Campus Recreation: National Parks Road Trip

Friday, April 28, 6 pm to Sunday, May 7, 2023, 4 pm
National Parks Across the U.S.
Current Students

We are back with another National Parks Road Trip, but with new National Parks! Travel around the U.S. college road trip style as we spend the week sleeping in tents, hiking around six National Parks, and exploring the beauty of the country. Visit Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois, and Arkansas in this Midwest adventure. National Parks include Isle Royale, Voyageurs, Indiana Dunes, Gateway Arch, Mammoth Cave, and Hot Springs. 

Kayak around Isle Royale, spot moose, bears, or wolves in Voyageurs, swim and hang out at the beach in Indiana Dunes, take a photo in front of the world's tallest arch in Gateway Arch, explore a cave in Mammoth Cave, and hike and soak in natural springs at Hot Springs National Park. 

Cost: $499. $100 non-refundable deposit required to register with remainder of $399 due one month before trip departure.

Cost Includes: Transportation in 12 passenger van to and from WSU, all large equipment needs, entrance into six National Parks, meals on location, ORC Trip Leaders, and campsite fees.

Activity Level: Beginner. Participants do not need prior experience, but must be physically fit to hike up to 6 miles a day and sleep in tents.
Physical Challenge Scale: Level 2, this trip is moderate.
Remoteness Scale: Level 1 & 2, this is a front country trip.

Registration: Click here to register.

Questions? Visit the Outdoor Resource Center at 037 Student Union or email

For information, contact
Campus Recreation

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