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Auburn Outdoors

Find Out More About Our Adventure-Based Education Program

Auburn Outdoors is an adventure-based education program providing numerous avenues for outdoor recreation. We are excited to offer adventure trips, indoor climbing, and weekly events on and off campus. Programs will include backpacking, paddling, climbing, biking, a rental shop and more.

Auburn Outdoors is located in the Recreation and Wellness Center. Within the new outdoor center, you will find equipment rentals, a bike shop, trip planning resources and a social gathering locale. 

Extended trips over university holidays will include regional and national destinations. Most trips are organized by our trained student leaders.

If you are interested in becoming a trip leader for Auburn Outdoors, check out our Leadership Program.

No previous experience is necessary to participate in most of our outdoor offerings. We welcome the opportunity to teach new skills to those interested in learning more about outdoor sports and recreation.

At Auburn Outdoors you will find the resources to build a better you through education, experience, and exploration.  You will discover new links to your community and your surroundings. 

Trips and Workshops

Plan your next adventure with Auburn Outdoors! Choose from afternoon trips, day trips, weekenders and extended experiences in paddling, biking, hiking, and more! Please see our trip levels below.

Level 1 - Low level of physical conditioning is necessary and no experience is required. 
Level 2 - Good physical conditioning is necessary, little experience is required
Level 3 - Excellent physical condition is necessary, specific experience is required.

Independence Day Hours

The Climbing Wall and the Rental Center will be closed July 3 - 4.

Summer Hours of Operation

  • Rental Center
  • Monday - Friday: 2-6 p.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed

  • Climbing Wall
  • Monday - Friday: 4-8 p.m.
  • Saturday- Sunday: Closed

Where Do You Want To Go?

Contact Auburn Outdoors

Auburn Outdoors
Campus Recreation
Located in the breezeway of the Recreation and Wellness Center
Phone: 334-844-0027