Outdoor Adventures Trips
Trips are available for current students, faculty and staff of UWF.
Cave, January 16
Explore the amazing Florida Caverns and Falling Water State Park! Transportation and entrance to the park is provided.
Hike, January 24
Experience a full moon hike along several miles of trails through UWF woods. Bring water, snacks, and a flashlight. Guides provided.
Snorkel, January 30-31
Snorkel with the hundreds of manatees that congregate in the beautiful warm spring waters of Crystal River, Florida. Outdoor Adventures provides transportation, all necessary gear and entrance to the park.
Canoe, February 13
Take advantage of a leisurely paddle down the Blackwater River. Transportation, canoes, equipment and coolers provided.
Valentine's Dine and Horseback Ride, February 14
Treat that special someone to a romantic horseback ride and moon lit dinner by camp fire. Outdoor Adventures will provide transportation and food.
Camp, February 27-28
Experience an overnight canoeing and camping trip on Blackwater River. Transportation, gear, food and instruction provided.
Ski, March 12-19
Hit the massive slopes of Killington Mountain in snowy Vermont! There is plenty of terrain for all skill levels. Outdoor Adventures provides transportation, resort accommodations, and 5 days of lift tickets. Rentals are available.
Paddle, April 9
SUP with us! Join Outdoor Adventures for a day of Stand Up Paddle Boarding on beautiful Pensacola Beach. Transportation, Paddle Boards, PFDs, coolers for lunches, and guides are provided. Bring sun protection, a bag lunch, a change of clothes, and water.
Tube, April 23
Float along beautiful Big Juniper Creek! Transportation, tubes, and guides provided. Bring lunch and sunscreen.
Check out Outdoor Adventures videos and trip footage Youtube
Register at the Service Desk of the Health, Leisure, and Sports Facility. Full payment must be made with registration. There is no registration deadline, i.e. as soon as a trip is posted on the web or elsewhere you can register, and registration will continue possibly up to a day before trip departure unless the trip has filled.
All trips require some preparation. Much of the needed information is covered in the trip handouts, which participants receive at the pre-trip meeting.
Certain indicated trips have a pre-trip meeting to cover necessary safety information. Participants are required to attend the pre-trip meeting, unless receiving permission in advance, otherwise you will lose your spot, no refund. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held the Thursday before a trip at 6pm in the Conference Room.
Refund requests must be made prior to the refund deadline, which is the seventh day before a trip starts, unless otherwise indicated. Trips cancelled due to weather or insufficient participation will be refunded. You can register after the refund deadline.
Members of the HLS Facility (such as current students) are permitted sponsorship of one guest per trip for a fee of $5.00. The guest fee is paid in addition to the normal trip fee at the customer service desk at the time of payment for a trip. The sponsor must accompany their guest on the trip and are responsible for the actions or their guest. This policy is based on the HLS Facility Policies.
Trips include transportation, parking and camping fees, all equipment beyond clothing and personal items, food for overnights, and skills instruction. Please contact us with any questions or comments. See you soon!
Register at the Service Desk of the Health, Leisure, and Sports Facility. Full payment must be made with registration. There is no registration deadline, i.e. as soon as a trip is posted on the web or elsewhere you can register, and registration will continue possibly up to a day before trip departure unless the trip has filled. For more information please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.