 - $54

(248) 759-5222

(2) TreeRunner Adventure Park West Bloomfield

6600 West Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322

About Zip Lining at TreeRunner Adventure Park West Bloomfield
TreeRunner Adventure Aerial Park is a tree-to-tree elevated adventure ropes obstacle course.

It includes over 250 exciting obstacles, 47 zip lines, 6 levels of difficulty (7 with junior park), and 15 different trails (20 with junior park), there is plenty to explore!

This is one of three TreeRunner Parks in Michigan.
Ziplining Requirements for TreeRunner Adventure Park West Bloomfield
In order to climb without adult supervision in the Aerial Forest, you must be at least 14 years old.

Adult supervision is required for ages 15 years and younger.

Six-year-olds may climb in the Aerial Forest when accompanied by a paying adult, one-on-one, on the purple trails only.

There is a maximum weight limit of 265 pounds in the Aerial Forest.
2024 Ziplining Prices
$44-$59

(248) 419-1550

(3) Frankenmuth Aerial Park

1375 Weiss St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734

About Zip Lining at Frankenmuth Aerial Park
The aerial park is a combination of ladders, bridges, climbing elements and zip lines spread throughout acres of wooded beauty.

Climbers proceed from platform to platform through the course elements, then enjoy a short zip to the next set of elements.

The newest course, FrankenZip, is a fan-favorite with 7 long zip lines at heights ranging from 15 – 35 feet off the ground.

There are a total of 6 courses that vary in difficulty ranging from beginner to expert. As one progresses through the difficulty levels, the bridges become less stable under your feet, requiring more balance, agility, focus and arm strength.
Ziplining Requirements for Frankenmuth Aerial Park
Participants must be age seven or older.

There is no height restriction. Weight restriction is 265 pounds.
2024 Ziplining Prices
$34-$44 including $5 glove fee

(989) 284-0201

(4) Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park

462 Scenic Drive, N. Muskegon, MI 49445

About Zip Lining at Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
Take a flight from the top of a Lake Michigan sand dune and through the white pine forest on the 1400 ft. dual zip line.

You’ll race alongside a friend with a view of the treetops over Muskegon State park traveling over the top of the winter and summer luge tracks.

Dune Adventure Tour: So much more than a zip across the park! Try out this 2.5-hour adventure.
Single Ride - Zip Line: Try out the brand new 1400 ft. dual racing zip line.
Ziplining Requirements for Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park
Zipline Size Requirements
Minimum height: 48"
Minimum weight: 65 lbs
Maximum weight: 250 lbs
2024 Ziplining Prices
$45 for 2 zip line runs

(877) 879-5843

(5) John Ball Zoo

1300 W. Fulton St, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

About Zip Lining at John Ball Zoo
Zoo admission required to access this four-story, 600-foot, zipline.

Riders are securely harnessed before they step off the platform and fly over the waterfall to another ridge.
Ziplining Requirements for John Ball Zoo
Minimum weight of 75 pounds. Maximum weight is 250 pounds. Participant must safely fit in the harness. Must be 48 inches (122cm) tall to participate.

Closed-back shoes are required. All height, weight, clothing, and harness restrictions must be met to ride this experience.
2024 Ziplining Prices
$10 + admission

(616) 336-4300

(6) TreeRunner Grand Rapids Adventure Park

2121 Celebration Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

About Zip Lining at TreeRunner Grand Rapids Adventure Park
TreeRunner Adventure Aerial Park is a tree-to-tree elevated adventure ropes obstacle course. It includes more than 60 obstacles and 12 zip lines, five difficulty levels, and nine different courses.

The Junior Park, at a lower elevation, is designed for children ages 4 – 7 and includes 2 courses and 10 obstacles.

This is one of three TreeRunner Parks in Michigan.
Ziplining Requirements for TreeRunner Grand Rapids Adventure Park
Regular Park:
-Minimum reach: 6 ft to be able to climb independently, any shorter is allowed but needs a parent to help with the transfers
-Maximum height: 6’4″
-Minimum weight: 60 lbs
-Maximum weight: 265 lbs
-Minimum age: 7 years old (with parent climbing with them), 10 years old to climb independently

In the Junior Park, children must be 4–7 years old. The maximum weight is 75 pounds.
2024 Ziplining Prices
$38-$48

(616) 226-3993

(7) Crystal Mountain

12500 Crystal Mountain Dr, Thompsonville, MI 49683

About Zip Lining at Crystal Mountain
The Edge Adventure Course is an elevated rope and zipline course located 20 feet above Crystal Mountain's outdoor pool.

The course features four elements that challenge and excite participants.

Aerial Park Staff secures each guest into a Swiss-made Saferoller continuous belay system. Adventurers then cross a rickety bridge, jump swing to swing, balance on the Burma Bridge, all before sailing over the pool on a 130-foot zipline!
Ziplining Requirements for Crystal Mountain
Ages 5 and up, minimum weight to participate is 50lbs. Maximum weight is 250lbs.

An adult must also purchase a ticket and accompany children that are under 52” but meet the age and weight requirement.

Participants must be able to fit safely into a harness.
2024 Ziplining Prices
2024 Prices TBA

(231) 378-2238

(8) Mt. Holiday

3100 Holiday Road, Traverse City, MI 49686

About Zip Lining at Mt. Holiday
Mt. Holiday’s Zip Line Adventure is for thrill seekers of all ages.

Complete with 8 unique zip lines this high-speed adventure will let you experience scenic views of Northern Michigan like never before!

Join them for this 1-1.5 hour Zip Line Adventure Tour – they will show you what it’s like to fly at speeds of 25-30 mph through the trees and across the hills of Mt. Holiday.

Walk-ins are welcome on a space-available basis, but reservations are the only way to guarantee your space.
Ziplining Requirements for Mt. Holiday
Reservations are HIGHLY recommended for the Zip Line Adventure Tour.

Miniumum Weight: 60 lbs
Maximum Weight: 260 lbs
2024 Ziplining Prices
$45

(231) 938-2500

(9) Boyne Mountain Zipline Adventure Tour

1 Boyne Mountain Rd, Boyne Falls, MI 49713

About Zip Lining at Boyne Mountain Zipline Adventure Tour
Feel what it's like to fly across 9 zip lines at speeds of 20-25 mph on lines up to 50 feet in the air and 780 feet in length.

The adventure begins at the top of the mountain, and routes you through trees and across the slopes of Boyne Mountain.

Reservations required: 231-549-7256
Zip Line Tour Hours: 10 AM, 1 PM, 4 PM
Ziplining Requirements for Boyne Mountain Zipline Adventure Tour
-Must weigh at least 60lbs and under 275lbs
-Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure
-Dress appropriately, check local weather forecast
2024 Ziplining Prices
$79 midweek, $85 weekends & holidays

(231) 549-7256

(10) The Highlands at Harbor Springs

500 Highlands Drive, Harbor Springs, MI 49740

About Zip Lining at The Highlands at Harbor Springs
Fly at speeds of 20-25 mph on the guided Zipline Adventure Tour. A series of 7 lines will take you to an elevation 1325 feet - where panoramic views come with the territory - and lasts up to 2.5 hours!


Short on Time? Take a ride on the Twin Zip. This adventure takes you on a total of two lines covering a distance of about 1350 ft. lasting between 45 minutes to an hour!

The ziplines will operate in almost every weather condition and the weather can change quickly.
Ziplining Requirements for The Highlands at Harbor Springs
Reservations are required for the Zipline Adventure Tour.

Minimum weight for riders is 60 lbs. and minimum height is 3 ft.

Maximum weight for riders is 250 lbs.
2024 Ziplining Prices
$74 per person

(231) 526-3835

(11) Mystery Spot

N916 Martin Lake Road, St. Ignace, MI 49781

About Zip Lining at Mystery Spot
Take a ride on two different zip line trails totaling approximately 1100 ft!

Line 1 - approximately 700 ft
Line 2 - approximately 400 ft
Ziplining Requirements for Mystery Spot
Minimum age: 5
Maximum weight: 250 lbs
2024 Ziplining Prices
Zip line Only (no Mystery Tour) - $20

(906) 643-8322

Zip Lining FAQs

Is Zip Lining a Safe Family Activity?

It might surprise you, but ziplining is a great, safe, family activity. Trained guides start each session with a safety lesson designed to teach you how your equipment works.

One of the safety precautions zip line companies take is making sure equipment properly fits each guest. Height and weight restrictions are in effect for this reason. Please pay attention to the restrictions at your destination when booking a ziplining package.

Of course, there is risk associated with this type of activity so please follow all safety guidelines and use your best judgement.

How Old Do You Have to Be to Go Ziplining in Michigan?

The age limit for zip lining in Michigan varies by attraction. Some ziplines have a minimum age while others have a minimum weight. A minimum weight requirement ensures that your child will be able to complete the zipline without losing momentum.

Parents are the best judge of a child’s comfort-level when it comes to heights and extreme sports.

Be sure to check your destination’s requirements before heading out.

What Should I Wear When I Go Ziplining?

Different destinations might have specific requirements, but in general these are the things to consider when preparing for a ziplining experience:

How Long Does It Take to Go Zip Lining in Michigan?

Zipline experiences range from a few minutes to a few hours.

The length of time you are zip lining depends on the number of zip lines in your tour or the specific package you book.

Do I Need to Make Reservations to Go Zip Lining in Michigan?

Most ziplining facilities encourage reservations. Some places sell out regularly, so reservations are the only way to go.

Making a reservation is highly encouraged whenever possible.

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