Trail Stewardship Project - National Public Lands Day
Help our trail crew bring a section of trail back to a sustainable standard. Celebrate National Public Lands Day with us by assisting Larimer County Natural Resources Trail Crew with trail building and maintenance at the Sunrise Picnic Area at Horsetooth Reservoir (address 471 N Co Rd 23 #173, Fort Collins, CO 80526).

This area is popular for day-users and sees lots of use in the summer. This means wear and tear occurs on the trail, brush needs to be trimmed back, and erosion filled in. Volunteers will also help connect this area to another trail! Project will be of easy to moderate difficultly. Meet at the Sunrise Picnic Area parking lot.

Volunteers must be at least 16 to participate; a parent/guardian must sign a Minor Liability Release form on behalf of any minors in their party. Volunteers will need to be able to hike <1 mile carrying trail hand tools and supplies for the day. They will be using/swinging tools to move dirt, dig and create drainage features, use loppers/hand saws to remove vegetation, and/or any other kind of physical labor needed to build and improve the trail.

Volunteers will need to bring:
Sun protection (sunglasses, hat, sunscreen)
Work gloves (some will be provided)
Wear closed-toe shoes
Water & re-fillable water bottle
Insect repellant
Clothing appropriate for the weather
Backpack (to carry it all)
Hand sanitizer (optional)

A day parking pass will be provided.
Event Date: 
Saturday, September 23, 2023 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Start Date has passed
Volunteer Opportunity
Contact Name: 
Ellen Harris
Contact Phone: 
(970) 498-5629
Per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Larimer County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability who need assistance. Services can be arranged with at least seven business days’ notice. Please email or call (970) 498-5967 or Relay Colorado 711. "Walk-in" requests for auxiliary aids and services will be honored to the extent possible but may be unavailable if advance notice is not provided.