Volunteers with the  Texas Trail Tamers work on maintaining the Bear Canyon trail, the steepest trail in Guadalupe Mountains.
Volunteers with the Texas Trail Tamers help maintain the park trails, such as Bear Canyon, one of the steepest trails within the park.

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Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs)

Guadalupe Mountains National Park accepts applications from volunteers throughout the year to assist with all aspects of park management. For those willing to dedicate personal time and expertise, there are a variety of opportunities in all park divisions, from serving as a campground host or working at the visitor center information desk to conducting backcountry patrols. The following are some of the opportunities here in the park; many positions could be combined depending on an individual's skill set. RV pads with hook-ups or park housing may be available in return for a 32-hour per week commitment.

Our volunteer positions are coordinated locally. For details and information, please email the park.


Current Volunteer Opportunities

Last updated: April 27, 2022

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400 Pine Canyon
Salt Flat, TX 79847


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