OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CENTER
17630 Doolittle Drive
Beale AFB, CA 95903
MON & FRI
TUE & THU
SUN & HOLIDAYS
Ski Season Hours
MON & FRI
0800 - 1700
TUE & THUR
1000 - 1700
0900 - 1700
SUN & HOLIDAYS
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What does adventure mean to you? If it is roaring through whitewater rapids, or hiking through a quiet forest, the OAC has the adventure for you. If you're interested in one of our trips or events just give us a call at 530-634-2054 or stop by the OAC today!
Upcoming Trips & Events
San Francisco St. Patrick's Day Parade
March 17 - 0800-2200
$35 per person - Sign-Up by Feb. 13th
Join us as we head to San Francisco for the annual St. Patrick's Day parade and festival. The festivities include Irish music, dancing, traditional Irish cuisine, and a never-ending supply of beer.
Snow Play Day
March 17 - 0800-1500
$25 per person - Sign-Up by Feb. 13th
Jump on a saucer or toboggan and race down a snowy hill, build a snowman, make snow angels, or win a snowball fight at Donner Summit! Note: You will need to pack a lunch and snacks for the day, and come dressed appropriately. Sleds provided.
March 18 - 0700-1500
$20 per person - Sign-Up by March 13th
Let the OAC be your ride to the slopes. Enjoy a day in the beautiful Sierra Nevada skiing or boarding down the mountain at Squaw Valley and Alpine.
Monterey Bay Whale Watching
April 7th - 0800-2300
Cost: TBD - Sign-up Deadline: April 3rd
This exciting 3-hour trip aboard a chartered boat will take you out to the Monterey Bay where you have the opportunity to view Gray Whales, Dolphins and Killer Whales as they migrate to central California waters each year to feed during summer and fall. Monterey Bay is a prime feeding location for these whales and the best place in the nation to observe a variety of marine mammals and seabirds. On average, 3-7 species of whales/dolphins are sighted per trip. **If the weather does not permit, as an alternative, we will head to the Monterey Bay Aquarium.**
Note: Cost includes cost of transportation and ticket aboard whale watching tour
Nevada County Wine + Dine
April 21st - 1100-1900
Cost: $20 - Sign-up Deadline: April 17th
Join us on the Nevada County Wine & Dine as we visit Avanguardia Wines, Sierra Star Vineyards, Luchessi Vineyards and Smith Winery. We will explore the beautiful downtown Grass Valley as we walk from winery to winery to taste a variety of local wines. Then we will head the historic Tofanelli's Casual Italian-American Bistro to enjoy a delicious meal and a great choice of the best local and California wines.
Note: Cost of trip includes transportation ONLY.
CINCO DE MAYO FESTIVAL SAN FRANCISCO
May 5th - 1000-2200
Cost: $35 - Sign-up Deadline: May 1st
Join us as we head to the Mission District in San Francisco for the 14th annual Cinco de Mayo Festival. This family friendly celebration will be occupying Valencia Street between 21st and 24th streets and will showcase the best of Latin American and Mexican cultures, food, music, dance and artistry. There will be traditional Mexican performances and over 65 vendors participating to empower the multi-cultural community.
Note: $35 includes cost of transportation.
Gold Country Brew Tour Series - Session 3
May 12th - 1100-1740
Cost: $20 - Sign-up Deadline: May 8th
"Beer makes you feel the way you ought to feel without beer" - Henry Lawson
It's time for our third session of the Gold Country Brewery Tour Series. This series is designed to show people the amazing world of craft brewing. Not only is it an opportunity to experience new variations and flavors, it is also a chance to learn about the process, tradition, and culture that surrounds the trade. This series takes us to three neighboring breweries, all of which have received high ratings among various brewing sites. We will journey from north to south starting at Jackrabbit Brewery, followed by a stop at Yolo Brewing Company, and ending at Bike Dog Brewing Company. Note: $20 covers transport, you will need to purchase your own food and beverage. Stay tuned for GOLD COUNTRY BREW TOUR SERIES - SESSION 4, coming this July.
Tahoe Tree Top Adventure
May 19th - 0830-1730
Cost: $30 - Sign-up Deadline: May 15th
Come join us at the OAC on a high flying expedition at Tahoe Tree Top Adventure Course! Challenge yourself to some aerial obstacles and zip lines while overlooking beautiful Lake Tahoe. An excellent opportunity for team and confidence building. Includes one hour of low ropes course and two hours of high altitude adventure and zip line course. With heights ranging from 10 to 50 feet, 54 different obstacles, and ziplines up to 300 feet in length, this is an adventure you don't want to miss.
Santa Cruz Day Trip
May 26th - 0800-2200
Cost: $40 - Sign-up Deadline: May 22nd
Enjoy a day in Santa Cruz, famous for its boardwalk, moderate climate, and beach life. Redwoods meet the sea in this surf culture spot that sits on the north of the beautiful Monterey Bay. Santa Cruz is good for the sunbather, shopper, foodie, and thrill seeker alike. Let the OAC be your shuttle to this unique beach town.
Note: Cost includes ONLY transportation
June 2nd - 8:00am-10:00pm
Cost: $35 - Sign-Up Deadline: July 4th
We'll drop you off at Pier 39 and Fisherman's Wharf where you have the entire day to tour Alcatraz, take a bay cruise, or explore Chinatown, Japan Town, Union Square, North Beach, or Haight Ashbury where the sixities have never died! If you would like to tour Alcatraz pre-purchased tickets are recommended, visit alcatrazcruises.com purchase. We'll depart San Francisco around 7:00pm to head back top Beale. Drive time: 2hrs and 45 minutes
Stand Up Paddleboard Adventure
June 9th - Saturday 1000 - Sunday 1530
Cost: $55 - Sign-up Deadline: June 5th
Paddle boarding has become one of the fastest growing forms of aquatic recreation. On this overnight expedition we will make our way up Lake Engelbright to the beautiful and sandy Boston Bar. On the trip we will BBQ, explore, and enjoy the stars over the water. Gear will be hauled in one of our pontoon boats, so you will have a nice comfortable paddle.
Note: Camping gear can be provided if necessary. Food, transportation, and boating equipment will be provided.
Placer County Wine Trail
June 16th - 1100-1830
Cost: $25 - Sign-up Deadline: June 12th
Join us on the Placer County Wine trail as we visit Rancho Roble Vineyards, Wise Villa Winery & Bistro, Vina Castellano Winery and Mt. Vernon Winery. We will explore the local wineries in the beautiful Sierra Foothills as we drive through the winding hills from winery to winery to taste a variety of refreshing local wines. We will grab lunch along the way at the Wise Villa Winery & Bistro where they can offer pairing suggestions based on your wine of choice.
Note: Cost of trip includes transportation ONLY.
June 24th - 0800-1645
Cost: $30 - Sign-up Deadline: June 19th
Whoah! The OAC is offering a trip to Moon Dunes Beach, which is one of the lesser known beaches in Tahoe. Enjoy a day in the sand and sun with outstanding view of the surrounding mountains. Your guides will pack along a couple of beach games for some extra fun including Frisbee, Spikeball, and of course Cornhole. Before we head home we will stop at Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company for some excellent grub, and (if age appropriate) awesome beer.
Note: $30 covers transportation and beach activities. Please pack some water and snackage.