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Explore your Bay Area backyard with REI

Our local experts lead classes and guided trips in San Francisco, the East Bay and beyond. We also rent bikes, kayaks, camping gear and more.

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REI’s San Francisco Adventure Center

Need a break from the high-tech hubbub? Our Bay Area experts lead outdoor classes and guided tours to help you decompress and learn new skills.

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REI’s Arizona Adventure Center

Ready for some epic desert fun? Our Phoenix-area hub rents bikes, kayaks, camping gear and more. We also lead guided trips to the area’s most incredible places.

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Near Chicago? Paddle the river with us!

We rent kayaks by the hour at Ping Tom Park in Chinatown. Accessible by L train or Water Taxi—no experience necessary!

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Why you’ll love REI Co-op Experiences

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    Deep, local connections

    Get to know the people, wildlife and natural history of your nearby community.

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    Hassle-free adventuring

    We do all the packing and planning—all you need to do is show up and have fun!

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    Relaxation and rejuvenation

    Spending time outside with amazing people is the ultimate stress reliever.