Large Group Adventures

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The fun and unique experiences are endless at Refreshing Mountain! Our 100 acre retreat center in Lancaster, PA, is filled with exciting outdoor activities your family or group will love. From ax throwing to ziplining, and perfect for all ages, Refreshing Mountain is the adventure you don’t want to miss.

Adventure Recreation

$45 per personView Elevated Obstacles Patrons Course Guest Scaled 1

Basecamp Package

33 Elevated Obstacles +Climbing Tower + Wildlife Center + Pedal Carts and More!

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$67 per personZipline Challenge Adventure Tour Scaled 1

Ascent Package

2 Ziplines + Basecamp Package

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The Challenge Adventure (Large Group 20+)

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The Flying V (Large Group 20+)

2 Ziplines with over 500 feet of quick zipling fun for first timers and kids!

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Elevated Obstacle Course

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Climbing Tower (outdoor)

Harness your inner climber on our multi-faced climbing tower !

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Rappelling

Find your way descending down our 40 ft. tower as you control your descent!

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Giant Swing

Experience the rush on our 35-ft pendulum swing!

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Giant Ladder

Work with a partner to get to the top of this 35 ft. free swinging ladder

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Pedal Carts

Race around our pedal cart track!

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Indoor Climbing Wall

Challenge yourself on our 16 ft. indoor climbing wall!

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Axe Throwing

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Archery

Try your Robin Hood skills at our archery target area!

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Sling Shots

Test your accuracy on our sling shot target shooting course.

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Teamwork

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Corporate Teambuilding

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Teambuilding

Learn to solve problems and work better together through interactive activities.

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$160 per hourTeam Building Puzzlehunt

Team Puzzlehunt

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$97 per hourNature Studies

Team Scavenger Hunt

Work as a team to explore the woods and learn to identify objects in nature

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Physical Challenge Course

Work as a team through a series of fun and interactive team challenges

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Field Games

Challenge your thinking and teamwork with these fun group games!

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Escape Room - Funding the Dream

You're a 1950's inventor. You have a big idea. Get it approved through the patent office red tape and funded before the office closes.

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Escape Room - Circle T Ranch

Refreshing Mountain just acquired Circle T Ranch. Help bring peace to the chaos by solving the puzzles to put the ranch back together.

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$266 per hourEscape Room Missions Books

Escape Room - On A Mission

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Nature Programs

$235 per hourReptiles Wildlife Kingdom Presentation Scaled 1

Large Group Reptile and Amphibian Presentation

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$160 per hourWildlife Toxic Kids Summer

Toxic Plants and Animals Course

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$160 per hourRed Tailed Hawk Birds Of Prey Summer Scaled 1

Birds of Prey

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$160 per hourWildlife Toxic Summer

Wilderness Survival

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Wildlife Center Free Time

Take your time to explore all that wildlife center has to offer!

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$129 per hourBaby Alligator 2

Reptiles and Amphibians of the World

Get hands on learning with snakes, lizards, turtles and more!

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$129 per hourWildlife Center Reptiles Kid

Wildlife of Pennsylvania

Hands on learning about PA's unique wildlife and habitats!

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Farm Animal Experience

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Miscellaneous

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Campfires

Bring your group together around a campfire after a fun day of activities.

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Pool Parties (Private Use)

Our 30 ft. water slide, diving board, and wet playground are available Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Activities Discount Details

Day Events

Defined: Groups of 20+ people for a day adventure

Overnight Events:

  • Defined: Groups of 20+ people (ages 8+) with a contract for a retreat package of 1+ night/3+ meals.
  • Events Jan 3 – March 24: 40% discount* off hourly priced activities up to 4:30PM
  • Events March 25 – Dec 31: 25% discount* off on hourly activities
  • Booked activities can be adjusted up until 4 weeks of arrival date without penalties
  • Activity changes within 4 weeks of arrival date will disqualify your event from discounts and may incur additional costs

*Applied as long as the retreat leader submits their retreat’s list of desired activities and the number of hours for each activity to Guest Services at Refreshing Mountain 9 weeks (63 days) prior to your arrival date

Create Your Own Outdoor

Large Group Activity

Looking for some fun outdoor things to do in Lancaster County, PA, with a large group? Refreshing Mountain Retreat and Adventure Center is a beautiful outdoor adventure oasis providing family-friendly activities, team building, retreat gatherings, and more.

Defined: Custom Large Group day adventures

  • Discounts apply to hourly activities scheduled M-F
  • To qualify for discounts the event must be booked and confirmed between 6-8 weeks from the event date
  • Percentage applied to single day event totals, discounts for multi-day events will be based on total per day
  • Discounts $1500-$1999 = 3% | $2000+ = 5%

About Refreshing Mountain

Looking for some fun outdoor things to do in Lancaster County, PA as a family or group? Refreshing Mountain Retreat and Adventure Center was established to provide a family-friendly place for people of all ages and group sizes to enjoy fun activities and to be refreshed.

Our professionally guided outdoor adventures are designed to challenge and excite you, whether you want to explore the area’s natural beauty with a large group or just spend quality time with your friends and family. No matter the size of your group you’ll find refreshment, connection, and adventure.

FAQs

Do I Need To Make A Reservation?

Reservations are highly recommended whether you call ahead or book online. If you just stop in, you might have to wait an hour or more for the activity you want. We recommend you call ahead or book online to ensure availability even for day-of bookings. 

What Are The Age, Weight, And Height Restrictions For The Activities?
  • All activities have a maximum weight of 280 pounds.
  • For most of the “high adventure” activities, individual riders must be at least five years old. 
  • An adult MUST accompany children under 13 for the Challenge and Aerial Excursion. For other activities, an adult need only be present. Please see the AGE RATIO GRID for specifics.
What Should I Know About The Day Of My Activity?
  • All participants MUST be wearing closed-toed shoes, like sneakers.  No Flip-flops.
  • If you are wearing hoop or dangling earrings or a necklace, you will be asked to remove them while doing the activity. There is a safe place you can keep your belongings.
  • Hair that is below the shoulder should be pulled pack.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before your first scheduled activity. Come to the office, and we will direct you from there.
  • Each Guest must comeplete a Release/Waiver Form.  If guests are under 18, a parent/guardian must also sign the form.  These can be processed online.  Contact sales to get a link to add completed forms directly to your booking.
Is The Property Safe And Friendly For Children?

We are very intentional about promoting and preserving a family-friendly environment that welcomes all guests. Our goals for hospitality and many of our policies reflect the Judeo-Christian founding of the retreat center. We feel strongly that our guidelines are essential in helping us promote a wholesome, safe, enjoyable, family-friendly environment for everyone.

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