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Outdoor Recreation

We have what you need to enjoy the great outdoors!

Fort Drum Outdoor Recreation offers a range of possibilities. From equipment rentals to travel services to fun and exciting programs, Outdoor Recreation has got you covered! Find fun and afforadble trips to take through Leisure Travel Services or head to your next grand venture through the Warrior Adventure Quest program.

Gear To Go Gear to Go.jpgThe Gear to Go counter is located in the Outdoor Recreation Office, offering a wide variety of recreational and event equipment.

Winter items are available November 1 through April 30 and include ice-fishing, skiing and snowboarding packages. Summer items (subject to rental availability) are available May 1 through October 30 and include canoes, tents, bicycles, campers, sleeping bags and more. Click the links to see prices and all items you can check out each season.

In addition to recreational items, special event items are also available. These items include  character costumes, popcorn, cotton candy and Sno-Cone machines. Complete brochures are also available at the Outdoor Recreation office.

A rental day is considered time of pick up to 12 p.m. the following business day. If rental items are returned later than 12 p.m. on the designated turn-in date, you will be charged an additional day's fee for the rented item(s). All items must be clean and in good working order for acceptance by Family and MWR Staff. Damages/loss will result in additional fees.

All reservations require 1/2 of the rental cost as a deposit (or a one-day rental fee for items $25 or less), payable upon reservation. This fee will be applied to the final cost of goods and/or services. All equipment rentals are made on a first-come, first-served basis.

All amounts paid are non-refundable within 7 days of the reservation date. Half of the amount paid is refundable within 7–14 days prior to the reservation date. All amounts paid are fully refundable outside of 14 days.

More information about our campers, click here.

Call (315)772-8222 or (315)772-5169 for more information.

Ski and Snowboard Services

Outdoor Recreation now offers ski and snowboard services to keep your gear in top shape throughout the winter season and beyond. Call for more information or to make an appointment, (315)772-8222.

Ski Services Price
Complete Tune (wax, sharpen, binding adjustment, & torque test) $40
Binding Adjustment with Torque Test $25
Hot Wax $15
Epoxy Repair (Prices vary by size and number of patches) $8+
P-Tex Base Repair (Prices vary by size and number of patches) $8+
Sharpen $15
Snowboard Services Price
Binding Mount $10
Hot Wax $20
Rub-on Wax $8
Sharpen $15


Dirty Harry's Sportsman Lodge

Dirty Harry's is available for rent for any special occasion such as weddings, organizational meetings, parties, or FRG meetings. Tables, chairs, a horseshoe pit, grills, and a full kitchen are some of the amenities that may be included with rental for a half or full day. Call Outdoor Recreation for more information.

Rental Prices:

  • $50 for 2-hour FRG meetings
  • $75 for 4-hour or less 
  • $125 for full day (more than 4 hours)
  • $175 refundable cleaning deposit

Cleaning deposit and usage fees are both due in full at the time of reservation.

All renters must provide an event plan and risk assessment at the time of pre-inspection or prior to rental date.

The facility may not be occupied past 9 p.m. No exceptions.

Key return and post-event inspection is at 9 a.m. the next business day. Late returns will forfeit their cleaning deposit unless you have received prior authorization for a later return time.

Recreational Shooting Complex

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The Recreational Shooting Complex is located off of Pannels Road between Outdoor Recreation and the Warriors Transition Unit.

This complex consists of a Rifle and Pistol Range, an Archery Range, and a Skeet and Trap Range. Ammo and weapons are subject to inspection upon arrival at the range, and weapons must be registered at Fort Drum Department of Emergency Services (DES). All shooters must have a range safety card, use only installation-registered firearms, and attend the initial safety briefing prior to using the range.

Complex usage is subject to a $5 daily usage fee, includes use of skeet and trap ranges (tokens sold separately), long range, and outdoor archery range. Rifle and shotgun rentals are available for a $10 usage fee. Select ammo and targets are sold separately. 

Use of these facilities is open to all Active Duty personnel and their Family members, retired military, and authorized DoD personnel. Call Outdoor Recreation for additional requirements or restrictions.

Call to make an appointment.

Firearm Storage

Store your personal firearms at Outdoor Recreation. We can store handguns, rifles, or bows.

According to AR 198-11, storing firearms in your vehicle while on the installation is prohibited, so let us help you ensure you are in compliance.

FFL transfers and shipping services also available. Call us for more details at (315)772-8222.

Firearm Storage    
Time Monthly Cost Yearly Cost
1st Item $12 $80
2nd Item $6 $40
3rd Item $4 $20
Each Additional Item $2 $10
Vehicle Storage Lot

RV_Camper.jpgStore your campers, RVs, trailers, boats, cars, and trucks in the MWR open-air storage lot.

Valid registration and proof of insurance required. Give us a call at (315)772-8222 for more information.

Vehicle Storage
Vehicle storage fees are due on the 1st of each month. Storage is available on a month-to-month basis at minimum. You can pay for more than one month at a time. 

Item Monthly Cost
1st Vehicle $35
2nd Vehicle $25
3rd Vehicle $15
4th Vehicle $10
Paintball Arenas
  • Field Play
  • Scenario Play

Paintball player package is $30 per person, including: gun, mask, chest protector, tank and hopper, and air. Paint is an additional $40 per case. Each case contains 2,000 rounds of paint. Players must be 10 years of age or older to play. You must call to make a reservation.

Warrior Adventure Quest

Fort Drum offers units and Soldiers exciting outdoor adventure training and recreational opportunities. Units deploying to Afghanistan or Iraq are eligible for the Warrior Adventure Quest Program 180 days prior to leaving for deployment or 180 days after returning.

Visit the Warrior Adventure Quest page for more information on what the program offers.


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