Adventure Trips

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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 for a trip stop by the Outdoor Pursuits Center, located behind the climbing wall in the Rec Center, by the registration deadline. Adventure trip spots are limited, so sign up early!

Day Hike

Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge, TX
Spend the day hiking with us as we explore the forest, prairies, and wetlands in the ecological island in the city!

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Saturday Sep. 29 Sep. 10-24 $20

Day Canoe

Elm Fork, Trinity River, TX
Ever wanted to learn how 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 Oct. 6 Sep. 17 - Oct. 1 $10

Day Hike

Lake Murray State Park, OK
Lake Murray's deep blue waters, extensive Cross Timbers trail system, and dense wildlife population is a hikers dream!

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Saturday Oct. 20 Oct. 1-15 $20

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 on conglomerate rock for all skill levels!

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Sunday Nov. 4 Oct. 15-29 $30

newWeekend Hiking & Camping

Wichita National Wildlife Refuge, OK
With nearly 60,000 acres of habitat, the Wichitas provide the unique experience of seeing what America was like before pioneers.

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Saturday-Sunday Nov. 17-18 Oct. 29 - Nov. 12 $65

newPiney Woods Backpacking

Sam Houston National Forest, TX
Backpack through the beautiful southeastern piney woods in one of only 4 national forests in the state of Texas!

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Friday-Sunday Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 Nov. 5-26 $70

newWinter Break Adventure

Caprock Canyons State Park, TX
Get ready for adventure as you head to beautiful Caprock Canyons State Park for several days of hiking and camping! This trip takes you hiking through gorgeous redrock canyons with abundant wildlife, including the Texas State Bison Herd. After a full day of hiking you'll get to unwind underneath amazing views of the night sky.

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Saturday-Tuesday Jan. 5-8 Nov. 26 - Dec. 17 $96