National Trails DayJanuary 10, 2017
100 Vigorous Volunteers Needed! Join this nation-wide event and kick off the summer with some hard core trail work! Help Cottonwood Canyons Foundation and partners improve our canyons by assisting with new trail construction, rehabilitation, invasive weed removal, and litter clean-up. All necessary tools and instruction will be provided. Learn some new skills, make some new friends, and get some fresh air, all while giving back to the canyons we love so much!
Pre-registration is required. To volunteer for this event, please fill out our CCF National Trails Day Registration Form. Registration closes Thursday, June 1st at 5 PM.
Participants must be 13 years or older for trail work, or 8 years or older for weed pull/litter clean-up. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.
All participants will receive an event T-shirt, light breakfast & lunch, as well as bars to take on the trail!
Location: The Bonneville Shoreline Trail, between Mount Olympus and Heughs Canyon. All volunteers will meet up at the Park & Ride at 6200 South Wasatch Blvd, south end of the lot. Volunteers will be shuttled to the trail head in groups.
- 8:00 AM Breakfast and Check-in begins
- 8:30-8:45 AM Welcome, Safety Talk, Shuttling and Work begins
- 2:00 PM Wrap up Work, Lunch!
Required for work: Long pants, boots or other sturdy, close-toed shoes, and work gloves. Work gloves will be provided for those who need them. Please bring your own hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, water bottle, weather appropriate clothing, and other personal items as needed.
This project is supported in partnership by the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation, the US Forest Service, REI, Wasatch Mountain Club, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake City, The Salt Lake Climbers Alliance, and the Wasatch Legacy Project Partnership.
We hope you’ll join us!