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Get Involved: Trinidad Lake State Park

Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of Trinidad Lake State Park. Volunteer today!

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Campground Host


Description:

This 2,500-acre park is nestled in the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of Southern Colorado. We offer spectacular scenery, year round camping, and a variety of recreational opportunities including hiking, fishing, and boating to name a few. Camp host responsibilities include: greeting visitors, providing information and light maintenance work. Light maintenance work includes but is not limited to weeding out tent pads, picking up litter, and cleaning showers/restrooms. Main priority is going to be cleaning of the Camper Services Building. Camp host must provide their own camping trailer/RV.

Amenities: Our volunteer campground host site can accommodate RVs and has water, sewer and electric hookup (30 or 50 amp) with a 120 volt plug. Cell service is available.

Site elevation: 6,300 ft.

Pairs or individuals are accepted, and hosts are permitted to have pets.

Time Commitment:

20 hours per week. Time commitment is 3-5 months, May - October (hosts needed Memorial Day to Labor Day).

Volunteer Benefits:

Enjoy spectacular scenery, full service site, and lots of recreational opportunities. We are a very diverse park with many different recreational opportunities. We are within an hour drive of high mountains and low plains. We have several lakes within 30 miles of Trinidad Lake. There are multiple opportunities to hike on park, and also several trails in Trinidad and west of Trinidad.

Ready to get involved?


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Friends of Trinidad Lake State Park


Description:
Mission statement: "The Friends of Trinidad Lake State Park aspire to instill an appreciation for the wonders of nature, provide quality outdoor recreation, and raise awareness of the Park's diverse opportunities for visitors and the local community alike." Volunteer responsibilities vary, depending upon the undertakings of the Friends Group.
Time Commitment:
Annual committment to be on the board, attend monthly meetings, and other time as needed to assist with fundraising, events, and projects.
Volunteer Benefits:
Support Trinidad Lake State Park and work closely with park management to achieve shared goals

Ready to get involved?

Contact Crystal Dreiling, crystal.dreiling@state.co.us, (719) 846-6951 or apply online to become a volunteer.


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Special Projects


Description:
Share your special skill! Projects may include write and develop outdoor interpretive signs for self-guiding trails or roadside exhibits. Recruit other volunteers. Photograph or video tape park programs, special events, visitors, or resources. Assist in planning volunteer recognition or social events. Provide equipment or expertise on special projects. Design and create puppets, historical costumes, and more.
Time Commitment:
Varies
Volunteer Benefits:
Share your special skill with the park!

Ready to get involved?

Contact Floyd Duran, floyd.duran@state.co.us, (719) 846-6951 or apply online to become a volunteer.


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