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Volunteer Work Day

Kings Gap is looking for volunteers to come spending a morning helping to work on various park projects (see below).

Please meet outside the Education Building.

Covid-19 safety protocols will be followed.

If you've never volunteered with State Parks before, you can fill out your application online. Paper applications will also be available when you arrive.

To sign up, please click the green button, or email: ra-nrspkingees@pa.gov

Possible Projects:

Mansion Area

  • Roadside and trailside clean-up of logging debris 
  • Prep for education building water feature. Mainly removing rocks and stacking them for reuse.
  • Leaf clean-up 
  • Preparation of establishing a garden area 
  • Tree planting – large trees (5-12 feet)
  • Landscaping around butterfly house

Kings Gap Hollow Area

  • Cleaning and staining tent platforms
  • Cleaning branches and leaves around pavilion

Pine Plantation Area

  • Stone Removal
  • Dead tree removal

Irish Gap Access Area

  • Trail work on Irish Gap Trail
  •  Board walk construction for Irish Gap Trail

Pinebrook Access Area

  • Cleaning branches and leaves around trails step and parking area
  • Repaint metal gate and wooden posts

Center Wide

  • Remove all “No Hunting” signs in the center
  • Clean roadside ditches


Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 9:00am to 12:00pm

Kings Gap Environmental Education Center
500 Kings Gap Rd., Carlisle, PA 17015-9306


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