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Outdoor Recreation Complex


The Outdoor Recreation Complex Equipment Checkout center is committed to ensure that our customers and employee's safety is maintained during this outbreak.

We will be taking the following precautions

  • Designated 6 ft. spaces throughout the building
  • Offering sanitizing wipes for customers
  • Staff will be using appropriate PPE
  • Rental equipment will be sanitized before customer pickup
  • Rental equipment will be sanitized upon being returned.

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The Fort Carson Outdoor Recreation Complex is a multi-use recreation facility with a multitude of amenities and services. Discover your adventurous side with Army Outdoor Recreation (ODR) programs. Learn new skills, enjoy guided tours, or get the gear you need to explore the great outdoors on your own.

  • Whether you're interested in skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice or rock climbing, snowmobiling, mountain biking hiking, rafting, kayaking, paddle boarding we've got just the right thing for you. Fort Carson Adventure Programs is staffed with outdoor professionals and trip guides that provide personal instruction to individuals or groups looking for adventure in the Colorado wilderness.
  • Equipment rental Services
  • Ski & Snowboard Tuning
  • RV Storage
  • Shop tax-free at Mountain Post Outfitters for name-brand outdoor gear and equipment
  • Indoor rock climbing wall (28' tall and 43' wide) 
  • Disc golf course
  • Fort Carson Trail Map

COVID Restrictions

  • Patrons are not to use the Outdoor Recreation facility if they are showing symptoms of COVID-19 of if they have come in contact with someone testing positive for COVID-19
Get on the Bus Winter & Summer
 Program Date Price Link to request sign up 
Whitewater Rafting Big Horn Sheep Canyon 6/11, 6/18, 6/25, 7/9, 7/30, 8/20


Includes whitewater levels 1-3, all technical gear & transportation
Whitewater Rafting Browns Canyon 7/23, 8/13


Includes whitewater levels 1-3, all technical gear & transportation
Get on the Bus Ski & Snowboard Returns November 2022    


Summer Adventures
 Program Date Price Link to request sign up 
SUP with your Pup 7/16, 8/6, 9/3

Pancake Rock Hike 6/18, 8/20

Templeton Trail Hike 7/16 Free
Garden of the Gods Hike 9/10 Free
Via Ferrata to Ouray, Co 7/16 - 7/17


Includes transportation, camping, & all technical gear

Rocky Ducky

1 Day Rock Climbing & 1 Day Inflatable Kayaking
8/27 - 8/28


Includes transportation, camping, & all technical gear
Day at the Lake 9/10 $65
Via Ferrata to Ouray, CO 9/17 - 9/18


Includes transportation, camping, & all technical gear
Rock Climbing & Ice Climbing
 Program Date Price Link to request sign up 
Climbing Wall Orientation 6/2, 7/14, 7/28, 8/18


Lead Climbing Clinics 6/9, 6/30, 7/21, 8/4, 8/25


Crack Climbing Clinics 6/16,  7/7, 8/11


Garden of the Gods Rock Climbing 8/6


Turkey Rocks Crack Climbing Returning in the Fall    
Ice Climbing @ Helen Hunt Falls Returning January 2023    
Ouray Ice Climbing Weekend Winter 2023 -  
Mountain Biking
 Program Date Price Link to request sign up 
Mountain Biking 9/3 


Winter Adventures
 Program Date Price Info Link to request sign up 
Sledding @ Mueller State Park Returning in the Winter of 2023  
Wolf Creek Ski & Snowboard Weekend Returning in the Winter of 2023
Camping Rentals
Cooler - 35 Quart $5 $8 $25
Cooler - 85 Quart $10 $16 $50
Cooler - 125 Quart $15 $23 $75
Stove - 2 Burner Propane $10 $16 $50
Stove - Backpack Ultra Lite $12 $18 $60
Folding Cots $8 $13 $40
Sleeping Pads $5 $8 $25
Sleeping Bags $10 $16


Tent - 2 Person $15 $23 $75
Tent - 3 Person $20 $35 $100
Tent - 4 Person $25 $38 $125
Tent - 6 Person $35 $53 $175
Tent - 8 Person $45 $75 $225
Backpack $10 $16 $50
Generator - 2000 Watts $60 $90 $300
Generator - 3000 Watts $80 $120 $400
Generator 150- Goal Zero $20 $30 $100
Generator 400 - Goal Zero $40 $60 $200
Lantern $5 $8 $25
Bear Box $8 $13 $40
Camping Utensils $5 $8 $20
Dutch Oven - Large $8 $12 $40
Dutch Oven - Medium $5 $8 $25
Dutch Oven - Small $3 $5 $15
Camping Dish Set - 16 Piece $10 $15 $50


Fishing Equipment
Fishing Pole - Adult $5 $8
Fishing Pole - Child $5 $8
Fly Fishing Rod $5 $8
Waders - Men $10 $15
Waders - Women $10 $15


Travel Trailer Rentals May 15 - October 1


Travel Trailers Day Rate Weekend Rate Weekly Rate

14' Tear Drop (2019)

queen size bed inside & exterior kitchen, solar lighting, water tank, No heater, No A/C, requires 1800 lbs. towing package. 

$75 $130 $375

18' Forest River R-Pod (2017)

kitchen, bathroom, shower, queen size bed, 1 table turns into a 42"x 74" size bed, heater, AC, TV, requires 3500 lbs. towing package

$150 $260 $750

19' KZ Escape Travel Trailer (2018)

kitchen, bathroom, shower, queen size bed, twin bunk beds, table converts to a small bed, refrigerator, freezer, heater & AC, 12' electric awning, requires 4000 lbs. towing package

$175 $300 $875

23' KZ Escape Travel Trailer (2018)

kitchen, bathroom, shower, queen size bed, twin bunk beds, table converts to a small bed, sofa converts to a full sized bed, refrigerator, freezer, heater & AC, 14' electric awning, requires 5000 lbs. towing package

$200 $350



  • $250 security & cleaning deposit required on Escape & R-Pod travel trailers.
  • Safety Video is required every 3 years. Vehicle inspection is required every year per vehicle.
  • Travel Trailers must stay in Colorado.
  • While towing travel trailer, speed must not exceed 55 MPH.
  • ODR team will send an email with a link for the safety class and requirements prior to pick up of the travel trailer rental. 
  • Customers cancelling reservations 72 hours will have a cancellation fee of 10% of the deposit
  • Customers cancelling reservations 72 hours prior to pick up or later will have a cancellation fee of 1 day rental fee

Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Trailer Electrical Connection Hitch Ball Height Electrical Break Controller Hitch Ball Size
Tear Drop 4 Way Flat 17" - 20" Ground to Top of Ball Not Needed 2"
R-Pod 7 Way Round 17" - 20" Ground to Top of Ball Need


KZ Escape 7 Way Round 21" - 25" Ground to Top of Ball Need 2"








All prices subject to change at any time.
Iron Horse Park

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• Limit 5-10 children on playgrounds at any given time.

• Ensure your children continue to physically distance, staying at least 6 feet from members of other households .

• Keep children off playgrounds when sick or experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms

• Avoid recreating in public spaces if anyone in your household is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

• Children over the age of 10 years are encouraged to wear cloth masks while recreating.

• Bring hand sanitizer or sanitizing wipes to clean hands when soap and water is not available.

Iron Horse Park is officially open daily at sunrise and closed daily at sunset/last light.

  Hourly Day
Pavilion $15 $50
Softball Field $10 $25
Volleyball Court $5 $25
Basketball Court $5 $25


  • Softball Fields can be lined for tournament play for an additional $20 a day with at least 1 week notice.
  • The use of glass and alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Canned beer is allowed with special permit ONLY. Special permit must be obtain at time of reservation.
  • Reservations can be made up to a year in advance.

Park Features:

  • 5 pavilions
  • 3 playgrounds
  • 2 ball fields
  • 2 horseshoe pits
  • 1 sand volleyball court


Warrior Adventure Quest (WAQ)

The Warrior Adventure Quest (WAQ) is a reintegration program to help Soldiers respond to stress and excitement following a major training or deployment. 

Promoting positive adrenaline responses, improving morale and communication, and developing trust and teamwork through adventure-based activities. 

This program is fully funded by the Department of the Army and MWR.




Max # of attendees

Trap & Skeet Year round Shoot clay pigeons at Cheyenne Mountain Shooting Complex's brand new course. 30
Ski & Snowboard January - April Hit the powdery slopes of Monarch 30
Woods Ball Paintball Year round Employ tactical maneuvers in this natural outdoor area 60
Ice Climbing January - March Climb up a frozen waterfall. 30
Go Kart Year Round Race everyone in your platoon around this indoor track 30
Whitewater Rafting May - August

Raft Bighorn Sheep Canyon

**Must be able to swim well**

Zip Line Year Round Zip through the mountains of Manitou Springs. 30
Inflatable Kayaking August-September Control your own boat down the river. 10
Rock Climbing Year Round Ascend rock formations around Colorado Springs 30



  • Available only for soldiers and their platoons.
  • Conducted at platoon level
  • Must be executed within the first 120 days of returning from a major training or deployment
  • Each platoon is allowed one WAQ program per reset cycle
  • Must be conducted during a duty day
  • Full-day adventure program followed with a Leader-Led After Action Debrief (L-LAAD)
  • Completion of mandatory post activity survey


Especially 4th Sustainment



Travel Trailer Rental

To make a travel trailer reservation visit us at Outdoor Recreation or call (719) 526-1993!

Reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance!

 Reservation Details
• Customers can make a reservation on a first come, first serve basis 30 days in advance.
• Rental fee and deposit will be paid at the time reservation is made.

• Rental season runs from May 1 – October 15.
• Rentals can be made by the day, weekend (Friday-Tuesday), or a full week (7 days).

• ODR team will send an email with a link for the safety class and requirements prior to pick up of the rental equipment.

Cancellation Policies
Cancellations made within 72 hours of pick up, will be charged a 1 day rental fee.

Any other cancellations will be charged 10% of the deposit.

We suggest to reserve travel trailers in advance as AVAILABILITY CAN BE EXTREMELY LIMITED!!

RV Storage

Fort Carson RV Storage Facilities offer a safe and secure location for privately owned vehicles, recreational vehicles, travel trailers, or utility trailers of all kinds. Spaces are available to authorized patrons. All lots are accessible 24/7.

Lots are located:

Magrath Ave by Gate 20

Next to Outdoor Recreation

Storage spaces are available to Active Duty Military, National Guard Members, Military Retirees, and DOD Civilians, with Active Duty Military having priority placement. All items stored in the RV Storage lots must have comprehensive insurance on the item to include theft, fire, wind and hail storm damage. If storage space is not available at the time of your inquiry, you may request to be added to the waitlist.

Monthly storage rates are based on the size of the space and are subject to change: 

Space Monthly Rate
Up to 10' $35
11'-19' $40
20'-29' $45
30'-39' $50
40' or larger $60
Community Wide Event Rentals through the Supply Warehouse

Community Wide Event Rental Inventory




Table (Plastic)

$8/table 32
Table (Metal) $8/table 98
Chairs $1/chair 569
Stage Panel $10/panel 48
Mobile Stage $500/stage* 2
Bleachers $500/stage* 2
Orange Cones $2/cone 72
Speed Bumps
(Covers for cords)
$5/barrier 35
20x40 Canopy $200/canopy* 2
20x20 Canopy $150/canopy* 2
20x10 Canopy $100/canopy* 2
10x10 Canopy $40/canopy 13
Beer Trough $7.50/each 7
Black Tub $7.50/each 1
Plastic Stanchion $5/each 10
Metal Stanchion $5/each 20

To reserve, call
(719) 526-3972 or (719) 524-0859

DFMWR Supply Warehouse
Monday–Friday; 7 a.m.–4 p.m.
Building 2031

Payment for equipment must be made 3 days prior to rental period. 

$50 delivery fee for equipment within 15 mile radius.

*Includes delivery and setup within 15 mile radius.

**$50/hr for setup

No refunds will be issued.

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