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Trail Development at Palo Pinto State Park

April 21, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Palo Pinto State Park Volunteer Opportunity

Duration: End of April – Possibly one weekend in May

Start: 9AM – 1PM

Task: Trail Development

  • Drag or remove tree trunks, limbs, rocks, etc down the trail on a mesa from debris piles
  • Trails are rough and raw
  • Trail crews have been making 1/10 th of a mile of progress in 4 hours.
  • Janis stressed that it was strenuous work, but much needed help!

Needed Equipment:

  • Long sleeves
  • Gloves that cover the wrist
  • Safety Glasses
  • Over the Ankle Boots
  • 1 Gal Water
  • Backpack – snacks, food, first aid kit, etc
  • Electrolytes – if a heavy sweater
  • Snake gaters are provided

Availability: 3 Volunteers + Janis make up the trail crew

  • Volunteers will go out on a UTV with Janis to the trail
  • Dates
    • Single Volunteer Spot Available: April 22, 29
    • 3 Volunteer Spots Available: April 19, 21, 26, 28

To Sign Up:

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Reference that you are a member of the Prairie Oaks Master Naturalist Chapter ready to
    volunteer for trail development.
  • Make sure to include your name, email, and phone number.
  • She will email you the night before as a reminder of your volunteer time and what equipment is
  • *This email will go to Janis Janes even though it may state the president’s name, Danny Miller. She is
    the secretary and in charge of the trail volunteer crews.
  • *All trail maintenance will end at the end of April or First of May due to Golden Cheek Warbler mating
    season. Further trail development will start back up in September. They will need volunteers to help
    clear 2.5 miles of trails around the lake to the river.


April 21, 2023
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Palo Pinto Mtns State Park
1915 FM 2372
Strawn, Texas 76475
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254 210 3015
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