National Trails Day

Do you want to get your hands dirty? Grab a shovel and volunteer for National Trails Day. Every year in the beginning of June, hundreds of community members join GVLT for a morning of hard work to maintain or build our community trails. This event is free and open to the public.










We are identifying the 2019 National Trails Day volunteer project. Stay tuned for details in May!

2018 National Trails Day:

This year we’ll be improving trails and planting trees on the trails around the west side of town. No registration is necessary, bring your family, friends and coworkers for a morning of volunteer service for our community trails.

Please wear layers, sunscreen, and closed toed shoes. Gloves are recommended. If possible, please bring wheel barrows, rakes and shovels (make sure to put your name on them!).

We will meet at the pavilion at Valley West (click here for google map with meeting location and work sites) and assign locations and tasks from there. Breakfast goodies will be provided, and we’ll meet for a free picnic lunch at noon once our work is complete. Music and beer will be provided this year thanks to Oboz Footwear! Valley West pavilion is located on the west side of town, on Clifden Dr. between Babcock and Durston.

Thanks to REI and Oboz Footwear’s One More Tree event, we’ll be planting trees at the Gallatin County Regional Park.

Big thanks to our lead sponsors, REI, Edward Jones, and Home Base Partners! Thanks to the many other businesses who have supported Trails Day and the Trails Challenge below.

Questions? Contact Matt Marcinek,

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