Grandfather Mountain State Park seeks volunteers

Grandfather Mountain State Park

Volunteer Trail Work Days at Grandfather Mountain State Park

Have you ever hiked a trail and wondered how it got there or who maintains it? Well your days of wonder are over…join park rangers and help to fix sections of trail in Grandfather Mountain State Park. No experience or tools are needed as the park will supply these things. What you will need are sturdy closed-toe shoes (no flip flops or sandal style shoes are permitted), work gloves (leather preferred), comfortable work clothes, snacks and beverage (non alcoholic). Additional items you may want include bug spray, sunscreen, rain jacket, etc. Work can include any of the following: digging up roots and or soil, moving small or large rocks, erosion control, building rock wall, and other tasks similar in nature. This is a fun environment to work in and a great way to give back to the area you hike in.

Join us the third Saturday of every month through October!

*Saturday, August 18: 9am to 3pm: Location:

Grandfather Mountain Entrance on Hwy 221 (For this workday you must be at the gate at 8:45am)

Saturday, September 15: 9am to 3pm: Location: Profile Trail

Saturday, October 20: 9am to 3pm: Location: Profile Trail

Call the park office if you have questions: 828.963.9522

or email andy.sicard@ncdenr.gov


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