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Adventure FAQs

Vulcan Materials Zip Trip: $54, Hugh Kaul Beanstalk Forest: $45,
Kaul Adventure Tower: $29, Mega Zip: $29

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED
24 HOURS IN ADVANCE FOR ALL ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES!
Reserve online or call 205.913.7899 to book!

*Please take a moment to read our Adventure Policies.

Who can participate in the Adventure?

Our Adventure Area is designed for use by participants ages 6 and up, of average mobility and strength,

All participants must safely fit into the provided harnesses as determined by skilled RMP Staff. If harness does not fit, a different activity will be suggested or a refund issued. Participants shorter than 5′ must be accompanied by an adult over 5′ on the Hugh Kaul Beanstalk Forest.

  • Vulcan Materials Zip Trip: Minimum age of 6, minimum height 50″ and maximum weight 250 lbs
  • Hugh Kaul Beanstalk Forest: Minimum age of 6, minimum height 42″* and maximum weight 275 lbs
  • Kaul Adventure Tower: Minimum age of 6, minimum height 42″ and maximum weight 275 lbs
  • Mega Zip at Kaul: Minimum age of 6, minimum height 50″, minimum weight 70 lbs and maximum weight 250 lbs

Pregnant women, people with heart, leg or back problems, or other serious illnesses will not be allowed to participate.


What should I wear?

Please wear closed-toe shoes suitable for walking in the forest (such as tennis shoes) and comfortable clothing. Long hair should be tied back and scarves, short shorts, and skirts are not permitted.


Do you operate in the rain?

Yes, we operate in light rain, but not during lightning and/or high winds. If we know in advance that we will be closed, we will attempt to contact you at the contact number provided when you made your reservation and will reschedule or issue a rain check.


What if it is cold outside?

We do operate in cold weather, however, if the temperature falls below 32 degrees, we will postpone your adventure and help you reschedule.


What is your cancellation policy?

If you absolutely must cancel, call (205)-913-7899.

  • If you cancel at least 7 days prior to your tour date, you will receive a full refund.
  • If you cancel within 7 days of the tour date, you will receive a refund of 50% of the amounts paid.
  • “Day of” cancellations and “no shows” will forfeit all amounts paid and are unable to reschedule the tour.
  • To reschedule a tour, you must call at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled tour time (72 hours for special group bookings).
  • Running late for your check in time? Contact us at (205)-913-7899. We cannot guarantee you will be able to experience the tour or the full time of the tour. Your party will be considered “no shows” if you arrive too late to participate in your tour.

Tours will run, rain or shine. Unless you are called and informed of a cancellation on our part, assume the tour is still happening. No refund will be given if you do not receive a call from RMP cancelling. Tour times may be delayed if a weather system pops up and is expected to pass through quickly, but they will run! Contact us at (205) 913-7899 if you wish to confirm a tour.

Red Mountain Park reserves the right to cancel tours due to inclement weather, foreseeable hazards, insufficient bookings or events beyond our control. In these events, full refunds will be made or alternative tour times offered.


When do I need to arrive for my Adventure?

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled time so that you can get checked in and suited up in time for your reservation.


Are reservations required?

Yes! We do ask that you make a reservations 24 hours prior to your time. Walk-ups are not guaranteed. Please call 205.913.7899 and we will do our best to accommodate you.


Can someone who uses a wheelchair participate in The Vulcan Materials Zip Trip?

Universal accessibility: The Vulcan Materials Zip Trip can, oftentimes but not always, accommodate guests who use wheelchairs or crutches, but does require a two week notice so that Adventure staff may full prepare for a safe, fulfilling tour for each guest.

Please give us a call for more information! 205.202.6043.


Can I get a copy of the waiver ahead of time?

Yes, please click here to get a copy.


What if I have more questions?

If you have more questions, please contact us at contact@redmountainpark.org or call 205.202.6043.

Who Can Participate?

All participants must safely fit into the provided harnesses as determined by skilled RMP Staff. If harness does not fit, a different activity will be suggested or a refund issued. Participants shorter than 5′ must be accompanied by an adult over 5′ on the Hugh Kaul Beanstalk Forest.

  • Vulcan Materials Zip Trip: Minimum age of 6, minimum height 50″ and maximum weight 250 lbs
  • Hugh Kaul Beanstalk Forest: Minimum age of 6, minimum height 42″* and maximum weight 275 lbs
  • Kaul Adventure Tower: Minimum age of 6, minimum height 42″ and maximum weight 275 lbs
  • Mega Zip at Kaul: Minimum age of 6, minimum height 50″, minimum weight 70 lbs and maximum weight 250 lbs

What is the Maximum Group Size?

All Adventure Activities can accommodate varying numbers of participants. If your party size exceeds the quantities above, please call our group reservations number at 205.403.5953.

  • Vulcan Materails Zip Trip: 6 participants
  • Hugh Kaul Beanstalk Forest: 10 participants
  • Kaul Adventure Tower: 10 participants
  • Mega Zip at Kaul: 10 participants

What Should I Wear or Bring?

Red Mountain Park provides all equipment needed for your Adventure Tour (e.g. harnesses and helmets). You MUST wear closed-toe shoes with a heel such as tennis shoes or hiking boots; flip-flops and sandals are NOT permitted. Bags, purses and backpacks are not allowed on any Adventure Tour for safety reasons; please leave those items locked in your vehicle’s trunk or at home.

We recommend the following:

  • Wear comfortable clothing that will fit under a 5-point harness—pants or long shorts are okay
  • Remove any dangling jewelry or rings before arriving
  • Long hair should be tied back in a low ponytail or bun
  • Secure all phones, cameras or other electronics

How Long Will This Take?

For all of our Adventures we ask that guests allow us two hours of their day. This covers the time it will take to walk into the park, get harnesses, use restrooms, etc. Our Adventure Check-In area is located a short quarter-mile hike into the Park along the Eureka Mines Trail. Please arrive at the check-in area no later than 15 minutes prior to your tour time. Participants who arrive after the tour departure time cannot be permitted on the tour and tour fees will be 100 percent non-refundable.

  • Vulcan Materails Zip Trip: 1 hour tree time
  • Hugh Kaul Beanstalk Forest: 1 hour tree time
  • Kaul Adventure Tower: 1 hour tree time
  • Mega Zip at Kaul: 1 hour tree time

Cancellations

If you absolutely must cancel, call (205)-913-7899.

  • If you cancel at least 7 days prior to your tour date, you will receive a full refund.
  • If you cancel within 7 days of the tour date, you will receive a refund of 50% of the amounts paid.
  • “Day of” cancellations and “no shows” will forfeit all amounts paid and are unable to reschedule the tour.
  • To reschedule a tour, you must call at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled tour time (72 hours for special group bookings).
  • Running late for your check in time? Contact us at (205)-913-7899. We cannot guarantee you will be able to experience the tour or the full time of the tour. Your party will be considered “no shows” if you arrive too late to participate in your tour.

Tours will run, rain or shine. Unless you are called and informed of a cancellation on our part, assume the tour is still happening. No refund will be given if you do not receive a call from RMP cancelling. Tour times may be delayed if a weather system pops up and is expected to pass through quickly, but they will run! Contact us at (205) 913-7899 if you wish to confirm a tour.

Red Mountain Park reserves the right to cancel tours due to inclement weather, foreseeable hazards, insufficient bookings or events beyond our control. In these events, full refunds will be made or alternative tour times offered.