We are all about the outdoors, and given our geographic location at Edwards Air Force Base we have many great resources at our hands. Whether it be in Sequoia National Forest, Joshua Tree National Park, the Pacific Ocean, or Rogers Dry Lake Bed, we utilize it to its full potential.

Check out our broad range of trips offered year round. Don’t see something you like, let us know, we are here to serve you and can make any trip custom to meet your needs.

Ski & Snowboard

Ski/snowboard equipment and winter clothing are available for rent at Outdoor Recreation. Lift tickets for local resorts including Mammoth Mountain and Big Bear are available for purchase at Information, Tickets and Travel.


Outdoor Rec rents out a variety of road and mountain bikes. ODR staff can point out local trails including on base trails, Sequoia National Forest, Malibu, and Bishop!

On base biking trails


Want to check out the local and extended areas? Want to see other things rather than just desert landscape? Check us out, we offer beginner, intermediate, and advanced hikes for both the individual and the family!

We offer a variety of day trips to many local trails including Sequoia National Forest, the San Bernardino’s, beach hikes, and Yosemite! All trips include instruction and rental equipment.

Trips can be catered to your needs and are geared toward the beginner unless otherwise designated.

Rock Climbing

Did you know there are over 10 great climbing locations with in a two hour drive of Edwards Air Force Base, and that some of them are considered to be the best in the United States?

Rock Climbing is a great way to get out and enjoy mother nature! Rock Climbing is one of the big hits here at Edwards so we constantly have trips going out. With great top roping, sport climbing, and traditional climbing close by, how can you not take advantage?


Southern California is considered by many to be THE destination for surfing. With some of the best beaches such as Laguna Beach, Malibu, Pacific Beach, etc. right in our back door why not take advantage.

Come learn something new, or just have fun while hangin’ beach side.

A great get away from the hot desert heat and a great way to spend the day with the whole family!

Afraid to try surfing, that’s fine, check out our boogie boards, another great way to have fun in the sun in beautiful Southern California!

Other Adventures

  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Beach Day Trips
  • Ziplining
  • Skydiving
  • Whale Watching

We are here to serve you! Let us know what you want to see on our Program Schedule and we will do our best to comply!

Rock Climbing Wall

Located outside of the Oasis Aquatic Center
**Temporarily Closed**

Our outdoor climbing wall is thirty feet of vertical problem solving! With several holds and routes ranging from a novice level to expert, challenge will be met for all. On the wall there are two person teams with one on belay and the other climbing the wall. Here is a great opportunity to test your patience and persistence. As you continue to challenge yourself on the wall you will gain a respect for all those times people told you to never give up.