Welcome to Holiday Valley's most exciting outdoor adventure, Sky High! Located near the Tannenbaum Lodge at the western end of Holiday Valley, Sky High offers an Aerial Park, a Climbing Forest, a Mountain Coaster and Gem Mining!  From summer through fall we also offer chairlift rides.

Here's a video that shows what Sky High is all about from the Aerial Park to the Mountain Coaster to the Climbing Forest.

Sky High Aerial Adventure Park

The largest in New York State and 3rd largest in the US, Sky High Aerial Park is a series of platforms and “bridges” and ziplines built in a 4 acre section of the woods and the challenge is to get across to the next platform. There are 13 courses with varying levels of difficulty. 

Aerial Park details, rates and the season schedule.

At Sky High everyone wears a harness with a special locking lanyard that safeguards you from falling if you slip or let go. Children must be at least 7 years old, and all guests must be able to perform certain physical tasks to participate. There is a weight limit of 265 pounds. Reservations are required on weekends and suggested for weekdays at the Aerial Park, call (716) 699-HIGH. Save by purchasing online at least 14 days in advance.

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Online Waiver form

Groups are welcome! Corporate outings, Team Building, School Groups and Birthday Parties, everyone loves Sky High! Sky High group rates.

Sky High Facebook Page

Climbing Forest

The Climbing Forest is  a 3-D version of a climbing wall.

There are 9 trees outfitted with color coded climbing holds and the difficulty ranges from very easy to very challenging. Each climber is fitted with a harness that is clipped into an Auto Belay system.

Climbing Forest details, rates and season schedule.

The minimum age to enjoy the Climbing Forest is 5 years old. 

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Online Waiver Form

Sky Flyer Mountain Coaster

The Sky Flyer is a roller coaster that zigs, zags and spirals down the mountain through the trees. Riders can control the speed of their car for a leisurely tour or a thrilling adventure! Children must be at least 3 years old and 38 inches tall (without shoes) to ride with an adult (16+) or 8 years and 54 inches tall to ride alone. Riders must be able to perform certain physical tasks to participate.

Mountain Coaster details, rates and season schedule.

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Mr Happy Gem Mining logoMister Happy Gem Mining 

Kids will love to pan for gems at the Mister Happy Gem Mining, located at Sky High.  Cost is $8 for a 3 pound bag of gems,  $12 for a 5 pound bag of gems or $24 for the Motherlode 10 pound bag.

Targeted to children as young as 2, the experience mimics old fashioned panning for gold. Each miner purchases a bag of sand that contains either gems or fossils. The contents of the bag are dumped into a frame with a screen on the bottom. Miners wash the sand away with water that runs through a 65 foot long sluice and the treasures are left in the pan. An identification card is included for children to learn more about their gems or fossils.

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Chairlift Rides

Enjoy a chairlift ride to Spruce Lake. You may walk down the trail or ride back down the chairlift. Available Saturdays and Sundays from May 22 through October 31, 11AM to 4:30PM. $10 per rider, children under 6 are free.

Eat & Drink at Sky High

Stop inside the Tannenbaum Lodge and fuel up with hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, chicken tenders and fries, various snack items & beverages including beer! Hours are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from  11:00am to 5:00pm.

Directions to Sky High

Once you turn on to Holiday Valley Road, drive straight ahead for .9 miles then bear left and go another .2 miles to the Tannenbaum Lodge area. There are signs along the Holiday Valley Road to direct you. The GPS coordinates of Sky High are: 78º41'13", 42º15'38"

Frequently Asked Questions

We've answered many questions you might have about Sky High on this page.

Lodging Package

Overnight lodging at a Holiday Valley Property and a 3 hour Aerial Adventure starts at $115.50 per person, double occupancy midweek, tax included. Packages are available at the Inn at Holiday Valley, the Tamarack Club or a Holiday Valley Rental Management property. 

Sky High Lodging Package

Downloadable Assumption of Risk Form  To participate in Sky High Adventure Park, you must sign an assumption of risk form. Anyone under age 18 must have a parent signature. If you are bringing a group to the Park, download and copy this form and have the parents of any children in your group sign the form, then bring the forms with you.

Holiday Valley's Mountain Coaster- Grand Opening
The Mountain Coaster is located at Holiday Valley Resort in the Tannenbaum area next to the Aerial Adventure Park. The Mountain Coaster is similar to a roller coaster with cars that ride upon a track. One or two riders load a car and travel 1,865 feet up the hill parallel to the Spruce Lake lift. At the apex the car begins its thrilling 2,490 foot descent zigzagging and spiraling down through the woods. There are 15 curves, 12 waves, 2 jumps and a giant spiral along the length of the ride. The average grade is 15.2% with a maximum of 23.6%. Riders can accelerate or decelerate using handles on the sides of the car.
Holiday Valley's Sky High Adventure Park Commercial
our latest commercial, which will be seen out in Central New York... a special thanks to Gwen Bush for her voice-over talents! contact: Gweniviere Bush gcbush@gmail.com stay tuned for more!
Holiday Valley Summer Commercial
Summer is all about fun here at Holiday Valley! Check out the new Sky High Adventure Park and Mountain Coaster or come stay at the Tamarack Club or Inn to get stay and play packages for the Double Black Diamond golf course!
Holiday Valley's Mountain Coaster
The Mountain Coaster is located at Holiday Valley Resort in the Tannenbaum area next to the Aerial Adventure Park. The Mountain Coaster is similar to a roller coaster with cars that ride upon a track. One or two riders load a car and travel 1,865 feet up the hill parallel to the Spruce Lake lift. At the apex the car begins its thrilling 2,490 foot descent zigzagging and spiraling down through the woods. There are 15 curves, 12 waves, 2 jumps and a giant spiral along the length of the ride. The average grade is 15.2% with a maximum of 23.6%. Riders can accelerate or decelerate using handles on the sides of the car. "Recommencer" by DoKashiteru (feat. ditto ditto, Grayson Wray) http://ccmixter.org/files/DoKashiteru/20513
Sky High Adventure Commando Course
Sky High Adventure Park at Holiday Valley, as seen from Rescue Monitor trainer Brian Earley. He wears a Drift HD170 Stealth Camera on his head as he takes on the Commando Double Black Diamond Course. "Dream of Flight (In the Sky Mix) - by DJMesoPhunk ccmixter.org/​files/​DJMesoPhunk/​21545
Sky High Adventure Park Grand Opening
Holiday Valley Resort's Sky High Adventure Park is officially open, check out the newest addition!
Sky High Adventure Park- Building the new addition
The newest addition to Holiday Valley Resort: Sky High Adventure Park! Opening June 2011!