Trail Trekkers

Program Description


Trail Trekkers is a volunteer based program guided by Fayetteville Park and Recreation. By foot or by bicycle, Trail Trekker volunteers will provide safety, education, and assistance to all trail users in the City of Fayetteville. This year-round program aims to take all measures possible to ensure that Park and Trail patrons are assisted and protected by positive community members.

Mission


To improve the quality of life in Fayetteville by providing and modeling proper trail etiquette and safety as well as assisting users in trail navigation.

Goals


The goals of trail trekkers include:
  • Pass knowledge of trail etiquette and safety to trail users
  • Decrease the number of incidents / accidents on trails
  • Increase usage of trails
  • Improve trail quality by reporting hazards and maintenance needs

Duties


The Trail Trekker volunteers have the following responsibilities:
  • Supply directions, maps and information
  • Encourage compliance of trail rules and etiquette
  • Report and / or perform light trail maintenance
  • Assist with first aid needs
  • Assist with minor bicycle repair
  • Cooperate with the Fayetteville Police Department if the need arises
Trail Trekker Volunteers will be supplied with vests for identification purposes, a small first aid kit, supplies for minor bike repairs, emergency and key contact phone numbers, and maps. It is necessary for each Trail Trekker volunteer to carry a cell phone.

Volunteer Today!



Sign Up! Trail Trekker Handbook & Application

Volunteering Questions?
parksvolunteer@fayetteville-ar.gov

Trail Trekker End of Shift Field Report
Cyclist rides down road with orange neon vest on and several other riders trailing behind

Contact Us

  1. Parks & Recreation
    Email

    Parks & Recreation Building
    1455 S. Happy Hollow Road
    Fayetteville, AR 72701

    Phone: 479.444.3471
    Fax: 479.521.7714

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