With the help of over 2,300 volunteers every year, we make restoring our most treasured natural areas a community effort.

Take a vacation with RMFI on Cheyenne Mountain! RMFI's Annual Volunteer Vacation is a 5-day work trip that connects you with a much-needed backcountry trail or restoration project. Enjoy exclusive camping on top of Cheyenne Mountain and rewarding days spent constructing the new Dixon Trail. Click to learn more and apply.

Join RMFI for an overnight camping project on Pikes Peak! On August 19 and 20, we will spend the days performing much-needed improvements to the Devil's Playground Trail and will camp out at the Crags Campground Saturday night. Camp food and beverages provided by RMFI! Click here to learn more and sign up!

Bear Creek Watershed Restoration Project Update

The Forest Service has recently posted an update to the Bear Creek Watershed Restoration Project. Visit their website HERE to view the latest trail status map, a press release of recent and upcoming changes, and further information regarding the project. 

Outdoor Recreation an Economic Boom for CO

A report recently released by the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) revealed that outdoor recreation contributes 229,000 jobs and $28 billion in consumer spending in Colorado. These figures plus the news that the Outdoor Retailer trade show will be moving to our state, bringing an anticipated $45 million and 45,000 attendees, highlights the importance of stewarding our public lands to support our economy and increased recreational land use. Find the link to the OIA's report here.