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About Outdoor UW

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Outdoor UW serves as an outlet to the outdoors for the UW-Madison campus community. Outdoor UW provides outdoor recreation rentals, educational opportunities, and recreation experiences. Additionally, Outdoor UW is home for and supports the Wisconsin Hoofers, the premier outdoors club at UW-Madison. Hoofers welcomes all, including those with no university affiliation to join and take part in outdoor activities. 

Our purpose is to fulfill the Wisconsin Union's mission by welcoming, engaging, and connecting with the campus community around the outdoors. Our Mission is to provide exceptional experiences in the outdoors, for all. 


Open Daily: 11 am - 8:30 pm 

Contact Info:

(608) 262-1630


Memorial Union
Lower Level 
800 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706

Parking: Check out our parking page for information about where to park. Parking for Outdoor UW can be found along Langdon street at time-based pay stalls, in the Helen C. White building parking garage next to Memorial Union on Park Street, or in the State Street Campus Garage with entrance on Frances Street.

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