Hands and Hoofs: Horse Group helps Crater Lake Ski Patrol mark winter trails -September 18, 2008

“She’s a very versatile little mare,” says Virginia Gray, a member of the Klamath Falls Horse and Carriage Society, as the 87-year-old outdoorswoman pats her 11-year-old Norwegian Fjord, Pixie.

Crater Lake seeks volunteers – November 3, 2008

The Friends of Crater Lake National Park is seeking volunteers to assist the staff at Crater Lake National Park at the Rim Village winter desk and Steel Visitor Center.

Ski patrol volunteers needed at Crater Lake Park – October 10, 2008

If you love backcountry skiing, then the Crater Lake Ski Patrol has an opportunity for you: Volunteers are needed this winter to patrol the national park’s cross-country ski trails and provide visitors with information and emergency medical services if needed.

Crater Lake needs volunteers – August 11, 2008

Friends of Crater Lake is seeking volunteers for work projects later this month. The Friends group will host its 15th annual project weekend Aug. 22-24 at the park. A variety of work projects are planned, from painting a sign near the park’s south entrance station to installing a warning sign near the Sun Notch area of Rim Drive.

Exploring Crater Lake in Winter: Volunteers Answer Pressing Questions -December 15, 2007

He and other volunteers are at the information desk, near windows that provide a protected view of the lake and surrounding mountain, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and during the Christmas holidays. The room itself is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Crater Lake Seeks Volunteers – October 27, 2007
Volunteers willing to field questions and provide information about winter activities at Crater Lake National Park are being sought by the Friends of Crater Lake.


Crater Lake Ski Patrol looking for members – October 18, 2007

If the idea of an evening ski tour at Crater Lake sounds appealing, you might want to think about joining the volunteer ski patrol….


Volunteers become Park Service’s public face  November 28, 2006

Farther West, at Crater Lake National Park in Oregon, Lloyd and Larry Smith have retired from teaching public school students and seasonal ranger jobs to volunteer their services at Crater Lake and Mount Rainier.

Teens rehabilitate trails near Crater Lake – August 18, 2005

Why else would a crew of a dozen teenagers doing trail work in Crater Lake National Park’s backcountry willingly hike two miles to gobble lunch in the shadow of Stuart Falls, then reverse the trek – a steeply uphill walk – to spend the afternoon widening the path, pulling out exposed rocks and replacing them with dirt fill, trimming limbs and other sweat-inducing tasks.