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If you are a woman who loves the outdoors, Women Outdoors is for you.

Women Outdoors promotes leadership, friendship, adventure and enjoyment in the great outdoors. An all-volunteer organization, Women Outdoors sponsors several regional chapters, which organize activities for their members such as hiking, biking, kayaking and cross-country skiing.

Please explore our website and join us—the women who learn, lead and have fun in the outdoors.

See you in the outdoors!

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Yes, It's that time again to plan and register for our annual tradition. We're so excited to have a Gathering this year, after taking a year off due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Just click below to read all about it!

Our Gathering!

Registration is now open!

Here we are celebrating our 40th Gathering!

COVID-19 Update

We hope that all of you, our valued members, are keeping safe and healthy. We know it's a challenge to come together and to safely enjoy the outdoors and the company of others as the pandemic continues to spread. As the situation continues to change in each of our states, this is our updated guidance:

  • All attendees must comply with mask and physical distancing requirements.
  • Events are for paid members only. 
  • To enable contact tracing, trip leaders must collect names and phone numbers of participants.
  • All trip leaders and Regional Contacts must stay abreast of and adhere to their respective states' guidelines for gatherings, including maximum participant limits and requirements to report infections. These guidelines constantly change. It is trip leaders' responsibility to check on the current status both when initially planning an outing and immediately before it commences.

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Newsflash! Between Jan. 1, 2021 and June 30, 2021, new members will get 18 months for the price of one year.

Upcoming National and

Online WOOF Events

Note: Members will be sent announcements for these events, but you can register directly from the links below. After you register, you will be sent a confirmation email with Zoom Meeting details. Be sure to add NoReply@womenoutdoors.org to any email or SPAM blocking software that you have.

Women Outdoors Online Funtimes (WOOF)

The pandemic doesn't have to cut us off from exercise and the companionship, laughter, stories and insights of other women who love the outdoors.

In the coming months, we'll bring you presentations that will include online dance and exercise sessions, a book group devoted to books by and about women in the outdoors, workshops on open-water swimming and survival skills, and more, in addition to more casual game nights, crafting nights and the like. Some presentations will be done by experts, while some will be done by fellow members, such as, perhaps, you?

Learn More about WOOF

For WOOF Event documents, click on the link below. Note: You must be a member and logged in to view resources.

WOOF Resources

The Board Invites You to WOOF!

A Peek at Our Regional Events 

  • No upcoming regional events posted. Check out our Region Pages.

Note:  Pre-COVID, many of our regions were using Meetup to announce regional events. Check out their pages under Our Regions.



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