The Outdoors program emphasizes adventure and fun, environmental awareness and education, and personal development and safety with a variety of exciting and diverse outdoor recreation opportunities.

Outdoor climbing

Gear Rental

Outdoors is the place to visit to rent gear for a camping, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, bouldering, canoeing, or kayaking trip.

View gear options and pricing on the portal linked below:

Gear Rental Portal

When prompted to login, University of Mississippi students, faculty, and staff should select “University Account” and log in with their Ole Miss username and password.

If you are not a current student, faculty, or staff member choose “Local Account” and then login if you’ve already created an account or “create one” if it’s your first time.

Rented gear can be picked up and dropped off at the Outdoors Office during operating hours. Contact us at 662-915-6735 or omod@olemiss.edu if you have trouble creating an account or have any questions.

  • Kayak Thursdays

    Join our instructors in a few fun games, and practice your paddling and water safety skills. No experience required, please bring a towel and a swimsuit because you will get wet!

    Register on the OleMissCR App
  • South Campus Rail Trail

    The South Campus Rail Trail is an old gravel railroad bed located just south of Highway 6 and just west of Chucky Mullins Drive. The marked rail bed trail is 5 miles round trip, 2.5 miles out and 2.5 miles back with mile markers every .5 miles.

    Trail Policies
  • Single Track Trails

    The South Campus Rail Trail is also home to over 20 miles of single track trails! The local bike club, Oxford Cycling maintains the single track bike trails that connect to the main rail-bed trail.

    TrailForks Map

Meet the Outdoors Staff

Please don't hesitate to reach out to the Outdoors staff if you have any questions or require assistance!
Daniel Lawrence

Daniel Lawrence

  • Assistant Director of Campus Recreation - Ole Miss Outdoors
Kristen Reilly

Kristen Reilly

  • Graduate Assistant – Outdoors 

Outdoors Merchandise Pricing

Visit the Outdoors Office at the South Campus Recreation Center to purchase merchandise. 

Outdoors merchandise pricing.
Short Sleeve T-shirt and Tank (various designs)$15
Long Sleeve T-Shirt (various designs)$20
Hoodie (Bella+Canvas)$35
Nalgene Bottle (BPA-free) - old logo/new logo$12/$15
Aluminum Camp Mug$10
Innova Golf: Discs, Bags, Sets$15-30