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 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

Lake Murray State Park, OK
Being the first, and largest, state park in Oklahoma, Lake Murray is a true treasure for the outdoor community. With it's deep blue lake waters, extensive Cross Timbers trail system, and dense wildlife population, you are sure to appreciate the state as never before!

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Saturday February 24 February 5 - 19 $20

SPRING BREAK TRIP 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 March 10 - 12 February 19 - March 5 $175

SPECIAL DEAL! Sign up for BOTH Texas Adventure trips (a $240 value) for only $200!

SPRING BREAK TRIP Texas River Adventure

Brazos River, TX
Float along the same historic river the conquistadors explored and the Comanche Native Americans used to hide from U.S. Cavalry. This 2-day trip will show you 20 miles of the "Mississippi of Texas."

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Thursday - Friday March 15 - 16 February 19 - March 5 $65

SPECIAL DEAL! Sign up for BOTH Texas Adventure trips (a $240 value) for only $200!

Weekend Camping & Bouldering

Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, TX
Travel with us to Enchanted Rock for a weekend you'll never forget! This pink granite rock formation rises 425 feet above ground and is one of the largest in the United States. Activities over the weekend will include camping, hiking, and bouldering. 

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Friday - Sunday March 30 - April 1 March 12 - 26 $125

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 April 8 March 19 - April 2 $30

Day Hike

Dinosaur Valley State Park, TX
Dinosaur Valley contains some of the best preserved dinosaur tracks in the world! Come explore the Paluxy River and view the tracks of an ancient hunt while hiking the hillside surrounding this National Natural Landmark.

TRIP DAY(S) TRIP DATE(S) REGISTER COST
Saturday April 14 March 26 - April 9 $24

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 April 28 April 9 - 23 $12