Working the back hoe

Thank you to the wonderful GDETF volunteers who showed up for the April work party weekend. We got so much done: 4 new pens installed (cemented and welded in), replaced missing and broken campsite markers, cleaned out the fire rings, installed 6 tons of rock for the dumpster ramps, andContinue Reading

2022 February Work Party Team members

Absolutely fantastic turnout for our work party. 3 tractors, several sawyers, and a monster chipper! We must have moved at least 100 rounds out of the campsite along with neverending piles of slash! The Silver Loop trail was cleared of any impassable logs and pesky brush.

featured image - chainsawer at work

One positive during this pandemic is that we were able to get a lot accomplished during the closures. The Balderston staging area has been cleaned up with blackberry and downed trees removed. The trail between this staging area and Dru Barner has been trimmed. Being a squeaky wheel has paidContinue Reading

Trash removal & bathroom clean - before and after.

January-February, 2019 — Thank you to GDETF Members Monte and Curt Kruger who cleaned up and hauled away the garbage around the bathrooms at Cronan and Magnolia staging areas during the Federal Government shutdown. Sometimes we have to reach beyond our mission of “trail work” and step in where theContinue Reading

Woman next to unassembled pipe fencing.

December 12, 2018 — Thank you to the GDETF volunteers who worked several days cleaning up Dru Barner and repairing and installing new pipe corrals.

Guy on a tractor

May 19, 2018 — Awesome turnout for the Dru Barner work party for the 2018 Fun Ride! Thank you to all of the volunteers – the campground is beautiful!