Outdoor Recreation

We have expanded our hours!

Outdoor Recreation is now open Sunday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

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

Hot Springs Club Karamatsu Hot Springs Overnight

From$125
Departs 7 a.m.–Returns at 6 p.m.
Availability : Dec. 7–Dec. 8
This once-in-a-lifetime trip takes our club to an authentic Japanese haunted house, originally owned by the first president of the […]
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Hot Springs Club Furofushi Hot Springs

From$25
7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Availability : Saturday, Nov. 6
For this Hot Springs Club adventure, Outdoor Recreation is traveling to the western side of the Aomori Prefecture, where the […]
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Tazawako Ski & Snowboard

From$40
6 a.m.–7 p.m.
Availability : Dec. 22 & Dec. 28
This resort has lots of runs for all skill levels and spectacular views of Lake Tazawako! All package trips include […]
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Appi Ski & Snowboard

From$40
7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Availability : Dec. 21
Appi is the largest and one of the oldest resorts in the Iwate Prefecture and it features two gondolas to […]
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Geto Ski & Snowboard

From$40
6 a.m.–7 p.m.
Availability : Dec. 14
Geto gets great snow early in the season and has a wide selection of terrain for all skill levels because […]
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Matsukawa Snowshoe & Volcanic Hot Springs

From$30
7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Availability : Dec. 14
Join the Adventure Team as we explore the Hachimantai Mountains by snowshoe! After you’ve spent the day taking in beautiful […]
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Hachikuro Wild Hot Springs

From$25
7 a.m.–4 p.m.
Availability : Sunday, Nov. 10
Experience this unique and adventurous natural hot spring! The water is 38–40 degrees Celsius and is rich in iron and […]
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Nanataki Falls Hike & Matsukawa Onsen

From$25
7 a.m.–6 p.m.
Availability : Saturday, Nov. 9
Enjoy a moderate 8-kilometer hike on a gentle incline to the scenic Nanataki Waterfall on the north face of Mt. […]
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Mt. Hakkoda Overnight Backpacking Hike

From$50
7 a.m. Saturday–4 p.m. Sunday
Availability : Nov. 16–17
This hike starts at the Sukayu Hot Springs Resort and takes you up to a rustic mountain hut where you’ll […]
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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.

Christmas in Sapporo

From$375
Departs at 7 a.m.– Returns at 9 a.m.
Availability : Dec. 21–Dec. 25
Not sure what you are doing for Christmas? Well, now you have plans! Reserve your seat and let Outdoor Recreation […]
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Something to be Thankful for in Tokyo

From$375
Thursday–Sunday
Availability : Nov. 28–Dec. 1
Explore Tokyo, one of the most colorful and vibrant cities in the world! Take a three hour bullet train ride […]
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Hachikuro Wild Hot Springs

From$25
7 a.m.–4 p.m.
Availability : Saturday, Nov. 23
  Experience this unique and adventurous natural hot spring! The water is 38–40 degrees Celsius and is rich in iron […]
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 Team Misawa Trips

Shrine & Shine New Year’s

From$25
9 p.m.–2 a.m.
Availability : Dec. 31
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Japan at the Kushihiki Shrine Festival by eating traditional Japanese soba noodles and osechi. Also […]
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Christmas Day Ski & Snowboard

From$40
6 a.m.–7 p.m.
Availability : Dec. 25
Why hang around Misawa on Christmas Day? Get out and enjoy winter on the slopes. The location is open, we’re […]
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Learn to Ski or Snowboard

From$40
7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Availability : Dec. 29
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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