Please join Trails 2000 and Pine Needle Mountaineering for a special day of Trailwork and Trail Clean Up on Saturday, May 19, in celebration of Colorado Public Lands Day (COPLD). Crews will work from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., and volunteers should meet at the intersection of the Meadow and Horse Gulch Road, accessed from the Horse Gulch Trailhead. No experience is necessary for trailwork, and Trails 2000 will provide the necessary instruction and safety tool talk, all tools, gloves, and water and snacks for the entire crew. Registration is requested below.
Following trailwork, all volunteers are invited to a fun, family-friendly COPLD after-party celebration on Saturday night, May 19, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Powerhouse Science Center. Hosted by Conservation Colorado, the event features live music, dancing, food, local brews, and a public lands photo contest. Details can be found here.
Trails 2000 Colorado Public Lands Day Trailwork & Trail Clean Up
When: Saturday, May 19, 2018, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.; please come for as much or as little time as you can.
Where/Directions: Horse Gulch Trails, meet at the intersection of the Meadow and Horse Gulch Road; from Main Avenue in Durango, take College Drive to 8th Avenue and turn right. Take a left at 3rd Street (by Horse Gulch Health Campus, before the Sonic) and park in the Horse Gulch trailhead parking lot. From the trailhead, ride, run or hike up the gravel road/trail to the intersection with Meadow Loop where you will meet Trails 2000 crew leaders for instruction.
What to wear: 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.
COPLD Trailwork & Trail Clean Up Registration Form
Registration is now closed – thank you volunteers!