Volunteer With South Mountain State Park

Message to Volunteers from South Mountain Recreation Area Park Manager, Dan Spedden

Camphosts at South Mountain Recreation Area.

Welcome Volunteers,

As a volunteer at the South Mountain Recreation Area you are about to assume an important role in the preservation of 16,600 acres of public land, two national historic monuments, Marylandís first State Battlefield, and one of Marylandís most popular multi-use recreation parks. Your duties and responsibilities will ensure the safety of and provide a great experience for 680,000 visitors. The success of the operation of the South Mountain Recreation Area is a direct result of the efforts of people like you.

It is now even easier to start volunteering at South Mountain State Park - our new on-line registration is only a click away. To search for volunteer opportunities at this state park and all of the state parks in Maryland, please "click" here to link to the Volunteer with Maryland State Parks webpage and then "click" on Opportunity Search in the Volunteer Menu on the left side of the page.

Be safe, and enjoy your time and the work you do with us.

Volunteer Opportunities

Potomac Appalachian Trail Club

If you are interested in helping clean and maintain the 40-plus miles of Appalachian Trail and the shelters in Maryland, contact the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club Of Maryland.

You can contact Leonard at mdtrail@yahoo.com for more information.

Mountain Club of Maryland

The Mountain Club of Maryland is a Baltimore-based volunteer organization that is centered on hiking. They support Leave No Trace principles, work on local trails and on the nationís first National Scenic Trail, the Appalachian Trail. They organize and lead other outdoor activities, such as camping, seasonal canoe trips, and backpacking weekends. They are always looking for volunteers to help maintain trails and participate in their events.

For more information, contact 410-377-6266 or email at PaulIves2@aol.com

To search for volunteer opportunities at this state park and all of the state parks in Maryland, please "click" here to link to the Volunteer with Maryland State Parks webpage and then "click" on Opportunity Search in the Volunteer Menu on the left side of the page.

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