2022 Parks & Trails Earth Day

Banner showing outline of earth surrounded by trees

Saturday, April 23 at 9am – noon

In partnership with

Our Friends Group Partners

at select Minnesota Parks and Trails

Several events have been rescheduled for later in the year and registration is available below.

Graphic with the earth and trees reads: Parks and Trails Earth Day 2022

Join us in celebrating Earth Day by giving back to the parks and trails that you love! Each event is tailored to the needs of the particular site where the event is hosted. You might be picking up trash, clearing brush, planting trees or some other activity that will benefit the park or trail.

General Schedule

While each event is unique, they all plan to follow this schedule

9:00 am  –  Check In

9:15 am  –  Welcome and safety talk

9:30 am  –  Volunteer Activities (click on locations below for specific activities)

11:45 am  –  Closing talk and thank you

Noon  –  Event Concludes

Park and Trail Host Locations

Each event is hosted by staff from the particular site along with volunteer leaders from one of our friends group partners. Click the location to learn more details about that specific Earth Day event.


Casey Jones State Trail

rescheduled for June 4


Chester Woods Regional Park

completed Apr. 23


Frontenac State Park

rescheduled for TBD


Lake Bemidji State Park

rescheduled for May 12


Rice Lake State Park

rescheduled for Oct. 29


Sunfish Lake Park

completed Apr. 23


Whitewater State Park

completed Apr. 23


Wild River State Park

completed Apr. 23