Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway looking for trail volunteers

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(WSLS 10) - A group dedicated to the conservation and enjoyment of areas along the Blue Ridge Parkway is looking for volunteers.

As the peak for fall colors approaches, Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway said it is looking for volunteers for maintenance on the Fisherman's Trail.


Volunteers are needed for maintenance, which is done every Wednesday and is moderately physical.

The organization said it was also looking for someone to greet visitors - or a topsider. This person would help direct visitors to other park locations - like Explore Park - when the trail is closed for the day for maintenance.