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Stewardship Volunteers

Trails, Carriage Roads, & Other Outdoor Projects


Volunteers are needed on Acadia’s trails and carriage roads. Come for a morning, a season, or a lifetime! All are welcome and no experience is necessary.

June through October (weather permitting)
Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings
8:20 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

It’s not only important . . . it’s fun!

WHAT: Volunteers assist with many essential projects in Acadia National Park, like cutting back vegetation along the trails and carriage roads, rebuilding small rock retaining walls or drainages, maintaining historic vistas, closing “social” paths to preserve natural areas, and cleaning up at picnic and scenic areas.

HOW: It’s simple to join a project – plan to arrive at Acadia National Park Headquarters on Rte.233 (Eagle Lake Road) before 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday morning. Call 207-288-3934 for a recorded message about the week’s planned projects. Tools and training provided.

View this week’s volunteer work locations and schedule »

33b_FOAVolunteers_hauling logsGROUPS: We ask that groups larger than 4-5 volunteers call 288-8716 beforehand, to help plan appropriate projects.

WHAT TO BRING: To really enjoy the morning, bring water, snack/lunch, and insect repellent. Dress in layers for variable Maine weather, and wear sturdy shoes (no sandals or exposed toes).

For more information, contact Stephanie Clement, Friends of Acadia Conservation Director, at 207-288-3340 or stephanie@friendsofacadia.org. Or use our volunteer information request form.