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Outdoor Pursuits Trips

 

Outdoor Pursuits Trips

Explore the great outdoors with Outdoor Pursuits!  We want students to have a great time hiking, biking, and canoeing this semester! 

All registration for Fall 2021 will take place in person at the Outdoor Pursuits Center during open hours.

Fall 2021 Trips

Mountain Biking at Odessa Park

Bike Odessa

October 16, 2021
$25

Containing over 11 miles of trail the Odessa Mountain Bike Park is one of the best biking locations in West Texas, from beginner to expert levels! Come spend the day riding with us on awesome trails!

A mandatory pre-trip meeting will occur in the Outdoor Pursuits Center on the Wednesday prior to the trip at 6:00

Register in person at the OPC today!

Palo Duro Day Hike

palo duro day hike

October 17, 2021
$25

The Grand Canyon of Texas has much to offer the day hiker with fantastic canyon views and a variety of recreational pursuits. Besides juniper and mesquite you will may run into roadrunners, mule deer, barbary sheep, Texas longhorns and the famed but rare Texas horned lizard. This moderate hike will take you up to the well known geographical attraction the light house stone column and may allow for some other trail exploration.

A mandatory pre-trip meeting will occur in the Outdoor Pursuits Center the prior to the trip.

Register in person at the OPC today!

Canoe Lake Alan Henry

canoe lake alan henry

November 7, 2021
$20

Situated on the upper Brazos River Basin, Lake Alan Henry has served as a popular recreational spot for boaters and fishers since 1993. This trip will be a good start for people looking for an introduction to canoeing as well as a fun outing for those already familiar with it.

A mandatory pre-trip meeting will occur in the Outdoor Pursuits Center the Wednesday prior (11/3) to the trip at 6:00 pm.

Register in person at the OPC today!

Mountain Bike Palo Duro

mountain bike palo duro

November 20, 2021
$35

Palo Duro Canyon is home to some of the best mountain biking in the state. With a variety of trails, Palo Duro Canyon is a perfect trip for the  intermediate to advanced rider.

Included in the trip will be transportation, mountain bike rental, helmet. It is advised that you bring your own snacks and water.

Register in Person at the OPC Today!