Take Your Next Adventure to New Heights

Get the adrenaline pumping and challenge yourself to an exciting outdoor experience at Refreshing Mountain in Lancaster County, PA. These challenge courses provide all the physical activity you need to have an outdoor adventure and enjoy a new experience with friends, family, or others in your group. 

We have options for groups of all sizes, fitness levels, and interests. Come explore the best adventures around today!

Bring Your Small Group (1-8 people)

Refreshing Mountain has a variety of activities and excursions for small groups (1-8 people) that are fun and exciting for everyone.

Whether you’re planning a family-fun outing or want to enjoy the day with friends, our activities are perfect for you. Even plan a date night with your significant other and enjoy bonding during each activity.

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Small-Group Obstacle and Ropes Courses

We offer two fantastic courses to choose from for your small group, including: 

Experience premiere outdoor fun in Lancaster, PA, for small groups. Our courses are kid-friendly (ages 5+) and safe for all ages and experience levels. Plan your next adventure with us today!

Large Group Obstacle and Ropes Courses

We offer three great courses to choose from for your small group, including: 

For all of your large group activities, Refreshing Mountain offers premiere outdoor fun in Lancaster, PA. Our courses are kid-friendly (ages 5+) and safe for all ages and experience levels. Additionally, our qualified and friendly instructors will help every member of your group have a fun and memorable experience.

Ready to plan your next adventure?

Booking your small or large group is simple!

We ask that you make reservations before your desired activity date as availability fills up quickly. Advanced reservations help us to better accommodate your group’s needs.

  1. Check our online schedule or call our friendly team to learn more about activities and availability.
  2. Once you have a date and time, explore which activities you’d like to do.
  3. Click ‘book,’ and you’re all set! Our team will do that rest. Simply show up for your scheduled date and prepare to have a blast!
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Don’t take our word for it

During a recent visit to my parents my Mother decided to finally fulfill her desire to Zip Line at Refreshing Mountain and I was happy to tag along. The atmosphere is truly “Refreshing” and the people were extremely patient and calming…We were both thrilled with our experience however would have l…

Moms Bucket List

Even though our group was running late because the start time we were told from our group was 1/2 hour off the staff made it work for our group! Thank you for making our zip lining experience a fun and safe time! We will be booking a Christmas lights zip line evening soon. Thanks again!…


Simply put, our zipline adventure was absolutely phenomenal. We did the Challenge Adventure course and left Refreshing Mountain with absolutely no regrets at all. My 8 year old daughter weighs all of about 45 pounds soaking wet and she was still able to go solo on the majority of the ziplines withou…

Myself and my 8 year old daughter

My 10yr old son asked to go zip lining for his “adventure” birthday gift. So I took my son & girlfriend for the challenge course of 5 zip lines and 9 obstacle courses. We had a BLAST! Our two guides were incredible! One of them was able to talk my son through one of the obstacle courses he got nervo…

Wonderful Experience! Lots of fun and Excellent guides

We booked the Aerial Excursion for the full zip line adventure and we couldn’t have been more pleased! The Zip lines were fun and our tour guides (Gil and Maddie) were exceptional. We had a small group and were entertained, having fun and laughing the entire time! Great experience. Amazing time had …

Zip line Adventure

We have come to Refreshing Mountain 4 times over the past year and it is always an awesome experience. We have done the aerial excursions which are a blast. The guides are very professional and adapt to all levels. I am a fearful novice and my kids are daredevils with climbing experience. We were al…

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About Refreshing Mountain

Escape to Refreshing Mountain, a year-round, non-denominational, Christian Retreat Center in PA, built on 80 acres of beautiful Pennsylvania woodland. We help you host heart-changing retreats for youth groups, women’s ministries, men’s groups, families, and other gatherings.

Our mission is to provide clean, comfortable, and safe facilities where you can be refreshed. We’ll take care of the details so you can relax and enjoy your time! We offer retreat packages for groups of all sizes that include meals, lodging, and the use of our meeting spaces and recreational facilities. We also provide guided activities to complement any retreat or group outing.

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Safety Information, Restrictions & More


What are the age, weight, and height restrictions for the activities?

For most “high adventure” activities, individual riders must be at least 5 years old. For the Aerial Excursion Course, individual riders must be a minimum of 8 years old – no height requirement! Weight limit: All participants can NOT exceed 280 lbs. At the guide’s discretion, any rider under 60 lbs may need to ride tandem with a guide on certain lines.

Children 12 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult to complete the zip line courses; the Aerial Excursion and Challenge Adventure Course ratio is 1 adult per 3 children. An adult is defined as a person over the age of 18+. 

Can people come just to watch?

Refreshing Mountain Retreat and Adventure Center highly encourages adult supervision for all events. There are many areas for chaperons to watch the activities. If not included in the activity, there is no charge for their presence.

Is the property safe and friendly for children?

We are very intentional about promoting and preserving a family-friendly environment. Our goals for hospitality and many of our policies reflect the Judeo-Christian founding of the retreat center, which was founded in 1984. We feel strongly that our guidelines are essential in helping us promote a wholesome, safe, enjoyable, family-friendly environment for all our guests.

Can I add other activities to the event?

Yes, Refreshing Mountain offers an array of other activity options, and there are often discounts available if you add them to your day before or after your adventure. Check out this page to learn more about our Wildlife Center, Giant Swing, Climbing Tower, Escape Rooms, and many other activities.

Please call our Front Desk at 1-888-353-1490 to help with booking; otherwise, discounts may be available for online bookings.

Can I make this into an overnight trip?

Yes. We offer very cozy cabin suites for up to 8 people and tent sites if you want something more rustic. For groups of 20+ people, see our information on Large Group Retreats for additional options.

Book Your Adventure!

Start planning your outdoor group activities for this spring today!
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