Stephen F. Austin State University

Outdoor Center

Outdoor Center

The Outdoor Center is here to serve all of your outdoor needs. Whether you are looking to rent gear for your weekend outing with friends or maybe purchase that carabineer key chain for someone special, we can help. Would you like to get outdoors, but are a bit nervous to go it alone? You don't have to! We can sign you up for one of our great trips or clinics and quickly have you becoming one with the outdoors!

Trip Resource Center

We have developed a Trip Resource Center that is full of various books, DVDs and computer programs that can assist you in getting out on your own thrilling adventures. Come chat with our staff as they are an invaluable source of knowledge to you in the initial stages of planning. They can offer equipment recommendations, trip ideas, maps and local recreation info to help you plan everything from A to Z. Stop in and visit!

Rental Gear

Item Cost (weekday/weekend/week)
2 -pax Tent- ALPS $4 / $8 / $10
4-pax Tent - ALPS $6 / $12 / $15
Backpack - Lowe Alpine $4 / $8 / $10
20° Sleeping Bag- Sierra Designs $5 / $10 / $13
Sleeping Pad $2 / $4 / $5
Backpacking Stove- MSR-Whisper Lite + Fuel Bottle $6 / $14 / $20
Propane Stove - Coleman (Fuel not included) $4 / $8 / $12
Cooking Set $3 / $6 / $8
Cooler $3 / $6 / $8
Mountain Bike - Trek 6000 $7 / $14 / $20
Canoe - Old Town $10 / $20 / $25
Kayak- Ocean Kayak $10 / $20 / $25
Paddle Boards $10 / $20 / $25
Biking the SFA Trails