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Adventures Unlimited is the main source for JBLM ski and snowboard rentals due to the Northwest Adventure Center''s remodeling, and is the only place to get ski and snowboard rentals and maintenance due to the closure as well. Adventures Unlimited Winter Store
Monday-Friday 8:30 AM - 7 PM
Saturday 7:30 AM - 7 PM
Sunday 8:30 AM - 7 PM

Beginner ski & snowboard bargains
Beginners, spend the winter having fun outdoors learning to ski or snowboard with a complete set of rentals packaged just for you from JBLM’s outdoor winter sport center at Adventures Unlimited. The rental bundles include ski or snowboard equipment, plus a jacket, bib and helmet. Each bundle is $45 per day.

The Northwest Adventure Center is partially closed for renovations, but still open for travel camp reservations, cabin and tent reservations, equipment checkout, POV storage lots, Adventure Programming and Special Orders. Hours of Operations Sunday- Saturday 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Services have been relocated to the following facilities: Russell Landing Marina at Lewis North, Wed–Fri, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Collects moorage & storage payments & rents pavilions. Provides a fishing retail operation, plus hunting & fishing license sales.
The Skeet & Trap Range at Lewis Main, Hours of Operation – Temporary change due to Outdoor Recreation Renovation
Ranges:  Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.  10 am–3:30 pm. (CLOSED FRIDAY).  Unit Fun Shoot available upon request on Fridays.
COST:  AD/DoD/Family Members - $4.50  per round (25ea Clay Targets); Guests/Civilians: $5 per person (25 Clay Targets)
Store Hours:  Saturday thru Sunday (7 days per week)
ATV Rental – Available on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday (Providing Park is Open) COST:  $50 per person.
Adventures Unlimited at McChord Field, Sun–Sat, 9 a.m.–7 p.m. Provides all rentals, all winter equipment rentals (ski/snowboard, winter gear), POV storage & apparel retail. We apologize for any inconvenience. Watch for reopening information this spring.
Range 15 (Rifle/Pistol)
Hours Of Operation – Friday, Saturday and Sunday (Year Round); 10 am–4pm
COST:  AD/DoD/Family Members - $10 dollars per shooter Guests/All Others - $13
Unit Fun Shoots:  Available on Wednesday or Thursday and requires 30 day notification to request and process with Range Control.

JBLM Outdoor Recreation is for use by I.D. card holders
and their sponsored guests only.

For information on Events, Equipment, Rentals, Rules
and Hunting/Shooting please go to the Community Pages


Hours of Operation

Location & Phone

Adventures Unlimited

Mon–Fri 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sat 7:30 a.m.–noon
For returns only: Sunday open from
11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Yard closes 30 min prior to closing

739 off Barnes Blvd.
JBLM McChord Field
253-982-2206, 253-982-2303

Northwest Adventure Center Lewis North

NW Adventure Center:
Mon-Sun, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m
Arms room:
9 a.m.-5:00 pm
Mon. - Sun. 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

8050 NCO Beach Rd.
JBLM Lewis North
253-967-8282 or 253-967-7744
Director 253-967-7990
Manager 253-967-3377
Administration 253-967-7397

Registration for Trips

is through the Northwest Adventure Center and online through RecTrac. Any cancellations or changes made to any reservation will be assessed a $10 administrative fee each time.

For Event or Travel Tickets:

call Leisure Travel Services at
253-967-3085 / 253-967-2050


CALL 253-967-6263 OR email

Alpine Club

Join the JBLM Alpine Club now for the time of your life.Ski, Rock, Ice & Alpine Mounteneering. Access to early registratio for all trips including Mt. Rainier climbs. Check out other member benefits here Call 253-967-6263 or email us.

Hunting - Gun Registration :

Fees and pricing is subject to change. For the latest information, please go to the Community Pages

Sign up for youth pheasant hunt

Hunters ages 15 and younger are invited to sign up in person for the annual Youth Pheasant Hunt at the Northwest Adventure Center starting Sept. 1 at 9 a.m. The two-day hunt is Sept. 17 and 18. Hunters must bring current documentation, review a safety film and receive registration hunting permits. Call the Skeet Range at
253- 967-7056 Wednesday-Sunday or the NAC at 253-967-6263 for more information and guidance.

Washington State Parks Winter Program.

Winter safety clinics Drop off ski/snowboards for a tune-up. Free ski waxing - 1st come, 1st served. Enter to win free door prizes. Sign up for trips and tours. Brew & Brats. Check us out on facebook. Call Adventure Programs for more information: 253-967-6263 or email.

NAC Renovation Sale on Guns & Scuba

Everything must go! Gun Auction September 3rd and September 17! Scuba Auction August 27 and September 24! Call the Northwest Adventure Center for more details! 253-967-7744

Guns need to get re-registered this year. All active duty and retirees must go to Waller Hal,l and all others need to go to the Visitor Center.

Range Training Area Authorizations: Click the "Area Access Allocations" at the bottom of the page to see which Training Areas are open for civilian recreational use.

No hunting allowed near Nisqually river bridge as of Sept. 29, 2011 -
MWR SHOTGUN SHOOTING COMPLEX now OPEN! Call 253-967-7056 for additional info.

Map through East Gate coming from 512:  http://goo.gl/maps/jx0pP
Map from Main Gate going through East Gate: http://goo.gl/maps/Kkn0r


The POV Resale Lot

is across the street from the Lewis Spouses Club on the corner of Kaufman Ave and Pendleton Ave. For large vehicles, like RVs, please visit the American Lake Conference Center Parking lot at 8085 NCO Beach Rd. MAP

The JBLM Privately Owned Vehicle (POV) resale lot currently consists of 30 numbered spaces. These parking spaces constitute the only authorized public vehicle resale area on JBLM. Unit parking areas, or other public lots, are not authorized resale areas.

Authorized personnel desiring to use the JBLM Vehicle Resale Lot will report to the Northwest Adventure Center, 8050 NCO Beach Rd, with appropriate state registration and proof of insurance documentation. Vehicle owners displaying proper state and post registration documents and proof of insurance will be issued a JBLM Resale Lot Permit with an expiration date of 14 days from the date of issue. If space is unavailable in the lot at the time, the owner will not be issued a permit but will be added to a waiting list and notified as soon as space becomes available. Spaces will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

Upon issue of a permit, the authorized user will park his vehicle in the numbered space assigned and ensure that all property is removed from the vehicle and that the vehicle is properly secured. Permits will be displayed in a visible location on or in the vehicle.

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Trips, Equipment Rentals, Scuba Diving, Cabin Rentals, Parks & Recreation, Rifle/ Pistol & Trap/Skeet Ranges, ATV Park, Marina, RV Storage and more

Outdoor Recreation

Adventures Unlimited at McChord

Northwest Adventure Center at Lewis