Volunteer Opportunities


Featured Volunteer Opportunities:

July 16th - Trash Cleanup Near Walnut Canyon
Natural Restorations is teaming with the Coconino National Forest on Saturday, July 16th, from 8 a.m. to Noon to remove trash and debris from the areas surrounding the Arizona Trail Passage 32a, off Forest Road 791 & Historic Route 66.

Join us for a morning of stewardship and hands-on service learning along a beautiful section of the Arizona Trail. Help us keep Arizona beautiful and have a fun morning with a great group of people.

To register and for additional details, please contact Nicole at .

August 6th - Work Event - Coconino Rim
Come join Tom Coulson in trail maintenance on the Coconino Rim passage of the Arizona Trail south of Grandview Lookout near the Grand Canyon. Great views and dispersed camping in the National Forest. We'll be removing lots of pine cones, pine needles and rocks along with the occasional downed tree.

To register and for additional details, please contact me at or phone 480-326-0459.

Would you like to help build, maintain, promote, protect and sustain the Arizona Trail? The Arizona Trail Association is a volunteer-based organization and there are always opportunities for individuals, families, groups and organizations to participate.

There is a long list of tasks that need willing volunteers. If you have a particular skill to offer or just wish to help out, please contact the ATA. Some tasks can be done from your home.

Areas Where The ATA Needs Volunteers

  • Trail Building & Maintenance
  • Running & Participatory Events
  • Mailings & Office Work
  • Fundraising
  • Outreach booths at community events
  • Speaking Engagements

Trail work is a great way to be a part of the Arizona Trail and also meet like-minded people. Please visit the Calendar of Events page and check out the work events.

If you’re an individual and would like to volunteer with the Arizona Trail Association, please fill out our Volunteer Contact form. We'll do our best to find the right volunteer job for you.

If you’re looking for volunteer opportunities for groups and organizations, or if you have general questions regarding volunteering, you can contact us at .

You can also contact one of the many trail stewards who oversee the Arizona Trail's 43 passages. They can always use experienced and non-experienced workers. With some experience, you might want to become a passage steward yourself. For more information about the Segment Steward program check out the Segment Steward Information page.


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