Columbus Outdoor Pursuits

  • OH

About Us

Founded in 1937 to promote greater understanding of the world and its people by providing low-cost recreational and educational travel, today we continue our devotion to noncompetitive outdoor recreation and world travel.

Columbus Outdoor Pursuits is best known for its bicycle mega-tours - 

The Tour of the Scioto River Valley (TOSRV) and 

The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA)

Mission Statement: Columbus Outdoor Pursuits provides outdoor adventure through a social, learn + do approach.

Additionally, we:

  • Provide outdoor recreation education to the public, including safety and technique
  • Organize and lead outdoor trips
  • Train our own outdoor leaders
  • Purchase and maintain a limited amount of equipment for use in our programs and activities
  • Define outdoor recreation as primarily non-competitive, self-propelled activities such as backpacking, bicycling, kayaking, etc.