Norristown, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 08/12/2016 -- The Elmwood Park Zoo is a premier zoo destination in Philadelphia, PA. It provides fun things to do in the Philadelphia area for children and parents alike. It was established in 1924 by a local farmer in the borough of Norristown and today, it is owned and operated by the Norristown Zoological Society. They currently maintain a collection of over 100 species of animals at the Elmwood Park Zoo. Some of the species include golden and bald eagles, gray wolves, howler monkeys, and much more. This summer, the Elmwood Park Zoo is offering Treetop Adventures, which features over 70 challenge games and zip lines for the whole family.
Treetop Adventures at the Elmwood Park Zoo has outdoor fun for everyone. There are both children and adult courses to choose from to satisfy every thrill-seeker throughout the local areas. Those looking for things to do near Philadelphia this summer do not have to look any further than the Elmwood Park Zoo. The different courses include Cub Climb, Treetop Zoofari, Half Course, Quick Zip, Quick Zip for Kids, Expedition Elk, and Night Adventure. The Cub Climb is a popular choice for children as it features over 20 games with two 100+ foot zip lines. Adults must be following their children from the ground.
Another popular course is the Treetop Zoofari, which features over 45 games and nine zip lines that transport guests over two exhibits of animals. Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
The hours for Treetop Adventures are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and reservations are strongly recommended. To learn more about the different Treetop Adventure courses at the Elmwood Park Zoo, contact them at 610-277-3827 or visit their website at http://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/.
About Elmwood Park Zoo
Located in Norristown, PA, the Elmwood Park Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in Pennsylvania and is a premiere destination for families and wildlife enthusiasts. The zoo features over 100 animals from all over the globe. Elmwood Park Zoo offers guests both unique wildlife encounters as well as one-of-a-kind entertainment opportunities. The zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is owned and operated by the Norristown Zoological Society, a non-profit organization.
For more information about upcoming Zoo events, visit http://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/.