North Shore Adventure Park
Booking Online In Advance is Recommended
We ask our guests to make a reservation online - even if you do it at the last minute.
If you want to climb on a specific day or time, we recommend making a reservation in advance. We fill up quickly and there is not always room for last-minute reservations.
Best of all, you save $5 by booking online compared to doing it in person!
Arrive 15 - 20 minutes early
Plan to arrive 15 minutes before your reservation time to avoid delays. If your group is 15 people or more, arrive 20 minutes early. You will need time to check in and get settled before Ground School starts (this is the training session/video).
Briefings/Ground School starts promptly every 30 minutes and we reserve the right to push your reservation to the next available time slot if you arrive late.
WE CAN NOT GUARANTEE YOUR SPACE IF YOU ARRIVE LATE. If we are at full capacity, you may lose climbing time.
All Climbers are Required To:
Wear close-toed shoes, no exceptions.
Watch the safety video.
Wear and use safety harnesses and equipment at all times.
Sign a liability waiver. Please do this when you make your online reservation. Parents or legal guardians must complete the form on behalf of minors under 18.
Read and understand all instructions.
Understand and accept the risks involved.
Obey instructions given by park staff.
Minors must have supervision while at the park and must adhere to the Age Guidelines for Trail Challenge Levels below.
Start on an easy course of the one that you know fits your abilities. Starting out easier allows you to go to harder routes as you build your confidence.
Please note there is a 265 lb individual weight limit.
Rules for Minors at the Park and Supervision of Minors
Rules for Minors at the Park
Minors age 15 and below must have a parent or guardian with them at the park at all times. Please do not drop your kids off and leave the premises as the minors will not be allowed to climb.
Minors 16 and older may climb at the Park or participate in Axe Throwing without an adult present at the park, provided that a parent or legal guardian over the age of 18 has signed a waiver in advance. Advance reservations are recommended, parents can sign the release form.
Rules for Supervision of Minors at the Park
The North Shore Adventure Park offers 6 aerial ropes courses with 5 levels of ability for ages 3 to adult. Children under 14 may require supervision from the ground or on the course. Please see the chart below.
Children 6 and younger must start on the Li’l Rascals course and practice their skills with supervision by a parent or guardian. If the adult feels the child can handle the yellow course (the easiest course on the "big course"), the adult may ask for a product upgrade. Then the parent and child watch the training video to decide if they want to proceed. If they do, the child is evaluated for height and reach, fitted for a harness, and completes the practice line. The parent or guardian must also purchase a ticket and climb with the child on the course; 6 year old climbers are not allowed on the course alone.
Age Guidelines for Axe Throwing
Minors ages 12 - 15 may participate in axe throwing provided that an adult guardian is throwing with them. Minors 16 and older may participate in axe throwing with no adult present, but a parent or guardian must sign the release form.
See specific Axe Throwing rules.
North Shore Adventure Park complies with CDC guidance regarding Covid-19 prevention measures. Please see below for current community transmission levels in Lake County, Minnesota.
Additional Park Rules
An individual’s weight limit cannot exceed 265 lbs.
Participants may not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Carry out all items that you bring into the park, including trash.
We discourage the use of single-use plastic. Bring a refillable waterbottle to fill up at our coolers.
Smoking is not allowed in the park.
Leashed dogs are welcome at the park except in the Lil' Rascals area and the Kids Bike Adventure.
Children under 18 must have a parent or guardian with them at the park.
Changes, Cancellation & Bad Weather:
Cancel or change your reservation
There are no refunds on tickets. However, you can change your reservation, or take a credit to your account.
To change your reservation - go to your email confirmation. Click the link for Group Waiver Management. Go to the View Order tab on the top left to change your reservation. This needs to be done at least 1 hour prior to arrival.
To cancel your reservation and receive an account credit - email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org or send a text to 218-316-2316 (this number does not accept calls).
The Adventure Park is open rain, shine, or cold! However, in the case of a park closure, you will receive a Rain Check via email. Rain checks expire after one calendar year of issuance.
Unused or Lapsed Reservations:
If a reservation goes unused or participants do not show up at the scheduled time with no advance notice to North Shore Adventure Park, the tickets are not eligible to be credited or rescheduled.
See our Frequently Asked Questions page for more details.