Historic Banning Mills

Adventures

Team Building High and Low Ropes

  • Promote Professional Development for colleagues
  • Boost group performance and productivity through outdoor challenge and team building activities
  • High Rope, Low Rope, GPS, Team Building Activities
  • Combine Fun, Professional & Leadership Development outdoors!

Guinness World Record Climbing Wall

  • 140 ft artificial climbing wall 
  • 9 Climbing lanes, 2 Rappel walls, 4 overhangs and chimney, 5.12 Routes
  • Tallest Freestanding Climbing Wall in the World as verified by Guinness World Records

GPS Adventure Challenge

  • Combine Adventure, Technology, and Team Building for a unique experience 
  • Team Building Activity based on “geo-caching”
  • Scenario based adventure
  • Strategy team development 

Crazy Squirrel Village

  • Aerial Adventure for ages 4 and up 
  • Aerial Obstacle Course and Ziplines
  • Smart Snap Belay System for maximum Safety 

Aerial Adventure Challenge Park

  • Terminator Corner – the Ultimate High Extreme Adventure
  • Zipline and a Series of Aerial Adventure Challenges
  • 12 Elements total including swinging planks, Tarzan slide, Loop to Loop and ziplines

Power Free Fall.......WHAT A RUSH!!!

  • Power Fan Freefall 
  • Take a Leap of Faith off our 150ft adventure tower using our state of the art safety technology
  • First of it’s kind on the East Coast
  • Price: $29.00 per person (see restrictions in Learn More)

Birds of Prey Shows and Nature Events

  • Meet Conservationist and Master Falconer Dave Arrowood and his Winged Ambassadors!
  • Live and exciting show with Georgia’s indigenous birds of prey.
  • Live Flight Demonstrations
  • $5 per person.

Ancient Art of Falconry

  • Experience a once in a lifetime chance to have a personal experience with live Raptors!
  • Learn the history of falconry, a basic introduction to equipment used, weighing, feeding, housing and permitting of the birds. 
  • Experience live handling, training, and flying of the birds.
  • Fieldwork will include the use of the lure.
  • Our participants will get to see several of the indigenous raptors but Federal regulations prohibit anyone, other than a licensed falconer to handle indigenous species of birds of prey.

Live Flight Falcon Hunts

  • Dale Arrowood will introduce you to the species of falcons and hawks used to hunt small game.
  • Learn the history of falconry and the hunt, equipment needed and used and the basics of what to do and what not to do on a hunt.
  • Guests out for a live, small game hunt with the Falcons. 
  • The Live hunt program last 4 to 6 hours.

Horseback riding in the lovely outdoors

  • Horseback riding on beautiful historic trails with peaceful surroundings!
  • Take a stroll through the history of Banning Mills 
  • Views of the old mill ruins, nature, and much more. 
  • Rides start at $50 per person for 1 hour and $79 per person for the 2-hour ride.

Exciting Kayaking Adventures

  • Take a peaceful ride in our unsinkable kayaks -they are safer than a boat or canoe, are very hard to turn over, and no roll training is required.
  • Relax and observe nature’s wonders and the native heritage of our rivers and creek. 
  • Go back in time to the same areas as the Creek and Cherokee Indians did generations ago.

Scenic Hiking Trails

  • With acres and acres of wooded property, there are many trails to explore at Historic Banning Mills.
  • Hike along the old town roads, Creek Indian paths, and old water raceways, and mill ruins
  • Trails range from mild to moderately strenuous.

Youth Summer Camp

  • Week long summer day camp
  • Nature based learning and adventure activities
  • Adventure activities include Archery, fishing, paddleboarding, swimming, team building, ziplining nature walks, kickball, nature programs and much more
  • Designed for children ages 8 and up