OK guys, how many of you have heard of Tree Trekkers?
And how many of you have been there?
If you answered no to either of those questions, hop on their website and make a reservation. Trust me, you won’t regret it. I had the awesome opportunity to tour the grounds and enjoy some of the courses on July 23rd, and I was absolutely not disappointed.
The park itself has been around for just a few years, but it’s expanded tremendously in that time. When you see pictures on their social media pages or website, it’s hard to really grasp the full scope of the grounds. It really is impressively vast, with walking trails, ziplining courses and, of course, the aerial courses that have you navigating ropes and moving obstacles to get to each platform.
There are courses for nearly every age and ability level, and they all have something to offer. It’s not just for adults or just for kids – everyone has something to do while they’re there. The best part of the park is the scenery. Visiting Tree Trekkers might just be the most relaxing exercise you’ll ever get. With trees and greenery all around, it’s a gorgeous area to traverse.
The best part, though, is the staff. They’re all kind, friendly and helpful. Every person I interacted with was smiling and friendly, and everyone was extremely willing to help an unsteady newbie like myself.
I got to experience the yellow course, which is listed as easy/average. I’ve never done anything like that before, though I’ve always wanted to. I was nervous at first, but that quickly disappeared as I got more relaxed and just had fun! As soon as I was done, I was ready to reserve another session.
Right now, during COVID, there’s not much we can do for entertainment. But a place like Tree Trekkers lets you get out in nature, enjoy something that isn’t presented on a screen, challenge yourself, and get some healthy movement in at the same time.
Ticket prices are extremely reasonable (a bit low, actually) for what you get. Adult tickets range from $35 for the twilight adventure (two hours in the late afternoon/early evening), to $51 for the three hour adventure, both of which include all the equipment you need.
When there isn’t a pandemic going on, there’s a lot to do in Frederick. From escape rooms to virtual reality adventures, there’s no shortage of entertainment. But there’s nothing quite like getting out in nature, conquering some tough obstacles, and experiencing the beauty of the world around you – all at the same time.
(Also, don’t sleep on their merch. They’ve got a great black tanktop that feels like you’re wearing a cloud. 10/10 would recommend).
So the next time you need something to do for yourself or the family, don’t just switch on Netflix. Plan an adventure that will challenge and excite you. I promise, it’ll be worth it.
Disclaimer: My ticket was comped in exchange for an honest review.