Cohos trail is 170 miles of wilderness hiking from southern Crawford Notch in the White Mountain National Forest through the Great North Woods to the Canadian border. Volunteers usually work a minimum of one day a year. They use hand tools only, such as branch loppers, bow saws and shovels and keep the trails clean and clear. If a big tree has come down, we ask that volunteers create a bypass around the tree until such time as we can get in there and chainsaw it out.

If you think you would like to volunteer to take on a section of the trail, large or small, please check us out on Facebook or email us at If you would like to join a volunteer work crew, watch for our bulletins. If you decide to come out for a day to help, be sure to bring work gloves, hand tools, wear long sleeves, long pants, bug repellent and a hat, use eye protection, and bring at least two quarts of water and some food and snacks with you.

We work hard and get dirty, but we have fun, too. And there is no time limitation. If you decide you have had enough for the day, you are free to stop work and go home.