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La Jolla Zoom Zipline opens Friday – Sept 4. 2015

Sep 2, 2015

Looking for something new to do this Labor Day Weekend? How about checking out the longest zipline in California? Right here in Southern California. The one and a quarter mile of cable runs through the scenic mountains of the La Jolla Indian Reservation in North County.

The La Jolla reservation is located a few miles west of Lake Henshaw. Tribal Vice Chairman Fred Nelson says the new La Jolla Zoom Zipline offers an extreme adventure in a beautiful setting. The La Jolla reservation is a few miles west of Lake Henshaw and has long been known for its campgrounds with draw thousands of visitors each weekend to it 2/5 acre area. Nelson says “ We already get 120,000 people each year coming to the campground. The new adventure should add to that.

The zipline was engineered and built with the help of a $1.8 million dollar federal grant and $200.000 from the trice. It’s success officials say could allow the city to build cabins and create a small casino.

The reservation is home to about 465 of the tribes 728 members. It collects no gaming revenue and has been declared a federal disaster area three times in the past 8 years. “But it was those disasters, and the economic recovery grants that followed, that help create the zip-line, Said Tribal Leader Adam Geisel.

The cost is $99 per rider, and $75 for returning campers. Participants must be 48 inches or taller and weigh between 65-275 pounds. Reservations are required and can be made at their website.

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 (pictures courtesy of San Diego Union Tribune & La Jolla Zip Zoom)

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