Adventure Trips

Ready for some adventure? These trips provide the opportunity to meet new people, learn life skills and have fun in an outdoor setting. Trip cost covers transportation, instruction, use of equipment and most meals. Trips are open to UNT students, faculty, staff, Rec Center members, and their guests. Beginners to advanced outdoor enthusiasts alike are welcome on all trips! To register, sign up at the Outdoor Pursuits Center in the Pohl Recreation Center by the registration deadline. 

SPRING 2017 TRIP SCHEDULE

DAY HIKING & HORSEBACK RIDING
PILOT POINT, TX
Join us as we travel to Lake Ray Roberts for a day of hiking and horseback riding! We’ll take a guided tour along the lake, taking in all of the sights this man made marvel has to offer.

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Saturday Feb. 11 Jan. 23 - Feb. 6 $70

 

WEEKEND HIKING & CLIMBING
LAKE MINERAL WELLS STATE PARK, TX
This multi-adventure trip is a great beginning to your outdoor resume. Come spend two nights out with us while we cover and explore the essentials of camping. We’ll tour the beautiful trails of the Western Cross-Timbers of Texas and top it all off with a day of rock climbing in the park’s famous “Penitentiary Hollow.” This weekend trip offers a variety of outdoor activities for all skill levels!

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Friday - Sunday Feb. 17-19 Jan. 30 - Feb. 13 $90

 

DAY CLIMB
LAKE MINERAL WELLS STATE PARK, TX
Learn the basics of outdoor climbing at the park's famous "Penitentiary Hollow" climbing area. The area features top rope climbing opportunities on conglomerate rock for all skill levels!

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Sunday Apr. 2 Mar. 6 - Mar. 27 $30

 

DAY CANOE
ELM FORK, TRINITY RIVER, TX
Ever wanted to canoe? Spend a day with us while we teach the basics of paddling on the beautiful Elm Fork of the Trinity River.

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Saturday Apr. 15 Mar. 27 - Apr. 10 $12

 

DAY HIKE & SWIM
TURNER FALLS PARK, OK
Ever wanted to canoe? Spend a day with us while we teach the basics of paddling on the beautiful Elm Fork of the Trinity River.

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Saturday Apr. 29 Apr. 10  - Apr. 24 $12

 

 

SPRING BREAK 2017 TRIPS

Spend your spring break exploring Texas! From hiking and horseback riding on the trails out in West Texas to canoeing down a historic river in the scenic North Texas Hill Country, this spring break will leave you with adventures and stories to tell for years to come. You can register for each trip individually, or get a $40 discount if you register for both ($200 to register for both).

TEXAS CANYON ADVENTURE
PALO DURO CANYON STATE PARK, TX
Join us as we travel 800 feet down into the ancient cliffs of the second largest canyon in the country! We’ll hike to the famous Lighthouse formation and see colorful red and yellow slopes called “Spanish Skirts.” Finally, we’ll head out on horseback for a guided tour. 

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Saturday - Monday Mar. 11 - Mar. 13 Feb. 20  - Mar. 6 $175

 

TEXAS RIVER ADVENTURE
BRAZOS RIVER, TX
Float along the same historic river the conquistadors explored and the Comanche Indians used to hide from US Cavalry. This two day trip will show you 20 miles of the "Mississippi of Texas."

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Thursday - Friday Mar. 16 - Mar. 17 Feb. 21 - Mar. 7 $65