2017 Public Projects

Who’s ready for a fantastic project season?
We present to you the 2017 Project Schedule. For every project, you can expect snacks, drinks, and a celebratory dinner at the end of every day. 
Can’t decide on just one project? Sign up for more than one project here

 

Carbondale RiverCarbondale River Put-Ins  Carbondale
(Family-friendly project)

Saturday, May 6
8:30 am to 2:30 pm | Lunch included

We invite you and your family to spend a day alongside the beautiful Roaring Fork River in Carbondale. Volunteers will improve the heavily used boat ramp, making it more accessible for all. Click here for more details and to sign up for this project!

 

Blue Ribbon Trail Reroute Project – Carbondale 

Saturday, May 20
8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Dinner included

Help complete a reroute of this heavily used trail on Red Hill. Click here for more details and to sign up for this project!

 

Sky Ridge TrailSkyline Ridge Trail, Sky Mountain Park – Aspen/Snowmass Village

Tuesday evenings, June 6 & 13
From 4 pm until dusk — show up any time after 4! 

In the beautiful Sky Mountain Park, where its namesake says it all, volunteers will work to reroute one of the last steep sections of Skyline Ridge Trail to a more sustainable grade. You can sign up for one or both Tuesday evenings. Click here for more details and to sign up for this project!

 


Prockter Open Space Wetland – Aspen OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

(Family-friendly project)

Saturday, July 8
8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Dinner included

Create another thriving wetland in the heart of Aspen along the Roaring Fork River. Click here for more details and to sign up for this project!

 

Hunter Creek Valley Weed Pull – AspenDSC_0872
(family-friendly project)

Saturday, July 15
8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Dinner included

The thistle and houndstongue are out of control in the Hunter Creek Valley! We invite you and your family to join us in removing these invasive species in the hard-to-reach areas of the valley. Click here for more details and to sign up for this project!

 

The Crown Evening Projects – Near CarbondaleCrown Mountain Trail Pic

Tuesday evenings, July 25-August 15
4 pm until dusk — show up any time after 4! 

Help build a new singletrack trail for the Crown Trail system. Locations to be announced. Click here for more details and to sign up for this project!

 

Capitol Lake Trail South of BasaltCapitol Lake Trail

Two-day with backpack camping
Friday night camping/dinner only, then project starts Saturday morning, August 18-20
Friday night – show up any time after 4 pm; Saturday and Sunday – 8:30 am to 5:00 pm| Dinner included

During this three-day project, volunteers will reconstruct, repair, and restore damaged sections of the trail two to six miles in from the trailhead. You can sign up for the whole weekend or just the days you’re available. Click here for more details and to sign up for this project!

 

Hanging Lake/Spouting Rock Trail – Glenwood SpringsIMG_20160910_130453859

Saturday and Sunday, September 9-10
8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Dinner included

Volunteer to help improve the popular Hanging Lake and Spouting Rock Trails in Glenwood Canyon by installing stone steps, sanding and staining benches, restoring impacted areas, and much more. This area has become known world-wide and is visited by more than 100,000 people each year. The trail will be closed to the public, so volunteers will have it all to themselves! Click here for more details and to sign up for this project! 

 

 

North of Colorow Trail – New CastleColorow trail NC

Saturday, September 30
8:30 am to 5:00 pm | Dinner included

Volunteers will work to improve two user-created trails north of the Colorow Trail. Click here for more details and to sign up for this project!

 

Colorado River Trail – Rifle HelenCarlsen160x195

Saturday, October 14
8:30 to 5:00 pm | Dinner included

We’ll be building a new soft-surface trail as part of a new boat ramp and trail system on the south bank of the Colorado River. Click here for more details and to sign up for this project!