GW TRAiLS is George Washington University’s outdoor adventure and leadership program that is committed to connecting the GW community to the outdoors. Join GW TRAiLS on one of our weekend trips or on an extended break for a longer immersive outdoor experience. 


Annapolis Rock


TRAiLS Trips

Join us for trips including hikes in Shenandoah National Park, bike rides through DC, ice skating at the Georgetown waterfront, and whitewater rafting in West Virginia! Trips are updated weekly. 



TRAiLS Guides

TRAiLS Guide volunteers train for, plan, and lead all the outings, organize the logistics, and provide support to ensure a safe, educational, and fun-filled adventure. We are Wilderness First Aid and CPR certified.



TRAiLS General Body 

TRAiLS General Body Meetings offers bi-weekly meetings and activity-based events that are open to all members of the GW community, regardless of outdoor-related experience.


Spruce Knob

Outdoor Gear Rental

GW TRAiLS lends gear to all GW community members for FREE! You can learn more by contacting us via email.


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Hawksbill Summit








Students on a Trails trip in canoes at a lake.




Frequently Asked Questions