Regional Outdoor Center

Looking for an adventure?

Take a break from class or work and enjoy the natural resources that the Eastern Upper Peninsula has to offer. Located in the LSSU Norris Center, across from the pool locker rooms, the ROC offers reasonably priced rental items to community members and LSSU students and employees.


Guided hiking and camping trips are available through the ROC.

Past trips include:

  • Hiawatha Highland
  • Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
  • Tahquamenon Falls
  • Carp River
  • Munuscong Bay
  • Seney National Wildlife Refuge


The ROC offers recreational workshops throughout the year that are open to the public and reasonably priced.

Past workshops include:

  • Fly Tying
  • Bike Repair
  • Belaying
  • Climbing Skills