Get Involved!

Developing a trail system in eastern Vilas County requires a multitude of skills and a multitude of people to help. With no paid staff, we depend on our volunteers. Would you like to be one of them? Check out the partial list of volunteer opportunities below or download a more comprehensive list. Don’t see anything you’re interested in? Questions?
Call us at 715-617-0080 or email us at and tell us how you’d like to help.

Like to talk with people?

Help us:

  • Staff our informational booth at the Eagle River Farmer’s Market & elsewhere. Our online sign up for booth shifts for 2023 is up now. Just click HERE!
  • Make presentations to civic groups, lake associations and other organizations
  • Speak at town board meetings
  • Be a GHT ambassador to the public
Jim and Mike 8-3-2022

Staffing the GHT information booth

Like to be part of events?

Our major events, SepTimber Ride and Ride with Leinie, need you!

  • Help plan these annual events that generates funds for trail development
  • Work with local businesses to obtain sponsors, raffle prizes and door prizes
  • Help register ride participants
  • Work in the food booth
  • Help with setup
  • Work one of the water stations
  • Or call to check out many more opportunities to help.

Volunteers also are needed for other special events, including ribbon cuttings, kickoff bicycle rides, and our annual meeting.

Do you enjoy using social media?

Help us:

  • Keep our website up to date and our Facebook page fresh and active
  • Add new dimensions to our social media presence via Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and other platforms
  • Design print materials: posters, brochures, etc.
  • Create displays for presentations and our information booth

“Volunteering for GHT gives me the opportunity to work with friendly people, who have the same interests as me. I enjoy working on projects and events with other volunteers.” – Debbie M., Eagle River

Are you skilled in photography?

Help us:

  • Photograph events for publication, our website & Facebook
  • Create video presentations
  • Use a GoPro camera to capture cycling action & fun
  • Identify trail locations using aerial photography

“I enjoy helping to plan and develop trails in such a beautiful area. It’s a great feeling knowing that I’m part of something worthwhile and long-lasting is being done for our community.” – Carlton S., Eagle River, civil engineer and trail designer

 Do you have professional skills to share?

We always need the help of people with expertise in:

  • Accounting
  • Engineering
  • Financial Planning
  • Graphic Design
  • Website development
  • Law
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Volunteers setting up the Eagle River Connector.