Blue Ridge Treehouse at Bear Claw Vineyards in Blue Ridge, Georgia

3 Unexpected Ways to Play in the Trees in Blue Ridge

You already know about the amazing hiking and mountain biking in Blue Ridge. There are waterfalls and trout fishing, too. These three additional ways to play among the trees are not so well known, but they make for an amazing family adventure.

Float between the trees

Toccoa Wilderness Tubing
Toccoa Wilderness Tubing

Whether you appreciate a whitewater experience with world-class rapids or a leisurely tube, kayak or SUP along the Toccoa River, Blue Ridge has it all.

Try Toccoa Wilderness Tubing or Rolling Thunder River Company for your outfitting needs. Or see more white water options here.

Fly through the trees

Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge
Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge

Blue Ridge is home to multiple zip lining and ropes course opportunities. Blue Ridge Adventure Park includes four courses with 50 obstacles. Wow! Or soar over to Zipline Canopy Tours of Blue Ridge, with 13 zip lines on the two-hour excursion.

Sleep in the trees

Inside the Blue Ridge Treehouse at Bear Claw Vineyards in Blue Ridge, Georgia. Photo by Lesli Peterson
Inside the Blue Ridge Treehouse at Bear Claw Vineyards in Blue Ridge, Georgia. Photo by Lesli Peterson

Did you know there is a bona fide treehouse in Blue Ridge? An actual tree grows through the center. Developed by The Treehouse Guys of network TV, this gem is great for families or couples. You can see photos and video here.

Dubbed the Blue Ridge Treehouse, it sits within Bear Claw Vineyards, which offers a variety of wines, including a Treehouse Chardonnay.

Published: June 2019
Written by: Sue Rodman