Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation is your one-stop shop for all things recreation and fun on Grand Forks Air Force Base!

Want to explore the local area on one of our trips? We’ve got you covered! Need to rent a boat or an ATV? We can do that too! Want to buy tickets to Disney? We got you!

Upcoming Trips & Events

What We Offer

Equipment Rental

Information, Tickets, & Travel (ITT)


Rod & Gun Club

Driving Range

Practice your swing or just have some fun at our outdoor driving range!

Hours & Season

Open Daily | 5 April – 15 October (Weather Dependent)


Golf ball machine on-site is cash only. Golfers may pay for balls with cash at the on-site machine or stop into Outdoor Rec during business hours to pre-purchase tokens.


$3 Small Bucket (~25 balls)
$5 Large Bucket (~50 balls)


Located at the corner of Eielson St. and Alert Ave. (Entrance is located off of Alert Ave.)

Pavilion Rental

Our enclosed pavilion comes equipped with picnic tables, a kitchen area, and restrooms on site. It’s the perfect indoor/outdoor location for your next birthday or squadron party!

Hours & Season

Open Daily | 15 May – 15 October (Weather Dependent)


Cleaning deposit will be refunded as long as the pavilion is returned cleaned and in the same condition as it was received

Rental Cost

$25 per day + $50 refundable cleaning deposit


Bldg. 338. Located on 7th Ave. across the street from Auto Skills.

Paintball Field

Challenge your friends, family, or coworkers to a game at our paintball field! Whether you want us to set everything up, or you just need some equipment – we’ve got rental packages to fit your needs!

Hours & Season

Open Daily | 15 May – 15 October (Weather Dependent)

Rental Cost
  • Group Rental
    $15 per person, per hour
    Minimum of 8 people required for group rental. Includes field setup, paintballs, air tanks, markers, and safety equipment.
  • Field Rental Only
  • Marker Pack Rental
    $15 – Includes marker, air tank, 200 paintballs, and safety equipment

Located outside the Main Gate. Take 19th Ave. (road directly across from the main gate) to Meadowlark Ln. and make a left. The paintball field will be on the left side.

Community Garden

Have a green thumb but no space to plant? Rent one of our Community Garden plots! Reserve your plot starting 2 May at Outdoor Rec!

Hours & Season

Open Daily | 15 May – 15 October (Weather Dependent)


Water hookups are included. Plots must be fully maintained by their owners. Maintenance deposit will be refunded at the end of the season if the plot is maintained throughout and cleaned up by the closing date.

Rental Cost

$35 for the season + $25 refundable maintenance deposit


Across the street from the water tower on Redwood Dr.

RV Storage Lot

Need a place to store your RV or camper? Check out our RV Storage Lot! We offer 20ft & 40ft outdoor storage spaces in our fenced-in lot, accessible by automatic gate. Stop in to Outdoor Rec to reserve your spot today!


$20 per month

Information Needed To Register

RV/Camper Length
Year, Make, & Model
Registration & Insurance Information


Bldg. 680. Located on 3rd Ave.

Directions from ODR: Head south on Eielson St., past the Steen Blvd intersection, past the long LRS building, and make an immediate left onto 3rd Ave. The road will dead-end into the RV Storage Lot.

Resale Lot

Looking to sell your vehicle? Park your car at the resale lot!

Listing Cost

$14 per 2 weeks


Located on 3rd Ave. in front of Bldg. 409 | Get Directions

Directions from ODR: Head south on Eielson St., past the Steen Blvd intersection, past the long LRS building, and make an immediate left onto 3rd Ave. The lot will be on your right.

Horse Stables

Looking for a place to board your horse? We’ve got you covered at our self-care stables! Have the space to connect with your horse, work on goals & training, or simply allow them to graze!


Our base stables offer:

  • 2 Barns with 20 Total Stalls
  • 3 Large Pastures
  • Indoor Riding Arena
  • Outdoor Riding Arena
  • Outdoor Round Pen
  • Quarantine Pen
Boarding Cost

$50 per horse, per stall, per month


The base stables are for privately owned horses only. Owners are responsible for all horse care & maintenance, including providing feed, turning out and feeding their horses, as well as maintaining clean stalls.


Bldg. 617 – 619, 624. Located at the corner of Eielson St. and Redwood Dr.


Whether you’re PCS-ing and need somewhere to do a full load of laundry, or you just need machines big enough for that king-size comforter: our 24-hour, self-service laundromat is here for you! All machines are coin operated. A quarter change machine is available on site.

  • 4x Top Load Washers with Agitators
  • 4x Front Load Dryers
  • 4x Commercial Gas Dryers
  • 1x Commercial 30lbs Washer/Extractor
  • Quarter Machine On Site
  • Soap & Laundry Products Vending Machine ($1/each)

Located at 410 7th Ave. across the street from Auto Skills

North Dakota Game & Fish Licenses

Need help getting a hunting or fishing license in North Dakota? We’re here for you!

Outdoor Rec is an official North Dakota Game & Fish license vendor. We offer assistance with purchasing hunting & fishing licenses, as well help navigating the rules and regulations for military families wishing to hunt or fish in the state. Call or stop in for assistance today!