Backpacking Th e Outdoor Recreation program includ es five main areas – outdoor trips /seminars, community service, equipment rental , and Morgantown DIY Outdoors . The variety of programs appeals to everyone from children to adults. Beginner to advanced skill level programming is offered.

The Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC), located in the free zone of the Student Recreation Center , is the hub of the Center’s Outdoor Recreation program. The ORC offers a variety of information, including books, maps, and brochures about our programs as well as other outdoor recreation opportunities throughout the state of West Virginia and beyond.

Contact the ORC

Outdoor Rec Center Hours

Sat. Aug. 20th - Closed (beginning of the semester training)

Spring/Fall

  • Monday through Friday – 10:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m
  • Saturday – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Closed Sundays, WVU holidays and home football games Break and summer hours vary and will be posted 

Summer – Beginning May 15

May

  • Monday through Friday – 10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m
  • Saturday and Sunday – Closed
  • Closed WVU holidays

June, July, August

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday – 10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m
  • Wendsday and Sunday – Closed
  • Closed WVU holidays