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Interested in recreation on DNR-managed lands? Want to get involved? Consider volunteering.

There are all sorts of ways you can get involved in improving recreation on DNR-managed lands. Help build and repair trails. Restore or monitor a stream. Paint buildings. Build a bridge. Attend a meeting and provide your input. Check out upcoming volunteer opportunities on our calendar below...

UPDATED: May 22, 2015

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2015:  May  |  June  |  July

Volunteers must be 18 or older or have pre-approved parental signature on volunteer form. 

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May 2015

DateTimeEvent / Sponsor / ActivityLocationContact
May 219 a.m. to 4 p.m.

BBQ Flats Work Party
Join DNR staff to work tearing down old fence, building new fence, and preparing BBQ Flats for summer recreation.

What To Bring
Please bring gloves, fencing tools, post pounders, water, and lunch. Please dress accordingly for weather and working outdoors. Contact Jeff or Stephanie if you can to bring a tractor or tools.


** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

BBQ Flats

Directions

  • From I-82: Take exit 26.
  • Turn right onto WA-821 north and left onto WA-823 south. 
  • In 2 miles turn right onto North Wenas Road. 
  • In 20 miles turn left onto Maloy Road and follow out to BBQ Flats. 
  • Please drive slowly on Maloy Road near the homes.

Stephanie Margheim
509-925-0984

Stephanie.margheim@dnr.wa.gov

Jeff Jones
509-972-2862
jeff.jones@dnr.wa.gov

May 219:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Trout Lake Weed Rodeo
Join DNR staff at the Trout Lake Natural Area Preserve for a houndstongue weed pull. 

What To Bring
Gloves, weeding tools, water, and a lunch. You are welcome to participate in the tradition of bringing a dessert to share.
  

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

Trout Lake
Meet at the Mount Adams Ranger Station on Highway 141.
Carolyn Wright
Carolyn.Wright@dnr.wa.gov
509-856-6168
May 229 a.m. to 4 p.m.

BBQ Flats Work Party
Join DNR staff to work tearing down old fence, building new fence, and preparing BBQ Flats for summer recreation.

What To Bring
Please bring gloves, fencing tools, post pounders, water, and lunch. Please dress accordingly for weather and working outdoors. Contact Jeff or Stephanie if you can to bring a tractor or tools.


** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

BBQ Flats

Directions

  • From I-82: Take exit 26.
  • Turn right onto WA-821 north and left onto WA-823 south. 
  • In 2 miles turn right onto North Wenas Road. 
  • In 20 miles turn left onto Maloy Road and follow out to BBQ Flats. 
  • Please drive slowly on Maloy Road near the homes.

Stephanie Margheim
509-925-0984

Stephanie.margheim@dnr.wa.gov

Jeff Jones
509-972-2862
jeff.jones@dnr.wa.gov

May 228 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Jones Creek Work Party
Join DNR staff and partners from Jones Creek Trail Riders to complete a trail hardening project. Work will include placing block and rock in needed spots.

What To Bring
Lunch, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.


** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

Jones Creek ORV trail System - Jackson Pass Trail

Directions

  • Start in Camas at junction with SR-14.
  • Go north on SR 500 for 3.8 miles to Fern Prairie.
  • Turn right on Northeast 19th Street and go .8 miles.
  • Turn left on Northeast Reilly Rd (this becomes Northeast 292 Avenue).
  • Go 1.9 miles. Turn right on Northeast Ireland Road.
  • Go .2 miles.
  • Turn left on NE Lessard Road. At 2. miles pavement ends.
  • Continue on gravel road for 1.6 miles to trailhead.
Joe Chavez
360-751-1334

Joe.Chavez@dnr.wa.gov
May 239 a.m. to 4 p.m.

BBQ Flats Work Party
Join DNR staff to work tearing down old fence, building new fence, and preparing BBQ Flats for summer recreation.

What To Bring
Please bring gloves, fencing tools, post pounders, water, and lunch. Please dress accordingly for weather and working outdoors. Contact Jeff or Stephanie if you can to bring a tractor or tools.


** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

BBQ Flats

Directions

  • From I-82: Take exit 26.
  • Turn right onto WA-821 north and left onto WA-823 south. 
  • In 2 miles turn right onto North Wenas Road. 
  • In 20 miles turn left onto Maloy Road and follow out to BBQ Flats. 
  • Please drive slowly on Maloy Road near the homes.

Stephanie Margheim
509-925-0984

Stephanie.margheim@dnr.wa.gov

Jeff Jones
509-972-2862
jeff.jones@dnr.wa.gov

May 30 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jones Creek ORV Trail Work Party
Join DNR staff and partners from Jones Creek Trail Riders Association for Jones Creek trail maintenance.

What To Bring
Gloves, weather appropriate clothing, lunch and water. An ATV or motorcycle is also recommended for transportation.


** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass
Yacolt Burn State Forest
Meet at the Jones Creek ORV Trailhead.

Directions
  • Start in Camas at junction with SR-14. Go N on SR-500 for 3.8 mi. to Fern Prairie
  • Turn right on NE 19th St. and go .8 mi.
  • Turn right on NE Reilly Rd., which becomes NE 292 Ave. Go 1.9 mi.
  • Turn right on NE Ireland Rd.
  • G .2 mi., turn left on NE Lessard Rd. At 2 mi., pavement ends.
  • Continue on gravel road for 1.6 miles to trailhead.

 

Joe Chavez
360-751-1334
Joe.Chavez@dnr.wa.gov

June 2015

DateTimeEvent / Sponsor / ActivityLocationContact
June 39 a.m. to 3 p.m. Teanaway Campground Work Party
Join DNR staff and volunteers for campground maintenance, which will include
building and installing picnic tables, installing fire rings, and litter pick up.

What To Bring
Please bring water, lunch, gloves, boots and a shovel and hard hat if you’ve got one.  Dress for working outdoors.


** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

Teanaway Community Forest
Meet at the Teanaway Campround

Directions

  • From east-bound I-90, take exit 85 and turn left to WA-970 and then right onto WA-970. 
  • Continue 6.5 miles and turn left onto Teanaway Road. 
  • Continue 7.5 miles and turn left onto West Fork Teanaway Road. 
  • In .5 miles the campground will be on the left.

Stephanie Margheim
509-925-0984

Stephanie.margheim@dnr.wa.gov

June 4

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Teanaway Campground Work Party
Join DNR staff and volunteers for campground maintenance, which will include building and installing picnic tables, installing fire rings, and litter pick up.

What To Bring
Please bring water, lunch, gloves, boots and a shovel and hard hat if you’ve got one.  Dress for working outdoors.


** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

Teanaway Community Forest
Meet at the Teanaway Campround

 
Directions

  • From east-bound I-90, take exit 85 and turn left to WA-970 and then right onto WA-970. 
  • Continue 6.5 miles and turn left onto Teanaway Road. 
  • Continue 7.5 miles and turn left onto West Fork Teanaway Road. 
  • In .5 miles the campground will be on the left.

Stephanie Margheim
509-925-0984

Stephanie.margheim@dnr.wa.gov

June 69 a.m. to 2 p.m.

National Trails Day in Blanchard Forest
Join DNR staff and partners from the North Cascade Soaring Club, the Back Country Horsemen, Pacific Northwest Trail Association and Whatcom Mountain Bike Coalition for a work day in Blanchard Forest.

What To Bring
Appropriate footwear, long pants, work gloves, and rain gear. Lunch and tools will be provided.

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass


 

Blanchard Forest
Meet at the Blanchard Lower Trailhead

Directions

  • Start at I-5 exit 240.
  • Go north on Samish Lake Road for .5 miles.
  • Turn left on Barrel Springs Road.
  • Go one mile.
  • Turn right on B-1000 Road.
  • Go 1 mile. to trailhead.
Rick Foster
360-856-3500
rick.foster@dnr.wa.gov

June 6

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Friends of Capitol Forest monthly work party
Join DNR staff and volunteers from Friends of Capitol Forest for a work party. Work to improve road crossing areas, remove wood supports on beams, and drainage. Children are welcome. There is often a mountain bike ride after the work party.

What To Bring
Bring clothes appropriate for weather conditions and work gloves. Bring your lunch and something to drink if desired. Tools will be provided.


 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

 

Capitol State Forest
Meet at the "Y" intersection of Waddell Creek Road and Sherman Valley Road.

 Nick Cronquist
360-480-2700
nick.cronquist@dnr.wa.gov

June 69 a.m. to 3 p.m.

National Trails Day on Tiger Mountain
Join DNR staff and partners from the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust to help care for trails on tiger mountain.

Sign up with the Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust.


 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

Tiger Mountain State Forest

Direction

  • From Issaquah, go east on I-90 to exit 25.
  • Turn right onto SR-18.
  • Go 4.5 miles to Tiger Summit.
  • Turn right.
  • Take Westside Road left .3 miles to site on right. 
Sam Jarrett
(206)375-0448
Sam.Jarrett@dnr.wa.gov
June 6 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

BBQ Flats Work Party
Join DNR staff to work tearing down old fence, building new fence, and preparing BBQ Flats for summer recreation.

What To Bring
Please bring gloves, fencing tools, post pounders, water, and lunch. Please dress accordingly for weather and working outdoors. Contact Jeff or Stephanie if you can to bring a tractor or tools.


** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

BBQ Flats

Directions

  • From I-82: Take exit 26.
  • Turn right onto WA-821 north and left onto WA-823 south. 
  • In 2 miles turn right onto North Wenas Road. 
  • In 20 miles turn left onto Maloy Road and follow out to BBQ Flats. 
  • Please drive slowly on Maloy Road near the homes.

 

 

Stephanie Margheim
509-925-0984

Stephanie.margheim@dnr.wa.gov

Jeff Jones
509-972-2862
jeff.jones@dnr.wa.gov

June 13 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Harry Osborne Forest Trail Work
Join DNR staff and partners from the Back Country Horsemen of Washington to brush trails and make trailhead improvements.

What to Bring
Appropriate footwear, long pants, and work gloves. Lunch will be provided by the BCHW.


 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

Harry Osborne Forest
Meet at the Les Hilde Trailhead, 6998 Medford Road, Sedro Woolley, WA.

Directions
Rick Foster
360-856-3500
rick.foster@dnr.wa.gov
June 139 a.m. to 2 p.m.

National Get Outdoors Day Capitol Forest Work Party
Join DNR staff and volunteers to trail grooming and clearing on the Twin Peaks Trail.

What To Bring
Gloves, water, lunch, and proper clothing for the weather. Tools will be provided.

 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

Capitol State Forest
Meet at the C-8200 gate in Capitol Forest of Noschka Rd.
Nick Cronquist
360-480-2700
Nick.Cronquist@dnr.wa.gov
June 139 a.m. to 3 p.m. Elbe Hills ORV Monthly Work Party

Join DNR staff to help care for trails in the Elbe Hills ORV trail system.

 

What To Bring
Shovels, gloves, and boots. Other tools may be provided.


 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

Elbe Hills State Forest
Meet at the Elbe Hills ORV Trailhead.

Directions

  • Start at Elbe. Go east on SR 706 for 6.3 miles.
  • Turn left on 278th Ave East (paved, then
    gravel).
  • Go 3.1 miles. Keep right. Go .6 miles.
  • Turn left for .1 mile to trailhead.
Nancy Barker
(253)312-4301
Nancy.Barker@dnr.wa.gov
June 139 a.m. to 4 p.m.

BBQ Flats Work Party
Join DNR staff to work tearing down old fence, building new fence, and preparing BBQ Flats for summer recreation.

What To Bring
Please bring gloves, fencing tools, post pounders, water, and lunch. Please dress accordingly for weather and working outdoors. Contact Jeff or Stephanie if you can to bring a tractor or tools.


** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

BBQ Flats

Directions

  • From I-82: Take exit 26.
  • Turn right onto WA-821 north and left onto WA-823 south. 
  • In 2 miles turn right onto North Wenas Road. 
  • In 20 miles turn left onto Maloy Road and follow out to BBQ Flats. 
  • Please drive slowly on Maloy Road near the homes.

 

Stephanie Margheim
509-925-0984

Stephanie.margheim@dnr.wa.gov

Jeff Jones
509-972-2862
jeff.jones@dnr.wa.gov

June 20 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

BBQ Flats Work Party
Join DNR staff to work tearing down old fence, building new fence, and preparing BBQ Flats for summer recreation.

What To Bring
Please bring gloves, fencing tools, post pounders, water, and lunch. Please dress accordingly for weather and working outdoors. Contact Jeff or Stephanie if you can to bring a tractor or tools.


** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

 

BBQ Flats

Directions

  • From I-82: Take exit 26.
  • Turn right onto WA-821 north and left onto WA-823 south. 
  • In 2 miles turn right onto North Wenas Road. 
  • In 20 miles turn left onto Maloy Road and follow out to BBQ Flats. 
  • Please drive slowly on Maloy Road near the homes.

 

 

Stephanie Margheim
509-925-0984

Stephanie.margheim@dnr.wa.gov

Jeff Jones
509-972-2862
jeff.jones@dnr.wa.gov

June 279:30 a.m. to 4:40 p.m.

Trail 613 Log Out
Join DNR staff and partners from Eastern Washington Adventures to clear debris from Trail 613. Volunteers will be starting at Nasty Creek and continuing up Louie Way Gap to the snow level. Those wishing to participate should have a four-wheel drive ATV or Jeep and experience navigating moderate to difficult terrain.

What To Bring
Water, lunch, gloves, boots, and weather-appropriate clothing.

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

Nasty Creek Corrals

Directions

  • Exit I-82 to Valley Mall Boulevard. 
  • Left on Longfiber Road. Right onto Ahtanum for 13 miles.
  • Turn right onto North Fork Road at the Tampico Store.
  • Continue 3.5 miles and turn right on Nasty Creek Road. 
  • Corrals are at intersection of the North Fork Road and Nasty Creek Road.

Stephanie Margheim
509-925-0984

Stephanie.margheim@dnr.wa.gov

Jeff Jones
509-972-2862
jeff.jones@dnr.wa.gov

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360-902-1645
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Forest Watch Program Coordinator
360-902-1701
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Recreation Communications & Outreach Coordinator
Washington State Department of Natural Resources
360-902-1066
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