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Coastal Cleanup Day

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There are plenty of way families, groups and individuals can get involved to help care for your national parks. Join a volunteer event near you. Check out opportunities below.

The National Park Service offers one-time to reoccurring volunteer opportunities for kids, teen, families, groups and individuals. To learn more about volunteering with the National Park Service and to get started, visit Volunteer.gov or Find a Park to look for opportunities at a specific park.

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  • Rocky Mountain National Park

    Volunteer in Rocky!

    Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    Join a ranger to learn about volunteers at Rocky, then spend the rest of the hour volunteering. You’ll receive a free gift. All ages welcome! More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    Location:
    Beaver Meadows Visitor Center
  • Rocky Mountain National Park

    Volunteer in Rocky!

    Thursday, September 21, 2017

    Join an hour-long service project and receive a free gift. All ages welcome. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Moraine Park Campground
  • Rocky Mountain National Park

    Volunteer in Rocky!

    Friday, September 22, 2017

    Join a ranger to learn about volunteers at Rocky, then spend the rest of the hour volunteering. You’ll receive a free gift. All ages welcome! More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Hidden Valley
  • Point Reyes National Seashore

    Habitat Restoration Program Workdays through October 2017

    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Help protect and restore endangered plant and wildlife habitat at Abbott's Lagoon, the Lighthouse Bluffs, and other high value habitat areas at Point Reyes National Seashore. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Variable, meet at the Bear Valley Visitor Center
    Fees:
    Free
  • Point Reyes National Seashore

    Yoga and Dune Restoration at Point Reyes

    Sunday, September 24, 2017

    Come spend at day at the beautiful and scenic Abbotts Lagoon, helping the dune restoration team remove European searocket. After lunch, join a yoga instructor for about 30 to 45 minutes doing yoga on the beach. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
    Location:
    "Antenna Farm" Wayside
    Fees:
    Free
  • Greenbelt Park

    National Public Lands Day

    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Celebrate National Public Lands Day at Greenbelt Park on Saturday September 30, 2017 from 8:45 a.m. to 12 Noon. More

    Time:
    8:45 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Sweetgum Picnic Area
  • Valley Forge National Historical Park

    National Public Lands Day

    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Lend a helping hand for America in the nation's largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the nation's 600 million acres of public lands. More

    Time:
    7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Upper Visitor Center Parking Lot
    Fees:
    Free
  • Tumacácori National Historical Park

    National Public Lands Day

    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Volunteers of all ages are invited to celebrate National Public Lands Day by performing a trail clean-up along the 1.5 mile section of the Anza Trail within Tumacácori National Historical Park. More

    Time:
    8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail
    Fees:
    Admission is free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    National Public Lands Day Volunteer Event

    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Join in to help YOUR public lands! More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    multiple locations
    Fees:
    free
  • Arches National Park

    Public Lands Day Trash Pick-Up

    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Show your support of public lands and earn a Leave No Trace certificate and fee-free entrance coupon, while making part of the park cleaner than you found it. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:15 AM
    Location:
    Windows Area
    Fees:
    free
  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Stewardship Program - National Public Lands Day

    Saturday, September 30, 2017

    Join a ranger to help improve our globally rare oak savanna at Miller Woods. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    100 North Lake Street, Gary, IN 46403
    Fees:
    Free
  • Point Reyes National Seashore

    Native Plant Nursery Volunteer Days

    Wednesday, October 4, 2017

    Come support the volunteer-based nursery program and resource management at Point Reyes National Seashore. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Location:
    Bear Valley Picnic Area
    Fees:
    Free
  • Greenbelt Park

    Invasive Plant Removal

    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    Come help preserve Greenbelt Park for future generations More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Location:
    Sweetgum Picnic Area
  • Point Reyes National Seashore

    Kule Loklo Open House & Workday

    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Visit a replica Coast Miwok village that offers a glimpse of life in pre-European California. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM
    Location:
    Kule Loklo
    Fees:
    Free
  • Kule Loklo Workday

    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Help maintain a recreated village that offers a glimpse of life in pre-European California. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Location:
    Kule Loklo
    Fees:
    Free
  • First State National Historical Park

    Stream Stewards Clean-Up

    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Join First State National Historical Park, The Nature Conservancy, and Brandywine Creek State Park for our Stream Stewards Clean-up event. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Beaver Valley
    Fees:
    Free