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Upcoming Public Trail Stewardship Projects in Panthertown Valley

Throughout the year we host public trail stewardship days with volunteer opportunities in Panthertown Valley on designated dates from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. (weather permitting) with plenty of time left in the remaining afternoon to continue exploring this special place.

Contact us with any questions.


Now accepting applications for volunteers to join our Stew Crew!

Volunteer at any of our public work days, as often as you’d like, whenever you are available. Everyone is welcome and no experience is required.

There are lots of opportunities to get involved, on the trails, in the office, or in the community. Let us know how you’d like to help!

JANUARY 2023

Saturday, January 21 – Trail Work Day

FEBRUARY 2023

Saturday, February 18 – Trail Work Day

MARCH 2023

Saturday, March 18 – Trail Work Day

APRIL 2023

Saturday, April 15 – Trail Work Day

Saturday, April 22Greening Up The Mountains Festival

MAY 2023

Saturday, May 20 – Trail Work Day

JUNE 2023

Saturday, June 3National Trails Day

Saturday, June 17 – Trail Work Day

JULY 2023

Saturday, July 15 – Trail Work Day

Thursday, July 27 – Panthertown Fundraiser
Big Event – Save The Date

AUGUST 2023

Saturday, August 19 – Trail Work Day

SEPTEMBER 2023

Saturday, September 16 – Trail Work Day

Saturday, September 23National Public Lands Day

OCTOBER 2023

Saturday, October 21 – Trail Work Day

NOVEMBER 2023

Saturday, November 18 – Trail Work Day

DECEMBER 2023

Saturday, December 16 – Trail Work Day


Contact us for more information.

Dates are subject to change. Keep checking back for updates.

Volunteers in Panthertown
Friends of Panthertown volunteers practicing Leave No Trace at The Great Panthertown Campsite Cleanup (2021).

Volunteers Welcome

Would you like to go hiking in Panthertown and learn about the conservation work that we do to keep the trails maintained and the valley protected? You’ll get a guided tour of part of the valley and meet others who also love Panthertown. It’s a fun way to give back to this special place. Contact us with any questions you have, or to sign-up for a work day.

Everyone is welcome! No previous trail work experience is necessary, just a desire to help out on the trails. We usually hike around five miles round-trip on easy to moderate trails while doing trail corridor clearing, pruning, and some tread and drain work. It’s a great way to meet others who also appreciate Panthertown Valley.

Volunteers in Panthertown

If you have a group or organization that would like to work on trails as a service project or to Adopt-A-Trail, please give us a call at (828) 269-HIKE (4453) or send an e-mail, we can arrange a special day in Panthertown for your group.

Panthertown Volunteers (August 2020)

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Friends of Panthertown

Contact Information:
Friends of Panthertown, Inc.
P.O. Box 51
Cashiers, NC 28717
Phone: 828-269-HIKE (4453)
Email: friends@panthertown.org
Website: www.panthertown.org

“Protecting and maintaining Panthertown Valley”