Colorado Gives Day
Colorado's largest day of giving is right around the corner, and Friends of the Dillon Ranger District needs you to help us reach our $25,000 goal! Colorado Gives day is on Tuesday, December 5th but patrons may schedule their donation at any time from November 1 - December 5.
This year, FDRD has decided to add our own incentive for brand new donors. The first 25 donations (of at least $35) from donors who have never given to us before, will receive a FREE, FDRD water bottle! Additionally, if we raise more money than last year, we will qualify for the $1 Million Incentive Fund from Community First Foundation and FirstBank.
Every little bit counts! Whether it's $5 or $500, the National Forest that you recreate in, needs your help to be enjoyed for generations to come. Just $10 could mean an extra seedling to be planted in a reforestation zone, $30 could help build a new trail bridge. So support our public lands this Colorado Gives Day, and help Friends of the Dillon Ranger District improve our trails, preserve our forest, and educate the public.
Friends of the Dillon Ranger District (FDRD) leverages the power of volunteers to make sure the National Forest lands enjoyed by millions of people each year are not negatively impacted by their popularity. By volunteering with FDRD, or supporting us by becoming a member or making a financial contribution, you benefit the lands that make Summit County a world-class destination.
FDRD volunteers contribute thousands of hours maintaining and improving trails, planting trees, pulling invasive weeds, educating forest visitors and much more. We are one of the most active locally-based outdoor stewardship organizations in the country and have been recognized as the US Forest Service’s Volunteer Program of the YEAR.
There are over 430 miles of trail in Summit County alone! We have compiled a list of the majority of popular day hikes in Summit County. Find out where to hike, camp, mountain bike or fly fish.
FDRD is now excited to add Education in Action programs to our slate of projects and events! These programs contribute to our mission of providing opportunities for the community, and visitors, to play a more active role in the sustainable management of our National Forest. Education in Action will include: