Scare Quest

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Explore your fears on select nights in October. Treetop Quest will be transformed into a night zip-line and challenge course adventure for ages four and up.

When?

Experience Scare Quest on October 17-18, 20 and 24-27 at Explore Park.

Ticket Sales

Register Online or by phone at (540) 387-6078 ext. 0. No walk-ups. $22 for ages 7 and up, $15 for ages 4 to 6.

Survive the Tale... Make Your Escape

Select your scare level by choosing from three different narratives. A ghostly guide will lead you on an interactive adventure including a ghost story, obstacle/zip-line challenge, and time on our giant black-light spider web.

  • Ghostly Heights (No Scare Challenge for ages 4-6): A friendly ghost needs your help getting home! He's afraid of heights and asks you to guide him safely to his family waiting in the trees This is a 55-minute experience. Register Online Here
  • Flight of the Bat (Low Scare Challenge for ages 7+): Danger lurks in the haunted woods at Explore Park, where hikers have been reported missing. Strap on your head lamp and search the trees for the mythic vampire bat and fly through the forest to make your escape.This is a 1.5 hour experience. Register Online Here
  • Into the Spider's Lair (High Scare Challenge for Ages 7+): For nearly 200 years, treasure hunters have searched for the legendary Beale Treasure. Your team of adventurers have found a lost map revealing the location of the loot, but there's a catch. The gold is buried deep within the haunted woods and guarded by a nest of giant spiders. Navigate a series of booby traps and see if you can escape with untold riches... and your lives! This is a 1.5 hour experience. Register Online Here
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Know Before You Go

Please keep these things in mind prior to your visit:

  • No Costumes - Due to the nature of the challenge course, please do not wear Halloween costumes. These could get caught in the equipment and pose a safety risk.
  • Arrive Early - Be there at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled time with your entire party to guarantee admission.
  • Weight Limit - Our course has a maximum limit of 250 pounds. All participants will undergo a confidential weigh-in.
  • Secure Shoes - Tightly fitting closed-toe sneakers or hiking shoes are required (No slip-ons, sandals or boat shoes).

How to Register

To register online, you will have to create an account with Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism. Each individual in your family must be registered individually by adding separately to your cart before checkout. You may also register by phone at (540) 387-6078 ext. 0. Sign up early to guarantee your space.

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