Calling All Outdoor Volunteers!



  • Creek Fest & Trail Directions
    Above, Dirk, Ann and Don attend White Clay Creek Fest. Below, Bernie and Don place path symbols for the Airport Trail (opening 2019).
    Repairing RR Sign
    Volunteers successfully replaced damaged Railroad Interpretive sign on Laurel Woods Trail, July 2017. Volunteers in photo: Howie, Bernie, Elizabeth, Charlie, Carrie, Dirk.
    Hiker crossing Stormwater Bridge
    Construction of the overlook and platform for the Railroad Interpretive sign on the Laurel Woods Trail, 2011. Volunteers in photo: Bernie, Don, Ben, Rob.
    Hiker crossing Stormwater Bridge
    Volunteers "benching" the Laurel Woods Trail, 2009.
    Hiker crossing stormwater bridge
    Volunteers building the "stormwater bridge" located on the  western side of the Laurel Woods Trail, 2009.
    If you would like to get involved, please contact Friends of the Trail at: Any help would be greatly appreciated!

    The Friends of the New Garden Trails have scheduled the second Saturday of each month, May through October, for maintenance and upkeep of the New Garden Trails. Anyone interested in volunteering some time to help is invited to join us on these dates:
    • March 09, Saturday, 9 AM
    • April 13, Saturday, 9 AM
    • May 11, Saturday, 9 AM
    • June 08, Saturday, 9 AM
    • July 13, Saturday, 9 AM
    • August 10, Saturday, 9 AM
    • September 14, Saturday, 9 AM
    • October 12, Saturday, 9 AM

    Meet at the Laurel Woods Trail parking lot at 9 AM to organize work for the day. (The parking lot is off of Laurel Heights Rd. next to Penn Green Rd.) Any called rain date will be posted on our website:
    A reminder notice about the upcoming trail maintenance day will be sent each month. Any help is much appreciated. Hope to see you there!
    Photographs requested! Email your photographs of the New Garden Trails to and they'll be posted on this website.
    Laurel Wood Trail Parking Area

    Volunteers meet at the intersection of Laurel Heights and Penn Green (lower right corner).