Texas Challenge & Ropes Courses

A ropes or challenge course is both a fun, exciting and challenging outdoor that is typically used for personal development and or team building. Most courses consist of high and low elements. Low elements take place on the ground or just a few feet above the ground while high elements are usually constructed in trees, platforms, or utility poles and require a belay for satiety reasons.

There are several challenge courses in Texas which offer a variety of challenges including zip lines, high and low rope courses, rappelling and climbing walls. These courses typically focus on team building, exciting challenges to build confidence, or recreational enjoyment. Here is a list of Texas Challenge and Ropes Courses. If you are interested in Zip Line and Canopy Tours, here is a link for the Best Zip Line Courses in Texas.

If you're interested in team building activities and games, check out our Team Building Page.

Texas Ropes & Challenge Courses

Central Texas Ropes & Challenge Courses

 

Georgetown Challenge Course

Georgetown, TX

Georgetown Challenge Course is open year round to accommodate your team building needs, special event, or corporate training schedule. We can also provide special skill workshops including rock climbing or rappelling. Programs can be tailored to meet your groups needs and goals with a variety of challenges and exercises.

Low Elements

22 High Elements

Parallel Zip Lines

Two Climbing Walls

Georgetown challenge course

Lake Buchanan

Read our article about a visit to Lone Star Peak Perofrmance

Lone Star Peak Performance is a brand new experience offered at M5 Ranch on the beautiful Lake Buchanan just northwest of Austin, Texas. We provide your TEAM an inspirational venue for a team meeting, planning session or retreat that can be coupled with experiential learning through our expert team-building program. Participants enjoy a memorable and invigorating Hill Country environment with some very delicious culinary experiences and Texas-style rustic accommodations.

Your meeting can be complemented with world-class executive leader development provided by the Thayer Leader Development Group at West Point.

Highlights of our Team Building Opportunities for Groups Only

  • Rock wall climbing
  • Cargo Net Climb
  • High Cat walk with triple step up
  • Boson swings
  • Power Pole (Leap of Faith)
  • Zip line
  • Rappelling
  • Leader reaction Course
  • Low Ropes Activities
  • Nitro Crossing
  • Teeter Totter
  • Log Roll
  • Orienteering Course
  • Paintball
  • Canoeing and Kayaking
  • Texas Survival Classes
  • Cave Rescue
Lone Star Peak Performance
 

Cooper Farm

Ledbetter, TX

Their mission is to CREATE FUN WAYS to EXPERIENCE THE OUTDOORS and they do that by providing awesome activities for your group. The have one of the largest and highest challenge courses you will find in Texas - they call it "THE BEAST."

Plus there are other popular activities like motorized water sports, a zip line, and of course the Blob. They cater to all groups and can make you time and experience personalized and special.

Screamer 
Raiders Bridge
Four 425' Zip Lines
Two Climbing Walls
Bumped Balance Beam
Magic Carpet
High Swinging Log
High Multi-vine
Incline Log
Vertical Play Pen
Power Pole
Cargo Net Climb
Cooper Farms Ropes Course
 

New Braunfels/San Antonio

Natural Bridge Caverns Canopy Challenge Adventure Course will test your grits and thrill your wits and test your agility. You can try 47 different obstacles like Burma Buckets and Criss-Cross Tight Ropes which kids test their agility on the Canopy Kids Course designed specifically for toddlers and young kids.

After you master the Canopy Challenge Adventure Course, head below the surface for a tour of the beautiful Natural Bride Caverns.

47 Obstacles

60' Above Ground

Canopy Kids Course

Natural Bridges Ropes Course

Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park

Pflugerville, TX

Co-located with Hawaiian Falls Water Park, Hawaiian Falls Adventure Park opened on 23 acres in 2014. The Adventure Park has a number of activities that are great for team building or to test your agility, courage, and strength. The ropes course has 3 levels with 15 activities each and starts at 2' above ground and ends at 26' high. In addition to the ropes course there is a climbing wall, rope bridges, and a free fall. You can buy a ticket that's good for both the Adventure Park and the Water Park.

Read our article about a visit to Hawaiian Falls Water Park and Adventure Park. And here is a link to the Hawaiian Falls Zip Line Listing.

45 rope activities

Three zip lines

18 rope bridges

36' climbing wall

30' rope ladder

7 story free fall

 

 

Hawaiian Falls Rope Course

North Texas Challenge Courses

Lakeview Lodge & Conference Center

North West Texas - Chico, TX

Sitting in the middle of a beautiful peninsula that juts out into Lake Bridgeport, guests of Lakeview Lodge and Conference center can take advantage of several different customized team building programs and challenge course packages.

When you stay at Lakeview Lodge you can also enjoy boating, sailing, horseback riding, mountain biking, shooting, climbing, hiking, and lots more.

The Lodge and challenge course are located in the Sid Richardson Scout Ranch on Lake Bridgeport. This beautiful property has 16 miles of shoreline and over 10,000 acres to enjoy.

High & low ropes

Zip line

Swings

Climbing wall

 

The Heard Ropes Course

McKinney, TX

Experience something different when challenging your team on the Heard ropes course. High ropes participants have the opportunity to work their way through the beautiful tree canopy of our wildlife sanctuary. You can gain confidence with encouraging low elements like the trust fall and spider web.

Create a stronger working relationship while giving yourself and your team an exiting outdoor nature adventure!

500-foot zip line through the tree canopies

110-foot rock climb on a 200 year-old bur oak tree

14 high and low elements

Heard Ropes Course in McKinney Texas
Changing Course Foundation

 

Cedar Hill, TX

Changing Course Foundation  (CCFDN) provides programs for groups looking for a challenge course or other types of leadership training. They work out of camps all over Texas and have portable team-building activities to provide programming at your location or a camp near you. The course is only available for groups of 8 or more.

CCFDN serves all populations from outdoor education programs designed for 5th and 6th grades that include either a science theme or a leadership theme, to JROTC groups, to Christian programming, to corporate leadership programs.  One of our specialties is therapeutic camps for Treatment  Centers and Juvenile Probation Offices.

35’ outdoor climbing wall

Low ropes Course

4 Story Zip Tower

55’ Alpine Tower

Power Pole

Mt. Lebanon Challenge CourseMt Lebanon Challenge Course
 

Trinity Forest Adventure Park

Dallas, TX

The first and only aerial adventure park in Texas is a self guided ropes course that covers 7 acres and consists of six courses and four levels of difficulty suited to challenge every type of ability and fitness level.

Trinity Forest Adventure Park is a combination of a canopy tour, challenge course, and zip line adventure - all of which are from 10' to 75' above ground. Cargo nets, bridges, climbing features, balance beams, zip lines, and other features take you from platform to platform on each of the different courses. Ages 6 (must be at least 48" tall) to 96 can participate and will find a course suitable to their skill, agility, and bravery level!

Read about our fun afternoon at Trinity Forest Adventure Park.

Some of the over 70 elements include:

12 different zip lines

cargo nets

several different bridges

tight rope

balance beams

wobble bridges

swinging tires

 

Tricky element at Trinity Forest Adventure Park

Cargo Net

South East Texas Challenge Courses

Camp Lantern Creek

Montgomery, TX

Located about 55 miles north of Houston and sitting on over 100 acres of beautiful countryside in the Texas piney woods, Camp Lantern Creek is a Texas summer camp and retreat center focusing on creative leadership skills and outdoor activities.

At the heart of the retreat center is the Camp Lantern Creek Challenge Course. Their staff is certified to facilitate a team building retreat that will take your group to an elevated level of communication and fun. They will work with you to design a program specific your group's unique needs when you book with them. The retreat center and challenge course is flexible and can meet the needs of almost any event. Challenge yourself to reach new heights!

The course includes:

12 low rope elements:
All Aboard
TP Shuffle
Trust Fall
Nitro Crossing/Prouty's Landing
Spider Web
Triangle Tension Traverse
Wild Woozie
Islands
Team Wall
Mohawk Walk
Team Skis
Slackline
7 high rope elements:
300' Zip line
Giant Swing/Screamer
Cat Walk
Dangle Duo
Multiline
Two Line Bridge
Flying Squirrel

Challenge Course

 

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