Regional Outdoor Center

Looking for an adventure?

Take a break from class or work and enjoy all of 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 LSSU students and employees as well as to the entire community.


Guided hiking, biking, paddling, and camping trips are available through the ROC.  Watch our Facebook page for upcoming events or visit us during our open office hours.

Past trips include:

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


The ROC offers reasonably priced recreational workshops throughout the year.

Past workshops include:

  • Fly Tying
  • Bike Repair
  • Belaying
  • Climbing Skills