Trail Building at Pleasant Ridge Park

Marietta, SC

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Calling all Park Heroes, we need your help to build an accessible trail at Pleasant Ridge Park in Northern Greenville county.  This trail will serve youth and adults with special needs and disabilities who attend Greenville Rec's Camp Spearhead Program.  Volunteers will work side by side with AmeriCorps volunteers who are will be in town to help with the trail.


Time:  9:00am - 2:00pm


Location:  Once you are in the park, follow signs for the Pleasant Ridge Camp & Retreat Center located within the park.  See below for directions to the park.


Please be sure to register online if you plan on helping out.


Park Hero T-Shirts will be available for people who have not received one.

Participants will received Greenville Rec and REI coupons as a thank you.


Lunch will be provided!


Directions:  Please note Google Maps does not work well for this location.

Follow Highway 25 North past Travelers Rest like you are going to Asheville NC.  Exit onto Highway 11 and take a left back over Highway 25.  Go about 1.5 miles and the entrance to the Park will be on your right.  You will see a sign that says Pleasant Ridge Camp & Retreat Center at the top and Pleasant Ridge Park at the bottom.



Q.  How do I register a group?

A.  Please have one person volunteer to be the main point of contact for your group.  Ask them to complete the online registration.  When is prompts you to enter a quantity, enter the total number of people in your group including the main contact person.

Q.  Is this a kid friendly event?

A.  This event is not the best one for younger children. 

Q.  What are Park Heroes?

A.  A Park Hero is anyone who volunteers their time to help preserve, protect, and maintain our public parks in Greenville County.  The Park Hero effort is a project of the Greater Greenville Parks Foundation in partnership with the Greenville County Recreation District.  REI Greenville awarded the Greater Greenville Parks Foundation a grant to support this project.  Thanks REI!

Q.  What if I want to be a Park Hero but I cannot make the this event?

A.  No problem, you can register as a Park Hero at and we will keep you informed as volunteer opportunities arise.