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June 1 and 22
Outdoor Rock Climbing
Cost: $25
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 first timers all the way up to those tough guys. Location is to be determined based on condition, but no matter where we head expect great quality climbs and spectacular views! Transportation, equipment, and instruction provided. Remember to pack a sack lunch, appropriate clothing for the weather, sunscreen, cameras, and water!

June 1
Bike N Brew
Cost: $20
Fort Collins is home to over 20 micro-breweries. Additionally, there is some great cycling in the area. We will be combining both as we cycle to and from a variety of breweries, taking in the sights, tasting some adult beverages. Distance and breweries visited are to be determined based on group skill, etc. Make sure to bring proof of age and money to taste at the different locations. Tastings, tour fees, and bike rentals not included. Make sure to reserve a bike when you register, if needed (half price for bike rentals).

June 2
Animal Sanctuary Trip
Cost: $35 Adults, $20 Children 12 and Under
The Wild Animal Sanctuary is a 789-acre animal sanctuary located near Keenesburg, Colorado. The Sanctuary specializes in rescuing and caring for large predators which are being ill-treated, which their owners can no longer care for, or which might otherwise be euthanized.

June 2
Bouldering Trip
Cost: $20
Bouldering is quickly becoming a popular sport – and rightly so! Join us as we head outside. This trip is different from our regular climbing trips because we’re trading ropes and routes for crash pads and short problems.

June 7 and 25
Intro to Stand Up Paddle Boarding (4 p.m. Departure)
Cost: $15
Stand Up Paddleboarding is one of the fastest growing sports. This is your chance to try it out to see if it is a sport for you too! We will be teaching you the basics of proper technique, paddle strokes, and concepts. Includes transportation, gear and instruction.

June 8
Intermediate Hiking Trip
Cost: $15
Spring is here in the high country and we are heading out to take advantage of the blooming flowers, patchy snow fields, and abundance of color. Plan for an entire day focused on capturing the world around us. Location is to be detremined based on weather, but locations may include Snowy Range, Camron Pass, or Rocky Mountain National Park! This trip will be geared toward intermediate hikers. It is a great warm up for your summer 14er adventures. Not suitable for children under 10 or those without prior hiking experience.

June 8
Warren Wilderness Women (WWW) Fly Fishing Trip
Cost: $25
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. While we can’t guarantee you’ll catch a big one, we promise this is as close as you can get! Trip will include equipment, instruction, and transportation. Make sure you have proof of your WY fishing license at time of registration. Call ODR for more information.

June 9
Cost: $99 Active Duty and Dependents over 18
Tandem skydiving with Mile Hi skydiving – Conquer Your Fear – Make a Skydive! With the tandem skydiving pilot-passenger freefall system, you can make your first skydive in greater ease and safety than ever before. Your parachute, especially built for two, will carry you and your instructor to a soft landing

June 9
Whitewater Rafting
Cost: $35
Age: 13+
Join us as we head to the Cache la Poudre River for a class III-IV whitewater rafting trip. The rapids vary from intermediate to advanced in difficulty while the current is swift and the channels are narrow. Go through steep canyon gorges while working as a team to navigate through the turbulent water. Trip includes transportation and a ride on the raft. Bring water and snacks.

June 10 – 14
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: $200
Age: 7 – 9
Ship the kiddos off to Outdoor Recreation for a week of outdoor adventure. Activities will include everything from hiking and boating to rock climbing, and archery. NOTE: BRAT CAMP IS NOT A DAYCARE, we expect the children to show up prepared each day ready for the day’s activities. We hold the right to remove children from the activity for inappropriate behavior. Camp includes all technical equipment, instruction, transportation, and any admission fees. Parents may be asked to volunteer for different activities, so feel free to ask how you can assist if you are interested. Limited space available so sign up early.

June 11
Climbing 1: Intro to Rock Climbing
Cost: $5
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
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.

June 13
Belay Training
Cost: $5
Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
Age: 16+
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.

June 15
Fly Fishing
Cost: $30
We will be teaching you the basics of fly fishing as we head out to try our luck at a local river in South Western Wyoming. This trip will include equipment, instruction, and transportation. Make sure you have proof of your WY fishing license at time of registration.

June 16
Denver Aquarium Trip with Sloth Encounter
Cost: $25
The sloth meet and greet will last about 20 – 30 minutes. You are not guaranteed any portion of this meet and greet, but a typical experience may include the opportunity to touch, feed, and take pictures with the sloth. Due to the nature of this animal, you will not be able to hold him and this meet and greet is subject to slothfulness (a.k.a. sleeping). You will also be given plenty of time to tour the Aquarium. We will stop for food on the way back.

June 16
Father’s Day Fishing Derby
Outdoor Recreation will be at the South Pearson Lake for our annual Fishing Derby. FREE! Open to all ages, we will have a competition in both the Youth (0-18) and Adult (18+) categories to see who can catch the most fish, the biggest fish, the ugliest fish etc…. Prizes will be awarded to our winners and at noon we will have a free lunch of burgers and hot dogs for all participants. Fishing poles will be provided free of charge while supplies last.

June 18
National Fishing Day
It’s National Fishing Day. You may fish today only at South Pearson lake without a permit. It is Catch and Release ONLY. Come by Outdoor Rec to rent all your equipment. Don’t forget we sell worms! Post a pic of your big catch on our Facebook page for a chance to win fabulous prizes.

June 21
Water Lantern Festival at Base Lake
Time: 8 p.m.
Come join us as we light up Base Lake! Share your experiences, meet new people and enjoy some Community time together under the glow of hundreds of Water Lanterns! FREE food and fun.

June 22-23
EFMP Partnership Family Camp Out
Time: 5 p.m. – 9 a.m.
Cost: FREE
Take this opportunity to take the family camping right here on base! We will be pitching tents and spending a night under the stars outside of Fall Hall, providing you with all the amenities not accessible in nature! We will have an outdoor fire, movie showing, and bounce houses. Food, snacks, and drinks provided (cookout style).

June 23
Waterworld Trip
Cost: $40
Featuring nearly 50 attractions for the entire family, Water World is one of the country’s premier family water parks! Includes transportation and admission. Bring money or a sack lunch!

June 26
Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga
Price: $10
Ages: 14+
Join us for SoulFloat SUP Yoga with playful & restorative poses….on the water! We will spend 60 minutes together connecting deeply with nature and SELF, let your board be your mat as you gaze up to the wide open ceiling and float into bliss.

June 27
Belay Training
Cost: $5
Time: 4 – 6 p.m.
Age: 16+
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.

June 28
Dark Cell Tour
Cost: $25
Time: Depart at 5 p.m.
Age 18+
Haunt or Hoax? Come along with us as we head to the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historical Site for a private after dark tour of the prison, Warden’s house, broom factory, horse barn, and grounds. Space is limited.

June 29
Family Horseback Riding in Estes Park
Cost: $35 Active Duty and Dependents
Join us at our Estes Park Stables location for miles of horseback riding on a private 1000 acre cattle ranch. Along the way you will enjoy views of the surrounding mountains, forested slopes, mountain streams, and Lake Estes down below! Estes Park is right outside of Rock Mountain National Park, with all the same beauty and wildlife to greet you! Trip includes transportation, trail ride guide, and equipment. Bring money for lunch and/or snacks and water. Time permitting we will stop in downtown Estes Park to enjoy the local flair.

June 29
Whitewater Inflatable Kayaking
Cost: RecOn: $30
Age: 18+
Tried whitewater rafting but don’t want to do the same trip year after year? How about giving whitewater kayaking a try! Though we won’t be in traditional kayaks, inflatable kayaks perform very similarly but are much simpler to navigate. Location is TBD based on water levels but expect to get wet as we paddle through up to class II rapids! Course will cover paddle strokes, concepts, and techniques, and includes instruction, equipment, and transportation.

June 30
Raft/Zipline Adventure
Cost: $50 Active Duty and Dependents
To help you make the most of your time in Colorado, we’ve combined two of our most popular summertime activities – Whitewater Rafting and Ziplining – so you can enjoy a full day of adventure from one convenient location. We’ll help you select the best whitewater rafting trip for your party and combine it with our amazing zip line adventure where you get to leap high in the air across the river on a sky high, mile long zip line trip! We even include lunch! We take care of all the logistics, including top notch gear and professional guiding services, while you have all the fun!

June 30
Butterfly Pavilion & Celestial Seasonings Tea Tour
Cost: $20
Join us for a 45 minute tour of the Celestial Seasonings tea factory in beautiful Boulder, Colorado. After the tour we will stop by the Butterfly Pavilion tropical rainforest where 1,600 butterflies rule the sky!. Bring money for food and souvenirs.

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.

Click HERE for the current Rental Prices


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.

Hunting Season 
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.

About Us

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.

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