Outdoor Recreation

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The Outdoors program provides opportunities for members of the University of Iowa and surrounding communities to introduce themselves to a variety of outdoor activities. Through a focus on adventure-based learning, the aim is to educate participants with the necessary technical skills, as well as the ethical guidance, to ensure these activities are carried out with a maximum level of concern for the participants and the environment. Outdoors encompasses several programs and facilities including:

Explore our complete program using the links to the right.

Browse the photo gallery from some of our past trips, classes, and activities!


For updated cross-country ski trail conditions, visit: www.iowaski.blogspot.com

Contact Us

Name Job Title Email Phone Number
Steve Campbell Assistant Director, Outdoor Recreation & Education steve-campbell@uiowa.edu 319-384-1620
David Conrads Associate Director, Outdoor Recreation & Education david-conrads@uiowa.edu 319-335-5976
Tamra Elliott Land Manager, MNRA tamra-lewis@uiowa.edu 319-624-3205
David Patton Assistant Director, Outdoor Recreation & Education david-patton@uiowa.edu 319-384-1223