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Cardigan Lodge is set on a 1,200-acre reservation owned and managed by the AMC in New Hampshire’s Lakes Region. Three Trail Work Weekends are hosted each year on AMC’s Cardigan Mountain Reservation in Alexandria, N.H. Working with experienced leaders, volunteers take on projects from basic maintenance to advanced rock and wood structures. You don’t need to be an expert as training is provided. This is a great way to hike with a purpose and to learn and practice outdoor skills. The Weekend Trail Work Parties run from Saturday morning through Sunday afternoon and includes two nights lodging and meals at AMC Cardigan Lodge 


In order to participate, pre-registration is required by calling AMC Reservations: (603) 466-2727, Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Bay Circuit Trail (BCT) is a 230+ mil trail that rings Boston from Newburyport to Duxbury/Kingston. This exciting and diverse trail offers excellent close-to-home recreation and conservation opportunities in the Boston area. AMC offers one-day Trail Stewardship Programs on the BCT one Saturday a month April through November. Join one of these free events to learn more about the BCT and maintaining trails.  


For more information about registration please contact Bay Circuit Trail Volunteer Programs Supervisor, Beth Gula

Come join a friendly, fun, and family-oriented trail crew for one weekend day a month in the mid-Atlantic region! Weekend Trail Work Parties are based out of AMC’s Mohican Outdoor Center that is nestled in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (DWGNRA) in Blairstown, NJ. These crews are ideal for individuals and families with children 12 years old and up. No experience or special skills required, just a desire to give back to the trails in the DWGNRA in NJ and PA. There are various types of trail maintenance opportunities for everyone and first-timers are welcome! Events are scheduled April – November.


For more information and to register please contact NY/NJ Trail Volunteer Programs Supervisor, Jonathan Martin

Join one of our chapters in scheduled work days throughout the year. Work may include brushing, blazing, rock and wood structure work -all on your local trails! For many more opportunities, search the AMC Activities Database for a Work Party near you.