Family Fun Amongst Nature: Discover Great Gorge’s Climbing Sessions

September 15, 2023

In a world dominated by screens and digital distractions, finding meaningful ways to connect with your family in nature has become more important than ever. The Great Gorge, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Vernon Township, NJ, offers an exhilarating opportunity to bond with your loved ones while experiencing the thrill of climbing sessions. This unique destination not only provides a chance to challenge yourselves physically but also promises unforgettable memories and moments of togetherness.

At the heart of this natural haven lies TreEscape Adventure Parks Ropes Course, the ten-course tree climbing, zip-lining, and rope-swinging adventure beautifully placed in the forested setting of Vernon, NJ.

Aerial Obstacle Course

Experience the renowned “original” (OG) sensation known as the Aerial Obstacle Course. Nestled amidst the trees of Vernon Valley, this ten-course adventure involves tree climbing, zip-lining, and rope-swinging. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings as you conquer our array of courses: two purple, two yellow, three green, two blue, and the ultimate challenge, the black course named Drillers Dare. Each course offers a blend of challenges and enjoyment suitable for all ages and proficiency levels. It’s an escapade that beckons you to return time and again.

Black Creek Flyer Zip Line

Unveiled in 2022, the Black Creek Flyer stands as New Jersey’s premier and exhilarating zip line escapade. Nestled within the sprawling TreEscape Aerial Adventure Park, this flyer was ingeniously fashioned to encapsulate the thrill of zip lines – a clear favorite among our guests. Spanning a dedicated 60-90 minutes, the attraction boasts an impressive stretch of over 1200 feet of zip lines that traverse diverse terrains, sending you soaring an impressive 50 feet above the park.

Embark on a captivating journey through TreEscape, which is open to various aptitude levels and tailored for ages 7 and up.

The Night Climb

Gather your friends and family ascend alongside fellow nocturnal adventurers! Our twilight ascents extend over a generous 3-hour duration and grant admission not only to our array of 10 classic aerial courses but also to our new zipline experience, The Black Creek Flyer. Prepare for an unforgettable evening of ascending, gliding, navigating, and dashing amidst the treetops.

Planning Your Great Gorge Adventure

Before embarking on your Great Gorge adventure, it’s essential to be adequately prepared. Here are a few tips to ensure you make the most of your experience:

  1. Check the Skill Levels: Great Gorge offers climbing routes for various skill levels. Make sure to choose routes that are appropriate for each family member’s experience and comfort level.
  2. Safety First: While climbing can be exhilarating, safety should always be a top priority. Listen attentively to the guides’ instructions, wear the provided safety gear, and follow the established protocols.
  3. Pack Essentials: Don’t forget to pack essentials such as sunscreen, water bottles, comfortable clothing, and closed-toe shoes suitable for climbing.
  4. Capture the Moments: Bring a camera or smartphone to capture the memories you’ll be making. The breathtaking views and the joy on your family’s faces will be cherished for years to come.

Book Your Great Gorge Adventure Today!

Tailored to accommodate climbers of all ages, TreEscape climbing sessions are a fantastic opportunity for multi-generational families to partake in an activity that challenges them while fostering unity. Grandparents, parents, and children can share the thrill of conquering heights together, creating lasting memories that transcend generational divides. Contact us today to book your next family adventure at The Great Gorge!

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