Hang Out in the Trees at The Adventure Park at West Bloomfield

Modified: September 30, 2020 | Story by Danielle Alexander | Photos by The Adventure Park at West Bloomfield

Five-acre aerial forest, 10 trails, 13 zip lines, five difficulty levels and 130 challenges only add up to one thing: The Adventure Park at West Bloomfield. Located “in the trees” adjacent to the Jewish Community Center, its zip lines and obstacle courses are not only designed for a variety of ages (beginning as young as five) but also abilities.

Prior to setting out, climbers receive a complete safety orientation. Still a tad fearful? Don’t be! The trails were intentionally designed so that climbers can experience self-discovery, making lessons unnecessary. You are required to wear a harness that is securely attached to the safety line at all times. Park guides are available to assist, as well.

Once on the main platform, you will see 10 separate trails heading “off and up” into the treetops. Like a ski mountain, each climber can choose their own trail level, which is marked with different color codings (yellow is the easiest and double black is the most difficult). The majority of climbers complete two to four trails in three hours.

Climbing in the trees at the Adventure Park at West Bloomfield


Reservations for The Adventure Park are always required, but luckily online booking is always an option. For more information on pricing and hours, visit The Adventure Park at West Bloomfield’s website.


Interested in attending a special event? Check out upcoming events at the Adventure Park in our events section.

Want to experience this adventure on a discount? You have three amazing options:

  • Download The D Discount Pass for free and receive 20 percent off admission on up to four general admission tickets.
  • Reserve a “Last Call Ticket,” also known as a discounted ticket that admits you in only during the final three hours of the day. Please keep in mind, however, that the most challenging trails (blue and black) close earlier than the less-difficult ones.
  • Plan to go with a group and register your crew in advance by either calling 248-419-1550 or emailing info@westbloomfieldtrees.org. A deposit is required for group reservations.


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