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Get Involved: Mancos State Park

Become part of an enthusiastic community that shares your passion. Volunteers are critical in all parts of Mancos State Park. Volunteer today!

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Campground Host

Come and enjoy a fun-filled, quiet, and beautiful time at Mancos State Park!

Volunteer Campground Hosts support conservation and recreation through these responsibilities:

  • Collect fees and dispense park information at an entrance station.
  • Act as a campground host greeting campers.
  • Assist in daily campground operations and posting campground reservations.
  • Clean campsites, bathrooms, and laundry facilities and assist with light maintenance.
  • Assist with campground programs.
  • Hosts should be customer service orientated, friendly, become knowledge of area to support guest questions, and capable and willing to clean campsites and restrooms. 

Site elevation: 7,800 ft

We are looking for two hosts for the 2024 season! Pairs or individuals welcome, and hosts are permitted to have pets (must follow state park rules).


Ready to get involved?

Apply online to become a volunteer.

Questions? Contact Nolan Tappenden
(970) 626-5822

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Maintenance and Construction

Park maintenance and construction responsibilities may include but are not limited to: - Cleanup park grounds and facilities. - Complete special or seasonal maintenance tasks as needed. - Carpentry, remodeling or other construction projects. - Provide landscape design expertise. - Make park information signs. - Assist with minor vehicle/equipment repairs and maintenance

Ready to get involved?

Apply online to become a volunteer.

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Visitor Services

This position involves general assistance in the Mancos State Park Customer Service Station. Responsibilities include light clerical work, answering phones, filing, completion of boat, snowmobile and off-highway vehicle registrations, and other projects as assigned. Additional projects will vary based on the skills and interests of the volunteer but may include writing media releases and coordinating other public relations activities, participation in management of the office bookstore, hosting open houses, etc.

Ready to get involved?

Apply online to become a volunteer.