Volunteer Trail Work Days

Volunteer Trail Work Days at Carvins Cove

Trail Work Days, Sponsored by City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation:

(18+, 14+ with an adult) Join fellow trail enthusiasts—hikers, bikers, and equestrians—to maintain and build new trail out at Carvin’s Cove. These workdays will be administered by the City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation and will work on projects to better the trails that we currently use as well as to add to the network of trails already out there. City of Roanoke Parks and Recreation will provide the tools, just show up with sturdy shoes, water, work gloves, and some excitement to create and maintain the trails in our valley.

 

Saturday, September 27th 9:00am-4:00pm. NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY. Meet at the Bennett Springs Parking Area. Lunch is provided for all volunteers this day. There will be multiple projects available and several volunteer crews on hand. Register Here.

Wednesday, October 8th 2:00pm-6:00pm. Meet at the Bennett Springs Parking Area. Register Here.

Thursday, November 13th 1:00pm-5:00pm. Meet at the Bennett Springs Parking Area. Register Here.

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Pathfinders for Greenways Carvins Cove Trail Care Crew:

Take some time to give back to the trail systems that you use on City Parks this New Year. Pathfinders for Greenways will be offering trail work out at Carvins Cove on the dates below starting at 8:00am. Meet at the Bennett Springs Parking Lot with eye protection, sturdy shoes, and gloves. Roanoke IMBA will be providing snacks and drinks for the volunteers. Let Pathfinders know if you are able to make the work day by e-mailing volunteers@greenways.org or call Brian Batteiger at 540-467-1629. If they do not hear from at least 2 people by the night before, they will cancel the work day. Work will take place on the 4 Gorges trail armoring creek crossings.

Saturdays in August

 

 

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Roanoke International Mountain Biking Association–Lakeside Trail:

The Roanoke International Mountain Biking Association (RIMBA) is working on a new trail out at Carvins Cove that will connect Horsepens at the bottom of the Gauntlet trail to Hemlock Tunnel. This intermediate (blue square) trail is currently under construction. If you are interested in working on this trail, please contact Renee Lavin, Outdoor Recreation Specialist for Trails and Trail Programming at renee.lavin@roanokeva.gov and she will get you in touch with a crew leader. Their public workdays are listed below:

There are no public workdays scheduled at this time.

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Blue Ridge Gravity–Old Gauntlet Trail:

Blue Ridge Gravity (BRG) is a group of freeride mountain bikers who are currently working on turning the fire cut on the old section of Gauntlet into a flow/freeride trail. This expert and mountain bike only trail is under construction. If you are interested in working on this trail, please contact Renee Lavin, Outdoor Recreation Specialist for Trails and Trail Programming at renee.lavin@roanokeva.gov and she will get you in touch with a crew leaders. Their public workdays are listed below:

There are no public workdays scheduled at this time.

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Volunteer Trail Work Days at Mill Mountain

There are no trail work days scheduled at this time.

Volunteer Trail Work Days at Fishburn Park

There are no trail work days scheduled at this time.

Volunteer Trail Work Days at Fallon Park

There are no trail work days scheduled at this time.