GW TRAiLS is the 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. 

GWTRAiLS Fall 2022 Info & Updates



Students posing for a photo at a Utah state park

TRAiLS Trips

Sign up to explore the outdoors on our weekend or extended break trips. New trips are posted monthly. 



Mountain overlook with two students leaders sitting on a cliff.

TRAiLS Guides

TRAiLS Guide volunteers devise and plan all the outings, organize the logistics, and provide support to ensure a safe, educational, and fun-filled adventure.


Photo of GW students on a fallen tree in the woods, in the late fall.

TRAiLS General Body Meetings

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.


GW students backpacking in the grand canyon.

Outdoor Gear Rental

GW TRAiLS rents gear to all GW community members who are interested. You can learn more by contacting us via email.

Stay Connected!

Interested in receiving weekly updates from us on upcoming trips and events on campus? Subscribe to our newsletter: The Trailblaze.

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Trails Students in Hawaii after hiking, view of mountains and ocean in the background.




Trails guides at a celebrate for welcoming new student guides. A woman pictured hugging a person in a bear suit.




Students on a Trails trip in canoes at a lake.




View of the mountains with two students backpacking.




Three guides on top of Marys Rock, with mountains in the background.




Trails trip participant riding a horse on a farm.




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