Optics Loaner Programs

A big barrier to many people participating in hobbies like birding is the expense of equipment - however, there are options available in many places around the world in which you can borrow or rent equipment, like binoculars! 

Use this map below to find a place near you!  And if you know of a location that isn't listed here, please send us an email so that we can add it.  Additionally, if you find one of these spots do not offer binoculars anymore, please let us know so this can be updated.

Looking to buy used gear?  Here are some options:

Submit a Site that offers loaner optics