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Zipline through the forest

Ziplining was once the domain of tropical places like Costa Rica and Hawaii, but Central Texas now has its very own course where visitors can fly through the treetops on a steel wire. In fact, Cypress Valley Canopy Tours in Spicewood boasts the first canopy zipline to be established in the continental United States. It covers about a half mile of platforms through old-growth cypress trees on property that was once part of the Paleface Ranch.

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