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Adventure Ziplines of Branson The guides at Adventure Ziplines of Branson show how to navigate the treetop canopies year-round. While zipping between platforms at speeds up to 50 miles per hour, guests get unique views of the surrounding Ozarks and the unsung puppeteers that control them. The secure lines use a backup-cable system that prevents accidents, ensuring trips along the 2-mile tracks occur without snags. Sky Surfer The Sky Surfer offers three ways to fly like a superhero. First, riders can emulate Silver Surfer, standing on the board as it traces a half-mile path through Branson and the surrounding woodlands. Second, they can opt to lie on their bellies and fly like Superman, soaring between treetops some 50 feet above the ground. Finally, they can sit down on the board, just like Aquaman when he takes a commercial flight to visit his parents in Skokie. The modular nature of the ride means almost anybody can ride—kids as young as 3 are welcome (though they may want their parents to come with), as is anybody else weighing 275 pounds or less. Xtreme Racing Center The Karts speak for themselves at Xtreme Racing Center. The selection includes European Sodi high-speed racing cars, which boast features such as an integrated drilled engine and a high-strength aluminum steering column. Drivers then burn rubber on the expansive racing course, racing against friends or the clock. On-board transponders track lap times to the thousandth of the second, and racers can pick up score sheets at the end of their heat.
3600 Highway 76
Branson,
MO
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Ozarks Extreme Outdoors Kayak and Canoe Company invites guests to explore the Ozarks at their own pace. In all seasons, visitors enjoy breathtaking views as they paddle along the region's many lakes and rivers. Along the way, guests can scope out wildlife while anglers can make stops to reel in Ozark smallmouth bass.
1056 Indian Point Rd.
Branson,
MO
US
While crossing most ranches on the great American plain, one might be saddled on a horse or particularly lively cow, but at Eagle Falls Ranch, guests strap into ziplines and enormous hamster balls before hurdling into the sunset. High bridges and platforms connect the six ziplines, which send riders on adrenalin-spiking soars past waterfalls, over fountains, and along the Jacks Fork River. This same sense of adventure permeates the ZORB ride, where two guests strap themselves to the inside wall of a giant inflatable ball before rolling and bouncing along a 500-foot downhill course. In addition to their daytime adventure courses, Eagle Falls Ranch also hosts night zipline rides, as well as campgrounds and cabins for guests who would like to start their mornings with an invigorating downhill rush instead of a murky cup of coffee.
HCR 1 Box 27
Eminence,
MO
US
Amid Hardy's hardwood forests and rocky bluffs resides terrain that the Griffin family has called home for more than 60 years. Throughout the decades, the family has built Griffin Park into a destination to relax, play, and test the latest camouflage fashions amid the area's scenery and wildlife. In 2011, Gregg Griffin and his brothers overhauled the park, removing old fences and flood debris. Their cleanup efforts made way for new campsites, beaches, and a performance venue. Today, the melodies sung by artists such as Neal McCoy frequently fill the park, setting an upbeat mood for adventurous attractions including zipline and horseback rides. The Spring River passes through Griffin Park and carries canoes, kayaks, and tubes down its watery freeways. Fish such as smallmouth bass swim beneath the water's surface while more than 400 bird species sing and beat box overhead.
45 Griffin Road
Hardy,
AR
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Big Rock Climbing Gym's 6,000-square-foot facility welcomes beginners and expert climbers of all ages to scale its varied walls. The gym includes a large main wall with top-rope and lead climbing, a bouldering island, and two bouldering caves. The staff also hosts belaying-certification courses.
916 N Cedarbrook Ave
Springfield,
MO
US
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