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Volunteer Trail Projects

2021-02-09T15:01:41-05:00

Since 1986 thousands of volunteers have worked with trained ADK trail crew leaders to complete trail maintenance and reconstruction projects all over the Adirondacks and Catskills. Volunteers are provided with the unique opportunity to "give something back” to the trails that they use. Trail work is demanding so volunteers should READ MORE

Workshops and Special Events

2021-02-09T15:00:14-05:00

WORKSHOPS May 1 & June 19, Trail Steward/Maintainer Workshop This workshop is intended to give trail maintainers an understanding of basic trail maintenance concepts and standards and is mandatory for aspiring ADK Trail Stewards. Topics that will be demonstrated and discussed are cleaning drainage, blowdown removal, side-cutting, and trail marking. READ MORE

Trail Steward Program

2021-06-18T10:32:35-04:00

Join the Trail Steward Program and adopt your favorite trail. With the massive backlog of work needed on trails throughout the Forest Preserve, you can help keep the trails sustainable. In addition to keeping the trails open by clearing brush and cutting blowdown, you will also work to offset erosion READ MORE