The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum

Posted on 05/25/2023
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Are you ready for the best climbing and zip line adventure Connecticut has to offer? Get outside and into our Aerial Adventure Park to experience our five acre, self-guided tree-to-tree climbing adventure.

Ideal for all adults and children 5+ at any fitness level, you’ll go at your own pace for a fun, exciting, and self guided adventure, the perfect combination of challenge and fun. To begin, you’ll start with a safety briefing and practice session, then we let you choose your own adventure among our 13 treetop trails.

The Adventure Park has roughly 200 tree top platforms, connected by bridges, ladders, zip lines and other crossings. The trails are color-coded like ski trails for all levels and are designed for self-discovery. Our helpful staff are always at hand and available for questions and assistance.

Get outside and play. We’ll see you in the trees!


What to Expect

The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum is the largest climbing park in Connecticut, with 23 zip lines, six difficulty levels, and over 170 challenge bridges.

At the heart of the park is the main platform, where 13 trails extend up into the treetops. Climbers can choose their own challenge level for a self-guided experience focused on exploration and discovery. Depending on the climber’s skill level and trails selected, climbers can completed 2-to-4 trails in a three-hour period.

Each visit includes a safety orientation, harness and other equipment for a memorable outdoor experience bar none.

Visiting the Hartford/Mansfield area, check out our sister location, The Adventure Park at Storrs, CT.


Hours of Operations



May 1 – June 15

Friday: 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday – Thursday: CLOSED*

Mother’s Day (May 14)10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Memorial Day (May 29)10 a.m. – 6 p.m



June 16 – August 27

Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Monday – Tuesday: Open for Group Reservations Only*

Father’s Day (June 18): 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Independence Day (July 4)
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.