What is a Trailhead Ambassador?
  • Community volunteers that serve as a friendly, informative welcome committee to trail users.
  • Educate trail users about Leave No Trace information, including trail specific information to improve public safety and protect the natural resources.
  • Serve as volunteer representatives for land managers and partner organizations, identifying emerging trail issues and visitor concerns to pass along to the Land Manager Representative.
What are the responsibilities & requirements  for a Trailhead Ambassador?
  • Complete one, 2.5 hour volunteer training workshop, see volunteer training schedule (link) to sign up.
  • Completely fill out all required volunteer applications, agreements, and timesheets.
  • Participate in a minimum of three, four-hour shifts in a single season (May to September). Shifts run from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM.
  • Arrange reliable transportation to and from the trailhead.
  • Age restrictions: Volunteers must be 18 years or older to be a trailhead ambassador.
What are the benefits of being a Trailhead Ambassador?
  • Trailhead Ambassador swag (t-shirt, etc.)
  • A free Northwest Forest Pass after completing 24 hours of volunteer service on US Forest Service lands.
  • A free Discover Pass after completing 24 hours of volunteer service on Washington State Parks and/or Washington State Department of Natural Resources lands.
  • Personal satisfaction gained by educating others to recreate safely and responsibly.
  • Personal satisfaction gained by protecting the public lands you love.
  • Experience in community outreach and public engagement
  • Opportunity to win special awards and prizes at the Trailhead Ambassadors End of the Season Celebration.
What Trailheads does the program service?
  • Poo Poo Point
  • Rattlesnake Ledge
  • Twin Falls
  • Franklin Falls
  • Mount Si