Outdoor Recreation

Recharge for Resiliency (R4R) Discount eligibility

R4r discount prices are for Active Duty Military an their family members assigned to Misawa Air Base. Verification in the form of a miliary/family member ID must be provided at time of enrollments.

  • 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 activites. Custom group and organizational tours are not eligible for this discount.

Single Airman Programs

Enrollment Policy 

  • Each eligible Airman may enroll herself/himself and ONE additional Airman.

Eligibility

  • Open to single or unaccompanied Active Duty US Military assigned or atached to Misawa Air Base. 
  • Includes all services and ranks. 
  • Guests are NOT permitted.

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.

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. 

Eligibility

  • 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
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Ski & Snowboard at Hachimantai & Shimokura

From$40
Departs at 7 a.m.
Availability : Feb. 17
Ski or snowboard all day at two resorts for the price of one, with a free 10-minute shuttle running between […]
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JAPOW Niseko Ski & Snowboard Adventure

From$450
Wednesday–Monday
Availability : Feb. 12–17
Powder lovers rejoice, because Misawa Outdoor Recreation is taking you to the best skiing and snowboarding location on Earth! Spend […]
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Hot Springs Club Nyuto Hot Springs

From$25
Departs at 9 a.m.
Availability : Feb. 1
Northern Japan is cold in February, so what better way to warm up than hopping in on the hot spring […]
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Hachimantai Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Overnight

From$200
Saturday–Sunday
Availability : Feb. 1–2
Shred powder with ODR, backcountry style. Choose from two different resorts or try them both! After spending the day earning […]
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Ski & Snowboard Aomori Spring

From$40
7 a.m.– 7 p.m.
Availability : Feb. 29
Located on the northwest face of Mt. Iwaki in the Aomori Prefecture, Aomori Spring gets great powder snow and later […]
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Family Snowshoe Hike

From$15
9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Availability : Feb. 1
Experience the beauty of winter in northern Japan with the family! We call it a family hike but it’s great […]
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Ski & Snowboard Tazawako

From$40
6 a.m.–7 p.m.
Availability : Feb. 8
This ski resort has lots of runs for all skill levels and spectacular views of Lake Tazawako! $40 R4R discounted […]
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Ski & Snowboard Appi

From$40
7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Availability : Feb. 22
Appi is the largest and one of the oldest resorts in the Iwate Prefecture and features two gondolas to the […]
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Single Airman Trips

Single Airman trips are open to single and unaccompanied Active Duty military members from any branch of service.

Single Airman Sapporo Snow Adventure

From$395
Wednesday–Saturday
Availability : Feb. 5–8
Travel to the land of snow this winter as we head north to Sapporo for some adrenaline-fueled snowmobiling action and […]
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Towada Winter Festival

From$25
2–10 p.m.
Availability : Feb. 15 & 22
Nothing feels more like a winter wonderland than the Lake Towada Winter Festival. View lights, ice sculptures, local entertainment, and […]
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 Team Misawa Trips

SOLD OUT

Team Misawa Learn to Ski & Snowboard

From$40
Departs at 7 a.m.
Availability : Feb. 9
Have you found yourself stationed in the land of ice and snow with no clue what to do? Misawa Outdoor […]
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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.

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Scuba

Regulator, BCD, wetsuit, scuba tank, snorkel, weights and air fills
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Base Beach & Marina

Powerboats, pontoon boat, jet skis, 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, frisbee, croquet, GoPros 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

Wild West Range

Base Beach

Parks

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

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

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