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How Can I Help the Park?


You can volunteer in many ways:

  • On Volunteer Days at the park
  • As a docent in the Interpretive Center or leading nature walks
  • Doing trail maintenance
  • Cleaning the Interpretive Center
  • Helping with publicity
  • Teaching in our Oak Acorn Center
  • Weed-whacking grass in picnic areas
  • Designing and installing interpretive signs
  • Helping develop curriculum for the Oak Acorn Center
  • Installing fencing and auto/ATV barriers
  • Cleaning the restrooms
  • Repairing roads
  • Unplugging culverts
  • Trimming trees
  • Burning brush piles
  • Doing general park maintenance

Remember, this is a volunteer operated park!


You can donate in three ways:

  • Your time and energy - see above
  • You may donate historical and natural items to the Interpretive Center
  • Give gifts of cash to the Friends

If you would be interested in helping in any of the above ways, click on the "Donate" button above or see the contact page. The Friends of Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park is a registered 501(c)(3) organization and donations are tax deductible.

Friends of Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park
501(c)(3) EIN: 27-4399212

Join the Friends

The Friends of Ahwahnee Hills Regional Park, a non-profit, volunteer-run organization, relies largely on memberships and donations to maintain and improve the park. We encourage you to join us in supporting the park by becoming a member. To join the Friends, fill out and return this printable application form.

A big thank you to the following volunteers:

  • Paul Cliby for installing No Trespassing signs
  • Alan Kinsel for re-establishing the equestrian trail and building fire breaks
  • Jim Thomas for removing unsafe barbed wire and hog wire from the park
  • Don Trowbridge for building repairs and trail work
  • Dave Detmer for building and installing trail signs