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Christina D. Sorensen

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​Get Involved – Volunteer!

Contact our main park office to sign up or get more details at 919-387-4342!

Volunteers and park staff perform routine maintenance on the following areas:

  • Hog Run Mountain Bike Trail
  • Peninsula Hiking Trail
  • Buckhorn Disc Golf Course
  • Educational Gardens
  • Landscaping

*Each volunteer must complete the Wake County Volunteer Release Form and mail or bring to park before they can begin their volunteer work.

Volunteer Release Form


Haunting at Harris Event Preparation Workday

Friday, Oct. 13, 4–6 p.m.

Volunteer to help us prepare for this big event! We need reliable volunteers to help us get things ready in our Day Use area for Haunting at Harris on Saturday, Oct. 14. Tasks include: cleaning and moving picnic tables, setting up large wooden games and putting up signs. This is a great opportunity to get service hours for school!
All volunteers must register through or online system and bring a completed and signed Volunteer Service Agreement and Release Form in order to participate. Volunteers under age 16 must be accompanied by a guardian.

Meet at the Loblolly Shelter for information and assignments.
Please return the completed volunteer release to the park prior to the workday or bring it with you.
For more information, please contact us at or 919-387-4342.

TORC Volunteer Workdays

Please join us for our mountain bike trail workdays. See a current schedule of workdays and RSVP on the TORC meet-up page! Workdays include projects like adding new features, re-routing trails and general trail maintenance. Bring good gloves and work shoes. All tools will be provided. Meet at the Hog Run Bike Trail gravel parking lot. Workdays are three hours.


Stewardship Opportunities

Park staff relies on dedicated volunteers to help maintain the beauty and safety of Harris Lake County Park for its visitors and wildlife. Call to schedule a volunteer opportunity for an individual or group. An educational component is part of the volunteer experience, so call for more details. 

  • Garden Work Day
  • Lake Shoreline Cleanup by Canoe
  • Fishing Pond Cleanup
  • Invasive Species Removal
  • Wood Duck Box Check
  • Bluebird Box Check
Ask about projects for Eagle Scouts, Silver/Gold awards and Scout troops. 
If interested, please contact the park office at 919-387-4342.



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