Give something back to the public lands you love on a Sierra Club volunteer vacation! Accommodating all levels of skill and stamina, service trips feature tasks like building and maintaining trails, repairing meadows, helping archaeologists, and eradicating non-native vegetation.
Free days are yours to hike, swim, or simply relax among the spectacular surroundings. And best of all, as The New York Times recently pointed out, "Sierra Club keeps prices low." Learn more about the service trips program on our Volunteer Vacations page.
Check out our featured picks below, or browse the full lineup by activity, destination, date, or price.
Explore the vibrant culture and environmental diversity of Chicago while working to protect two of the city's jewels, the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. During downtime, we'll visit museums and enjoy extraordinary ethnic meals. More »
Assist with spring chores at an educational institute designed to connect people to agriculture through the diverse operations of a working farm. On our free day we will enjoy classic classic beaches and tour the island. More »
Help the National Park Service renovate old cemeteries and cultural and natural resources. On our free day, we'll take a guided whitewater-rafting trip and learn about the area's storied history. More »
Help repair the park boundary fence to protect one of the Southwest's most beautiful destinations. We'll base camp in the park with a day-off to explore nearby attractions. More »
Scuba dive one of the most stunning underwater habitats on Earth. We'll assist local scientists with information gathering, invasive kelp removal, and coastal cleanup in the National Marine Sanctuary. More »
Learn to retread trails in an alpine viewscape at Mt. Rainier. We'll stay at Mowich Lake campground and hike each day to spruce up the historic Lakeshore or Wonderland Trails. More »
Help rehabilitate the carriage roads and trails of this rugged and diverse coastal park. On our free day, we'll explore beautiful Mt. Desert Island. More »
Help maintain the first state park in Pennsylvania and the birthplace of the American army. On our day off, we'll explore historic landmarks, bike trails, and boutiques. Lodging will be in General Lafayette's quarters. More »
Join us for our 16th year working in the shadows of Texas's highest mountain range. Fall foliage is often spectacular in this jewel of the Chihuahuan Desert. More »
The Sand Pedro watershed in this remote Nature Conservancy preserve is of critical environmental concern. We will work on wildlife-habitat projects and enjoy comfortable lodging, great food, and hot springs baths. More »