Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation wants to show you the most exciting parts of Korea. From skiing and snowboarding to rafting, kayaking, and camping - go with ODR on an adventure you will never forget.


Rafting Trips | April-September
When the weather finally warms up, cool down with a smooth, enjoyable river ride. Yeah right! The rivers in Korea have some truly intense rapids - some getting to Class III.
Starting at the end of April and through September, Outdoor Rec lets you tackle these waters. The trips mainly take place on the Naerinchon River. The activity fee (call for current pricing) includes everything you need - a helmet, life vest, paddle, raft, and even a guide. Just remember sunscreen! It is truly one of the great adventures in Korea.

Ski and Snowboard Trips | November-March
Make the most out the cold winters by getting out on a mountain! Perfect for all levels, ODR’s winter resort trips happen every weekend. Rental and lesson packages are available. For pricing, availability, and gear fittings, call or visit ODR.

Indoor Ski Resorts
Outside the winter season you can head inside for skiing fun. You have to see it to believe it!

Hiking & Camping Trips | Year Round
Join an organized backpacking and camping trek with Outdoor Recreation to see the most natural parts of Korea. Trips are scheduled throughout most of the year.

Scuba Diving | March-May
Starting with in-class lessons and practice in the Defender Pool, learn everything you need to know to become a certified diver. All your hard work will lead to an ocean dive.

Fishing | April-November
Get away and pass the time with Outdoor Rec fishing trips! regular trips are scheduled to a variety of locations, the typical catch is sea bass.


Hours of Operation

Bldg. 1304, 784-4007


Tuesday-Friday: 1000-1800

Weekend & holidays: 1000-1600

Closed on Monday, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and during base exercises

Equipment Rentals

Whatever you need, you can probably rent it from Outdoor Recreation! From the outdoor gear (hiking packs, tents, camp stoves, mountain bikes, etc.) to sumo suits and folding chairs, you can rent whatever you need at an affordable rate. Visit ODR for the most up-to-date equipment and price list.

Defender Pool

ODR operates an outdoor swimming pool on base; the Defender Pool. Swimming instructions are offered through ODR during summer vacation months. The Defender Pool is located behind the Fitness Center and offers a 25 meter pool, 9 lanes, with diving board, slide and is perfect for lap swimming. It's open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.

For more information on equipment rentals or outdoor adventure trips, please call Outdoor Recreation at 784-4007 or send an e-mail to adam.vaccarezza.1@us.af.mil

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