Adventure Parks, Ropes Courses, and Zip Lines near NYC | MommyPoppins – Things to do in New York City with Kids

While New York City might not be the epicenter of adventure parks, there are plenty of zip lines near NYC for families to visit. We’re particularly fond of the Bronx Zoo’s Treetop Adventure Course and a seriously high-flying outdoor zip line in Queens. Meanwhile, there are dozens more ropes courses and zip lines near NYC worth exploring.

So, read on for our top picks for ropes courses and zip lines near NYC, and pencil in a visit before the school year takes over. Be sure to bookmark our Guide to Outdoor Adventures for more fun ways to entertain active kids.

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Most of these adventure parks, ropes courses, and zip lines near NYC are seasonal, closing during the cold and snowy winter months and reopening in the spring. Please call ahead to confirm hours and book tickets, and pay careful attention to height and age requirements, as well as the dress code, which usually includes closed-toe shoes.