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2020 Global Directory of Adventure Parks & Outdoor Recreation Resorts
The next big thing?

StoneCreek Partners is updating its list of Recreation Adventure Parks & Resorts, a global directory.   Recreation “adventure parks” and overnight resorts is our reference for facilities that offer outdoor recreation activities under common management at a specific location.   What these facilities can include is largely dependent upon the host facility’s acreage, natural setting, and visitor demographics.

 

The kinds of facilities that can be included in this definition is varied.   There are some recreation adventure parks that have been purpose-built to offer an array of these outdoor activities.   The are some facilities with overnight accommodations that offer the same kinds of activities but in a destination resort setting.   There are also some predecessor concepts such as guest (dude) ranches that are similar in operation to these outdoor recreation adventure parks.

 

Some of the typical activities offered at these facilities include overhead hiking trails, ropes courses, disc golf, off-road vehicle driving, zip-lines, and go-kart racing.   Other recreation activities can include horseback riding, archery and shooting ranges, obstacle challenge (running) courses, even downhill coasters.

 

We expect the interest in these active recreation venues to increased significantly over the long-term, as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic leaves a lasting effect.   Consumers will partake to enjoy the natural social distancing and family health protection of these leisure offerings.  These same consumers will return for the camaraderie, family bonding, and easy fun of these more simple pursuits.

 

location based entertainment consultants - list of recreation adventure parks and resorts

Proposed Recreation Adventure Park, Sheridan (Wyoming)

List of Recreation Adventure Parks & Resorts

FacilityLocationDescription
Ace Adventure – Oak Hill
http://www.aceraft.com
U.S. West Virginia1 Concho Road, Oak Hill, WV | 1,500-acre adventure resort, anchored by rafting adventures, with overnight accommodations, along with disc golf, mud obstacle course, climbing, zip lines, hiking, and the like. Night zip lines are a feature.
Adventures on the Gorge: The Adventure Resort
http://www.adventuresonthegorge.com
U.S. West VirginiaLansing, WV | Adventure resort anchored by its river adventures, with overnight accommodations, along with zip lines, battle games (paintball and outdoor laser tag), team building, hiking, horseback riding, fishing, and more.
Bávaro Adventure Park
http://www.bavaroadventurepark.com
Dominican RepublicBulevar Turístico del Este, Punta Cana | 110 acres. Includes a mountain bike pump track featuring a technical track full of curves, ridges, and trails through tropical forests. Also paintball, rope climbing, zip lines and ATV rides.
Blue Mountain Resort
http://www.bluemountain.ca
Canada Ontario108 Jozo Weider Blvd., Ontario. Fall/summer activities include putting course, the 21-FT Apex BagJump, climbing wall, natural excursions at this ski resort. Hiking, hummer tours, mountain biking, Segway mountaintop tours, Ridge Runner mountain coaster, rock climbing, ropes course, zip line, etc.
Bromley Mountain Ski Resort
http://www.bromley.com
U.S. Vermont3984 Vermont Route 11, Peru | Has an alpine slide, climbing wall, mini golf, trampoline “thing”, water slides, scenic chairlift, bumper boats, aerial adventure park (ropes type experiences), and the Sun Mountain Flyer – a half-mile 4-track zip line.
Clayoquot Wilderness Resort
http://www.wildretreat.com
Canada British ColumbiaRemote “Eco-safari” glamping resort, offering horseback riding, ghost town tours, whitewater and flatwater kayaking, hiking, and tented spa. At Strathcona Provincial Park: river, lake and deep sea fishing, climbing, sporting clays, archery and mountain biking.
Florida Tracks & Trails
http://www.floridatracksandtrails.com
U.S. Florida39450 Bermont Road, Punta Gorda | Many activities, the 40 acres of paintball includes wooded jungles, urban tactical sites, a Hyperball field, and two professional PSP regulation speedball fields complete with permanent pits and fill stations.
Gateway Canyons
http://www.gatewaycanyons.com
U.S. Colorado43200 Colorado 141, Gateway | Visitors driven by a passion for learning play in the company of experts with Curiosity Adventures, a series of daily, hands-on workshops and discussions led by resident curiosity experts, on subjects such as stargazing, geology, dinosaurs and Native American history. A project of Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks.
Grand Adventure Park
http://www.jacksonhole.com
U.S. Wyoming3265 West Village Drive, Teton Village | Ski area adventure park.
Lawson Adventure Park
http://www.lawsonadventuerpark.com
U.S. Colorado3440 Alvarado Rd., Dumont | Self-described “outdoor family playground” covering 40 acres in Clear Creek County an hour’s drive from Denver. Includes an 8-element challenge course, climbing wall, disc golf, a bungee trampoline, and other activities.
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
http://www.nemacolin.com
U.S. Pennsylvania1001 Lafayette Drive, Farmington | Life Experiences - these are things you've always wanted to do, but just didn’t have the access or the time to do them. At Nemacolin, we bring those experiences to you. From off-road driving, animal safaris and zip lines to fine-dining, spa treatments and golf, with ocean to come.
PowerPark
http://www.powerpark.fi
FinlandPuistotie 3, 62300 Harma | Amusement and adventure park, with a horse center, large F1-style karting track, the largest indoor track in Europe, and other attractions.
The Omni Homestead ResortU.S., VirginiaIndoor and outdoor activities including two championship golf courses, tennis, shooting club, horseback riding, hiking, fly fishing, archery, falconry, mountain biking, miniature golf course, and carriage rides. Winter activities include skiing, tubing, ice skating, snowboarding and mini snowmobiles. Allegheny Springs, a two-acre, family-friendly water area features two 100-FT water slides, 400 FT lazy river, family pool, jacuzzi and water play zone.
Three Camel Lodge
http://www.threecamellodge.com
MongoliaGobi Altai Mountains | 5-star eco resort offering hiking, biking and guided tours, meetings with local nomads, and musical and dance performances. Each ger (tent) with hand-painted carved furniture, camel-hair blankets, and wood-burning stoves
Triple Creek Ranch
http://www.triplecreekranch.com
U.S. Montana5551 West Fork Road, Darby | All-inclusive mountain ranch resort in western Montana, for those aged 16 and older. In 2014, readers of Travel + Leisure magazine named Triple Creek Ranch the #1 Hotel in the World. Offers all manner of recreation activities.
Wildman Adventure Resort
http://www.wildmanranch.com
U.S. WisconsinN12080 Allison Lane, Athelstane | Anchored by its rapids (whitewater)-adjacent setting. Along with river adventures, there is rock climbing, rappelling, golf, zip lines, paintball, ropes course, snowmobiling, and the like. Two locations in the state.
Xtreme Action Park
http://www.xtremeactionpark.com
U.S. Florida5300 Powerline Road, Fort Lauderdale | Includes 200,000 SF of attractions, including kart racing, full-size and mini bowling lanes, escape rooms, trampoline park, a 12,000-SF maple-wood roller skating rink, an overhead ropes course, bazooka blast, etc.
Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort
http://www.zionponderosa.com
U.S. UtahTwin Knolls Road, Orderville | The resort is built from a 10,000-acre ranch purchased by Neeleman's grandparents, Ray and Ruth Lewis. “Zion Ponderosa Named Top 6 Adventure Resort by U.S. News and World Report Travel”

Global Directory of Adventure Parks & Resorts - 2020

Ongoing research into the burgeoning adventure recreation industry, from Adventure Entertainment Cos., 2020.

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