Outdoor Recreation

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.


  • 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.

Team Misawa Programs

Enrollment Policy

Each person may enroll himself/herself, a spouse and one guest. Navy personnel must enroll at the Navy Liberty Office, Building 980.


  • Open to all active duty military membes and their spouses, ages 18 and over only.
  • Navy personnel must sign up at the Navy Liberty Office Building 980.
  • Adults ONLY.

Get Outside!

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 7–14 days advance booking is required, depending on the activity. Give us a call for more information.

Upcoming Adventures

Tamagawa Hot Spring

Departs at 7 a.m.
Availability : Saturday, Sept. 26
Tamagawa, located in the Hachimantai volcanic park, is the most famous hot spring in Japan. Boasting the largest fl ow […]

Mt. Kokomagatake Overnight Backpacking

Departs 6 a.m.
Availability : Saturday–Sunday, Sept. 19–Sept. 20
Located in the Akita Prefecture, with spectacular views in all directions, Mt. Komagatake is an ideal first-time backpacking experience. Hike […]

Cooling Off in Sendai

Departs at 7 a.m.
Availability : Saturday, Aug. 29–Sunday, Aug. 30
If you’ve survived a Misawa summer, you know just how hot things get! Stay cool as we tour northern Japan’s […]

Tour De Ogawara

8 a.m.–2 p.m.
Availability : Saturday, Sept. 5
Challenge yourself in this 50-kilometer bike course that makes its way off base and tours around Lake Ogawara. $15 per […]

Padi Open Water Scuba Course

Availability : Monday, Aug. 17–Sunday, Aug. 30
Pad Open Water Scuba Course Two Monday, Aug. 17–Sunday, Aug. 30 Learn to dive! Open yourself up to a whole […]

Kawarage Hot Springs

Departs at 7 a.m.
Availability : Saturday, Sept. 19–Sunday, Sept. 20
Experience something truly unique on this Japanese adventure, a hot waterfall fl owing straight out of a volcano. In all […]

Cape Tappi Scuba Diving

Departs at 7 a.m.
Availability : Aug. 15, Aug. 23, Sept. 19 and Sept. 26
Enjoy the warm waters of the Sea of Japan and the best dive site in the Aomori Prefecture. Explore an […]

Matsuminotaki Bike & Hike

Departs at 7 a.m.
Availability : Saturday, Sept. 26
Explore one of Japan’s most beautiful backcountry waterfalls on this awesome trip. Matsuminotaki Falls can only be reached on foot […]

 Team Misawa Trips

Beach Party

Departs at 5 p.m.
Availability : Wednesday, Aug. 5 & Sept. 2
Join us for our last beach party! We’ve got a midweek treat to cool you down. Come hang out with […]

Twilight Kayak & SUP

5–9 p.m.
Availability : Thursday, Aug. 27 and Sept. 24
Relax after work with stand up paddleboarding and kayaking without having to go any further than our own Base Beach. […]
Team Misawa Overnight Trips

These awesome overnight trips are a collaboration between the Single Airman and Navy Liberty Programs and are offered monthly. Single Airmen, ask about this month’s trip or sign up at the Outdoor Recreation Center. Single Sailors, please visit the Navy Liberty Office, Bldg. 980 for trip information or to sign up.

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.


Base Beach Marina

Powerboats, pontoon boat, jet skis, kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and more


Ski & Snowboard

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


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

Sporting Goods

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



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


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. 973
Monday–Tuesday & Thursday–Friday  |  7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday | 8 a.m.–Noon
Sunday | 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
PACAF Family Days  |  10 a.m.–5 p.m.
CLOSED Wednesday  & select Federal holidays



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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.
Reservations  |  7 a.m.–6 p.m.
CLOSED federal holidays

HOURS CURRENTLY DIFFER, PLEASE SEE https://35fss.com/fss-updated-hours-of-operation/ FOR HOURS.