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
*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
Sunday, April 2, from noon–3 p.m.
For ages 6 and up
All participants must be registered online.
keep Harris Lake clean! Volunteers are
needed to help collect trash along the lake shore and along New Hill Holleman
Road, preventing litter from reaching Harris Lake. Minimum age for
shoreline cleanup is 6; minimum age for roadside cleanup is 10.
All participants must wear sturdy shoes or boots, bring a full water bottle and your own work gloves. Hat, sunscreen and insect repellent are recommended. We have loaner gloves, if needed. Dress for the weather. We will provide trash bags for all and orange vests for the roadside crew. All volunteers must sign the Wake County Volunteer Release. Volunteers under age 16 must be with a guardian or adult group sponsor.
Meet at the Park Office for introduction and assignments.
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.
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.