ArborTrek at Smugglers' Notch offers tree-based adventures ranging from SERENE to EXTREME. Our award-winning Zip Line Canopy Tour is fully-guided and combines the thrill of high-speed zip lines with stunning views of the region. Our Climbing Adventure and Treetop Obstacle Course are designed for those who want to get physical and includes more than 80 obstacles like wobbly bridges, rope swings, cargo nets, zip lines, suspension bridges, and balance beams. Choose a single adventure or conquer them all in one fun-filled day on our All-Day Adventure.
Overview ArborTrek Smugglers' Notch offers eco-adventures ranging from SERENE to EXTREME. Our zip line canopy tour is fully-guided and combines the thrill of high-speed zip lines with stunning views of the region and commentary on the local ecology, natural history, and lore of Smugglers' Notch. Our new tree climbing adventure and treetop obstacle course are designed for those who want to get physical and includes more than 70 obstacles like wobbly bridges, rope swings, cargo nets, zip lines, suspension bridges, and balance beams.
Designed for the hearty-adventurer, the Awesome All-Day Adventure Package includes the award-winning Zip Line Canopy Tour and 3.5-hours on the Treetop Obstacle Course and Climbing Adventure. To complete it all requires covering more than two miles or aerial traverses and foot trails:
2.0 miles of zip lines;
0.65 miles traversing bridges and challenge elements;
0.1 miles climbing ladders, rock walls, trees, and vertical challenge obstacles;
0.15 miles rappelling, jumping, and lowering from trees; and
0.25 miles hiking nature trails. Survive the day and receive a complimentary ArborTrek t-shirt.
Due to the need to match tour types, please call (802) 644-9300 to book your awesome all-day adventure. A customer service rep will help arrange your day to include a break for lunch and get you the best deal.
AVAILABILITY: All summer season, and spring and fall on weekends when the Treetop Obstacle Course and Climbing Adventure are in-service. COST: $198/person, plus taxes and fees (priced individually at over $260/person, plus taxes and fees) Call (802) 644-9300 for large group pricing.
Designed to educate, entertain, and inspire, ArborTrek's Zip Line Canopy Tour is guaranteed to provide nature lovers and thrill seekers with an experience they will not soon forget. Following a mountain brook high above Smugglers Notch Resort Village, the tour descends through mature stands of hemlock, white birch, and sugar maple. Participants soar down more than 4,500 feet of zip lines, cross bridges high above the forest floor, rappel from trees, and enjoy stunning views of the area.
REQUIREMENTS & RESTRICTIONS: The Zip Line Canopy Tour is fully guided and designed for participants of moderate-to-good health from ages 8 to adult, weighing 70-250 lbs. (max weight: 220 lbs. if less than 5'4", 180 lbs. if less than 5'0"). Minors less than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. View complete list.
COST: $129/person, plus taxes and fees. Call (802) 644-9300 for large group pricing. Treetop Obstacle Course
Slide, balance, jump, crawl, climb, dash, and swing through the trees. The Treetop Obstacle Course is designed with adventure trekkers in mind. This self-guided adventure combines the thrill of being high above the ground with physical challenges that test a participant’s strength, balance, and agility. The Treetop Obstacle Course consists of 80+ elements. Following completion of a ground school, trekkers are provided the opportunity to explore a variety of different course areas rated from easy to extreme.
REQUIREMENTS & RESTRICTIONS: The treetop obstacle course is designed for participants of good-to-excellent health and fitness. Ages 4 years to adult. This is a self-guided adventure. Max weight: 275 lbs. View complete list.
OPTIONS: The treetop obstacle course is comprised of three course areas:
1. Apple Creek – 22 traverses including 6 zip lines 2. Back 40 – 50 traverses including 4 zip lines 3. Climbing Adventure – 14 climbs
Full admission provides access to all three (3) course areas.
ArborTrek Junior ticket provides access to Apple Creek and the Climbing Adventure only. To gain access to all of the areas, participants must be at least 8 years old and stand 54 inches in height. Those participants who do not stand 54 inches in height will be limited to the ArborTrek Junior course.
SUPERVISION OF MINORS: Participants under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult on the course. One adult may accompany two (2) children who are 12 years and under and both stand 54 inches in height, or one (1) child who is less than 54 inches in height or requires additional assistance.
DURATION: 2.5-hour pass (time includes gear-up, orientation, and ground school)
COST: * General Admission (> 54” in height): $65-$69/person, plus taxes and fees * ArborTrek Junior (< 54” in height and accompany adults): $45-$49/person, plus taxes and fees * Groups of 8 or more are encouraged to call (802) 644-9300 for group rates.
If you've ever dreamed of climbing high into a tree or climbing walls, here's your chance. Our climbing program blends new belay technology with innovative climbing holds that make tree climbing easy and tree-friendly. Climbers choose from a variety of routes including our synthetic climbing wall (when available), 3 tree climbs, and 8 vertical obstacles. Designed for participants in good-to-excellent health from ages 4 to adult, weighing 40-275 lbs.
REQUIREMENTS & RESTRICTIONS: The Climbing Adventure is designed for participants of good-to-excellent health and fitness. Ages 4 years to adult. Max weight: 275 lbs. Parents of minors must be present, but do not need to participate. View complete list.
COST: $20 per hour per person, plus taxes and fees. Add to the Zip Line Canopy Tour or Treetop Obstacle Course (extends ticket on Treetop Obstacle Course for one hour) for $10 per person, plus taxes and fees.
This isn't your run-of-the-mill team building program. To be highly effective, teams need to practice... and that's just what our adventure team building sessions are designed to do--provide opportunities for team to practice. Complete a series of ground-based obstacles that present physical, mental, and emotional challenges that invite groups to explore teamwork strategies and demonstrate for themselves the importance of planning, cooperation, and communications. Programs can be tailored to skill development, assessment, or just pure recreation. Opportunities are available for school, youth, and community groups, as well as, adult professional and corporate groups.
*Smugglers' Notch Overnight Resort Guests, Home Owners, Current Pass & Bash Badge Holders — Groups of less than 4: Receive 10% OFF* Groups of 4 – 7 riders: Receive 15% OFF* Group of 8 or more: Receive 20% OFF* *Receive 10-20% OFF; can be applied during phone orders, or book online and present your SmuggsPass at the time of check-in and we will apply the discount retroactively. Only valid for the Zip Line Canopy Tour, Treetop Obstacle Course, and All-Day Adventure. Cannot be combined with other discounts, promotions, or pricing offers other than Returning Guest discount. Does not apply to merchandise or gift certificates. Groups of 4 or more must pay in one transaction to receive the group discount.
Returning Guests Receive an additional 10% OFF per person. Discount may not be applied to third-party offers or other promotions exceeding 20%.
Running Promotions Vermont Teachers — Receive 50% OFF per person with proof of position. Must be an active teacher in the State of Vermont serving at a private or public school, college, university, or academy. One per customer. Not valid with other promotions. Must call or walk-in to book. Cannot be applied to group rates.
Military Discount — Active military personnel receive 10% OFF before taxes and fees are applied. Extends only to military personnel’s ticket, not to an entire reservation. Must call to have discount applied.
Groups A variety of options exist for groups as small as 8 and as large as 200. Whether you're seeking to put together a family reunion, corporate team building event, youth retreat, birthday party, or just to get out in the trees and celebrate, our staff can help to put together a package that meets your needs. Please call 1.802.644.9300 for more details. Map and Directions to ArborTrek ArborTrek Canopy Adventures at Smugglers’ Notch 1239 Edwards Rd, Jeffersonville, VT 05464
From Smugglers’ Notch Village: Turn right on Route 108S and drive for 0.6 miles. Turn right on Edwards Road. Drive 0.3 miles and turn right into ArborTrek.
From Burlington: Follow Route 15 East to Jeffersonville. Turn right on Route 108S at Jeffersonville. Follow for 4.5 miles to Edwards Road on the left. Note: Edwards Road intersects with Route 108S twice. Turn left at the second entrance to Edwards Road. Drive 0.3 miles and turn right into ArborTrek.
From I-89/Stowe/Waterbury(Summer Only): Take Exit 10 (I-89) in Waterbury, VT. Follow Route 100N to Stowe. In Stowe, turn left on Route 108N/Mountain Rd. through Smugglers’ Notch pass to Edwards Road on the right, about 4.5 miles from the top of the pass. Drive 0.3 miles on Edwards Road and turn right into ArborTrek.
From I-89/Stowe/Waterbury (Winter): Take Exit 10 (I-89) in Waterbury, VT. Follow Route 100N through Stowe to Morrisville. In Morrisville, pick up Route 15W through Johnson to Jeffersonville. In Jeffersonville, turn left on Route 108 South. Follow for 4.5 miles to Edwards Road on the left. Note: Edwards Road intersects with Route 108S twice. Turn left at the second entrance to Edwards Road. Drive 0.3 miles and turn right into ArborTrek.
From St. Albans: From I-89 and St. Albans State Hwy, head south on VT-104 S/Fairfax Rd. for 18 miles. Turn left on Route 15E for 3.0 miles. Turn right onto Church St. at Jeffersonville. Keep right on Route 108 South. Follow for 4.5 miles to Edwards Road on the left. Note: Edwards Road intersects with Route 108S twice. Turn left at the second entrance to Edwards Road. Drive 0.3 miles and turn right into ArborTrek.
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