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NEW! Check out the ALL NEW Fall Programming Brochure!
August 15, 22, 29
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!
August 13, 20, 27
Women’s Open Climbing Day
Women’s climbing day is an opportunity for the local women’s climbing community to get together to develop their climbing skill and technique. What better support than to climb with other women who have a desire to get stronger and more fit.
Time: 5 – 7 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 earn your belay certification card, which makes you eligible to belay unsupervised at the ODR indoor rock wall. Pre-register by Friday prior.
Swim with the Fish
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. Pre-register by August 8.
Pumpkin Beer Brewing
Just in time to get your beer in a carboy to age before the Fall festivals start up. We will meet at the base lake pavilion to brew some pumpkin beer. Learn about the equipment, process, and necessary equipment for you to take the skill home and start brewing on your own. There will be some beer for tastings too! Please bring proof of age. Pre-register by August 8.
Downhill Mountain Biking
Downhill mountain biking is fast paced, requires quick reactions, and is sure to get the adrenaline flowing. We will take a chair lift to the top of a ski resort before biking the man made mountain bike trails back down to the base. That’s right, you might not even need to take a single pedal stroke all day! Price and location is TBD based on experience and weather but will include a lift ticket and transportation to and from the resort. You will have the choice to bring your own bike, rent one of ours, or rent one at the resort (make sure to indicate your preference which may alter the price of the trip). Pre-register by August 8.
North Platte River Canoe & Kayak Trip
The River from Treasure Island Launch to the Hobo Hot Springs in Saratoga is a stony, fast-moving, heavily-used stretch of Class I+ water that will take us nearly 12 miles down the North Fork of the Platte River. This river is enjoyed by both fisherman and boaters alike for its trophy trout and lush scenery located on the southern border of Wyoming and Colorado. After our float we will stop by the Hobo Hot Springs to soak our sore muscles before heading back to F.E. Warren. Trip includes transportation, equipment, and guide. Make sure to dress accordingly and bring water and snacks while floating on the river! Pre-register by August 10.
Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding
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. Pre-register by August 8.
Copper Crush Wine Fest
Not your mother’s wine fest! It’s the wine fest you’ve been waiting for. The Copper Crush offers you the chance to sample dozens of wines from Colorado and beyond. Explore Copper Village, sample wines, enjoy live music and take part in The Grape Stomp! Trip fee covers unlimited sampling and transportation. Bring proof of age. Pre-register by August 15.
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 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. Pre-register by August 15.
Intro to Mountain Biking
Cost: $25 (Includes bike)
Did you know that just 30 minutes from Warren AFB is the BEST mountain bike trail in the state of Wyoming? This intro to mountain biking class will teach you the basics such as gear shifting techniques, body positioning, climbing and descending obstacles, as well as cover safe group travel techniques and map orientations. This trip includes bike rentals, make sure we get your height at time of registration so we can fit you accordingly. Bring a backpack with snacks and water, closed toed shoes, and clothing appropriate for outside activity. Pre-register by August 15.
Medicine Bow Peak Summit/Hike
Medicine Bow Peak (12,018 ft (3,663 m) is the highest peak in the Snowy Range, a part of the Medicine Bow Mountains, about 35 miles (56 km) west of Laramie, Wyoming. It lies within Medicine Bow National Forest and is the highest point in southern Wyoming. Bring your a-game as this is a strenuous 7 mile hike in uneven ground and steep pitches on the decent. Don’t forget water, snacks, and to dress for the weather, it can snow up here even in August. Pre-register by August 15.
Cost: $99 (Single Airmen Initiative Price) $199 (All others)
Conquer your fears! Join us as we head to Mile Hi Skydiving for a tandem jump using the pilot-passenger freefall system making your jump easier and safer. This is a great way to make your first jump or to get back into skydiving if you haven’t been in a while. Trip includes transportation, instruction, and one jump. Bring extra money to purchase your video of your jump! Pre-register by August 15.
August 24 – 25
Intro to Lead Climbing
Time: Fri: 4 – 7 p.m.; Sat: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. It’s time to take your climbing to the next level. This two-part program will teach you the gear and skills needed to take your climbing from indoors to outdoors as you learn the skill of sport lead climbing. We will be introducing you to the techniques in the safety of our indoor facility on Friday night before heading out to the crag to put your new skills to use as we ascent from the ground up. Prior climbing experience is needed as is a belay certification. Pre-register by August 22.
Women’s Equality Day; Chicks with Guns Concealed Carry Class
We’ve coordinated a women’s only concealed carry class with the Laramie Shooting Sports Complex. This class fulfills the training requirement established by the Wyoming Attorney General to qualify for the Wyoming Concealed Carry Permit. Why get a Concealed Carry Permit when Wyoming is a constitutional carry state? There are many benefits including skipping the background check on firearm purchases, carry in National Parks and reciprocity in 40 states. Bring your cased firearm and 50 rounds of ammo for this extensive 8-hour course. Let us know if you do not have a firearm and we can coordinate one for you. Pre-register by August 22.
Whitewater Inflatable Kayaking
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. Pre-register by August 22.
August 31 – September 4
Utah National Park Multi-Adventure
Utah desert country has some of the most interesting rock formations to be found in all of the United States. What’s more, is they offer some AMAZING outdoor recreation activities, including hiking, canyoneering, rock climbing, and mountain biking. We will be headed to southern Utah to check out Grand Staircase – Escalante’s National Park, Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, and the town of Moab. We will have plenty of toys in tow to enjoy each Park to its full potential. Trip includes transportation, equipment, camping fees, and entrance fees. Food is on your own. Pre-registration meeting is August 28, 5 p.m., at ODR. Pre-register by August 28.
August 31 – September 4
Wind River Range Backpacking
The Wind River Range is one of the most breathtaking mountain ranges in the state, if not the nation! We will be heading out for a four-day trip and hiking over 20 miles into the Cirque of the Towers, one of the most stunning rock formations in the Wind Rivers Range! This trail will be both on and off trail at times as we cross the rouged landscape, reaching heights just shy of 11000’ and climb around 3000’ of elevation. This is a true backpacking trip where we will be carrying our own food, tents, sleeping bags, and all as we take in the sites. Packs can weight up to 45lbs+ and we will go up to 10 miles in a day. This trip is not for beginners and backpacking experience is required, as well as being in good physical condition. Some equipment provided, as well as transportation and instruction. Food is not provided so plan accordingly. Logistics will be discussed at the mandatory pre-trip meeting on August 29th. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Pre-registration meeting is August 28, 5 p.m., at ODR. Pre-register by August 28.
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.