Volunteer! Trail Love!
It feels GREAT to give back!
Volunteer for Breckenridge Trails! We all love the and enjoy the amazing network of trails in Breckenridge and in Summit County. Give just one afternoon or a weekend a summer and make a difference! There are many different ways you can help and they do not all involve dirt, pik or shovel. Contact one of the incredible organizations on this page and be part of the effort. Meet other enthusiast who care about the community love. You will meet Breckenridge locals from all age groups, but of the same mind and dedication to having fun and giving back.
Friends are good … There are a lot of friends, locals & visitors, who enjoy spending a day outdoors with other cool people. Friends of the Breckenridge Trails is a division of the Town of Breckenridge and HUGE supporter and proponent of creating and maintaining trails right here in Breckenridge. Also, The Friends of the Dillon Ranger District (FDRD) and the Summit Fat Tire Society as well as the Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) make it easy & fun for you to volunteer. Bring the entire family … it is fun for all and a great day in the outdoors!
2017 Volunteer Events in Breckenridge:
June 3, 17, August 5th and September 2nd: Mineral Hill, National Trails Day
Over 4,000 feet constructed last year. Let’s finish this trail. Help construct this new backcountry trail connecting Minnie Mine to Lincoln Meadows in the Golden Horseshoe. (with FDRD August 5th)
July 8th: Weed Pull
Join us for a weed pull to help eradicate noxious weeds in Cucumber Gulch Preserve, the Town’s crown jewel of the Open Space program.
July 22nd-23rd: Claimjumper Trail, New Trail Construction ***
Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) and Friends of Breckenridge Trails to construct a new trail, connecting the north end of Town to the Pence Miller Trail.
August 19th: Blue River Tree Planting
Help reestablish the Blue River corridor on the Town-owned McCain property by planting native trees and vegetation along the newly restored river bank.
2017 Volunteer Opportunities, Outreach & Education.
June 22 – Breckenridge Mountain Clean Up
Give back to the area we plan on in the Winter and Summer.
June 28 & August 16 – French Gulch Mining Tour
A fascinating morning with our friend and mining/history expert, Rick Hague, for an informative walk around the historic French Gulch area.
July 22, August 12, September 16 – Quandary Peak Trail Maintenance
Come swing some tools and meet new friends, all in the company of majestic mountain views. There’s work for everyone, no matter your experience, and we will primarily work around or below treeline.
August 5 – Town of Breckenridge Trail Day
We will meet at Breckenridge Town Hall and carpool to the Mineral Hill Trail for a day of trail construction. All abilities welcome!