November 22, 2016

2017 Public Projects

RFOV’s 2017  Public Project Season 

Carbondale River Put Ins*, Carbondale, May 6

Volunteer to improve the heavily used boat ramp on the Roaring Fork River in Carbondale.


Blue Ribbon Trail Reroute, Red Hill, Carbondale, May 20

Help complete a reroute of this heavily used trail on Red Hill.


Skyline Ridge Trail, Sky Mountain Park, Aspen/Snowmass Village, Tuesday evenings, June 6 and 13

Volunteers will work to reroute one of the last steep sections onto a sustainable grade.


Prockter Open Space Wetland*, Aspen, July 8

Create another thriving wetland in the heart of Aspen along the Roaring Fork River.


Hunter Creek Valley Weed Pull*, Aspen, July 15

The thistle and houndstongue are out of control in the Hunter Creek Valley.  Volunteers will work on hard to reach areas that have to be removed by hand.


The Crown Evening Projects, near Carbondale – Tuesday evenings, July 25 through August 15

Help build new singletrack trail for The Crown Trail System. Locations to be announced.


Capitol Lake Trail, South of Basalt, August 18-20, Two-day with back pack camping

The three day project will reconstruct, repair and restore damaged sections of the trail two to six miles in from the trailhead.


Hanging Lake/Spouting Rock Trail, Glenwood Springs, September 9 & 10

Volunteers will take on many tasks including installing stone steps, sanding and staining benches, and restoring impacted areas.  The trail will be closed to the public so we’ll have it all to ourselves for this two day project! Sign up for one or both days.


North of Colorow Trail, New Castle, September 30

We will work to improve two user created trails north of the Colorow Trail.


Colorado River Trail, Rifle, October 14

Volunteer to build a new soft surface trail as part of a new boat ramp and trail system on the south bank of the Colorado River.

2017 Tentative Project Flier (Updated 3/14/2017):

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