Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures will help plan your next outing with Personal Trip Plans. You can select from several hiking, paddling, backpacking, or camping trip plans within North Carolina. Pair a Personal Outdoor Adventure Trip with an Equipment Rental and you will be set for a trip full of adventure!

 

What We Offer

Personal Trip Plans

Outdoor Adventures will help plan your next outing with Personal Trip Plans. You can select from several hiking, paddling, backpacking, or camping trip plans within North Carolina. Keep an eye out for new locations as we continue to update this resource.

Equipment Rentals

The Outpost, located at the indoor climbing wall in Wilson Recreation Center, offers outdoor rental equipment for checkout to Duke students, faculty/staff and affiliates. All equipment rentals are made on-line and are granted on a first-come, first-served basis.

See the full equipment list »

Customized Adventures

Looking for something to do with your friends? Want to explore the parks of the Triangle and surrounding areas? Contact the Outdoor Adventure program to set up your own customized trip! The trip will be planned to the specific wishes of each group. Let us customize your next adventure whether it’s rock climbing at Pilot Mountain, paddling a local lake or river, or building camaraderie with co-workers or classmates.

Examples of Trip Options:

  • Rock Climbing at Pilot Mountain
  • Canoeing the Eno River
  • Standup Paddleboarding at Jordan Lake
  • Mountain Biking at Lake Crabtree
  • Teambuilding Retreat: Picnic and Canoeing at Falls Lake

PLEASE NOTE: These are examples of trips previously offered, we can adapt activity and location to suit your group. Contact us for example trip itineraries.

Minimum: 4 people
Maximum: 10 people (trip), 15 people (team building)

Pricing will vary, depending on size of the group, location of activity, length of the trip and number of meals provided.

Interested in an customized adventure? Please fill out this form! For more information please contact: Chris Hendricks chris.hendricks@duke.edu (919)681-2824