West Georgia Outdoors (WGO) offers various guided adventure trips throughout each semester that provide students, faculty and staff with outdoor recreational experiences that focus on adventure, challenge and growth.

WGO Fall 2019 Overnight Adventure Trips

Trips Location Registration Deadline Dates of Trip Student Price Faculty/Staff Price
Whitewater Rafting Overnight Outdoor Adventure Rafting, TN Sept. 23 Sept. 28-29 $65 $75
Canoeing & Fishing Weekend Lake Allatoona, GA Sept. 23 Sept. 27-29 $30 $35
Rock Climbing Weekend Sand Rock, AL Oct. 7 Oct.11-13 $25 $29
Backpacking Weekend Walls of Jericho, TN/AL line Oct. 28 Nov. 1-3 $40 $46
Caving Overnight The Lost Sea Adventure, TN Nov. 11 Nov. 16-17 $65 $75
Ski & Snowboarding Thanksgiving Break Trip Beech Mountain Resort, NC Nov. 11 Nov. 22-26 $350 $400

WGO Fall 2019 Overnight Adventure Trips

  • Trips: Whitewater Rafting Overnight
    Location: Outdoor Adventure Rafting, TN
    Registration Deadline: Sept. 23
    Dates of Trip: Sept. 28-29
    Student Price: $65
    Faculty/Staff Price: $75

  • Trips: Canoeing & Fishing Weekend
    Location: Lake Allatoona, GA
    Registration Deadline: Sept. 23
    Dates of Trip: Sept. 27-29
    Student Price: $30
    Faculty/Staff Price: $35

  • Trips: Rock Climbing Weekend
    Location: Sand Rock, AL
    Registration Deadline: Oct. 7
    Dates of Trip: Oct.11-13
    Student Price: $25
    Faculty/Staff Price: $29

  • Trips: Backpacking Weekend
    Location: Walls of Jericho, TN/AL line
    Registration Deadline: Oct. 28
    Dates of Trip: Nov. 1-3
    Student Price: $40
    Faculty/Staff Price: $46

  • Trips: Caving Overnight
    Location: The Lost Sea Adventure, TN
    Registration Deadline: Nov. 11
    Dates of Trip: Nov. 16-17
    Student Price: $65
    Faculty/Staff Price: $75

  • Trips: Ski & Snowboarding Thanksgiving Break Trip
    Location: Beech Mountain Resort, NC
    Registration Deadline: Nov. 11
    Dates of Trip: Nov. 22-26
    Student Price: $350
    Faculty/Staff Price: $400

  • Overnight Trip Descriptions

    Whitewater Rafting: Sept. 28-29

    Come spend the weekend camping out and whitewater rafting on the Ocoee River in Tennessee. Experienced guides will lead us through ten miles of nature's best whitewater roller coasters. This exhilarating trip is something that you will not want to miss out on this year.

    Canoeing & Fishing Weekend: Sept. 27-29 

    This trip will not only consist of a wonderful paddle on Lake Allatoona, but also you will have the opportunity to go fishing. The trip leaders will help guide you through the basics of paddling and fishing, and maybe you will even catch a fish. This is a fun adventure for all skill levels.

    Rock Climbing Weekend: Oct. 11-13

    Just a few hours from Carrollton is Sand Rock, Alabama. This is home to some of the best outdoor climbing around. The weekend will be spent climbing and enjoying nature. This trip is open to individuals with any level of climbing experience. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, you will enjoy the climbing at Sand Rock. Challenge yourself and reach new heights.

    Backpacking Weekend: Nov. 1-3

    Join West Georgia Outdoors (WGO) on an adventure to the wonderful Walls of Jericho, located on the border of Tennessee and Alabama. Whether you have never been backpacking, or you are looking to improve your skills, this trip is for you. All necessary gear will be provided and WGO's experienced trip leaders will be alongside you throughout the entire adventure. Come enjoy the great outdoors for a weekend with WGO.

    Caving Overnight: Nov. 16-17

    Get ready to embark on a memorable adventure. West Georgia Outdoors (WGO) is headed to The Lost Sea Adventure in Sweetwater, Tennessee. This trip will consist of an awesome trek through underground caverns and a boat ride on America's largest underground lake. This is a great opportunity to try something new.

    Ski & Snowboarding Thanksgiving Break Trip: Nov. 22-26

    Do something fun and exciting for the first half of Thanksgiving break and come along with West Georgia Outdoors (WGO) where they are taking a group to Beech Mountain, North Carolina for a downhill skiing and/or snowboarding adventure. The group will leave Friday, Nov. 23 for three full days of activities and head back on Tuesday, Nov. 26 so everyone can enjoy the rest of the break. This trip is open to any skill level; whether this is your first time skiing or you are experienced, all are welcome.

WGO Fall 2019 Single-day Adventure Trips

Trips Location Registration Deadline Date of Trip Student Price Faculty/Staff Price
Ziplining Day Trip Historic Banning Mills, GA Oct. 21 Oct. 27 $110 $127
River Tubing Day Trip Tallapoosa, GA Sept. 16 Sept. 21 $15 $18
Sunset Paddle Day Trip West Point Lake, GA Oct. 21 Oct. 26 $10 $12
Disc Golf Bike Ride Hobbs Farm, GA Oct. 21 Oct. 27 $5 $6
Yoga & Day Hike Trip Cheaha State Park, AL Nov. 4 Nov. 9 $10 $12
Horseback Riding Day Trip Historic Banning Mills, GA Nov. 4 Nov. 10 $90 $105

WGO Fall 2019 Single-day Adventure Trips

  • Trips: Ziplining Day Trip
    Location: Historic Banning Mills, GA
    Registration Deadline: Oct. 21
    Date of Trip: Oct. 27
    Student Price: $110
    Faculty/Staff Price: $127

  • Trips: River Tubing Day Trip
    Location: Tallapoosa, GA
    Registration Deadline: Sept. 16
    Date of Trip: Sept. 21
    Student Price: $15
    Faculty/Staff Price: $18

  • Trips: Sunset Paddle Day Trip
    Location: West Point Lake, GA
    Registration Deadline: Oct. 21
    Date of Trip: Oct. 26
    Student Price: $10
    Faculty/Staff Price: $12

  • Trips: Disc Golf Bike Ride
    Location: Hobbs Farm, GA
    Registration Deadline: Oct. 21
    Date of Trip: Oct. 27
    Student Price: $5
    Faculty/Staff Price: $6

  • Trips: Yoga & Day Hike Trip
    Location: Cheaha State Park, AL
    Registration Deadline: Nov. 4
    Date of Trip: Nov. 9
    Student Price: $10
    Faculty/Staff Price: $12

  • Trips: Horseback Riding Day Trip
    Location: Historic Banning Mills, GA
    Registration Deadline: Nov. 4
    Date of Trip: Nov. 10
    Student Price: $90
    Faculty/Staff Price: $105

  • Single-day Trip Descriptions

    Ziplining Day Trip: Oct. 27

    If you're looking for a new adventure, then come on this ziplining trip. Screaming through the treetops is an experience not many have and one that you will remember forever.

    River Tubing Day Trip: Sept. 21

    There is no better way to spend the afternoon than floating dow a river with good company. Join West Georgia Outdoors (WGO) on a relaxing river tubing trip floating down the Tallapoosa River.

    Sunset Paddle Day Trip: Oct. 26

    There are few things more beautiful than a sunset overlooking water. Don't miss this opportunity to join West Georgia Outdoors (WGO) for an evening paddle, basking in the glorious surroundings of a day ending.

    Disc Golf Bike Ride: Oct. 27

    Take a break and enjoy the beautiful area surrounding West Georgia. Come spend the day riding bikes to Hobbs Farm in Carrollton and play a friendly game of disc golf (discs will be provided free of charge). This is a fun adventure that anyone can enjoy.

    Yoga & Day Hike Trip: Nov. 9

    Everyone needs a bit of relaxation every now and then. Join West Georgia Outdoors (WGO) and FitWell and spend the day at Cheaha State Park. After hiking a bit, a yoga instructor will lead the group in calming stretches/movements. You will not want to miss out on this opportunity to unwind in the beautiful outdoors.

    Horseback Riding Day Trip: Nov. 10

    Join West Georgia Outdoors (WGO) and saddle up for a horseback riding adventure. This single-day trip is a great way to try something new and surround yourself with peace and tranquility. No horseback riding experience is necessary.

How to Register for Trips

Online/by credit card: go to myrec.westga.edu and click on the WGO icon.  From there, select the specific trip you want to register for, click “Sign In/Register” and follow the prompts. 

In Person/by cash or check: Come visit West Georgia Outdoors (WGO) in the Campus Center during our open hours and one of our friendly staff can help assist you with registration. Please bring exact cash or a check for in-person payments. 

Trip Refund Policy

All registrants are subject to a full refund if it is requested at least 14 days prior to the trip departure date. In order to receive a full refund, participants must email their request for a refund to wgo@westga.edu. Participants seeking a refund after the refund deadline has passed have the option of finding a replacement participant, in which case a refund may be granted. In the event of a trip cancellation due to weather or enrollment, a full refund will be issued to all registered participants.*

*Certain trips have modified refund policies, which supersede this policy. These modifications will be outlined during registration for that particular trip. 

For more information, email wgo@westga.edu or call 678-839-5359. Follow @wgoutdoors on Instagram.