National Public Trails Day Volunteer Project at Pleasant Ridge Park

Marietta, SC

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What better way to celebrate National Public Trails day than to build a trail?  We need 30 - 50 volunteers to work on a new 5 mile trail at Pleasant Ridge Park in northern Greenville County.  Volunteers will receive lunch, water, REI T-Shirts, and an Upstate Sorba bumper sticker.  This Park Heroes project is a partnership between Upstate Sorba, Greenville Rec, REI, and the Greater Greenville Parks Foundation.


Project:  Clear a corridor for a 5 mile, multi-use trail at Pleasant Ridge Park


Date: Saturday, June 1st, 2013


Time:  9:00am - 2:00pm


Location:  Pleasant Ridge Park

                4232 Highway 11

                 Marietta, SC 29661


*Please note that internet maps / GPS sometimes direct you past the park.*

Directions for Greenville:  Head north on Highway 276 - Take the Highway 25 exit and continue   north      past Travelers Rest - Go ten miles - Take the Highway 11 exit - Turn left on Highway 11 - Look for sign on right that says Pleasant Ridge Camp and Retreat Center / Pleasant Ridge Park


Meeting Spot in the Park:  When you enter the park, stay left.  Follow that road until it dead ends.  We will meet in the picnic shelter at the end of that road.


What to Bring:  Long Pants, Long Sleeves, Gloves, Comfortable Closed Toe Trail Shoes, Bug Spray, & Sun Screen


Lunch:  Lunch and water will be provided.