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We are excited to welcome you back into our facilities – your health and safety remain our highest priority. Be advised that our programming and events may be affected throughout the month. Please check back often our Family and MWR COVID-19 Page, as we regularly update our MWR Programs with new resources and information. Thank you for your understanding.

Outdoor Recreation

Check the Fort Greely Family and MWR COVID-19 Updates web page for the most recent information. The Outdoor Recreation Center is committed to ensure that our customers and employee's safety is maintained during this outbreak. We are open by appointment only with limited items to rent.

Whether you're an avid outdoors lover, complete novice, or somewhere in between, the Outdoor Recreation Center (ODR) is the place to be. We offer guided trips, adventure programs, training, winter and summer recreational items at affordable prices, and services for every outdoor enthusiast! 

Contact Us

Have questions? We are here to help!

For more information on our services, to schedule an appointment or to register in any of our adventure programs, please call + (907)873-4058 or + (907)873-3292.

Equipment Rental

The Outdoor Recreation Center makes it possible to experience the great arctic north without breaking the bank. We have a full line of summer and winter recreational gear to get you out and ready to go. 

Please make an appointment to come and see what we have to offer! ODR's staff will set you up with the appropriate equipment and provide any additional assistance needed.

Click on the link to access ODR's Price List 2019

Guided Adventure Program, Scenic Wildlife Tours and Trips

Stay busy all summer and winter with programs presented through ODR. Cross- country skiing, snow machining, fly fishing, hiking, backpacking, freshwater and deep-sea fishing, float trips, and geocaching are a few of the many activities and trips offered through ODR. With locations such as Denali State Park, Anchorage, some of the best Alaska's glaciers locations, and many more, ODR trips take adventures to new levels. You will love being able to give your full attention to the Alaskan Outdoors while ODR staff take care of all the details.

Get your adrenaline pumping and stay active by joining the ODR Adventure Program!

Safety Courses (ATV, Side by Side and Snowmachine Certifications)

A large part of adventuring in Alaska's great outdoors is having fun, but it all starts with being safe. The Outdoor Recreation Center offers safety courses for ATV-SxS use and snow machining.

To participate in any ATV trips, or to check-out a snowmachine, you must be certified. Once you have finished watching the video portion included below, complete The ATV-Side by Side (SxS) Rider hands-on Course at the Outdoor Recreation Center to obtain your certification. 

  • When: Every Wednesday at 5 p.m. (Weather Permitted)
  • Additional dates are available upon request. Please call +1(907)873-4600 for details.


ATV Certification
  1. Take the ATV Safety e-Course 
  2. Schedule an appointment with the Fort Greely Outdoor Recreation Center for the ATV-SxS Rider Course
  3. Obtain ATV Safety Card


Side by Side (SxS) Certification
  1. Take the SxS Safety e-course
  2. Schedule an appointment with the Fort Greely Outdoor Recreation Center for the ATV-SxS Rider Course
  3. Obtain ATV Safety Card
Snowmachine Safety Certification
  • Patrons must attend the Snowmachine Safety Course in-person at the Outdoor Recreation Center. Courses are held regularly throughout the winter months. Please contact Outdoor Recreation for a complete list of upcoming Snowmachine Safety Course dates.

A secure storage area is offered for the safe-keeping of trailers, campers, boats and other off-road vehicles on a year-round basis. Contact the Outdoor Recreation Center for rates.

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Outdoor Recreation is open by appointment ONLY. Please call +1 (907)873-4058 -or- +1 (907)873-3292.
  • Hours:
    Holiday Hours
    New Years Day
    Independence Day
    Veterans Day
    Thanksgiving Day
    Christmas Day
    Training Day - Second Friday in February