• Construction/Maintenance • Trail/Campground Maintenance • Natural Resources Planning • Weed/Invasive Species Control
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Volunteer to help maintain the trails in Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. The trails are part of the historic battlefield where Union General William Sherman and Confederate General Joseph Johnston’s armies engaged in combat on June 27, 1864.
Trail Club Crew members will assist the National Park Service (NPS) in the building, maintaining, improving, and enhancing trails within Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park. Trail work ranges from easy to moderate terrain and involved walking, bending and lifting on uneven ground.
These volunteer activities require working with the Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club and include, but are not limited to, the following projects:
clip brush away from trail pathways
restoring or rebuilding bridges
clear water bars to divert rain water off the trails, reducing erosion
Training provided by the Kennesaw Mountain Trail Club.
Trail Work Day Dates and Times:
Every second Saturday of each month.
March – November begins at 8:30am.
December – February (winter schedule) begin at 11:00 am.
Volunteers may work in all types of weather conditions and must be prepared to provide their own clothing attire for personal comfort.
Volunteers need the ability to work outdoors for four (4) hours in varying degrees of sun exposure, temperature extremes, and weather conditions in all four seasons.
Volunteers may be requested to lift and carry heavy objects for short distances; all lifting and carrying assignments must be reasonable and accommodating to the individual volunteer.