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Get Involved: Mancos State Park - Campground Host

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Campground Host


Come and enjoy a fun-filled, quiet, and beautiful time at Mancos State Park!

Volunteer Campground Hosts support conservation and recreation through these responsibilities:

  • Collect fees and dispense park information at an entrance station.
  • Act as a campground host greeting campers.
  • Assist in daily campground operations and posting campground reservations.
  • Clean campsites, bathrooms, and laundry facilities and assist with light maintenance.
  • Assist with campground programs.
  • Hosts should be customer service orientated, friendly, become knowledge of area to support guest questions, and capable and willing to clean campsites and restrooms. 

Site elevation: 7,800 ft

We are looking for two hosts for the 2024 season! Pairs or individuals welcome, and hosts are permitted to have pets (must follow state park rules).

Time Commitment:

20 hours per week per person.

Prefer 3 month minimum commitment during the summer season.

Volunteer Benefits:

Free, full-service campsite provided in exchange for volunteer service. This is a gem of a park! Small size, a positive team environment, and close to many recreational activities in the stunning SW part of Colorado.


Host campsite has full hookups and cell service.

Customer Service - Greet and Orient Visitors, General - Ongoing Volunteering, Volunteer Hosts - Campground Host, Customer Service - Customer Service/Visitor Information, Maintenance and Construction - Grounds/Facility Maintenance, Customer Service - Sell Passes, Licenses, Gifts
Mancos State Park

Ready to get involved?

Apply online to become a volunteer.

Questions? Contact Nolan Tappenden
(970) 626-5822