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NEW! Check out the ALL NEW WINTER Programming Brochure!
Christmas Tree Cutting
Cost: $20 ($10 for each additional family member)
Time: 9 a.m.
Channel your inner Lumberjack this year as we head to the Snowy Mountain Range to search for your own Christmas tree! What could be more authentic than trudging through the snow with a saw or axe, falling your own tree, dragging it back and setting it up in your home. We will provide saws or feel free to bring your own. Hot chocolate and cider will be provided. Pre-register by November 28.
What can you find at the Denver Christkindl Market? This is your opportunity to immerse yourself in some European culture. There will be music, bier and gluhwein, entertainment, gifts, crafts and, of course, holiday spirit. Vendors from Europe and the Colorado area will be present to share their unique wares, crafts, and delicacies. Pre-register by November 28.
December 3, 17
Kayaking Basics and Skills Clinic
Cost: $10 ($5 for each consecutive class after attending the first)
Time: 5 – 7 p.m. at the Aquatic Center.
Just because the paddling season is over doesn’t mean it’s time to hang up the board shorts! This is the best time to learn the paddle strokes, techniques, and concepts over the winter months to get you prepared for our paddling trips next summer! After your first class feel free to come to consecutive classes and we will work with you to learn how to do the Eskimo roll; the art of righting a kayak once flipped. Don’t get out of paddling shape this winter! Pre-register by November 30.
December 3, 10, 17, 31
Women’s Open Climbing Day
Women’s climb day is an opportunity for the local women’s climbing community to get together to develop their climbing skills and techniques. What better support than to climb with other women who have a desire to get stronger and develop their climbing abilities. Don’t forget to sign up for a belay certification class on Thursday’s if you want to learn the technique of belaying!
Ski Tuning Workshop
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Winter is here. You’re probably planning your ski trips and purchasing lift tickets but have you put any thought into the condition of your skis and snowboards? Join us at outdoor recreation as we teach you the basics of ski tuning including waxing, edging, deburring, etc. Bring your own equipment in and get to use our ski/board equipment as we give pointers, advice, and supervise you as you tech your own toys! Pre-register by November 27.
December 5, 12, 19, 26
Active Duty ONLY
In honor of our Active Duty members enjoy a day of climbing on us. That’s right, bring in your Active Duty Military ID and climb all day for FREE! Don’t forget to sign up for a belay certification class on Thursday’s if you want to learn the technique of belaying!
Cost: RecOn Price: $25/Non-RecOn Price: $70
Join us in a state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel that provides a fun and safe way to experience true human bodyflight. No experience necessary and all training is included. Make your dream a reality! Fee includes transportation and your experience. Bring money for lunch. This program is for Active Duty families who have been affected by a Deployment within the past year only, ask if you qualify! Pre-register by December 5.
Shark Tank Experience
Cost RecOn Price: $50/Non-RecOn Price: $115
The Shark Tank Experience is the perfect opportunity to get an up-close panoramic view of an amazing exhibit and large variety of cool critters including five varieties of sharks, 14-foot long sawfish, giant barracudas and more. The best part is you don’t have to be a certified diver to participate in this remarkable adventure! Pre-register by December 5.
December 9, 23
Santa’s North Pole Adventure Train
Cost: $50 Adult $35 for 3-15 Year olds
Santa will pass out presents, treats, and goodies to the little ones again this holiday season during a 1-hour round-trip train ride on the Georgetown Loop Railroad. Pre-register by Wednesday prior.
Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
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. Pre-register by December 10.
December 13, 27
Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
Learn the basics of belaying at the indoor rock wall at ODR. 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 card making you eligible to belay at the ODR indoor rock wall unsupervised. Pre-register by day prior.
December 15 and 22 December
Single Airmen Learn to Ski
Snowy Range Ski Area, WY
Cost: $50 (w/ lessons) or $35 (w/o lessons)
The Snowy Mountain Range is less than 2 hours from FE Warren and offers 27 trails. It is a great beginner location but has something for even those extreme skiers with its nearly 1000’ vertical drop from top to bottom. Bring your friends on this early season ski trip for only $50! Trip includes a half-day ski lesson, transportation, lift ticket, and equipment rental. For those not needing a lesson feel free to come regardless and pay only $35 for lift ticket and rentals! Pre-register by Wednesday prior.
Cross Country Ski
Time: 8 a.m.
Did you know Outdoor Recreation rents cross country ski equipment? Did you know we have some GREAT trails only 30 minutes from Base? Join us as we head out and try your hand at cross country skiing. Location is to-be-determined based on snow conditions and weather. XC skiing is a great sport to partake in for its aerobic workout. Trip includes equipment, instruction, and transportation. Pre-register by December 12.
Earth Trek Climbing Gym
Time: 10 a.m.
With roughly 500 routes, the new Earth Trek’s climbing gym in Englewood, Colorado covers a massive 53,000 square feet. This makes it the largest climbing gym in America.Aside from 50-foot rock walls for sport climbing, the gym also features ample bouldering terrain, fitness equipment, a yoga studio, on-site child care, and a fully-stocked resale shop. We will provide equipment, transportation, and a day pass. Pre-register by December 12.
Cost: RecOn Price: $45/ Non-RecOn Price: $115
Just because its winter doesn’t mean you need to quit climbing. Instead, strap on some crampons and pick up your ice tools. We’ll be heading to the Front Range of Colorado for an introduction to the sport and a day of climbing frozen waterfalls and ice formations. Location is to-be-determined based on conditions. Dress warm as we will be spending the day outside. Includes transportation, equipment, instruction, and guides. Limited spots available, don’t miss out as we are ONLY running 3 trips this winter. Pre-register by December 19.
December 23 and 26
Family Learn to Ski
Snowy Range Ski Area, WY
Cost: $50 (w/ lessons) or $35 (w/o lessons)
The Snowy Mountain Range is less than 2 hours from FE Warren and offers 27 trails. It is a great beginner location but has something for even those extreme skiers in the family with its nearly 1000’ vertical drop from top to bottom. Bring the family on this early season ski trip for only $50 each! Trip includes a half-day ski lesson, transportation, lift ticket, and equipment rental. For those not needing a lesson feel free to come regardless and pay only $35 for lift ticket and rentals! Pre-register by Wednesday prior.
Cost: $45 Single Airmen, Active Duty/Retired: $145/Other: $165: Epic pass holder $15
We’re heading to Breck for a day of skiing, the resort offers 3,398 Vertical feet, 34 lifts, 2908 skiable acres, 187 named trails, with the longest run stretching 3.5 miles (Four O’clock.) Trip includes lift pass, transportation, and half off daily equipment rental. Pre-register by December 19.
Cost: RecOn Price: $25/Non-RecOn Price: $70
Join us in a state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel that provides a fun and safe way to experience true human bodyflight. We fly people from ages 3 to 103. No experience necessary and all training is included. Make your dream a reality! Fee is $10 and includes transportation and your experience. Bring money for lunch. This program is for Active Duty families with children under the guidance of the Fit Families Initiative only, ask if you qualify! Pre-register by December 26.
Swim With the Fish
Cost: RecOn Price: $20/ Non-RecOn Price: $65
Whether you’ve only snorkeled at the local swimming pool or you’ve dived in the tropics, you’ll love the experience of swimming with the fish at the Denver Aquarium! No experience needed. If you are comfortable in the water you will do just fine. Pre-register by December 26.
Time: 8 a.m.
Interested in trying snowshoeing… Ready to get outside and play in the snow? Want to try a new sport and find a new hobby as we take in the sites and frolic in the snow. Location is to-be-determined based on conditions. Plan for cold temperatures and to travel 3-8 miles depending on group interest. Bring a pack, snacks, and water for a day in the outdoors! Includes equipment, transportation, and instruction. Pre-register by December 26.
December 29 – January 1
New Year’s Epic Ski Getaway
Crested Butte, CO
Cost: $220 Single Airmen with Epic Pass: all others $275 (does not include lift tickets)
Spend the New Year’s break skiing the bowls, chute, glades and cliffs of Crested Butte or spend some time on the other half of the 1,547 acres that suits beginners and intermediate skiers or boarders! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to start your 2019 off right! Trip includes 3 nights of lodging, transportation, and equipment rental. Pre-trip meeting is December 27, 5 p.m. at ODR. Pre-register by December 27.
Cost: RecOn Price: $25/Non-RecOn Price: $55
Time: 9 a.m.
Now that the whole family is together for the holidays, let’s go play in the snow! We will head to Beaver Meadows for a day of sledding and snow play. Worried about lugging a snow tube up and down a hill in the snow? Well don’t be, Beaver Meadows has lifts! All lift riders must be 36” to ride the lift and only resort tubes that are free for use are allowed. Pre-register by December 29.
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!
Paintball Come out and play! New paintball markers have arrived and we are ready to schedule and equip your group or squadron for some summer paintball games.
Looking for a place to have a birthday party? We can set you up! Make reservations (two weeks in advance) for an Awesome Splat Paintball Party! This high energy, physically active, extreme birthday activity is not for the faint of heart! Participants must be 11 years or older. The play package includes marker, mask and filled Co2 tank – only $20 per person! Paint is $62 per case (2,000 balls). An adult to child ratio of 1:6 is a play requirement. Click HERE for the brochure!
Base Fishing Permits
All lakes on base are available for fishing. Centennial Lake, located just inside the Gate 1, is catch and release only. Pearson Lake, 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
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
Make reservations for An Awesome Splat Paintball Party! A high energy, physically active, extreme birthday activity that is not for the faint of heart. Paintball is a seasonal so parties can be scheduled for April thought October only, weather permitting. Participants must be age 11 or older. An adult to child ratio of 1:6 is also necessary. Reservations required at least two weeks in advance. The Play Package includes marker, mask, and filled Co2 tank, for $20 per person. Paint is $60 per case (2,000 balls).
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 a completely enclosed and climate controlled 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. Season passes are available at excellent rates for military ID card holders and their dependents.
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.
Outdoor Recreation hosts Warren Paintball. The paintball season in Wyoming typically runs from late April to as late as October, weather permitting.
The Warren Paintball Field can be reserved as well as paintball markers and equipment up to 30 days in advance.
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.