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Forest Name: National Forests in North Carolina, Uwharrie National Forest
Day Use Area Name: King’s Mountain Point Day Use Area
Nearest Town: Troy, NC
Total Sites: 1 Picnic Shelter & 34 Picnic sites
Start Date: Any time after April 28, 2019
King’s Mountain Point Day Use Area Host Needed!! Uwharrie National Forest provides excellent fishing, hiking, motorized trails, mountain biking trails, equestrian trails, shooting range, hunting, boat ramp for motorized boats adjacent to campground on Badin Lake, canoeing and kayaking on the Uwharrie River & Badin Lake. The Forest is less than 2 hours from Charlotte, Raleigh/Durham, Greensboro & Winston-Salem. King’s Mountain Point Day Use Area is on the shores of the beautiful Badin Lake.
General Comments about the Day Use Area:
Located directly on Badin Lake the King’s Mountain Point Day Use Area has 1 Picnic Shelter that can be reserved, 34 individual picnic sites, 4 accessible fishing piers, 3 vault toilets and 1 flush toilet building and trash receptacles. The day use area is open all year. Facility cleaning, mowing, trash removal provided by a contractor.
Campground Services Provided for the Host:
Power, sewer and water hookup, volunteer vest and hat and Forest Service radio.
Reservation signs for shelter, gloves, cleaning supplies, brochures, etc. supplied by the Forest Service. This is a volunteer position with no salary.
Providing information and assistance to site visitors, monitoring day use area and enforcing day use area rules.
Assisting visitors in understanding picnic shelter fees and visitor regulations in a friendly and courteous manner.
Observing the condition of day use area facilities and reporting items needing attention/maintenance to the Forest Service (FS). Help with general maintenance, carpentry, plumbing and electrical issues (general issues) until FS or repair person can get to the site.
Restocking toilet paper in restrooms and incidental cleaning of restrooms as necessary between contractor’s cleaning.
Performing general cleanup of picnic shelter, picnic sites, grills, and along paved trail at site after visitors leave.
Posting picnic shelter reservations as provided by the reservation company or the District Office.
Being present in the day use area that will primarily include coverage to open the gate at sunrise and close the gate at sunset.Be on site during the busiest times from Thursday through Sunday.
Removing litter and debris from the Badin Lake Trail at least twice a month, starting at the section of trail between cove that goes towards Badin Lake Campground and ending at Badin Lake Group Camp and remove litter on the paved paths within the day use area.
Opening and closing the gate at sunrise and sunset on a daily basis.
Ranger District Office Name and Address:
National Forests in North Carolina Uwharrie National Forest NC Hwy 24/27 East Troy, North Carolina 27371
Position Availability: Year- Round and is available anytime after April 28, 2019
Position Duration: Minimum 8 months (end of January 2020) but would like hosts up to a year.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Host must provide their own RV or Camping Trailer.