september 2020

26sep9:00 am12:00 pmNational Public Lands Day Volunteer Workday - Gaffney, SCtrail maintenance | ages 16+ | no dogs please | Overmountain Victory Trail

Event Details

Celebrate National Public Lands Day today on a National Historic Trail! The seven-mile Overmountain Victory Trail: Lake Welchel is part of a path 330 miles long through four states (Virginia, Tennessee, North and South Carolina) and traces the route used by patriot militia during the pivotal Kings Mountain campaign of 1780.

Volunteers will conduct a variety of trail maintenance tasks with the leadership of park staff and their volunteer leaders.

No experience is needed! We will show you exactly what to do. It’s easy!

We’ll provide project direction, tools, work gloves, water, Gatorade, snacks and lunch. Volunteers must be 16 years to volunteer and accompanied by an adult if under 18. Volunteers must wear closed toe shoes to participate and encouraged to bring a water bottle to refill at the workday and a day pack to hold their personal belongings.

All registered volunteers will receive an event details email the Monday of the workday and a reminder the day before by 12 noon with a weather update. There is no rain date for this workday.

Trail Masters – Plan to be on-site by 8:15 am.

**In compliance with North Carolina Executive Order 147 and current CDC guidelines, Carolina Thread Trail are taking the following steps and exercising additional precautions to ensure the safety of event volunteers and staff:

  • Limit workday to 20 total participants
  • All staff using masks
  • Encouraging all participants to use masks

Overmounatin Victory Trail: Lake Whelchel Trail Map 



(Saturday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Overmountain Victory Trail

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