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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.

Upcoming Adventures

AOMORI AUTUMN COLORS

From$25
Departs at 8 a.m.
Availability : Oct. 23
Let’s experience a bit of Japanese college life with a variety of exhibits and presentations! Hopefully we can mingle with […]
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FAMILY FALL COLORS HIKE

From$20
Departs at 8 a.m.
Availability : Oct. 23
October in the Tohoku region is like no other in Japan (in our biased opinion)! The fall colors are unbelievable […]
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KAWARAGE WILD HOT SPRING OVERNIGHT TRIP

From$100
Departs at 8 a.m.
Availability : Oct. 2-Oct. 3
Experience something truly unique, a HOT waterfall and mountain stream heated by a volcano! The water fl ows over the […]
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MT. MITSUISHI HIKING AND CAMPING

From$50
Departs at 6 a.m.
Availability : Oct. 9-Oct. 10
In October, autumn starts higher up in the mountains and works its way down to sea level. Camping at that […]
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MT. IWATE BACKPACKING OVERNIGHT HIKE

From$50
Departs at 6 a.m.
Availability : Oct. 16- Oct. 17
Mt. Iwate, also known as “Nambu Fuji” by locals, is the highest peak in Iwate prefecture and one of Japan’s […]
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MT. KABUTOMYOUJIN HIKE AND MORIOKA-CITY HOTEL STAY

From$75
Departs at 6 a.m.
Availability : Oct.23-Oct. 24
The hike from the foot of Mt. Kabutomyoujin to its summit is a challenge, but the real test is one […]
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EXPLORE HAKODATE OVERNIGHT TRIP

From$200
Departs at 7 a.m.
Availability : Oct. 9–Oct. 11
Take the quickest boat ride from Aomori City to Ezo, otherwise known as Hokkaido! Your adventure begins with a dip […]
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Mt. Hachimantai Overnight Hike

From$50
Departs at 6 a.m.
Availability : Sept. 11-12
The scenery here is just amazing with picture perfect views of nature, especially in the summer. The Alpine flowers grow […]
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Tamagawa Hot Spring

From$30
Departs at 8 a.m.
Availability : Sept. 25
Tamagawa Hot Spring, located in the Hachimantai Volcanic Park, is the most famous hot spring in Japan. Boasting the largest […]
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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

Pontoon boat, 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. 973
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday | 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturday  |  8 a.m.–Noon
PACAF Family Days  |  10 a.m.–5 p.m.
CLOSED Sundays, Wednesdays & 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.
CLOSED select federal holidays
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