Join us in maintaining our Appalachian Trails!

Maintaining our network of high-quality trails is only possible through the generous stewardship of our volunteers. Explore our volunteer opportunities to find out how you can get involved at the Baileys Trail System!

Volunteer Hours To Date
Dedicated Volunteers
Volunteers at National Public Lands Day '21

How can I get involved?

We have many volunteers completing projects on the trail system year-round. Whether you're a seasoned conservation corps team member or new to the trail system, we have a variety of volunteer opportunities for everyone.

Click the button below to register for our 'Trail Steward' email list where you will receive tips on how to recreate responsibly and be notified of upcoming volunteer opportunities. And, be sure to check out our upcoming volunteer days below!

I want to be a Baileys Trail Steward

Take our 2022 Volunteer Survey!

Did you volunteer with us in 2022? We want to hear what you thought! Click the link below to take our 2022 Volunteer Feedback Survey to let us know how we can improve.

Upcoming Volunteer Days

Our upcoming volunteer opportunities will be listed here. Click the link to register!

Wednesday, February 15th from 8:00am – 3:00pm: Prescribed Burns Prep with the Wayne National Forest

Come join us to help the Wayne National Forest staff prep the Baileys Trail System for prescribed burns this spring. Register here:


Sunday, February 26th from 1:00pm – 4:30pm: February Monthly Maintenance Day

Join us for an afternoon of volunteer trail maintenance! Register here:


Saturday, March 25th from 9:00am – 12:00pm: March Monthly Maintenance Day – Pre-Opening Prep!

Join us for the morning to help us address some trail maintenance tasks in preparation for the 2023 mountain biking season. Register here:


*Registration is limited for these events. The link will take you to our GivePulse page, where you can register by clicking the blue ‘register’ button.

Notice an issue on the trails? Make a trail report.

Our trail users are our best source of information regarding issues on the trails. Notice a fallen tree, damaged sign or structure, overgrown brush, or other maintenance need? Let us know!

Call (740) 677-0113, Email or click the link below to make a trail report.

Contact us for more opportunities

Other work our volunteers are involved with at the Baileys includes cutting fallen trees*, leading volunteer work crews, and monitoring the trail system. We also host volunteer work days with groups and organizations. If you are interested in hearing more about these opportunities, fill out the form below and someone will reach out to you with more information.


*No one should be using a chainsaw on the Baileys Trail System without the proper certification from the Wayne National Forest.