The Cumberland Trail Conference needs volunteer help for the following events:
The CTC needs volunteer help with trail construction and maintenance. Besides the events listed below, if groups of eight or more volunteers are interested in trail construction on Graysville Mountain in Rhea County or trail maintenance on Cross Mountain in Campbell County, please contact the CTC office (contact information listed below). Dates and times can be arranged for a volunteer event. CTC will provide tools and instruction, volunteers will need safety glasses, work gloves, long pants, closed toe footwear.
Big Soddy Creek Bridge, Hamilton County - CTC will need volunteers to help move material into the gorge and to construct the bridge. Volunteer opportunities will be available in late May through July 15 or until bridge is completed. Dates will be posted in the near future.
September 27-29, Graysville Mountain, Rhea County - This is the CTC’s National Public Lands Day event. Volunteers are needed to construct trail on the Graysville Mountain section of the Cumberland Trail. This section is located near Graysville, south of Dayton, TN. CTC will provide tools and instruction, volunteers will need safety glasses, work gloves, long pants, closed toe footwear. Please contact the CTC office for details and register for this event.
October 4-6, Cross Mountain, Campbell County - CTC will need volunteers to help with trail maintenance in the CT’s New River section. Work will be on Cross Mountain near Cove Lake State Park, Caryville, TN. This work includes repair of trail tread and cutting back vegetation. Volunteers will meet at the trailhead on the top of Cross Mountain at 9:00 AM ET. CTC will provide tools and instruction, volunteers will need safety glasses, work gloves, long pants, closed toe footwear. For further details and register for this event, please contact the CTC office.
October 12, Cumberland Trail 10K and 50K Races - The events benefit the Cumberland Trail Conference. We could use a couple of volunteers to help out that morning or the full day if you are willing. We need a couple of course helpers from like 6:00 am until maybe 7 am. and could also really use a couple of aid station workers for about half the day.
CTC office can be contacted at 409 Thurman Ave, Suite 102, Crossville, TN 38555, 931-456-6259, or email Cumberlandtrail@rocketmail.com
The CTC is also looking for volunteers to help with fund raising. Please share your ideas that will help to raise funds to continue the Cumberland Trail project.