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Take Zip’s-Eye View of Changing Leaves

As a big guy, I’m not to good at balancing on a high-wire. Yes I’ve tried it. No it didn’t go well.

But a Zip Line is a high-wire of a different sort. Instead of teeter-tottering with your feet, you let a harness, a pulley system and gravity move you olong an inclined wire from point A to point B.

Zip Line course in Eagle Creek Park. Photo: GoApe.com

A Zip Line over Super Bowl Village Indy nearly stole the show as thousands waited for hours at a 20-second ZZZZZZZIP past the convention center. The concept lives on in grandeur just a few miles a way in Eagle Creek Park as a sprawling Zip Line course provides a birds-eye view of, well, other birds as well as the amazing fall foliage still popping forth from the west side park.

This post on the Visit Indiana fall-dedicated site goes into more detail about the trail and what else to do in November in Central Indiana.

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Written by : Mike is a social media consultant who lives in Carmel, IN. He works with Hoosier companies to set-up and develop an effective and productive social media presence. Born and raised in Evansville, Mike graduated from Butler University in 1993. He has developed his photography and video production skills over the years in his service as a journalist, marketing director and as a communications consultant to the Mitch for Governor campaigns. Mike is always looking for story ideas that uncover the coolest and unheralded places and activities in Indiana. Follow him on twitter @mikemagan. Mike receives compensation from the Indiana Office of Tourism Development for blogging. For more information, see our FTC Disclosure page.