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Outdoor Center

Planning a trip, but need help? No problem! The NMSU Outdoor Center has variety of planning resources including maps, guides, and books to help you plan your trip appropriately. Come lounge on our couches and get the information you need to explore new places.  Have equipment needs?  We offer a variety of essential outdoor products, for activities ranging from backpacking to climbing.  The NMSU Outdoor Center also has basic equipment to rent, and performs bicycle repairs.

Current hours of operation:

Monday-Friday: 12:00pm-7:00pm


NMSU Activity Center Room 108
1600 Stewart St
Las Cruces, NM 88003

The Outdoor Center provides full service rental and retail service to outfit you for your activities, adventures, and expeditions. We provide a great selection of climbing equipment, hiking/camping equipment, and other accessories. NMSU Students receive 10% off products.

Take advantage of an affordable alternative to purchasing equipment by utilizing our rentals. We offer a variety of products including tents, mountain bikes, canoes, backpacks, climbing shoes and much more. Come by and see us today. Click here to print our list of rentals.


Equipment Per Night Per Weekend
Backpack: 3+Days $9.00 $9.00
Bike: Mountain $10.00 $15.00
Bike: Helmet $3.00 $5.00
Canoe $15.00 $23.00
Climb: Shoes $3.00 $5.00
Climb: Crash Pad $7.00 $11.00
Climb: Chalk Bag $2.00 $3.00
Cookset $2.00 $3.00
Crazy Creek Chair $2.00 $3.00
Headlamp $2.00 $3.00
Kayak $13.00 $21.00
Lantern $2.00 $3.00
Paddle $2.00 $3.00
PFD $3.00 $5.00
Sleeping Bag $3.00 $5.00
Sleeping Pad $2.00 $3.00
Stove: Colman  Fold n’ Go $4.00 $6.00
Stove: MSR Pocket Rocket $3.00 $5.00
Tent: 2 Person $5.00 $8.00
Tent: 4 Person $7.00 $11.00
Trekking Poles $3.00 $5.00


Weekend Warrior Package

$22 per weekend, $41 savings
Package Items:

  • 2 person tent
  • sleeping bag
  • sleeping pad
  • backpack
  • headlamp

Rock Hound Package

$16 per weekend, $29 Savings
Package Items:

  • Climbing Shoes
  • Chalk Bag
  • Bouldering Pad

River Wrangler Package

$35 per weekend, $58 Savings
Package Items:

  • Canoe
  • 2 Crazy Creek Chairs
  • 2 Paddles
  • 2 PFDs
  • Bail Bucket w/ rope
  • 20′ rope

Semester Bike Rentals

$50 for the entire semester (16 weeks)

$30 for half the semester (8 weeks or less)

$10 for helmet and U-lock

Our bikes are various sizes and some have been converted to single speed.  All bikes are in working condition.

  • Free Tune Ups and Adjustments
  • Free labor on all repairs
  • Parts for repairs not included


(575) 646-4252