Thank you Youth Works

We wouldn’t have our trail system today without Youth Works coming to Rutland every year. The hard work these folks put in without the benefit of using the trail system is amazing.

Summer of 2018 we have started a new trail near Intersection 36. It has about 1000′ of finished trail tread that still needs a few refinements next year. 2019 will bring another summer of working on this trail which when done will be roughly 3800′. It’s a very long, curvy trail that could use a lot more volunteers to complete it. We can only build about 1000′-1500′ of trail a summer depending on volunteer groups and weather.

Are you interested in learning how a trail comes to life?? Contact pinehillpartnership@gmail.com for more information on how to become involved.

Pine Hill Partnership over sees the building and maintenance of Pine Hill Park, Redfield Trails and the Carriage Trail. We are ALL volunteers, we are not paid by Rutland Rec or Rutland City. We raise all our own money to build, maintain the park. Please consider helping out with contribution, labor is always needed. If you can run a chainsaw and have safety gear we would love to add you to our list of sawyers primarily for downed trees. Could we count on you? Contact pinehillpartnership@gmail.com

THANK YOU!

 

Weed whacking party

Please HELP US! Thursday, August 16th at 5:30pm. Meet at Giorgetti, bring a weed whacker, bug spray, water, headlamp and PPE(ear and eye protection).

 

We need YOUR help on Thursday, August 16th to help weed whack the Carriage Trail. Meet at Giorgetti and 5:30pm, we will drive up the Pond Rd with gear and hike in from there. There will be a few extra weed whackers for folks to use. We can use 15+ people to get the whole trail from Library Pass back to Rocky Pond done. Please consider coming in and helping for a couple of hours on Thursday, 8/16. Bring a head lamp.

Skills track

The skills course is coming in nicely. Bryan has been working hard along with Hunter. The skills course is right behind the kiosk at the main entrance.

 

 

Hunter and Liam give two thumbs on the skills course Bryan has been working on the front entrance. The small loop is not quite finished but finished enough for kids and adults to do laps on. Check it out. It’s on the knoll behind the kiosk and gardens.

 

Volunteer Days

Our volunteer work days will be with RHS YES plan starting June  8th.  We start at 9AM and go till about 1:30.

Monday, June 11th, 9-1:30

Wednesday, June 13th-9-1:30

Thursday, June 14th-9-1:30

Friday, June 15th-9-1:30

Monday, June 18th-9-2:30

Tuesday, June 19th-9:30-2:30

Every following Monday and Tuesday except for the week of July 4th will be 9:30-2:30.

Please email us at pinehillpartnership@gmail.com for more information.

Our project is working on a new trail that is a continuation of Jigsaw that was completed last year.

We can always use extra hands.

New skills course going in at the front entrance. Thanks to Bryan and Hunter!

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Our work day May 12th was a success in getting Exit Strategy repaired and the front entrance seeded. Exit Strategy will open May 16th in the afternoon along with Voldemort, Lichen Rock and Droopy Pedal.

Come join in on our second community work day this Saturday, May 12th from 9am to noon.  We have lots of small projects to attend too. Cleaning up Exit Strategy is one.

Our first community work day saw a lot of volunteers who did a fantastic job on the front entrance. We were also able to clean out some drainage’s on the trails. The Radio Flyer wagon was a huge success with the kids moving bark mulch.

We have a skills track going in up on the knoll behind the kiosk. Hunter was there helping his dad lay the track out. This will be a great addition to the park we can’t wait to see the finished product because it sounds awesome!