TreeRunner Adventure Park Raleigh Obstacles

Challenge Yourself on an Exhilarating Aerial Adventure Today!

With 13 obstacle trails meandering through and challenging all levels and abilities, there is something for everyone here at TreeRunner Adventure Park Raleigh.

Learn more about beginner, intermediate, and expert courses below!

Aerial trails for all skills and abilities include obstacles such as:

The Junior Park!

TreeRunner Raleigh is for kids, too! The Junior Park features trails and obstacles suitable for younger climbers ages 4 to 7 years old to experience the trees. At only 2-3 feet off the ground, this parent-led course is perfect for the little ones to be able to climb and zip while being a bit closer to the forest floor. The Junior Park includes 5 individual trails that feature a mix of zip lines and climbing obstacles.

As a parent or chaperone, you can enjoy the adult aerial adventure park while your little one climbs and plays! Please keep in mind that we do require a 1:1 adult-to-child ratio while climbing in the Junior Park as it is a parent-led experience from the ground. Non-climbers need not pay admission for the park.

Junior Park Courses:

Beginner trails are between 2-3 feet off the ground and are best for those climbers aged 4 – 7. You The obstacles are stable and easy to traverse for a first-time climber and require a 1:1 guardian to guide them through the experience from the ground. Chaperones need not pay for entry to the park!

Scooby Doo, Scooby Who? You! This fun course takes you across a bridge, a stick element you’ll need to maneuver around, and a swaying caterpillar leading into a tight rope! You’ll be able to test your skills on this course.   

A four element course, two of which are ziplines. You’ll traverse across a moving bridge, an octagon bridge, while ziplining through the trees. 

This park has two ziplines, and five total elements, including a colorful tar foot heel element, a bridge, and  a balance beam element. 

Five obstacles in total, you’ll start on a balance beam, navigate on the peg walk, and then crawl through triangles while ziplining to a final bridge. 

One of our longer Junior Trails, you’ll have six elements to explore! You’ll come across a french fry shaped obstacle, swinging stacks, and moving U’s that you’ll have to hop through. 

The Aerial Forest Main Platform!

Climb up to the Main Deck where you will be greeted by one of our friendly park guides. Our Main Deck is the starting point for 8 Aerial Trails!

Aerial Trails range in difficulty from beginner to expert. Climbers are required to demonstrate their ability to conquer a beginner route before moving on to an intermediate course, and an intermediate course before moving on to an expert-level trail.

There are beginner trails (yellow), intermediate trails (green), more advanced trails (blue), and two expert-level trails (black and double black diamond). Our yellow trails are built specifically for younger beginners.

Please note that there are age restrictions on each course for the younger and smaller climbers.


Beginner Courses:

Mostly stationary obstacles between 10-20 feet from the ground. Good for all fitness and experience levels. You must complete one of these courses before moving on to an Intermediate Course. The obstacles are stable and easy to traverse for a first-time climber.

This course consists of thirteen obstacles, including the Whale Watch, the Swinging Platforms, and the newly formed long zip line!

Welcoming you to the park when you first arrive is one of two of our newest yellow trails for 2022! A great lower trail for beginners and experts alike. Bridges and zip lines await you in this adventure to start the day!

This course consists of nine obstacles to explore. This course is a great start for the youngest and more nervous climbers. Includes the iconic Barrels and the Suspension Bridge. This course ends in two different Zip Lines.

This course consists of eight elements ending in a Zip Line! Includes the Tight-Rope Walk and the X-bridge.

Intermediate Courses:

A variety of stationary and swinging obstacles ranging in height from 20-35 feet in the air. These ropes courses are definitely a step up in a physical challenge. You must complete a Beginner Course before attempting these. One of these courses must be completed before attempting an Expert Course.

This course consists of eleven obstacles. Some of our iconic elements on this course are the Tight Rope Bridge, the Junkyard, and the Butterfly Walls.

Nine long obstacles, ending in a 40 foot auto-rappel jump. Notable on this course would be the Hallway, the Flea Jump, and the Swinging Staircase.

Expert Courses:

An intense physical challenge for the more physically fit and daring climbers. These two trails are 30 feet in the air, more challenging, and require more time to navigate. Difficulty levels are advanced and require patience and stamina to complete.

Nine challenging obstacles including the Skateboard in the Sky (“Air Board”), the Rope Buckets, the Warped Taco Net, and the longest Zip Line in the park at 85 feet of adrenaline-pumping fun.

This course is our most difficult course. Ten challenging obstacles ending in a 40 ft auto-rappel jump. Obstacles include the forearm-destroying Swinging Discs and the Bosun Chairs.

Course Closing Time

Harder trails begin to close as much as 1 hour prior to closing to allow guests to complete the trails before the end of the night. Please make your reservation with this in mind to ensure you are able to complete all the trails you want to conquer.