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: