New River Gorge – Service Project at the Endless Wall Trail
New River Gorge - Service Project at the Endless Wall Trail
Join the Subaru/Leave No Trace Team and National Park Service staff and partners for a fun volunteer day at the Leave No Trace New River Gorge Hot Spot. Volunteers will work on projects to address trail impacts to the Endless Wall area such as trail widening and undesignated trails. Volunteers will be introduced to Leave No Trace and the Hot Spot program, receive a rundown on the service project and safety briefing, and learn more about how to protect New River Gorge. This project is limited to 25 volunteers. Register early!
Date: Sunday, August 8, 2021
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm EDT
Where: Fern Creek Trailhead
– Bring a water bottle, lunch, hat, and sunscreen, and mask/face covering (for indoors or where distancing is not feasible). Wear long pants and closed-toed shoes.
– Please bring your own gloves if possible, otherwise, gloves, tools, other PPE as needed will be provided.
All participants are asked to follow CDC guidelines and state and local requirements regarding Covid precautions. See the following links for more information:
-NPS/New River Gorge National Park and Preserve: https://www.nps.gov/neri/planyourvisit/conditions.htm
-WV Department of Health: https://dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/Pages/default.aspx
Advance registration is required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive a registration confirmation email, please contact registration@LNT.org or check your junk/spam folder.
Parking & Directions:
Parking is limited and can be challenging even early in the morning. Please plan to carpool to the extent possible. Additional parking is available at the Nuttall Trailhead, approximately 1/2 mile past the Fern Creek parking area.
To reach the trailhead, turn off Route 19 on Lansing-Edmond Road, located just north of the Canyon Rim Visitor Center. Drive 1.3 miles to the Fern Creek Trailhead, located on the left.
For more information, please contact Claire Rozdilski with the NPS at 304-465-6526.