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Illinois Zip Lines


Long Hollow Canopy Tours
3247 W. Longhollow Rd, Elizabeth, IL 61028
815) 281-2853
Long Hollow Canopy Tours
Long Hollow Canopy Tours is the newest canopy tour zip line in the State of Illinois. It is located in beautiful northwest Illinois adjacent to The Galena Territory. We are now accepting reservations for the season. The tour will be guided by 2 expert guides and is entirely in the canopy. The course features almost 4000 feet of zip lines with the last line being 1230 feet long! There are six lines in total, two rappels, a hike through the beautiful hardwood forest and a spectacular 140 foot bridge. Your tour starts with a UTV ride through the trees to the top of the course. The course resides within a 210 acre working farm. Please visit our website to book your reservation.


Grafton Zip Line
800 Timber Ridge Drive, Grafton, Illinois 62037
(618) 786-8439
Grafton Zip Line
9 ziplines, 1 3/4 miles on a 2 hour tour. The longest is 1,500 feet, with several of the ziplines nearly as long.


American Obstacle, Inc.
7859 South Rt. 37, Kinmundy, Illinois 62854
American Obstacle, Inc.
Enjoy it all at American Obstacle. Free pictures, chance to win free shirts, 6 different zip lines, a 40 ft climbing wall, kayaking, 2 sky bridges and everything mentioned is included in the price. You are also not stuck in the air for hours at a time in the summer heat because the tours are divided into 2 separate courses for your comfort. Approximately 3 to 4 hours long for all or just complete half to save time and money. American Obstacle was the first zip line park built in Illinois and is accredited by the ACCT, and the State of Illinois with certified guides,and courses. Come join us in being just a little extreme for the day and enjoy the memories for a life time.


Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour
635 Robinson Hill Road, Makanda, Illinois 62958
Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour
Shawnee Bluffs Canopy Tour is nestled in the quiet pristine Shawnee National Forest with many rock bluffs and old growth hardwood trees. This is a true 100% tree based canopy tour except for the natural rock bluff you step off of to begin the tour. You will experience 8 adrenaline filled zip lines. Four of them over 700 feet long with the longest at 1016 feet. You will also cross over 3 aerial swinging bridges, the longest is 180 feet long. The cost for the tour is $85. Besides facebook and our website, check us out on trip

Touch of Nature Environmental Center
1206 Touch of Nature Road, Makanda, Illinois 62958
Touch of Nature Environmental Center
Touch of Nature is an outdoor laboratory for experiential learning with a zip line as part of the high ropes obstacle course which includes a three level challenge course with 11 obstacles. The zipline is on the 2nd level and runs 300 feet.


Zip Chicago
2681 East Route 6, Marseilles, Illinois 61341
(815) 795-5011
Zip Chicago
Zip Chicago is located at the Cliff's Insane Terrain Off Road Park just off I-80. Just minutes East of Ottawa and Starved Rock State Park. Zip Chicago has 6 ziplines and 2- 75 foot long, 65 foot high suspension bridges. Last zipline was a 900 foot long zip. Zip Chicago just finished expanded ziplines to increase the tour from 6 ziplines to 8 ziplines, with the new longest zipline at 1,000 feet long! The last zipline is now a dual racing zip. It is tons of fun! Night zips, birthday parties, special events welcome. 2013 fun tour price is $99 plus taxes. Built, inspected, and trained by Experience Based Learning, Inc. out of Rockford, IL This course follows EBL's practices of being engineered, operates without hand braking, and uses a single 26,600 pound rated cables. This course brings the patron all the comforts of safety while keeping all the thrills!

Spring Grove

The Richardson Farm Zip Line Tower
9407 Richardson Road, Spring Grove, Illinois 60081
(815) 675-9729
The Richardson Farm Zip Line Tower
700 foot cable located at the Richardson Farm. Fly over a pumpkin patch and Christmas trees. Spring Grove is located on Route 12 about 6 miles west of Fox Lake.

Western Springs

Go Ape Bemis Woods
Bemis Woods Access, Western Springs, IL 60558
(800) 971-8271
zip lining
The Go Ape zip lines are located 30 min from Chicago, 25 min from Cicero, 25 min from Wheaton, and 30 min from Des Plaines, Illinois. Offers treetop adventure courses, ziplines, Tarzan swings, giant rope nets.