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We moved! Visit us at our new location in BLDG. 486, adjacent to the Misawa Club

Fall & Winter 2021–2022 ODR Guide

Recharge for Resiliency (R4R) Discount eligibility

R4R discount prices are for active duty military and their family members assigned to Misawa Air Base. Verification in the form of a military/family member ID must be provided at time of enrollment.

  • Regular tour pricing applies to guests not eligible for R4R discounts.
  • Trips purchased at the R4R discount may not be transferred to non-eligible persons.
  • R4R discounts apply only to scheduled ODR programs and activities. Custom group and organizational tours are not eligible for this discount.

Outdoor Recreation Programs

Enrollment Policy

  • Each person may enroll themselves, a spouse and all family members assigned or attached to Misawa Air Base.
  • In addition to family members, you may enroll ONE guest.

Eligibility

  • Open to all active duty military members and their families. DoD civilians, retirees and contractors.
  • Some age limitations may apply to specific programs.
  • JASDF personnel are eligible to participate (full program prices apply)
  • AFI 34-101 Air Force Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Programs and Use Eligibility.

LIVE FOR FUN

ODR Trips

Let Outdoor Recreation guide you on your next adventure! We have trips year round to get you exploring all that Japan has to offer.

Adventures by You

WHEN: Any day and subject to guide availability.

COST: Trip costs are based on the destination and number of participants. Always working weekends? We can arrange any of our popular adventure activities for your group on a day more convenient for you. Minimum participation numbers and at least one month advance booking is required, depending on the activity. Give us a call for more information.

february Tours

On sale now!

Fun Bus (Ski & Snowboard Trips)

From$85
Departs at 6:30 a.m.
Availability : Feb. 12, 19 & 26
Let ODR help get you and your littles to the slopes this winter. For these kid-friendly ski & snowboard trips we will take you to the closest and most budget-friendly resorts near Misawa. These trips will be great for beginners too as our resort choices will be focused on the […]

Hachimantai Resort Overnight

From$360
2 Days, 1 Night
Availability : Feb. 25–26
Hachimantai is where you can enjoy some of the best powder snow in Northern Tohoku. After cruising the runs all day enjoy the hotel hot spring and foods sourced from local ingredients. It will be two days of resort laps with a relaxing evening in between. Let our guide show […]
CANCELLED

Hot Spring Afterwork Club

From$55
Departs at 5 p.m.
Availability : Feb. 10
This trip has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. Please reach out to Outdoor Recreation to facilitate a speedy Full Refund. We apologize for the inconvenience. This is the trip to try a Japanese banquet. Depart Misawa Air Base after work and arrive at the most popular hot spring facility […]
Feb. 4, 11 & 25 SOLD OUT

Resort Runs (Adult-Focused Ski & Snowboard Trips)

From$85
Departs at 6:30 a.m.
Availability : Feb. 4, 11, 18 & 25 | March 4, 5, 11, 18 & 19
Hit the hottest resorts in Northern Tohoku and get the biggest bang for your buck. We will follow the forecast to the best snow conditions possible each weekend, and choose the resort at the last possible second to “go with the snow.” Take a load off on our tour bus […]
CANCELLED

Shidotaira Hot Spring

From$330
2 Days, 1 Night
Availability : Feb. 25–26
This trip has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. Please reach out to Outdoor Recreation to facilitate a speedy Full Refund. We apologize for the inconvenience. Let’s try to stay at a traditional hotel known as a ryokan! The hotel is characterized by tatami mat flooring, low wooden tables, shoji […]

march Tours

On sale wednesday, feb. 1

Intro to Hakkoda Backcountry

From$60
Departs at 9 a.m.
Availability : March 4 & 11
Experience a beginner’s backcountry tour where a guide will accompany you if you are not confident to go alone. Includes: transportation, guide, ODR premium ski/snowboard rental, beacon, probe and shovel Saturdays | March 4 & 11 Departs | 8 a.m. Returns | 5 p.m. $60 per person | $30 R4R […]

Nyuto Hot Spring

From$65
Departs at 8 a.m.
Availability : March 18
Nyuto Hot Spring is a famous hot spring therapy resort opened in 1701. The water has a pH of 6.6, and helps with disinfection, neuralgia and skin regeneration. We will stop by a food court at AEON Mall Morioka for dinner. Includes: transportation, guide and hot spring admission fee Saturday, […]
Feb. 4, 11 & 25 SOLD OUT

Resort Runs (Adult-Focused Ski & Snowboard Trips)

From$85
Departs at 6:30 a.m.
Availability : Feb. 4, 11, 18 & 25 | March 4, 5, 11, 18 & 19
Hit the hottest resorts in Northern Tohoku and get the biggest bang for your buck. We will follow the forecast to the best snow conditions possible each weekend, and choose the resort at the last possible second to “go with the snow.” Take a load off on our tour bus […]

Team Misawa Rock Climbing

From$45
Departs at 9 a.m.
Availability : March 12
Spend the day rock climbing/bouldering in Hachinohe in addition to visiting other local attractions with our friends in the Navy! Sunday, March 12 Departs | 9 a.m. Returns | 3:30 p.m. $45 per person | $35 R4R price Ages 18+

Rental Center & Gear Shop

Visit the Outdoor Recreation Center located in the Weasels’ Den to make a reservation or give us a call for more information.
*Some rental items are available depending on the season.
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Base Beach Marina

Kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and more

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Ski & Snowboard

Skiis and poles, cross country skiis, snowboards, snowshoes and base repairs (seasonal rentals December–April) 
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Camping

Sleeping bag, pads, tents, cots, lanterns, campstoves, grills and backpacks
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Sporting Goods

Bicycles, volleyballs, tennis rackets and balls, badminton set, softballs, bats, gloves, helmets, discs, badminton, and more
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Entertainment

Canopies, chairs, tables, water coolers, bouncy castles and more

Facilities

Outdoor Recreation has a number of facilities around base that will get you out and enjoying all the seasons in Misawa. Click on the links below to learn more about each one. Looking to venture off base? Scroll up for our trips!

Himberg Pool

Area 35

Base Beach & Marina

Parks & Recreation

The Lodge

Weasels' Den

Outdoor Recreation Center

BLDG. 486 (starting Thursday, Dec. 1)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday | 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday  |  Noon–6 p.m.
Saturday  |  8 a.m.–2 p.m.
PACAF Family Days  |  10 a.m.–5 p.m.
CLOSED Sundays & Federal holidays

 

Phone

226-9378  DSN
0176-77-9378  CELL

Weasels' Den

BLDG. 973
Arcade, The Barn, playground, running track, soccer field
Monday–Friday  |  5 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday  |  8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Sunday  |  10 a.m.–7 p.m.
PACAF Family Days | 5 a.m.–5 p.m.
CLOSED select federal holidays
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