Trails 2000 invites volunteers to Trailwork at Hidden Valley Trail in Overend Mountain Park on Wednesday, October, 18, and at Twin Buttes Trails on Thursday, October 19, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. each day. No experience is necessary, and volunteers are invited to come for as much or little time as they can. Trails 2000 crews will be on site with all tools, instruction and safety tool talk, gloves, and water and snacks for the entire crew.
Trailwork on Hidden Valley Trail
When: Wednesday, October 18, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.; please come for as much or as little time as you can.
Where/Directions: Hidden Valley Trail in Overend Mountain Park; from downtown Durango, take Main Ave. to 25th St. and turn left. Head past Miller Middle School and turn left on Clovis. Go to the the top of the hill on Clovis and turn left on Borrego. At the end of the street, it Ts and you’ll turn right onto Hidden Valley and head to the top of the cul de sac where you’ll see the Trails 2000 truck.
Trailwork on Twin Buttes Trails
When: Thursday, October 19, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.; please come for as much or as little time as you can.
Where/Directions: Twin Buttes Trails, meet at the water tank in Twin Buttes; from Durango, head west on Highway 160 to the Twin Buttes main entrance (about 2.5 miles) and turn right at the bridge (signs to Twin Buttes). Cross the bridge and continue on Tipple Avenue past the gardens and Historic Tram Park on the left. Turn right on Larkspur Avenue, then right on Twin Buttes Avenue. After a very short distance, take the first left turn (paved beginning then turns to dirt road) and head up the hill to the parking lot below the water tank. Park there and sign in at the work truck for details and directions.
What to wear to Trailwork: Volunteers should wear closed toe shoes or boots, long pants, shirt (long or short sleeved), sun hat, sunscreen, and bring a water bottle and rain jacket (optional). Trails 2000 will provide all tools, instruction, water and snacks.