Kids on top of the alpine zipline tower ready to zipline at Black Rock Retreat in Lancaster County, PA Go ziplining on Black Rock Retreat’s 400-ft zipline in Lancaster, PA begins at the top of our 33-ft tall tower. Participants climb to the top, and a facilitator will connect them to the zipline cable to begin their ride. Our zipline reaches speeds up to 25 mph for an average-size participant.

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While groups come for many different reasons, we know you have specific goals in mind. At Black Rock Retreat, our goal is to help guide you as you look for ways to achieve those goals on your day-long or overnight retreat. All activities are group-focused and can include your group’s goals and theme. To help with the planning, we also offer programmed retreat activities. Here’s a list of our recreation facilities and other retreat facilities.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the age requirement for the zipline Course?

Our 400-foot long zipline can go up to 25 mph at Black Rock Retreat Ziplining in Lancaster, PA. While it’s fun, the best benefits are realized with people who are in adolescence or beyond. Therefore, participants must be in 6th grade or above (age 12 through adult).

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What are the physical requirements for participants on the course?

There is a weight limit of 250 lbs for zipline course elements. Participants must fit properly into a harness and have the strength to climb a ladder. Please consult your primary care physician with specific questions about participation. Pregnant women should not participate.

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What should I wear for the zipline course?

Required attire includes CLOSED-TOE, CLOSED-HEEL SHOES (i.e., sneakers; NO sandals or Crocs), and ALL JEWELRY MUST BE REMOVED. Wear comfortable pants, sweats, or long-styled shorts, and long t-shirts. Remember to dress appropriately for the weather, as this is an outside activity. We also recommend that you bring tick repellent, a hat, sunscreen, and a water bottle.

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Can my group do just the high ropes course?

Yes! Here at Black Rock Retreat, it is our mission to provide more than an “Amusement Park” experience and to use our ziplines course to provide opportunities for both personal and group growth.

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