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Outdoor Pursuits

Outdoor trips and gear for outdoor adventures

In beautiful Coeur d’Alene, there are seemingly endless opportunities for outdoor activity. NIC’s culture celebrates, enjoys and respects the outdoors, and Outdoor Pursuits aims to help prepare and enable our visitors and the community to take advantage of all North Idaho has to offer.

Outdoor Pursuits exercises both body and mind through wilderness-based, environmentally sound outdoor adventures. Our activities foster educational growth through self-awareness, teamwork and risk-taking. We provide a non-profit outdoor service with trips and rentals available to everyone.

Two Locations for Rentals

sailboat on lake

Sunspot at Yap-Keehn-Um Beach

on Lake Coeur d’Alene

The place for summer rentals. Come spend the day on the water with friends and family by renting a kayak, paddleboard, canoe or sailboat. Surround yourself with nature and create unforgettable memories.

Outdoor Center in McLain Hall

Main location for Outdoor Pursuits

This is the hub of our operation during the school year. Open to all, this is your place to come in and rent gear, get advice for your adventures or work on your gear. We have ski and bike tuning facilities and can teach you how to use them.