Calling All Outdoor Volunteers!

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  • Repairing RR Sign
    Volunteers successfully replaced damaged Railroad Interpretive sign on Laurel Woods Trail, July 2017.
    Hiker crossing Stormwater Bridge
    Construction of the overlook and platform for the Railroad sign on the Laurel Woods Trail.
    Hiker crossing Stormwater Bridge
    Volunteers "benching" the Laurel Woods Trail.
    Hiker crossing stormwater bridge
    Volunteers building the "stormwater bridge" located on the  western side of the Laurel Woods Trail.
    If you would like to get involved, please contact Friends of the Trail at: FriendOfTheTrail@aol.com. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

    2017 NEW GARDEN TRAILS MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
    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:
    • May 13, Saturday, 9 AM (Rain Date: Sun., 5/14, 1PM)
    • June 10, Saturday, 9 AM (Rain Date: Sun., 6/11, 1PM)
    • July 8, Saturday, 9 AM (Rain Date: Sun., 7/09, 1 PM)
    • August 12, Saturday, 9 AM (Rain Date: Sun., 8/13, 1 PM)
    • September 9, Saturday, 9 AM (Rain Date: Sun., 9/10, 1 PM)
    • October 14, Saturday, 9 AM (Rain Date: Sun., 11/15, 1 PM)

    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: FriendsoftheNewGardenTrails.org
    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 are requested! Email your photographs of the New Garden Trails to FriendOfTheTrail@aol.com 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).