World's Longest Zipline Canopy Tour
World's Tallest Freestanding Artificial Climbing Wall
LODGING...we have many options available
ADVENTURES...our bridges are different


An adventure resort and retreat center with a bed and breakfast atmosphere surrounded by 1,500 beautifully wooded historic acres, 45 minutes west of Atlanta.

Historic Banning Mills is home to Screaming Eagle, the world's best and Largest zip line canopy tour, as verified by Guinness World Records!   *And NOW may well be the Safest!   We have the  ONLY Zip line tours with the QuickTrekker Closed Belay System!.. No more Transferring 1 & 2, you are continuously on belay (connected) until you are Safely on the Ground!  

Located in the lost, hidden Snake Creek Gorge, our family resort is surrounded by beautiful scenery. Our country inn is perfect for your family retreat or romantic getaway. Explore the Old Ghost Town of Banning, Ga. and the old ruins of the paper mill.

If your company is looking for an Atlanta area retreat venue, we would love to host your next corporate outing! Our North Georgia retreat center is the perfect place for you to get away from the hustle and bustle so you can focus. We have the lodging, amenities, and meeting space you need for your next corporate event. And, our zip line tours or team building activities Are The Best and can help you and your team think outside the box!

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***********BREAKING NEWS*************

Zipline Adventure Coming to Lake Guntersville and Other State Parks

GUNTERSVILLE, ALA — The Alabama State Parks System is pleased to announce that Lake Guntersville State park will open a zipline canopy tour to the public in May. The Alabama State Parks System has partnered with Historic Banning Mills and American Adventure Park Systems to build and operate the Lake Guntersville Zipline and Aerial Adventure Park.  ....Read More....

EXTREME Discount on the EXTREME tour! 


What an extremely unbelievable deal!  Schedule your Extreme Canopy Tour on Wednesday or Thursday this month for the EXTREME discount of $115!  (see restrictions below) Mention code #summerextreme516 when calling to schedule.

Available May 1st-31st.  Wednesday & Thrusday Only.  
Offer is not applicable to Crazy Squirrel Adventures or Add-ons.  
May NOT be combined with any other offers.  
MUST CALL to schedule and use discount code.


Welcome to Banning Mills 

Welcome to the Prettiest Place in Georgia! Once in a while, everyone needs a getaway from life’s stresses and strains! And what more perfect place than Banning Mills Resort? This North Georgia Country Inn and Retreat Center has a bed and breakfast atmosphere that will start you off on your road to relaxation! Or maybe you want a little Adventure or even Extreme Adventure! Either one you choose....It's all here!

From the Ghost Town of Banning in Georgia's only Lost Gorge comes, Incredible scenery, Country elegant accommodations and Warm Southern hospitality. Located in the Lost Gorge at Snake Creek in Northwest Georgia.


This is the best ziplining in the U.S. The fastest, the longest and the greatest! Stay on sight and really feel the adrenalin, watching others zipline past your room. The ziplines are great, the traverse bridges are crazy, never a dull moment.

Marcia W

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Voted Best weekend getaway in Georgia 

GUINNESS CERT 2_screaming_eagle.jpgDon't take your family & friends JUST GUINNESS CERT_climbing_wall.jpgANYWHERE!! We have over 10 miles of Zip lines & Sky Bridges in ONE place! Soar up to 60 MPH over the Lost Gorge and Ruins of the Ghost town Banning. From Low and Slow to Extreme!! 6 Levels of Exciting Eco Zipline Treks to choose from! In value or experience no other Zipline Adventure Tour comes close!!

We are a Family run & built 501c3 organization. All proceeds go to the conservancy, history center and educational programs. 


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