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Brainerd’s most thrilling outdoor adventure

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We’ll see you in the spring! For winter fun, please visit one of our partners.

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Epic Winter Ziplining

Fly through a winter wonderland in one of the Midwest's top zip line tours, just southwest of Minneapolis.

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Winter Fun in Brainerd

Enjoy skiing, snowboarding, or tubing at Mount Ski Gull. Check out lessons, races, season passes, and events.

You Haven’t Seen Brainerd Until You’ve Zipped It

The thrilling Brainerd Zip Line Tour is the perfect outdoor adventure to add excitement to any Brainerd Lakes vacation. Experience 15-mile views on 7 zip lines, an adrenaline-pumping suspension bridge, and The Drop—an exhilarating 50’ free-fall experience!

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10+ Participants

What You'll Love About Our 2.5 Hour Tour

Two professionally trained guides take small groups of guests through our course which weaves across and down Mount Ski Gull.

7 Thrilling Ziplines

Our 7 lines open up gorgeous 15-miles views from Mount Ski Gull. You’ll see the Brainerd Lakes and the surrounding forest like you’ve never seen it before!. 

The Drop

Come experience “The Drop”—a thrilling 50-foot free-fall experience on our 7-line zipline course!
It’s an optional part of our course, but our guests call the experience outrageous, exhilarating, and adrenaline-producing!

Suspension Bridge

Our adrenaline-pumping, Indiana Jones style suspension bridge is sure to keep your heart pounding and a smile on your face! 

The Course

Located in Pillsbury State Forest and not far from Gull Lake, you’ll catch views of the Brainerd Lakes area and take in your beautiful forest surroundings during the 2.5 hour tour. 

  • Line One: 50 ft
  • Line Two: 270 ft
  • Line Three: 220 ft
  • Line Four: 740 ft
  • Line Five: 808 ft
  • Suspension Bridge: 65 ft
  • Line Six: 950 ft
  • Line Seven: 550 ft
  • The Drop: 51 ft high


  • Be 10+ years old
  • Weigh 70-250 pounds
  • Wear closed-toe shoes
  • Have a reservation
  • Sign a waiver
  • May not be under the influence
  • Protect your little one—no pregnant adventurers

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We'll Pick You Up!

We offer FREE pick up and drop off from Grand View, Cragun’s, and Madden’s. Just call (218) 656-1111 after you book, and we’ll get your pick-up scheduled.

Drive Times…

From Grand View: 12 minutes

From Craguns: 11 minutes

From Maddens: 10 minutes 


Reservations are strongly encouraged. Without a reservation, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to accommodate you, although we will try to accommodate people stopping in if we have space available. Book Today!

Brainer Zip Line Tour of Nisswa includes:

  • 2.5 hour guided outdoor adventure
  • 7 zip lines
  • exhilarating suspension bridge
  • The Drop – an optional 50-foot free-fall experience
  • All necessary safety equipment
  • light hiking
  • a van ride to the start of our course
  • incredible eco-knowledge provided by friendly, fun guides

Personal handheld photography is not allowed on our zip line course due to our hand braking system. If you would like photos of your experience you are welcome to bring your own hands free camera, such as a GoPro, or you may rent one which includes a USB memory stick of your footage. If you bring your own, we use helmet mounts.

Please contact us to organize a group reservation. You can also fill out our online group form here. We welcome groups of all sizes from a small scout group or family reunion to a large bus tour or corporate group outing. Depending on when you want to join us for your next group experience, we have other custom options available. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Our zip line tour runs in all weather, unless there is extreme winds or lightning. Our course manager on duty will determine tour cancellations and guests may be notified at anytime regarding a cancellation. If your tour is cancelled, we will offer you the opportunity to re-book the tour within a month of your cancellation date when we have availability.

If you need to cancel a reservation, cancellations made 7 days in advance will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations made within 7 days of a reservation will not be refunded but we will make every effort to reschedule your tour.

We operate in all weather except high winds or lightning determined by our manager on duty. If it rains (or snows), we recommend wearing appropriate clothing. If we cancel your tour or experience, we will work with you to re-book it.

Dress for the weather, meaning warm weather clothes if it is warm, cool weather if it is cool, rain coats if it is raining, sunscreen if it is sunny, etc. We require that you wear closed toe and heel shoes with socks. We recommend that you wear pants or shorts long enough to feel comfortable with a harness on your legs. Please do not wear skirts. Please tie back long hair. Shirts are required. Brainerd Zip Line Tour is not responsible for items lost or stolen so feel free to leave valuables at home or in your car.

All zip line tours begin at the booked time, so please arrive 15 minutes early. 

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