Land Use Agencies 

Outward Bound would like to thank the many land-use agencies who allow us to use their lands.

Outward Bound operates under permits from the following Forest Services, Fish and Wildlife Services, National Park Services, National Recreation Areas, Bureau of Land Management Areas, and City, State, and International Parks:

U.S. Forest Service

  • Apache Sitgreaves National Forest, AZ
  • Arapaho National Forest, CO
  • Boise National Forest, ID
  • Chattahoochee National Forest, GA
  • Cherokee National Forest, TN
  • Chugach National Forest, AK
  • Coronado National Forest, AZ
  • Deschutes National Forest, OR
  • Gifford Pinchot National Forest, WA
  • Gila National Forest, NM
  • Gunnison National Forest, CO
  • Inyo National Forest, CA
  • Manti-La Sal National Forest, UT
  • Medicine Bow National Forest, WY
  • Monongahela National Forest, WV
  • Mount Hood National Forest, OR
  • Nantahala National Forest, NC
  • Okanogan National Forest, WA
  • Payette National Forest, ID
  • Pike National Forest, CO
  • Pisgah National Forest, NC
  • Prescott National Forest, AZ
  • Rio Grande National Forest, CO
  • Roosevelt National Forest, CO
  • Routt National Forest, CO
  • San Isabel National Forest, CO
  • San Juan National Forest, CO
  • Sequoia National Forest, CA
  • Sierra National Forest, CA
  • Sumter National Forest, SC
  • Superior National Forest, MN
  • Tonto National Forest, AZ
  • Uncompahgre National Forest, CO
  • Wenatchee National Forest, WA
  • White Mountain National Forest, NH & ME
  • White River National Forest, CO
  • Willamette National Forest, OR

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

  • Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge, NC
  • Lake Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge, ME
  • Leadville National Fish Hatchery, CO
  • Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge, FL
  • Ute Tribe and Fisheries for use of land in Desolation Canyon, UT

National Recreation Area

  • Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, WI
  • Big Cypress National Preserve, FL
  • Cape Lookout National Seashore, NC
  • Ross Lake National Recreation Area, WA
  • Upper Missouri National Scenic and Historic River, MT

Bureau of Land Management

  • Deschutes River, OR
  • Gunnison Resource Area, CO
  • Henry Mountains Resource Area, UT
  • Owyhee River, OR
  • Price Field Office for Desolation Canyon and Labyrinth Canyon, UT
  • Rogue River, OR
  • Royal Gorge Resource Area, CO
  • Salmon River, ID
  • San Juan Resource Area, CO
  • San Juan Resource Area, UT
  • San Rafael Resource Area, UT

National Park Service

  • Acadia National Park, ME
  • Allagash Wilderness Waterway, ME
  • Appalachian Trail, ME & NH
  • Big Bend National Park, TX
  • Big Cypress National Preserve, FL
  • Blue Ridge Parkway, NC
  • Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area, MA
  • Canyonlands National Park, UT
  • Dinosaur National Monument, UT
  • Everglades National Park, FL
  • Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
  • Grand Portage National Monument, MN
  • Great Sand Dunes National Monument, CO
  • Joshua Tree National Park, CA
  • Kenai Fjords National Park, AK
  • Kings Canyon National Park, CA
  • Mojave National Preserve, CA
  • Mt. Rainier National Park, WA
  • North Cascades National Park, WA
  • Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
  • Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park, CA
  • Voyageurs National Park, MN
  • Wrangell/St. Elias National Park, AK
  • Yosemite National Park, CA

City Parks

  • Boulder Mountain Parks, CO
  • Chautauqua Park, CO
  • Genesee Park, CO

International Parks

  • CONAF, Chile

State Parks

  • Alaska State Lands, AK
  • Bahia Honda State Park, FL
  • Baxter State Park, ME
  • Big Bend Ranch State Park, TX
  • Castlewood Canyon State Park, CO
  • Colorado State Forest/Park, CO
  • Deception Pass State Park, WA
  • Eldorado Canyon State Park, CO
  • Interstate State Park, MN
  • Lost Dutchman State Park, AZ
  • Maine Bureau of Parks & Lands, ME
  • Odlin State Park, WA
  • Pearrygin State Park, WA
  • School & Institutional Trust Lands Administration (SITLA) for the La Sal Mountains, UT
  • Smith Rock State Park, OR
  • Spencer Spit State Park, WA
  • Tettegouche State Park, MN

Private Landowners

We would like to also thank the private landowners/managers who give us permission to use their lands:

  • Great Northern Timberlands
  • Katahdin Forest Management
  • KI-Jo Mary Multiple Use Management Forest
  • Louis Hilton
  • Mahoosuc Land Trust
  • Maine Coast Heritage Trust
  • Maine Island Trail Association
  • MeadWestvaco
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • North Maine Woods
  • Plum Creek Timber Company
  • Seven Islands Land Company
  • Stephen Phillips Memorial Preserve, ME
  • Thompson Island Education Center
  • Many private island landowners along the Maine Coast
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