Lathrop State Park is located near the exceptionally scenic Sangre de Cristo Mountains in southern Colorado and has a great view of the Spanish Peaks. Located near Walsenburg and La Veta, Lathrop State Park offers a wide range of outdoor natural recreation opportunities including, fishing, boating, golfing, trails, archery range, photography and much more.
Elevation: 6500 feet
Looking for 2 hosts for the 2023 season! Pairs, individuals, families with children, and people who are still working/in their careers (e.g. working remotely) are welcome to apply. Hosts are permitted to have pets.
20 hours per week per person, April - October.
Minimum time commitment: flexible
Desired time commitment: 1-5 months
The location allows for many opportunities in outdoor recreation both in and around the park.
Lathrop State Park has 103 campsites, 3 group camping areas, a 140 and 180 surface acre lakes, multiple trails, swim beach, and numerous picnicking areas. Lathrop has good access to Sand Dunes National Park and scenic drives on Highway 12 up to U.S. Forest Service public land. We are the only state park with a golf course and mini golf!
We are only a few minutes from Walsenburg and about 1 hour from Trinidad and Pueblo. There is a hospital located directly across from the park.
In exchange for volunteer service, hosts receive a free, full hookup campsite in a beautiful location! Campsite includes electric (30 amp) or electric (50 amp) and cell service.
Apply online to become a volunteer.
Questions? Contact Stacey Koury