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Discovery Ridge Adventure Center

Discover The Perfect Blue Ridge Family Adventure

DRAC will be open Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-5pm though Memorial Day Weekend. 

Discovery Ridge Adventure Center at Wintergreen Resort is where your family vacation begins, with indoor and outdoor fun for the entire family. Experience a thrilling Blue Ridge family vacation in the mountains - with a host of activities that will satisfy even the most adventurous spirit. Want to do it all? For our lodging guests, check out our Discover Pass and you'll save on your adventures.

Group parties and outings are always at blast at Discovery Ridge Adventure Center.  If you have a family reunion, wedding party, corporate retreat or any other group looking for adventure, teambuilding or just want to create memories, give us a call to book.  Choose from different activities including gem mining, Ninja Warrior Course, bouldering wall, mini golf, and The Plunge summer tubing.* Email [email protected] for rates and party options.

*Activities may vary and subject to change without notice.

Discovery Ridge Adventure Center FAQ

Please check This Week at Wintergreen for hours of operation and available activities. Outdoor activities are weather permitting in Spring, Summer and Fall.  

Outdoor Activities

  • Disc Golf - Play our new 9-hole putter course. Rate: $12 includes greens fee and discs
  • Gem Mining - For all ages. Get your hands wet as you pan for arrowheads, fossils and gemstones and discover the thrill of prospecting.  Then identify your uncovered treasures at the assay station.
    • 3 lb bag: $13
    • 5 lb bag: $19
    • 10 lb bag: $31
    • 20 lb bag: $53
  • Miniature golf - 18-hole course featuring a ski and ride theme. Rate: $14
  • Climbing Tower - a 25-foot structure with a belay apparatus on top, featuring varying degrees of difficulty. Shoes required. 4 attempts. Rate: $18

Indoor Activities

  • Ninja Warrior Course (must be 48 inches tall) Click here for rules.  Rate: $29 for 30 minutes
  • Bouldering Wall (included with Ninja Course)

Ninja Warrior Course

Get in tune with your inner ninja! For this course you must be able to climb, bend, stoop, and walk up and down stairs. Sounds easy, right? WRONG. This course will help you push your limits. Reach deep and test your strength, balance, speed, agility, and determination. In doing so, you’ll improve focus and concentration, you’ll become be a better athlete, and you’ll strengthen your body, mind, and spirit.

Must be 48" tall Click here for rules.

Rate: $29 for 30 minutes

The Plunge Tubing

The Plunge is Virginia's largest tubing park. Imagine being on top of a ten story building and looking out over a hill that's longer than three football fields. Now imagine going downhill on a tube at speeds reaching 30 mph. That's The Plunge! Thrills and chills without the spills. To make it even easier, our conveyor lift will bring you and your tube comfortably and quickly back up the hill so you can do it again and again. Some of our guests call it the "scream machine" and we think you'll agree! It's just plain tubular fun. Because after all, anyone can slide!
Rate: $29 for 45 minutes

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Our 9-hole course is the perfect introduction to the fast growing sport of Disc Golf. This par-2 course is located in the shaded Ridgely's Forest next to Discovery Ridge and offers a practice hole.  Great for kids, beginners, and even advanced players looking for some fun.


$14  9-holes greens fee and disc rental

Hours of operations will follow the hours of Discovery Ridge Adventure Center. Check The Wintergreen Weekly for most current hours.