Ever have the urge to go whitewater rafting, chuck a hatchet, or operate heavy machinery?
No need to leave the area. Several local establishments offer those activities and more for adrenaline junkies. Here are a few such places, although there are several others for those seeking a unique rush.
Heavy Metal Playground
Heavy Metal Playground offers people a chance to operate and play on heavy equipment.
Once behind the wheel of a hulking piece of machinery, participants can dig, push, scoop dirt, stack tires, smash cars and play a Heavy Metal Playground basketball game.
Heavy Metal Playground is at Family Recreation Park, 21036 National Pike, Boonsboro MD 21713. For more info visit heavymetalplayground.com.
River & Trail Outfitters
Whitewater rafting, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, biking and ziplining are among the activities featured at River & Trail Outfitters in Knoxville.
Adventures and activities are offered for people of all ages.
River & Trail Outfitters is at 604 Valley Road, Knoxville, MD 21758. For more info visit rivertrail.com
Stumpy’s Hatchet House
Stumpy's Hatchet House plans to offer people a chance to engage in the sport of hatchet throwing when it opens in Frederick this summer. There's even a standard scoring system.
Stumpy's Hatchet House's Frederick location hopes to have its grand opening in July. It will be located at 4635 Wedgewood Boulevard suite 101, Frederick MD 21703. For more info visit stumpyshh.com.