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A Guide to Ziplines in Wisconsin Dells

A family ziplining at BigFoot Ziplines in Wisconsin Dells.

Take Flight with Wisconsin Dells Zipline Tours

Wisconsin Dells zipline options are more plentiful this summer than ever, a real plus for anyone who loves the feeling of soaring like an eagle. Time to pick your next adventure that will take you high above the ground.

Women ziplining at BigFoot Ziplines in Wisconsin Dells.

If you could choose a superpower, what would it be? We think the ability to fly would be a stellar choice. As a second choice, why not explore Wisconsin Dells' zipline tours? You’ll find tons of zipline options to take you soaring over canyons, treetops, rock formations, and water features. 

This rundown of ziplines in Wisconsin Dells features four dedicated attractions with details on what makes each uniquely exhilarating, along with some additional above-the-ground activities at the end of the story that offer even more ways to make you feel like you’re floating.

BigFoot Zipline Tours 

Set aside a full two hours to experience this zipline tour. There are seven towers and seven lines, two of which are double race lines, for a total of 6,000 feet in all. The view below is of tall oaks and Northwoods pines. 
After you’re done zipping, pop over to their aerial ropes course (look for the giant helicopter perched on top), with 80 different elements. What’s nice about the ropes course is that those 80 elements range from easy to difficult, so people with all levels of physical fitness can participate. Both attractions open year-round.

  • For the zipline: Maximum weight of 275 pounds, must be 43 inches or taller.
  • For the ropes course: Maximum weight of 275 pounds, must be 48 inches or taller.   

Dells Zipline Adventures 

This zipline and adventure park spans six scenic acres adjacent to Chula Vista Resort. The zipline park has 18 ziplines that take riders above and through a picturesque canyon with those distinctive sandstone rock formations for which Wisconsin Dells is famous.

The adventure park part of the complex has four courses with varying degrees of height (ranging from 5 to 40 feet off the ground) and difficulty. Before entering the park, you’ll go through an orientation session they call “Ground School.” There are even observation areas for family members looking to get a great view of the action. Open April – October.

A family getting ready to zipline at Wilderness Canyon Zipline in Wisconsin Dells.

Zipline and adventure park: Must be 8+ years, 54 inches or taller, and 75-275 pounds.

Wilderness Canyon Zip Line Canopy Tour 

You’ll get a bird’s eye view of Lost Canyon when you ride the zipline at the Wilderness Resort. This line spans six towers, with riders soaring to 60 feet in the air. As for length, it’s the equivalent of eight football fields. In other words, a guaranteed adrenaline rush. Available to both hotel guests and the general public. Open year-round.

For the zipline: Must be between 70 and 270 pounds.

Vertical Illusions Zipline, Kayak & Rock Climbing Guided Adventures 

This guide service operates out of private Chimney Rock Park with an 18-line eco zipline tour that takes you over cliffs and canyons and through the tree canopies. Your adventure starts with a hike up to the summit of the park, with your guide providing insights along the way into endangered species of plants and animals and the history of the park. Once up in the air, you’ll have a 100-mile view of the area. There is a Peak 1 Canopy Tour and a Peak 2 Ultimate Zipline Experience, with Peak 1 the prerequisite for 2. 

  • For the zipline: Strict 250 pound weight limit, no minimum age or weight limit. Option for child to ride tandem with a guide. For the Peak 2 advanced course, there is a minimum age of 12.
  • For children under 10: Recommendation is to book a morning adventure.

Indoor Ziplines

The Toucan Zip Line at Tom Foolerys Adventure Park is 50 feet above the indoor amusement park floor. Start your quest on the high-climb ropes course before zipping 125 feet to reach the landing pad. 

For the zipline: Must be 44 inches tall with a maximum weight of 300 pounds, and guests 44-48 inches tall must be accompanied by an adult.

What Should I Wear To Go Ziplining? 

  • Be sure to check the requirements for the zipline tour you choose before you arrive. Here are some general guidelines to follow:
  • Close-toed shoes are a must. Athletic or hiking shoes are ideal.
  • Comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing that does not restrict your movements but is not too loose or baggy so as to avoid having it catch or snag on obstacles.
  • No swimwear.
  • No jewelry.
  • Long hair should be pulled back in a ponytail at the base of the neck. 

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