VVMTA Adopt A Trail Program

About Adopt A Trail

The VVMTA launched the Adopt A Trail (AAT) program in 2016 with 30 local volunteer teams adopting 30 trails to maintain.  Since then, the program has grown to include 80 volunteer teams adopting over 70 trails across all land managers in Eagle County that are maintained by an army of local volunteer trail stewards. 

You can see the full list of trails adopted and Adopt A Trail teams here.  These are the people, businesses, and organizations that truly make this program possible and ensure we continue to have a great experience out on our trails!

Learn about the initial partnership and fundraising drive for the Adopt a Trail Program here.

2022 Final Adopt A Trail Stats: 

  • 70 trails adopted by 80 local teams
  • 126 miles of trail corridor cleared
  • 83 trees removed
  • 627 drainage structures cleared or created
  • 11,560 feet of tread restoration/repair
  • 274 lbs of trash removed
  • 75 closed social trails 
  • 1,121 total volunteers
  • 80 volunteer days on trails
  • 3,481 total hours volunteered

The full 2022 AAT Review can be found here.

Interested in getting involved?  Please contact Programs Director, Erinn, at adoptatrail@vvmta.org

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Referring to tools: “Hold one don’t be one” – Vail Valley Partnership, Everkrisp

 

“Keep it pretty! We know we did the work but no one else needs to notice it. Smooth the edges!” – Vail Club 50, Stag Gulch

 

“I could win a gold medal in Lopping!” – Axis Sports Medicine, Pauline’s Plunge

 

“Just making sure you didn’t get eaten by a bear.” –  Town of Vail Employees, Son of Middle Creek

 

“I have beer in the cooler.” – Partners Environmental, Lov Connection

 

“Don’t lop the droppers.” – The KIND Bikes & Skis, Berry Creek

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