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Outdoor Education Center

WVU Outdoor Education Center

Just miles from Morgantown, Coopers Rock and Cheat Lake, the WVU Outdoor Education Center is home to Aerial Adventures and Custom Group events.

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Home of Aerial Adventures & Custom Group Programs

Situated in the heart of the WVU Research Forest, just north of Coopers Rock State Forest, the WVU Outdoor Education Center is a multi-faceted facility dedicated to providing quality educational and aerial adventure activities. The facility includes the WVU Challenge Course, WVU Zip-Line Canopy Tour and the Adventure Basecamp Overnight Facility. Groups can select from single day zip-line canopy tour & aerial adventure activities, team-building events, STEM based zip-line programs or custom create their own overnight event. Programs are available for both the adventure seeking individuals and educational groups. 

High Ropes

WVU Challenge Course Facility

A state-of-the-art Challenge Course installation situated in a beautiful wooded environment just minutes from the Main campus of West Virginia University. This ropes course includes high and low rope elements. 

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Group Yurt

Adventure Basecamp Overnight

With two classroom spaces and 72 beds, the Adventure Basecamp facility features a unique setting for multi-day programming and retreats with meeting, programming and overnight accommodations. 

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Canopy Tour

WVU Zip-Line Canopy Tour

An adventure for friends and family! Morgantown's only zip-line canopy tour. The WVU Zipline Canopy Tour includes four ziplines, an aerial bridge, an aerial ladder, and a rappel station to exit the course.  

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Finding the OEC:

Contact & Address

Physical Address: 1397 Chestnut Ridge Road, Bruceton Mills, WV 26525
Email: AdventureOEC@mail.wvu.edu
Phone: 304.293.5221 (ext. 3 or 4)