What's it like to be a trailworker at National Park Service?
Trail work is grueling yet rewarding work. The first few weeks on the job, I contemplated quitting because I was slower than my teammates when hiking 11 miles up a steep mountain while carrying a 45 lb back pack and weed eater. However, my boss was patient with me and encouraged me to stay on the...
Day in the Life
National Park Service
Trail Maintenance position