Volunteers enjoy a picnic at Black Canyon Campground
2009 Volunteer Appreciation Picnic

NPS Photo

For more information regarding the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area volunteer program, please call the visitor center at 307-548-5406.

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities. Here at Bighorn Canyon we emphasize the importance of providing consistent, high-quality service to the public. As a Volunteer in Parks (VIP), you will receive the same training, supervision, recognition, and be held to the same quality standards as paid staff. As a VIP you will have the opportunity to assist Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area in diverse and innovative ways.

Some of these opportunities include but are not limited to:
· Coverage for both North and South District Visitor Centers
· Summer kayak programs
· Flower bed maintenance
· Summer campground programs
· Park tours
· Park surveys
· Fishing reports
· Photography
· Fencing
· Litter patrol
· Historic structure preservation
· Weed spraying
· AIS- boat inspections
· Assisting with library and museum collections
· Archeological surveying
· Bark Ranger trail patrol

Whether you're looking to volunteer just one time or wanting something long term we offer volunteer experiences for both! Some positions require a special skill, but most just require the want and willingness to volunteer. No matter what you choose to do we can guarantee that there will be a learning experience for everyone involved, and we are always open to new ideas. Your hours that you volunteer here will go towards the free 12 month interagency pass program. Learn more about the free pass and volunteering in the National Parks.

Last updated: February 15, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area South District Visitor Center
20 US Hwy 14A

Lovell, WY 82435


(307) 548-5406

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