Project Summary

Project Category: Other

Number of Participants: 75

Duration of Project: 2 - 6 hours

Cost: Varies, depends on supplies needed

Indoor/Outdoor: Outdoor

Service Opportunities: Donations help The Trail Foundation carry out various restoration programs. Volunteer days are a great opportunity to assist with ecological restoration which includes tree and sapling planting, wildflower seedings, mulching and removing invasive plants.

Location: 2730 S. Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78704 MAP LINK

Project Contact:
Rachel Rountree
P: 512-791-7572


In the heart of Austin is the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail at Lady Bird Lake, a lush, urban path that meanders along the water’s edge and passes by skyscrapers, neighborhoods, ball fields and cultural attractions. With more than 2.6 million visits a year, the 10-mile hike-and-bike trail is Austin’s most recognized and popular recreational area.

But the Trail is more than a great pathway—it is a place where Austin thrives. For many citizens and visitors, it represents the best Austin has to offer: outdoor recreation; a scenic, natural environment; and a diverse, vibrant mix of people.

Impact: A 501(c)3 dedicated to protecting and enhancing the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail at Lady Bird Lake. We work in cooperation with the Austin Parks and Recreation Department to close the gap between what the City provides and what the Trail deserves.

Project Availability:

Volunteer Responsibilities: Volunteer responsibilities include tree and sapling planting, wildflower seeding, mulching, removing invasive plants and more!

Attire: Comfortable clothing appropriate for outdoor work. Long pants and closed toe shoes are encouraged.

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