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Zip through the air

Soar through the splendor of nature. Zip-line adventures allow you to safely 'fly' down a wire. It's one of the coolest ways to experience the great outdoors. Here are six that we found around the Ark-La-Tex.

Diana TX

Thomas Falls Zip-Line Challenge Course

5543 US Highway 259 North

Over 600 feet of exciting fun! Try the Texas Tough Obstacle Course and skip along the surface of the water.

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Carthage Bug

Billy Bob's Zipline

4079 US Highway 79

Zip along the banks of the Sabine River. Soar over 3,800 feet amongst the Pineywoods of East Texas.

Zip-line adventures Billy Bobs Zip

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Zip Nac

199 Brother John Road

The highest thrill in the oldest town in Texas awaits your arrival year round! Travel through the Tunnel of Lights during Christmas time or experience the Scare in the Air at Halloween. There’s even a Zip Inn if you want to stay overnight.

Zip-line adventures Zip Nac

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Broken Bow bug

Rugaru Adventures

2658 Steven’s Gap Road

You will reach speeds up to 35 mph and heights up to 60 feet about the ground. Experience the rush over breathtaking scenery.

Zip-line adventures Rugaru

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Greenwood bug

Gators & Friends

11441 US Highway 80

Choose from a 4 or 7 line course. Run a side-by-side over alligators and other exotic animals. They also have video games for those who are less adventurous.

Zip-line adventures Gators and Friends

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Ruston bug

Soaring Spirits

285 Jed Rd.

Over a dozen ziplines are ready for you and more are on the way. There are several low flying lines for those wanting to try the adventure for the first time. By reservation only.

Zip-line adventures Soaring Spirits

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In case you're wondering...
The longest zip-line is in the United Arab Emirates. Soar 1.75 miles on a single trek.
The world's steepest line is in Planica, Slovenia with a maximum incline of 58.6%.
One of the most unique zip-lines is in downtown Las Vegas. Slotzilla shoots you out of a slot machine and you can 'race' fellow zip-liners.

If we've missed a course in the Ark-La-Tex, please use the Contact form and let us know!
Have fun on your next zip-line adventures!