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10 Best Zip Line Excursions in Texas

Zip lining is an exhilarating experience where people are strapped into a harness and fly through beautiful scenery on a cable line. Zip lining has become a popular outdoor activity in Texas. Perfect for families, groups and couples, zip lining also is a great way to enjoy some incredible Texas scenery. Enjoy a thrill at one of these top zip line adventures in Texas.

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Lake Travis Zipline Adventures, Volente

Lake Travis Zipline Adventures is perfect for thrill-seekers looking for a memorable experience, located only a half-hour drive outside of Texas’ capital and is home to the longest zip line in the Lone Star State. Enjoy a three-hour guided tour through the beautiful hill country near Lake Travis. Enjoy five different zip lines with three of them being more than 1,600 feet in length. The final thrilling half-mile line zips guests over the gorgeous Lake Travis.

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Texas ZipLine Adventures, New York

For Texans in the eastern part of the state, head to New York, Texas ZipLine Adventures to experience great views and exhilarating zip lines. New York, Texas ZipLine Adventures is on the highest elevation in east Texas, so the 30-mile views are worth this adrenaline-filled activity. Choose from a six zip line tour or a nine zip line tour. The skilled tour guides make the nearly two-hour tour fun and approachable for all guests.

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Wimberley Zipline Adventures, Wimberley

This zip lining experience is in the cute little town of Wimberley. Here, guests will enjoy breathtaking views of Wimberley Valley as they fly through the landscape on this two-hour zip line tour. The zip lines at Wimberley Zipline Adventures range from 150 feet to 900 feet. Have fun traversing through 10 zip line crossings and flying through the air at 30 miles per hour at Wimberley Zipline.

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Cypress Valley Canopy Tours, Spicewood

Nature-loving families, groups, and couples will love a stay at Cypress Valley Canopy Tours. Besides from having six zip lines and a canopy challenge course, Cypress Valley also has four on-site tree houses for those wanting to spend the weekend here. At 40 feet above the ground, zip through old growth Cypress trees at this zip lining adventure in Spicewood.

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Zip Nac, Nacogdoches

This thrilling canopy and zip line tour in Nacogdoches is a fun zip line experience, especially since Zip Nac offers night zip lining. With options to zip line at night as well as themed zip line adventures during Halloween, Christmas and Valentines, Zip Nac offers unique options for Texans. Once you start the course at Zip Nac, your feet will not touch the ground until the course is done. The finale is a fan favorite here at Zip Nac, which has two 900-foot cables that are side by side, making it perfect for racing friends and family to the finish.

Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure, Plano Go Ape USA
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Go Ape Zip Line & Treetop Adventure, Plano

This outdoor experience in Plano offers exciting treetop excursions where guests experience 39 exhilarating crossings. There are five sections that are all located in the forest canopy. Go Ape Zip Line is part of a zip lining chain that has locations throughout the United States. This exhilarating course is actually self-guided and typically takes two to three hours to complete.

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Natural Bridge Caverns Zipline, San Antonio

Natural Bridge Caverns is a natural cavern attraction near San Antonio that also has a great zip line course. Known as the Canopy Zip Lines, you’ll move from platform to platform as you zip line on four lines through the Texas Hill Country. When you aren’t enjoying the skies here, also explore the underground cave, which is Texas’ largest underground attraction.

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Helotes Hill Country Zip Lines, Helotes

This zip line course, located only 20 minutes from downtown San Antonio, offers the most lines out of any course on this list. With 10 lines total, Helotes Hill Country Zip Lines has quickly become one of the most popular zip lining attractions in the Lone Star State. This two to three-hour guided tour will bring guests up to 100 feet above the ground while traveling 35 miles per hour on the zip lines.

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Adrenaline Rush Zip Line Tours, Jacksonville

Adrenaline Rush Zip Line Tours is in east Texas near the town of Jacksonville. This zip lining excursion is home to one of the longest zip lines in Texas at over 1,700 feet. Some of the lines even cross each other, so you may see your friends zip lining above or below you. With eight zip lines that cross over ponds and treetops, you’re sure to never forget your thrilling experience at Adrenaline Rush Zip Line Tours.

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Zip Lost Pines, Cedar Creek

Zip Lost Pines is another Hill Country zip line excursion that made this list. Located in Cedar Creek, a well-trained and knowledgeable guide instructs visitors through six zip lines and three suspension bridges. This exhilarating experience is perfect for couples and friends since the lines are side by side, perfect for sharing the thrilling experience.

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