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Discovery Ridge Adventure Center

Discovery Ridge Adventure Center will re-open on Memorial Day Weekend 2021!

Discover The Perfect Blue Ridge Family Adventure

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 Mountains of Adventure 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. During Winter, only indoor activities are available.

Outdoor Activities

  • Archery - think Hunger Games, Robin Hood, your childhood summer camp!  Test your skill with a bow & arrow.  Cost: $27 Operations TBA for Summer 2021.
  • Bungee trampoline - a hybrid trampoline / bungee apparatus, enabling jumpers to reach heights of 25 feet and higher. Must be at least 35 pounds to participate. Cost: $14  Operations TBA for Summer 2021.
  • Climbing tower - a 25-foot structure with a belay apparatus on top, featuring varying degrees of difficulty. Shoes required. 4 attempts. Cost: $14  Operations TBA for Summer 2021.
  • Gem Mining - For all ages. Get your hands wet as you pan for arrowheads, fossils and gemstones and discover the trill of prospecting.  Then identify your uncovered treasures at the assay station.
    • 3 lb bag: $9
    • 5 lb bag: $14
    • 10 lb bag: $24
    • 20 lb bag: $44
  • Miniature golf - 18-hole course featuring a ski and ride theme. Cost: $11

Indoor Activities

Re-opening Memorial Day 2021!

  • Ninja Warrior Course (must be 48 inches tall) Click here for rules.
    Cost: $24 for 45 miutes
  • 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.

Cost: $24 for 45 minutes


Operations TBA for Summer 2021

The latest craze in cycling. E-bikes are equipped with a battery-powered ‘assist’ that gives you a boost so you can zip up hills and over tough terrain.  Our Guided Trail Tour accommodates 3-5 people. 

Riders must have some level of off-road biking experience and be at least 5' tall.

Cost: $64 for approximate 1.45 hr tour
Optional $9 insurance

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!
Cost: $19 for 45 minutes

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