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Trail Maintenance Projects

From one-day to week-longs, we’ve got a trail trip for you! Check out our list below to see our upcoming projects.

You do not need to have any experience to sign up for a project. We will give you the training and tools you need to do the work. Click here for the Frequently Asked Questions about our projects.

Project rating scale:

1 – Easy: Trail work is performed near or a short distance from a trailhead. Work is typically performed with a larger group. Minimal gear may be carried.

2 – Moderate: Day trip trail work is performed a small to medium distance from a trailhead. Volunteers (up to a dozen) will carry a daypack and tools.

3 – Difficult: Hike medium to long distances from a trailhead – these are overnight backpacking trips. Support of an outfitter or pack assistance may/may not be available.

4 – Very Strenuous: Hike medium to long distances often uphill from a trailhead – these are overnight backpacking trips. Support of an outfitter or pack assistance may/may not be available.

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Upcoming Projects:


Chipmunk Rapids Trail

July 18 • Priest Lake

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Chipmunk Rapids Trail Description: ITA volunteers will do brushing, tread repair, and drainage work on this scenic 6-mile loop trail on the Priest River below Priest Lake. Easy access and […]

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Vance Mountain

July 19-25 • Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Description: Deep in Selway Country, volunteers will meet at Paradise Campground and hike 14 miles to camp on White Cap Creek. Work on the Vance Lake/Fall Creek Trail 49 will continue […]

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Blacktail Lake

July 20 • Idaho Panhandle NF

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Blacktail Lake (Sandpoint Monday Hikers) Description: A partner project with the local Sandpoint Monday Hiker group. We’ll do brushing work on the Blacktail Lake trail for several hours and then […]

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Pulaski Memorial Trail

July 25 • Wallace, ID

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Pulaski Memorial Trail Description: ITA will again work on this beautiful historic trail near Wallace. The trail travels about 3 ½ miles to its end at the mine where Ed […]

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Caton Lake 5-Day

July 31-August 4 • Boise NF

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Caton Lake 5-Day Description: This is the year we get this trail open all the way to Caton Lake! We have worked this trail in South Fork of the Salmon […]

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Snow Peak Lookout Trail

August 2-8 • St Joe District

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Snow Peak Lookout Trail Description: Snow Peak Lookout Trail 55 is one of the most popular hiking and equestrian trails on the St. Joe Ranger District. The first four miles […]

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Moose Lake Boardwalk

August 8 • Idaho Panhandle NF

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Moose Lake Boardwalk Description: We’ll build a new boardwalk on the Moose Lake Trail #237. A fun project using materials hauled in by the US Forest Service to replace the […]

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Livingston Mill Trail (Full)

August 9-13 • White Clouds Wilderness

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Livingston Mill Trail (BSU Backcountry Trail Club) Description: BSU student volunteers will work from the East Fork of the Salmon River along the Livingston Mill Trail to the Boulder Chain […]

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Copper Camp Project (Full)

August 14-17 • Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Copper Camp Project (ICL) Description: The ICL Emerging Leaders for Idaho’s Environment will hike into Copper Camp from Big Creek Guard Station. From there, they will be continuing work from […]

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Two Mouth Lakes Trail I

August 15 • Selkirks

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Two Mouth Lakes Trail I Description: A 5-mile long trail that climbs up to two pretty lakes in a scenic alpine basin. We’ll have 2 projects on this trail during […]

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Coyote Springs Fly-In (Full)

August 16-22 • Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Coyote Springs Fly-In Description: Fly into Cold Meadows for a strenuous weeklong hike out Cottonwood Creek to Coyote Springs and the historic Telephone Booth. Then clear the ridge over Farrow […]

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Middle Fork Payette 5-Day

August 21-25 • Boise NF

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Middle Fork Payette 5-Day Description: On this backpacking style trip, we’ll hike up the Middle Fork of the Payette River and set up camp at Pine Burl hot springs. We’ll […]

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Coeur d’Alene River NRT

August 28-30 • Idaho Panhandle NF

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Coeur d’Alene River NRT Description: A three-day project in the beautiful upper North Fork of the Coeur d’Alene River. We’ll remove logs, cut brush, and do some tread work on […]

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Sheep Creek UTV Trip

August 30-September 5 • Gospel Hump Wilderness

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Sheep Creek UTV Trip Description: Return to Sheep Creek trail in the Gospel Hump Wilderness. This time the Forest Service will be shuttling volunteers into the Historic Humptown Mining District […]

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Two Mouth Lakes Trail II

September 12 • Selkirks

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Two Mouth Lakes Trail II Description: On our second 2020 project on this trail, we’ll focus on the upper end near the beautiful Two Mouth Lakes. Tread repair, brushing, log […]

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St. Joe Sawtooth Trail

September 19-20 • St Joe

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: St. Joe Sawtooth Trail Description: This trail is the major access route along the north side of the remote and scenic Mallard Larkins Pioneer Area in the St. Joe National […]

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Evans Landing

September 26 • Idaho Panhandle NF

If are interested in joining this project, please look over this COVID-19 questionnaire first to determine if it is safe for you to participate. Project: Evans Landing (National Public Lands Day) Description: On National Public Lands Day, we’ll work on this 2-mile trail that drops down to the west shore of beautiful Lake Pend Oreille. […]

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