The Eight Towers Adventure has it all:

  • 1,000+ foot ziplines over a lake!

  • Views of the Chicago skyline from 50, 75, or 100+ feet!

  • More than 2 miles of ziplines between towers!

  • The Largest and Tallest Ropes Course in the World!

  • Easy access for beginner, intermediate, and advanced adventurers!

Enjoy this activity as part of the Ultimate Adventure Day Pass or as a stand-alone experience. Be sure to check out our park-exclusive Zip, Climb & Dine, and Night Climb & Zip experiences as well!

Eight Towers Adventure Experience

Experience everything the Eight Towers Adventure offers for 3 hours of activity time including:

  • 299 ropes course elements

  • Rocking climbing

  • Rappelling from 120'

  • 2 miles of ziplines

  • Final 1000' quarry zipline

Weekday (Monday-Thursday)
$60 for Adults, and $50 for Youth

Weekend (Friday-Sunday) 

$80 for Adults, and $70 for Youth

*Gloves and Headcovering (bandana or baseball cap) Required (not provided in ticket). Please note that not all Eight Towers are open each day. We open towers based on volume and each tower repeats itself so you won't miss out!


Weight: Minimum weight of 70 lbs; Maximum weight of 250 lbs

Height: Minimum height of 52 inches; Maximum height of 6-feet, 6-inches

Age: . Guests under 13 years old must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Guests ages 14-15 must be accompanied by an adult who is presently on-site at the Eight Towers Adventure.

Head coverings, and full-finger gloves (with a reinforced palm to protect your hand against the cables and ropes) are requiredThese are NOT provided as a part of your reservation.

All Exhilarate Activities are fee-based and required signed Participation Waivers.

Please review full Participant Requirements before booking your adventure. Learn more about our Accessible Adventures prior to booking.


Have a climber 13 or younger who doesn't have a chaperone 16+ to accompany them? Looking for some extra support or guidance during your climb at The Eight Towers Adventures? Rent a Guide for the duration of your activity time and have them assist or chaperone!

Weekday (Monday-Thursday)


Weekend (Friday-Sunday)


*Gloves and Headcovering Required (not provided in ticket). Children aged 13 and under still require a chaperone within the park and cannot be left at the park alone.

Adventure is for everyone


We believe that everyone should have equal opportunities to access adventure and The Eight Towers Adventure was built to deliver.  We also have specially-trained team members who work with guests with disabilities. 

Click here to learn more about our offerings for differently-abled guests and book an epic experience!

East X-Tower

Our 90-foot tall East X Tower features dual-faced rock climbing walls, 16 ropes course elements spidering up the inside of the "X," a rappelling station at an elevation of 80 feet, and a 58-foot high zipline platform. The 2 East X Tower ziplines carry guests 900 feet over The Forge Quarry!

Skyscraper Tower

The iconic Skyscraper Tower reaches over 120-feet into the sky and offers the most stunning views of the Chicago cityscape and suburbs around! It features 56 ropes course elements (making it the second-largest stand-alone ropes course in Chicagoland), 3 rappelling platforms at 80, 90, and 105 feet high, and a zipline platform at 74 feet high.  The 2 ziplines coming off the Skyscraper Tower carry guests 1,100 feet over The Forge Quarry at speeds of up to 30 miles per hour! 

West X-Tower

Our West X Tower features dual-faced rock climbing walls, 16 ropes course elements spidering up the inside of the "X," and a rappelling station at an elevation of 80 feet.

All activities proceed rain, snow, or shine unless otherwise stated by The Forge: Lemont Quarries staff. In the event of adverse weather, some or all activities may be unavailable. Guests with impacted reservations will be communicated with via email and announcements made on our website and social channels. Please check weather conditions prior to purchasing any activity pass.

All purchases are non-refundable and non-transferable.