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Where to Zip Line in the Poconos

Calling all thrill seekers!  If you’ve been thinking about marking zip lining off your bucket list, there’s no better time to do it.  With the fall season upon us and the trees of the Pocono Mountains beginning to peak in color, it’s the perfect time to zip line through the Poconos.  Experience a rush of adrenaline like no other as you set out on a zip line adventure.  Check out our guide on where to zip line in the Poconos.

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Skytop Lodge in Skytop, Pennsylvania is only about 40-minutes from Hawley, PA.  Skytop offers the Skytop Lodge Adventure Center which is a 3-hour course with 7 different zip lines.  Groups depart every morning at 9:00 am and then every half hour thereafter.  Zip lining is $45.00 on weekdays and then $50.00 on the weekends.

Kittatinny Canoes in Barryville, New York offers zip lining adventures overlooking the Delaware River.  Kittatinny offers one of the largest Big Zips in the United States, the Dual Racing Ziplines.  Participants will drop 36 stories at 150-feet in the air.  Zipliners will reach speeds of up to 60 miles per hour with the whole experience taking around 45-minutes.  Those looking to participate in the zip line should be at least 8 years old.  Reservations at Kittatinny are recommended and booked every half hour.

Camelback Mountain Adventures at Camelback Mountain also offers their own dual zip.  Participants can purchase 2 tickets to experience the zip line rush two times in a row.  There is a 1,000-foot dual zip and also a 4,000-foot line where riders reach speeds of up to 60mph.

Pocono Zip Racer in Bushkill, PA is another great spot for zip lining in the Poconos.  Open year-round, Pocono Zip Racer offers 2 1,000 foot dual zips that race over 30 miles per hour.  Participants must be at least 7 years old.  Tickets are $20.00 for one run and then $7.00 for additional runs.  Zip lines open at 10:00 am and are open until dusk.  The TreeVentures Aerial Ropes Course is located adjacent to the zip lines for another tree top adventure.

Imagine standing and overlooking the views at one of the highest points in Northeast Pennsylvania.  The Ziprider on Montage Mountain takes riders 5 stories high and lets them soar at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour over the Montage Mountain Waterpark.  The Ziprider offers 4 cables side by side for racers to zip with family or friends.  The price for a single ride is $15.99.  The Ziprider is open in all seasons.

The fall season is a quiet and peaceful time to visit us here at The Settlers Inn.  Curl up by your own seasonal fireplace in our beautiful guest rooms or relax in one of the many common areas.  Our award-winning restaurant on the property offers a seasonal menu, award-winning wine list, and local craft brews.  A stay here at The Settlers Inn is great for those romantic getaways just the 2 of you, girls weekend or a family vacation.  Be sure to call us when booking your reservation and we would be happy to help you find the perfect room.  We can be reached at 570-226-2993.

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