Explore nature and see views of The Woodlands area like never before. The outdoor climbing adventure park called Texas TreeVentures the three-level aerial course is set amongst the trees near the 1,800-acre forest of the George Mitchell Nature Preserve. From way up high, you will be able to see some of the coolest views The Woodlands area has to offer.
“The course is directly adjacent to the expansive 1,800 acres of the George Mitchell Nature Preserve which is home to plenty of wildlife, several wooded pathways, and Spring Creek,” explains Chris Nunes, Chief Operating Officer for The Woodlands Township. “Texas TreeVentures is the perfect place to take your family and friends and challenge yourself to new heights!”
The supervised environment features layers of challenging and thrilling elements. A list of safety measures are in place to make sure everyone has fun and is safe during their trip. Participants always wear a helmet and are fitted with a harness and straps. It’s more than just a physical challenge, Texas TreeVentures offers a one-of-a-kind perspective.
“Texas TreeVentures is a unique facility in the Houston region and beyond,” explains Nunes. “It provides great access to the Spring Creek Recreation Corridor and gives users a chance to experience nature first hand in a fun, challenging and safe environment.”
TEXAS TREEVENTURES BY THE NUMBERS
- TreeVentures features over 90 challenging elements that make up the aerial course.
- Each visit is three hours long and includes gear-up, ground school, and climbing.
- Anyone 13 and up will pay $40 for the three-hour trip, the cost for children 12 and under is $35
- To traverse the course independently, climbers must be able to reach 70" by their fingertips when flat-footed.
- The minimum age for participants is six years old. Participants must also be at least 44 pounds and no greater than 275 pounds.
Texas TreeVentures is owned and operated by The Woodlands Township. The course is built to the standards of the Association of Challenge Course Technology specifications, among the most stringent ropes safety standards in the world. Every element of the Park is inspected daily and is re-certified to ACCT specifications every year. The Township’s Parks and Recreation Department operates the adventure course with ACCT trained staff.
“We look forward to having people out at the course so they can have their own natural experience up in the trees in The Woodlands,” said Nunes.
Feel free to pack a lunch because there are shelters and picnic areas nearby. We also encourage bringing a reusable water bottle that can be refilled near the course when needed. The daily schedule is based on the time of year and the sunset calendars. The last reservation allowed on the course is three hours prior to sunset. For thrill-seekers wanting to climb in the dark, they can sign up for special events which are held monthly.