Discover your Sense of Adventure!

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re probably right”

Adventuring with EMPOWER means fun and excitement, safe participation, supportive and entertaining guides, and amazing memories shared with family members and friends. Since April 2009, over 80,000 guests have participated in fully-guided adventures at the EMPOWER Adventure Park – including Connecticut’s only true tree-top Zip Line Canopy Tour, Tree Climbing and Rappelling, Map & Compass Scavenger Hunt Treks, and more! For an unforgettable adventure park experience, just sit in your seat, pick up your feet, and


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Zip Line Canopy Tour Adventure

The Zip Line Canopy Tour is the signature experience at the EMPOWER Adventure Park and the only one of its kind in Connecticut. Professionally trained EMPOWER Zip Line Guides lead participants through all aspect of the Canopy Tour experience; including:
  • Over a half mile sky trail journey 40 to 75 feet through the forest canopy; including zip line rides 200 to 650 feet in length
  • Equipment outfitting and pre-tour “Ground-school” safety orientation/familiarization
  • Two high ropes adventure challenges (2 Sky Bridges or Cargo Net & Tight Wire Traverses)
  • EMPOWER guides to ensure safe participation
  • 1.5 to 2.5 hours of thrilling adventures
  • $45 per person plus tax
  • Reservations required

Aerial Discovery Adventure Combo

The Aerial Discovery Combo is a half-day adventure package featuring EMPOWER’s Zip Line Canopy Tour and Tree Climbing Adventures. The Aerial Discovery Combo is perfect for those who can’t get enough tree-top adventure – the thrill of zip lining through the tree tops followed by the challenge of climbing into the tree tops!

  • Discover the beauty of the Laurel Brook forest from unique tree top views!
  • Soar across breathtaking zip lines before climbing back to the forest canopy on The Old Oak and The Swinger Tree Climb Adventures.
  • 3.5 to 4 hours
  • $70 per person plus tax
  • Reservations required

Laurel Brook Adventure Combo

The Laurel Brook Combo is a half-day adventure package featuring EMPOWER’s Zip Line Canopy Tour PLUS Map & Compass Scavenger Hunt. This Adventure Combo is a great way to explore the entire beauty of the scenic Laurel Brook Forest at EMPOWER’s Adventure Park, and is perfect for those who enjoy zip lining, hiking, and fun problem solving challenges!

  • Discover the Laurel Brook Forest from the tree tops and through the trails via EMPOWER’s zip line canopy and scavenger hunt adventures!
  • Spans 20 acres of wooded terrain
  • Unique combination of aerial and ground-based challenges
  • 3.5 to 4 hours
  • $70 per person plus tax
  • Reservations required

EMPOWER Deluxe Adventure Combo

Make a day of it!!! The Deluxe Adventure Combo includes EMPOWER’s Zip Line Canopy Tour, Tree Climbing Adventures, and the Map & Compass Scavenger Hunt Trek. Enjoy a full day of tree-top and ground-based adventures led by dedicated EMPOWER guides.

  • The premier EMPOWER adventure park experience
  • Combines three exhilarating adventures into one: Zip Line Canopy Adventure, Tree Climb Adventures, and Map & Compass Scavenger Hunt
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • $95 per person plus tax
  • Reservations required

Extreme Tree Top Zip Adventure

EMPOWERing Adventures to the Extreme! The Extreme Tree Top Adventure Combo features EMPOWER’s Zip Line Canopy Tour with a unique “finishing touch” – a rappel from a 75 foot platform. After completing the rappel, participants will tackle the Tree Climbing Adventures.

  • A half-mile of thrilling Zip Lines and Aerial Obstacles
  • Towering 75′ Rappel
  • Heart Pumping Tree Climbing Challenges
  • 4 hours
  • $89 per person plus tax
  • Reservations required

Parties, Celebrations, and Group Outings

Birthday Celebrations, Bachelor or Bachelorette Parties, Family Reunions, Rehearsal Dinners, Anniversaries, or other occasions worth celebrating, EMPOWER has the adventure park experience for your group!

There’s no party like an adventure party! Call 860.638.4754 or email to book your group outing today!

Personal Leadership Odyssey

EMPOWER’s Personal Leadership Odyssey is a highly-customized adventure experience designed for organizational managers, aspiring leaders, young professionals, and more! The Personal Leadership Odyssey will provide an experiential boost to those who seek to discover, and unleash, their leadership potential.

  • Email or call Dan Jaskot, EMPOWER’s General Manager, to learn more about the Personal Leadership Odyssey experience!
  • Guided one-on-one journey with an experienced leadership development coach
  • EMPOWER facilitator will contact you to discuss your goals, learn about you to better design the perfect program for you
  • Includes a short leadership reading, goal setting survey and reflection questions
  • $259 per person plus tax
  • Reservations required

Moonlight Zip Line Tours

EMPOWER’s Moonlight Zip Line Tours are seasonal special adventure events taking place in April, May, September, and October. Moonlight Zip Trips take place under the light of the full moon and stars – adding an exciting element to the thrilling zip line canopy tour experience!

2018 Moonlight Dates/Times

  • Friday April 27th and Saturday April 28th, 2018 at 800pm
  • Friday May 25th through Sunday May 27th, 2018 at 830pm
  • Friday September 21st and Saturday September 22nd at 700pm
  • Saturday October 13th and Saturday October 20th ,2018 at 700pm
  • Friday October 26th and Saturday October 27th, 2018 at 700pm
  • Wednesday October 31st, 2018 at 700pm

Add an exciting Moonlight Zip Trip to your weekend with EMPOWER!

Summer Twilight Zip Line Canopy Tours

EMPOWER’s Summer Twilight Zip Trips take place in the evening during the beautiful sunsets of June, July, and August – soak in the undeniable beauty of the setting sun as you soar through the forest canopy! Thrilling Zip Lines, Exciting Aerial Adventure Obstacles, and the best sunset views Connecticut has to offer – only at EMPOWER in Middletown.

2018 Twilight Dates/Times

  • Friday June 29th and Saturday June 30th, 2018 at 700pm
  • Friday July 27th and Saturday July 28th, 2018 at 700pm
  • Friday August 24th and Saturday August 25th, 2018 at 700pm

Soak in the beautiful sunset and Zip On with EMPOWER this summer!

Map & Compass Scavenger Hunt

EMPOWER’s Map & Compass Scavenger Hunt will add a little problem solving adventure fun to your next hiking trek! Participants will use compass/map navigation to find different stations set in the Laurel Brook Forest. Each station includes a puzzle style challenge that will reveal clues and unlock points!

  • Piece together clues and overcome obstacles
  • Work in teams and think creatively
  • Trek on EMPOWER’s extensive trail system
  • Take in the serene beauty of Laurel Brook Forest
  • 1 ½ to 2 hours
  • $25 per person plus tax
  • Reservations required

Tree Climb Adventures

The Tree Climbing Adventures at the EMPOWER Adventure Park feature The Old Oak and The Swinger climbing elements. Bring back fond memories of back-yard climbing while maintaining safe, fully-belayed, adventure!

  • Partner-assisted climbing
  • Climb up to the top of the forest canopy using branches and footholds
  • Safety gear provided including helmet and harness
  • Climbers are attached to a belay line for fall protection managed by an EMPOWER tree climb facilitator
  • 1 to 2 hours
  • $25 per person plus tax
  • Reservations required

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Empower Leadership Adventure Center offers several fully-guided, unique and exciting adventures for friends, families, individuals, and anyone looking for a safe and exhilarating opportunity to challenge their personal comfort zones! EMPOWER adventure parks have varying levels of difficulty, so there’s something for everyone. These include:

  • Zip Line Canopy Adventure
  • Map & Compass Scavenger Hunt
  • Tree Climb Adventures
  • Adventure Combo Packages

EMPOWER adventure park experiences are designed to motivate you to overcome obstacles and experience achievement, empowering you to take on new challenges in your life and every time you visit. Discounts available for Veterans, Active Service Men & Women, Seniors, and Youths.

Discover your sense of adventure with EMPOWER today!

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