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October 1 and 16
Learn the basics of belaying at the indoor rock wall at Outdoor Recreation. We will cover knot tying, harness fitting, climbing equipment, commands, and proper belay technique. After successful completion of the class, you will have the ability to test off to achieve your belay certification making you eligible to belay unsupervised at the ODR indoor rock wall.
Haunted Hay Ride
Stories of the unexplained occurrences and reports of mysterious apparitions appearing and disappearing have been documented continuously since F.E. Warren first opened in 1867. Join us for our first ever hayride as indulge in the rich folklore of Crow Creek and along Fort Warren Ave. The trip will include transportation to and from the event.
The leaves are changing and it’s time to pick pumpkins. No fall is complete without a trip to the pumpkin patch.
Shoot the Boo
Time: Kids, 1 – 3 p.m. Adults, 4 – 6 p.m.
Come enjoy Halloween themed snacks and prizes as you test your archery skills. Beginners are welcome to join us, but come early to get your bow fitting and some instructional tips about shooting archery.
Warren Women in the Wilderness (WWW) Fly Fishing Trip
Women have become the fastest growing demographic in the sport of fly fishing – one of the most male-dominated outdoor sports. We will be teaching you the basics of fly fishing as we head out to try our luck at some well stocked private water here in Wyoming. Trip includes equipment, instruction, and transportation. Make sure you have proof of your WY fishing license at time of registration.
Outdoor Rock Climbing Trip
We will be heading for the hills to try our hands on some real rock. No experience necessary to attend as we will be setting up a wide range of climbs for beginners to experienced climbers. Location is to be determined based on condition but no matter where we are, expect great quality climbs and spectacular views! Transportation, equipment, and instruction provided.
October 11 – 13
Devil’s Tower Multi-Day Climbing Trip
Devil’s Tower became America’s first National Monument in 1906 and you now have the opportunity to climb on it! Most joining us on the adventure will be climbing in a single-pitch environment near the base, while a few experienced climbers will have a chance to top out on one of Americas top climbing destinations. Please call for more information on eligibility to top out. No experience needed for single pitch climbing. Equipment, lodging, and transportation included.
Snacks, toys (and yes, some candy) will be hidden on the climbing wall! This event is free for those in costume!
Intro to Rock Climbing
Interested in rock climbing but not sure where to start? Afraid to take the first step up the wall? Well don’t fear – this clinic is designed to teach you the basics of climbing equipment, body movement, rating systems, and styles of climbing. No previous experience necessary and all equipment included. We will cover everything you need to know to put your fears behind you.
Cheyenne Ghost Trolley Tour
Age: 10+ (parent discretion)
Expect numerous bumps in the night as the Cheyenne Trolley travels through the haunted highways and paranormal passages of Cheyenne. Hear chilling tales of our local haunts. You are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes to help ramp up the fun.
October 17 – 19
Pole Mountain Multi-Day Fishing Adventure
Wyoming has some of the best fly fishing in the US. We will be teaching you the basics of fly fishing as we head out to try our luck at a local river in Southeast Wyoming. This trip will include equipment, instruction, and transportation. Make sure you have proof of your WY fishing license at time of registration. This is a great way to learn a new hobby that will last you a lifetime.
Bring your family out to pick apples and fruit at YA YA Farm and Orchard. You can even learn a little about cider making before we eat lunch. To finish the day, we will stick around for the Applefest Festival with live music and BBQ!
Elitch Gardens Fright Festival
Fright by Night takes over when the sun goes down. Prepare yourself for blood curdling shrieks, shrills, and chills! Enjoy all the rides after dark, but stay alert for lurking cannibalistic clowns at the big top freaks attraction and stumbling zombies looking for brains everywhere you go. Good luck navigating the three haunted attractions and chilling live performances.
Boo at the Zoo
Cost: $20 – Adults, $15 – Children under 12
Boo at the Zoo offers more than 25 trick-or-treat stations, creepy crawly animal demonstrations and exciting family-friendly entertainment under the canopy of the beautiful fall foliage of the Denver Zoo.
Cameron Pass Lakes Hike
The American Lakes Trail is one of the top rated hikes in the Cameron Pass area of the Medicine Bow Mountain Range. Though this trail is rated as hard and covers roughly 7 miles and gains 1500’ in elevation, the views are amazing! Trip includes transportation and any equipment needed.
What we offer
Let US Drive!
Have a season pass or your own lift ticket? Own your own gear but you don’t want to brave the insane weekend traffic? Sit back, relax, and let us do the driving for only $15. You can catch a ride with any of our day-trips all season long.
Full Service Ski Shop
Outdoor Recreation has a full service ski/snowboard shop to get you ready for the upcoming season. Our certified technicians can mount and test ski bindings (Marker, Solomon, and Tyrolia) and snowboard bindings. Bring your gear in for a Pre-season check, wax, edge sharpening, and limited base repair for only $25.
Free Annual U.S. Park Service Pass for U.S. Military
A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. A pass covers entrance and standard amenity fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Click HERE for more information. NOTE: Passes are NOT available at ODR. They must be obtained in person at a Federal recreation site by showing a Common Access Card (CAC) or Military ID (Form 1173).
Archery Certifications are available and the Archery Range is open 24/7! Cost is $12. Basic safety certification plus annual membership entitles patrons ages 18 and older to combo lock privileges. Annual membership: Cost is $15 per year per person. Family membership is $15 for first two members and $5 each additional member.
Gear up for the hunting season! Outdoor Recreation has what you need to make your hunting experience a success! Choose from outfitter’s tents, sleeping bags, stoves and more.
Special Group Arrangements
Get your group together and have fun! Any group may decide on a trip they want to organize. We provide transportation, can work out details such as tickets, driving and/or equipment. We can tailor a trip for your group! Give us a call!
RV Storage, Fishing and Pavilions
RV Storage ODR manages the on-base RV storage lots at the intersection of Mule Deer and Booker Roads. Storage fees are $25 for back in and $35 for pull through per month. Registration/check-in is completed at the ODR office. Payment is due on the first of each month. A $5 late fee is assessed to each lot after the 10th of the month. Patrons intending to vacate their lot must check out with ODR prior to the beginning of the month to avoid rental fees. In the event the RV storage lot fills, a priority waiting list is available. All stored vehicles must be mobile, insured, licensed and registered. We also have a resale lot! It is only $10 per month.
Base Fishing Permits
All three of the lakes on base are available for fishing. Centennial Lake, located just inside the Gate 1, is catch and release only. North and South Pearson Lakes, located just past the Golf Course on Rogers Road, is catch and keep (restrictions apply). Some areas of Crow Creek require both a base license and a Wyoming State fishing license. Annual permits can be purchased at ODR and are good from January-December of the year registered. A complete brochure of base fishing regulations is also available from ODR. Annual permit fees are:
- Adult – $10.50
- Youth (11-17), Senior (60+) and Disabled Vets (30% min) – $7.50
- Temporary (1-5 days) – $6.50
- Duplicate – $3.50
Base Lakes Pavilion
The Base Lake Pavilion is located at South Pearson Lake off Rogers Road and is available for year-around rental. It features an enclosed meeting/dining area; ten 6’ tables; 2 outdoor charcoal barbecues; an outdoor playground, volleyball pit and restrooms. The Famcamp Pavilion is located southwest of Ft. D.A. Russell Campground is available when weather is favorable. This pavilion features a covered picnic area, several 6’ tables, restrooms, and situated near an open grassy field, nearby Crow Creek and the base archeological center. Pavilions are rented for a 24-hour period at a cost of $55.
Functions in which alcohol will be present require a 90 MW Alcohol Letter, available from ODR. Please allow at least 7-days prior to event to complete coordination of this letter. A cleaning fee equivalent to a 1-day rental will be assessed to those leaving the facility unclean. All Pavilion rentals must be checked in and checked out with ODR staff.
Outdoor Recreation provides rental equipment, discounted ski tickets and base fishing permits, paintball, an Outdoor Adventure Program (OAP), two base pavilions – one at Fam Camp and on Lake Pearson (can be used year round), recreational vehicle storage areas, as well as a 125 site FAMCAMP facility.
Equipment rentals include hundreds of items for your use from fishing boats, canoes, campers, super cookers, tents, fishing rods, mountain bikes, metal detectors to high performance snow skis, snowboards, snowblades and two jump houses.
Outdoor Recreation carries discounted ski lift tickets for almost every ski area within a 300 mile range saving the military skier 10 – 50% off resort prices.
F. E. Warren is a launch point to outrageous outdoor adventure country.
Outdoor Adventure Programs encompass an array of thrilling activities throughout the year. OAP will take you on breathtaking hikes and camping excursions, pulse-pounding white-water rafting or a scenic canoe floats, you’ll enjoy lazy fishing trips, mountain bike adventures or take a day-trip with your family to Water World and Elitch Gardens Amusment Park in Denver, Colorado. Winter trips will find you on the finest ski resorts in the country whether you are a beginner or expert, skier or rider nothing beats wearing yourself out on the slopes and leaving the driving to the professional OAP staff.
If you are interested in visiting a particular location call to schedule a custom trip.
In most cases, we can provide you with a discounted group or military rate and a certified driver.
Fishing on base requires a base permit which is available at Outdoor Recreation with three lakes available for fishing. Centennial Lake, is stocked with large mouth bass, blue gill and crappies and is catch and release, and North and South Pearson Lakes, located just past the Golf Course on Rogers Road, is catch and keep.
FAMCAMP is located on base along Crow Creek. Reservations can be made 30 days in advance by calling (307) 773-3874. A hospitality center houses the camp office, handicap accessible restrooms, laundry facilities, and Wi-Fi. All sites are full hook up – water, sewer and electric 30-50 amp.