Special Event


National Trails Day - Volunteer Event

Cedar Breaks National Monument


Free. There is no cost to volunteer for this event. If you would like to recreate in the park after the event, please be sure to pay your entrance fee and display your pass while in the park.

Location: LAT/LONG: 37.641703, -112.822121

The Alpine Pond Trailhead is a small parking lot between the Chessmen Ridge Overlook and the North View Overlook. There is limited parking in this location.

Dates & Times


Saturday, June 4, 2022


8:30 AM


4 hours

Type of Event

Volunteer Event

Check-in and orientation will begin at 8:30 a.m. Volunteers are welcome to volunteer up to four hours with all work concluding at 12:30 p.m.


Join us at Cedar Breaks National Monument to show some love for the park's wonderful trails on National Trails Day. This event is meant for individuals or groups of all ages. To participate, meet at the Alpine Pond Trailhead. Prior registration at www.volunteer.gov is requested.

Work Needed:

  • Trash pick-up
  • Snow/debris removal
  • Trail clearing (vegetation)

Volunteers will need to be able to perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Walk/hike on steep, snow-covered, uneven terrain at an elevation of over 10,000 ft.
  • Carry up to 20 lbs.
  • Take written and/or verbal instruction
  • Bend over to pick up items off the ground
  • Work well in a group environment

Be Prepared:

All work will be done at high elevation. Ice and snow patches are still present along park trails. In early Summer, weather can range from sunny and warm, to windy and raining. The following list can help you prepare yourself for the day’s activities:

  • Check the weather beforehand
  • Bring sunscreen and sunglasses (even if there’s snow)
  • Pack extra layers
  • Wear shoes with good grip (and wool socks if you’ve got ‘em)

Provided Equipment:

  • Water
  • Trash bags
  • Shovels
  • Work gloves
  • Loppers
  • Other PPE


Additional Questions? Contact the Cedar Breaks National Monument office at e-mail us for help, or call (435)986-7120 M-F, 8:30-4:30.

More information

Reservation or Registration: Yes

Please visit the event listing on www.volunteer.gov to register for this volunteer opportunity in advance.
Make Reservation or Register

Contact Information

Gale Steck
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