Rowdy Adventure Park to Open in Okolona

 

 



Rowdy Adventures, a 300-acre outdoor adventure park ( that includes zip line tours) is scheduled to open
soon in Okolona. The park bills itself as the South’s largest outdoor adventure park.The zip line tour takes adventurers on a three-mile tour by harnessing them with all the necessary equipment to soar through the air and enjoy the scenery.

According to owner Rowdy Prince, the park has 14 zip lines and the longest tree based cable run that’s been accredited by the ACCT (Association for Challenge Course Technology).  It stands out from other zip line tours in the amount of property it covers, the number of zip lines and the scope of the park. 

Prince said the tour is not timed and instead of being put with a group of strangers like most tours do, participants get to experience the tour with the group they came with. “You, your family or friends, basically whoever you came with,” said Prince. “You don’t have to go with a group you don’t know. “

To go on the tour, visitors purchase a wristband, get fitted with gear, and go through a short intro safety course. “
We teach you how to properly put on your pulleys, how to break, how to self recover in case you get caught in the middle of a zip, etc..” he said.  He said instead of using zip line gear they use rock climbing gear.






According to Prince the inspiration for the park was the historic Old Iron Bridge built in 1908.  The bridge crosses the Little Missouri River and plans to restore the bridge are ongoing. The park is built around the bridge, which is owned by Clark and Nevada Counties.

Prince said the park opens to the public the first weekend of June. The property is located on a deer camp called
Copperhead Creek Preserve on the Little Missouri River. To get there take the Okolona exit 54 off I-30. The park is open 7 days a week and times are 9-6 when the last tour leaves out. Pricing for the long tour ( all 14 zip lines) is $79.99 per person and the short tour ( 2 zip lines) is $29.00 per person. Group rates are also available. For more details
call 870-274–3001.
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39 comments on “Rowdy Adventure Park to Open in Okolona
  1. Mike Hooker says:

    Please send us more information and pricing on your Adventure Park.
    Thanks,
    Mike H.

  2. Zoie Clift says:

    Hi Mike! More information can be found by calling Tommy Potter at 870-406-0093.

  3. Lanell says:

    Do you have a brochure? Very interested in this park.

  4. Zoie Clift says:

    Hi Lanell! Glad to hear of your interest. Tommy Potter would be the one to ask in regards to a brochure as he works at the park. He can be reached at the above phone number. Take care!

  5. john & lucy says:

    Please email us one brochure-

  6. Zoie Clift says:

    Hi John and Lucy–I can’t email you a brochure as I don’t work at Rowdy Adventure Park. But if you call the park I’m sure they’ll be happy to give you further information. Thanks! Zoie

  7. Dyke Ellis says:

    When will you be open for business, and what will your prices be?

  8. Zoie Clift says:

    The park opens the first weekend of June~

  9. kevin says:

    how much to do it all?

  10. alex says:

    http://www.rowdyadventures.com
    $77 including water bottles, zipping, and adventures!

  11. Shanya says:

    What is the number to call? Is it $77 per person?

  12. alex says:

    870-274-3001

  13. Zoie Clift says:

    Hi Shanya–The number to call is 870-406-0093 (cell) or 870-274-3001. It is $77/per person. During the week the breakdown of prices is: 1-10 people: $77/per person. 10-25 people is $67 per person and for a group of 25 and more it’s $57 per person. This price breakdown is only for during the week. During the weekends is it $77 per person.

  14. Tiffany says:

    I have been trying for weeks now to pull up the Rowdy Adventure website and for some reason I can not find it. I am needing to get information about this place so I can plan a trip. Thanks!

  15. Zoie Clift says:

    Hi Tiffany–The website is http://www.rowdyadventures.com.
    Enjoy!

  16. Amanda & TJ says:

    My son and I went to Rowdy’s today and we had a wonderful time. My opinion is it was well worth the money and we will be going again.

  17. Steve says:

    I took my son today. I had never zip lined before. They trained me on how to zip on a short run first. They taught how to slow yourself and how to keep yourself pointed in the right direction. The first two lines were kind of scary but after the first two I was bounding off the platform and enjoying every inch. Lots of fun. My son liked it so much he asked for a job as a guide. I thought the price was kind of high at first but after you experience all 15 zip lines, and walked the trails, it was well worth the money.

  18. Cheryl says:

    I just completed the entire course this afternoon. My husband and 22 year old son did not want to participate so I did it by myself! I had a great guide, David, who helped me with every zip line and told me what to do/expect on each one! I would go again right now!!!

  19. Tami Montgomery says:

    Congratulations and what a great idea! What are the off season dates and would you consider corporate retreats aka/reserved for company retreat? Best of luck…this is awesome!

  20. Zoie Clift says:

    Hi Tami! All the details about Rowdy Adventure Park can be found at:
    http://www.rowdyadventures.com/
    Thanks!

  21. Julia Hissom says:

    What is the weight limit?

  22. Topher says:

    I have heard that there have been state troopers called out to the course on a few occasions because of the manager? Sounds like things are “rowdy” there now.

  23. George Staples says:

    Snow ski, water ski, boating experience, life guard trainer, SCUBA; healthy body and quick mind. Bungy Jumped 17 story platform. Looking for an interesting career change.
    George Staples

  24. Noah says:

    What is the weight limit.

  25. Zoie Clift says:

    Hi Noah–Phone the park and they should be able to tell you details on weight limits. Thanks!

  26. Rachel says:

    The prices of the zip lines are $29.99 per person for the short tour and $79.99 per person for the long tour.

  27. tyler says:

    Is your park open during spring break for the week of march 18-26 of 2012?

  28. Zoie Clift says:

    Hi Tyler–The 2012 season opens April 7- thanks! Zoie

  29. jerry rowland says:

    When does the Zip line open? Is it April 7th or the first week in June??

  30. Zoie Clift says:

    Last I heard the park was set to open on April 7 for the 2012 season~

  31. Donna Atkins says:

    Would you send me more information on your zip lining and daily tours. Also prices-

  32. Zoie Clift says:

    Hi Donna! All details on the park can be found at their website at http://www.rowdyadventures.com. Thanks! Zoie

  33. Linda says:

    We are looking at planning a trip there soon and we are all very interested in visiting Rowdy Adventures. Please let me know are there hotels in the area that you would recomend?

  34. Zoie Clift says:

    Hi Linda! I am glad you are planning a trip here! Here is a link to a few lodging options across the state: http://www.arkansas.com/places-to-stay/

  35. Rena says:

    Is the Rowdy Adventure Park in Okalona, AR open for business? We were looking to come visit this Saturday, May 5, 2012. What is the fee? Thanks

  36. Zoie Clift says:

    Hi Rena– Yes, the 2012 season is now open. More details can be found at:

    http://www.rowdyadventures.com/

  37. Allen says:

    How long does it take to do the long tour?

  38. Zoie Clift says:

    Hi Allen–All details about the park can be found at http://www.rowdyadventures.com or by calling 870- 274-3001. Thanks!

  39. Wade Bernard says:

    Do you have sky diving and if so how far of a jump is it? Please send some information on pricing too.

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