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  • Volunteers needed for trail building & restoration

    Jun 24, 2019 | Read More News
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    students work on Painted HillsPima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation needs volunteers to help build 2.5 miles of trails at the Painted Hills Trails Park and assist with ongoing restoration efforts at the Enchanted Hills Trails Park. Both trail systems are located on the west side of Tucson, bordering Tucson Mountain Park

    The Painted Hills trail system will feature four miles of new trails, and the Enchanted Hills area will offer seven miles of new trails. Both locations border Tucson Mountain Park, and trails are suitable for all ability levels and user groups. 

    The Pima County trails staff needs volunteers to help with new trail construction and restoration efforts at both locations. No previous experience required. Dates and times are:

    Painted Hills Volunteer Event
    Location: Painted Hills Trailhead, 3950 W. Anklam Road
    • Saturday, July 13: 6 – 10 a.m.
    Enchanted Hills Restoration
    Location: 36th Street Trailhead (western end of 36th Street, west of S. Mission Road) 
    • No set dates. People interested in assisting with restoration efforts at Enchanted Hills, should contact Neil Stitzer at the contact information listed below. 

    To register for the event at Painted Hills, get more info on the Enchanted Hills Restoration, or get more information on how to help with Pima County trail projects and natural area restoration, please contact Neil Stitzer – Neil.Stitzer@pima.gov or 520.724.5239. 

    Pima County Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation manages 25 trailheads, five trails parks and more than 250,000 acres of conservation lands open to outdoor recreation.