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? Call us at 715-617-0080 or email us at ghtrails@gmail.com and tell us how you’d like to help.

Like to be part of events?

Our SepTimber ride needs you!

  • Help plan this annual bicycle ride that generates funds for trail development
  • Work with local businesses to obtain raffle prizes and door prizes
  • Help register ride participants
  • Work in our food booth
  • Help with setup
  • Work one of the water stations
  • Or check out one of many more opportunities to get involved.
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Wendy and Mary take a break from volunteering
at the SepTimber Ride.

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

Like to talk with people?

Help us:

  • Staff our informational booth at the Eagle River Farmer’s Market & elsewhere
  • Make presentations to civic groups, lake associations and other organizations
  • Speak at town board meetings
  • Be a GHT ambassador to the public
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Staffing the GHT information booth

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 of 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 of Eagle River, physical engineer and trail designer

 Do you have professional skills you’re willing to share?

We always need the help of people knowledgeable about:

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