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Outdoor Adventure Trips & Events

Join Ole Miss Outdoors (OMOD) for one of our exciting adventure trips, educational clinics, skill-based certifications, or campus & community events. Many of our trips and events are designed for people of all abilities and skill levels. Participants must be enrolled as a University of Mississippi student, or be 18 years of age or older to participate in the trip program. If you have questions, please call the office at 662-915-6735. Check out this news article on our Spring Break trip to Zion.

Summer 2021 Policies & Procedures: 

  • All vaccinated individuals (those who have received their final COVID-19 vaccination at least two weeks ago) are no longer required to wear a mask or maintain social distance when indoors or outdoors on the Oxford campus of the University of Mississippi. Anyone who is unvaccinated should still continue to wear a mask.
  • All vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals must wear masks during shared transportation per CDC guidance (vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals).

Summer Adventure Trips & Events

June 17: Mountain Bike Group Ride
South Campus Trails | 5:00-7:00p.m.
$5 Students | $10 Community – Register here
Join OMOD for a group ride on the single-track trails of South Campus. Bring your own bike, or use one of our Fuji Bighorn trail bikes. It’s more fun riding as a group, and there’s over 40 miles of trails to explore, off the beaten path (rail trail). 

June 27: Canoe Float Day Trip
Little Tallahatchie River  | 1:00-5:00 p.m.
$20 Students | $25 Community – Register here
There’s not many ways to better relax than floating downstream in a canoe.  Join the OMOD trip leaders and meet new friends as we partner up and float the Little Tallahatchie River, starting in Graham lake and taking out at the boat ramp on Highway 7. 

July 8: Sunset Standup Paddle Board 
Lower Sardis Lake | 5:00-8:00 p.m.
$15 Students | $20 Community – Register here
One of the prettiest sites in Lafayette County is the lower lake of Sardis at sunset.  Experience this beautiful setting on one of our standup paddle boards. There’s also a white sand beach and small islands to explore.

July 21: Day Hike
South Campus Rail Trail | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
$5 Students | $10 Community – Register here
Experience the beauty of the single track trails off the main railbed of the South Campus Rail Trail.  An experienced student guide will show you how to navigate the trail system and show you the really cool features found deeper into the woods.  We will cover about 5 miles of trail, and stop for a lunch break along the way. 

August 5: GlideFit Yoga
Turner Center Pool | 4:00-5:30 p.m.
$5 Students | $10 Community – Register here
Bring some balance to your life with GlideFit Yoga in the pool. No prior yoga or paddle board experience needed. Instructors will provide progressions and regressions for Yogis of all levels! This class will be limited to 7 people. 

August 12: Leave No Trace Trail Cleanup
South Campus Rail Trail | 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Free – Register on the OleMissCR App
Help keep our trails and trail entrance debris-free! We will be picking up litter along Chucky Mullins and the main trail. Garbage bags and gloves will be provided, and social distancing will be enforced. Thank you for helping to maintain the natural beauty of the trail.