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Volunteering for the National Park Service

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Learn more about Rocky Mountain National Park and how you can help preserve and protect it as a volunteer. View an audio described version: https://www.nps.gov/romo/learn/photosmultimedia/audio-described-videos.htm

 

Every year, hundreds of individuals and groups contribute their enthusiasm and skills to help the National Park Service preserve and protect its natural and cultural resources, and to serve and educate its visitors. Volunteers help in almost every area of the park, from working at visitor centers to assisting on research projects. Both individuals and organized groups are welcome to volunteer, and opportunities are available both for highly skilled professionals and for people with little or no experience in land management.

INDIVIDUALS, consider joining our team! Your contribution of time and energy will help us to protect the magnificent natural and cultural areas entrusted to us, and you'll go home with a sense of pride at having participated in something worthwhile. Rocky Mountain is your national park! You can work as your schedule allows. Check out the listings on our Current Openings page or read our Frequently Asked Questions.

GROUPS can also join us for one of our many "one day" projects. They are scheduled throughout the summer. To find out more about our Group program, go to our Group page. Still have questions? Browse our Frequently Asked Questions; view pictures, or contact the park's Volunteer Program Manager by e-mail or by telephone at 970-586-1330.

DROP-IN VOLUNTEER PROGRAM Want to volunteer during your trip to Rocky? Consider our summer drop-in program! No registration, minimum-age, or special skills necessary! Join a ranger to learn more about volunteering in Rocky Mountain National Park and participate in an hour-long service project. We will meet at the following times and locations:

Tuesdays 9–10 am Beaver Meadows VIsitor Center
Thursdays 9:30–10:30 am Hidden Valley
Fridays 3:30–4:30 pm Moraine Park Campground
Please plan ahead for 5–10 minute
construction delays on the road into
the campground
 

Read the VIP Blog

Want to know more about what volunteers do in Rocky Mountain National Park? Read their stories on our VIP blog.

View the blog

Last updated: June 22, 2017

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Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517

Phone:

(970) 586-1206
General park questions: (970) 586-1206. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970)586-1222.

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